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Medical Experts Gather at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health for Annual Silverado Medical Director Conference
Date:11/18/2013

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

A meeting of medical minds gathered at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center Brain Health during the annual Silverado Medical Director Conference held in Las Vegas November 7 through 9. The one-of-a-kind event featured insight into several diseases facing an aging population, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Brain injury from concussions and neurodegenerative disorders.

Silverado President and CEO Loren Shook opened the three-day event with an update for the more than 50 attendees – Silverado physician and clinical leaders – on the company’s growth, as well as its overall progress in the industry. Mr. Shook highlighted Silverado’s unique preferred provider status with the NFL Player Care Plan and the “88 Plan” for providing assisted living memory care and home care services to qualified retired NFL Players since January 2008.

“Our medical directors conference is a time for Silverado’s medical professionals to connect one-on-one, share their expertise and ideas with each other, and hear from some of the world’s leaders on the latest in research for Alzheimer’s, brain injury, Parkinson’s and other diseases – enhancing our ability to make a positive impact on lives,” shared Shook. “Our collective knowledge, focused on serving our residents, patients and clients, is what serves to empower the staff to achieve the best clinical outcomes in the industry, resulting in major improvements for the thousands of lives we touch in 44 locations across eight states every year. I look forward to seeing many more years of innovation as we pursue our purpose of changing the way the world cares for those with memory impairments.”

The medical directors, each supporting a Silverado memory care community or hospice, presented topics that included:

  •     Dr. Jeffrey Cummings presented Advances in Alzheimer's Disease, an update
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