IPRO Offering Empowerment Workshops, Website

IPRO is offering a series of educational workshops aimed at supporting a patient and family-centered approach to empowering Medicare beneficiaries. Modeled on self-management workshops offered by IPRO to inner city Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes from 2008 to 2011, the sessions emphasize healthy living, empowerment and understanding Medicare rights. Workshops are held in English and Spanish and use a Train-the-Trainer methodology in order to maximize information dissemination. For more information regarding the workshops, contact Project Manager Janice Hidalgo at (516) 209-5310 or jhidalgo@nyqio.sdps.org. For more on the patient and family-centered care concept, including a number of tools, resources and contacts, visit IPRO’s new Beneficiary and Family Centered website at www.PatientFamilyCaregivers.ipro.org.