November speaker to focus on complementary and alternative medicine
Vancouver, Wash. – Complementary and alternative medicine use offers safe, effective treatments for common concerns of the aging population. Learn how complementary and alternative medicine approaches can help with low back pain, arthritis, menopause, andropause, memory decline and digestive ailments at the Tuesday, Nov. 14, meeting of the Commission on Aging.
The 4:30 p.m. meeting will be in the sixth-floor Hearing Room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. It is open to the public.
Dr. Jaymie Mackler, a Naturopathic Physician and Licensed Acupuncturist, will help define what alternative practitioners can provide patients, with a focus on naturopathic medicine and acupuncture.
The Nov. 14 discussion is the ninth and last meeting this year focused on supportive services, especially for people 50 and older. Research reveals that 87 percent of people prefer to retire in place and will need a variety of services to remain in their home as long as possible. For a schedule of topics, please go to www.clark.wa.gov/community-planning/2017-housing-speaker-series.
The Commission on Aging, supported by the Clark County council, is a nine-member volunteer group that implements the Aging Readiness Plan and provides leadership addressing needs of aging community members. For more about the commission, please visit www.clark.wa.gov/community-planning/commission-aging.
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