For Immediate Release June 22, 2023

Shore Community Outreach Team (SCOT) will offer a free program, "Organizing Your Health," on Monday, July 17, 11:30 am to 1 pm at the Chestertown Town Hall, 118 North Cross Street. The event is sponsored by HomePorts, a 501(c)3 charitable organization serving the needs of greater Kent County residents 55 and over. HomePorts' mission is to identify, monitor and ensure access to a wide range of services that help members to remain safe and live comfortably in their own homes.

"'Organizing Your Health' provides education, tips, and tricks for staying organized when managing your own health or a loved one's health," said Emily Welsh, MSN, RN, Nurse Coordinator for SCOT. "We appreciate HomePorts' support in enabling us to offer this free workshop in such a central, convenient location in Chestertown, and we look forward to a strong turnout."

Topics of the workshop will include communicating effectively with providers, what preventive care and screenings should be done and when, health journaling, advance directives, medication management, and use of health care technology. Light refreshments and socializing will be enjoyed after the presentation.

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