Program - Dorothy Deremo, Former President & CEO, Hospice of America, Challenges of Hospice Care

November 7, 2014

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Dorothy's Presentation

Dorothy "Dottie" Deremo is Former President & CEO of Hospice of America.  She will be touching on issues that are both global and local, providing practical planning for the future on a wide variety of topics including "The Era of Elders" and "Challenges of Hospice Care".


Ms. Deremo has a Diploma in Nursing from Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, Bachelor’s (1974) and Master’s Degree (1976) in Nursing from Wayne State University and an additional Master’s Degree (1994) in Health Services Administration and Policy from the University of Michigan.


Recognized nationally and internationally for her health care and visionary leadership expertise, Ms. Deremo is an invited speaker at conferences worldwide; national and international health care consultant; author of numerous articles and a contributing author to several health care books. 

Discussion - Helping Seniors Cope, Mark Kelly (SMC) and Nan Wilberding (Home Instead)

Nan Wilberding of HOME INSTEAD, a Birmingham Michigan company, helps seniors stay in their own homes by providing care givers to help them in their own homes.  Mark and Nan are going to answer your questions about how home health care is helping those seniors cope with everyday problems.


Care Givers are needed to help the ever growing senior population. HOME INSTEAD hires care givers both full and part-time.  Maybe you know somebody who needs a job - your wife, your children, or grandchildren?


Mark Kelly, a member of SMCB, had a long career as a problem solving Consultant Engineer before starting his own investment firm, which he later merged with another company. When he retired they were managing over a billion dollars of their client’s money.

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Travis W. Walter, Artistic Director, Meadowbrook Theater, Meadowbrook Theater Today


Frank Brady, Old Newsboy’s Goodfellow Fund, No Kiddie Without a Christmas