Free U.P. Community Health Webinar Focuses on Caregiving

The Northern Michigan University Center for Rural Health will host a U.P. Community Health Town Hall webinar about Direct Care Workers and the field of caregiving. This webinar will be held from 7–8 p.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 25.

The caregiving guest panelists include: Eric Paad, founder and president, Caregiver Incentive Project; Clare Luz, director, IMPART Alliance, College of Osteopathic Medicine-MSU; Shenae Kreps, direct care worker, private duty; and Timothy Niyonsenga, LMSW, senior program officer, Healthy Aging and Caregiving, Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

To join, use the Zoom webinar link and enter passcode 739576.

Those unable to join may view a recording of the program afterward at: Additionally, the town hall can be heard live on 97.7 The Wolf (WOLV-FM), 98.7 Rockin Eagle (WGLI-FM), 105.7 Eagle Country (WCUP-FM), and 107.7 Q107 (WMQT-FM).

The town hall provides the public a platform to directly engage with a panel of subject-matter experts such as public health officials, clinicians and agencies, and focuses on a variety of aspects that impact the health and well-being of communities throughout the Upper Peninsula.   

The U.P. Community Health Town Hall is a free, monthly virtual webinar series that focuses on new health-related topics each month. Webinars are held on the last Thursday of each month and can be viewed live at 7 p.m.

The NMU Center for Rural Health seeks to improve the health and well-being of Upper Peninsula residents and communities by developing collaborative partnerships that improve the access and availability of affordable, quality healthcare services.

Media contact: NMU Center for Rural Health, or 906-227-6355. 

Prepared By

Bridgette Bowser
Student Writer

Categories: Around NMU, Strategic Plan