PASATS Care Partners Retreat
September 15, 2018
Deaconess Johnson Hall
600 Edgar St. Evansville, IN 47710
September 15, 2018
Please join us for a day focused on the Caregiver. Hear from prominent speakers in the community on topics relevant to the Parkinson’s Caregiver. Take time to meet and learn from other Caregiver’s and relax on a day focused on you! The program begins at 9:00 am with lunch included and will wrap up at 1:30 pm.
Registration is required as space is limited to 50 Caregiver’s and 25 PWP.
The Reverend Georgia Chambers is an ordained United Church of Christ minister who serves as a Chaplain for St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. An avid educator, Rev. Chambers has enjoyed a previous career as a Middle School Special Education Teacher, Case Manager and Mental Health professional. Georgia earned degrees from Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, TX (B.A. Business Administration / Sociology), Ashford University in Clinton, IA (M.A. Education) and Eden Theological Seminary in Saint Louis, MO (Master of Divinity). A native Texan, Rev. Chambers was reared in Austin and made Houston her home for more than a decade. She has also lived, worked and played in the Bay area of California which she considers her spiritual home.
As a Hope Writer, Rev. Chambers co-authored with “Kit” Argrow Evans, 101 Testimonies of Hope: Life Stories To Encourage Your Faith In God. Rev. Chambers finds extra enjoyment in life facilitating spiritual retreats for women recovering from homelessness and drug addiction under the auspices of the Ignatian Spirituality Project. She also enjoys collecting T-shirts, writing, Prison Ministry, cooking, meditating, fishing and observing all of God’s creation. To compliment her life, this multifaceted, sweet spirited, barbequing Pisces is the spouse of Rev. Michelle Freeman. They enjoy traveling and have shared life together for twenty-two years.
Rhonda Cobb-Gillihan, Director of Marketing, Solarbron Retirement Community
Topic: “Senior Living Communities Considerations”
Rhonda Cobb-Gillihan has more than 25 years in a variety of health care settings and roles, including experience both in clinical and administrative positions. She understands not only the management issues important for successful senior living communities but also the human issues of assuring that each person finds the living situation that maximizes individual quality of life. Ms. Cobb-Gillihan holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor’ degree in organizational management from Oakland City University, and an associate degree in medical/clinical assisting from Ivy Tech Community College.
Andrea Lantz, LCSW
Topic: A Walk From Independence to Dependence
Andrea Lantz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She went to Indiana University and has her MSW. She has worked in the field of chronic and terminal disease for more than 10years including private care giving, long term care, hospice and palliative care. She has been Deaconess Palliative Care’s social worker over 6years striving to provide support for patient and families coping with chronic diseases and community education. She is one of the state’s certified Respecting Choices’ Last Steps Trainor and Facilitator for health care advanced care planning.