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  NAHC Report: Issue# 2973, 8/17/2016
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Grassroots Advocacy during August Recess: Invite Lawmakers on a Home Visit
NIH: Recommended Vaccines for People Over 50
For Your Information: Home is the Center of Health Care at the NAHC 2016 Annual Meeting Conference and Exposition
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Grassroots Advocacy during August Recess: Invite Lawmakers on a Home Visit

With members of Congress having adjourned for recess and returned to their home states, the month of August is a good time to engage your lawmakers.

One of the most compelling ways to inform your members of Congress about the benefits of home health care and hospice is to invite them on a home visit.

As evidence of this, Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) said at a recent Home Care & Hospice March on Washington Conference that his commitment to home care and hospice began the day that he participated in his first home visit in Kansas. “That day really underscored my belief in the incredible value of the personal touch of the home care industry,” Senator Roberts said. Another example is Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) who has cited her first home visit as the reason that she so strongly supports home care and hospice.

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NIH: Recommended Vaccines for People Over 50

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released information regarding recommended vaccines for people 50-plus and a video on the diseases prevented by vaccines on its website, NIHSeniorHealth.gov.

Here is a list of immunizations adults 50 and older should consider, according to NIH:

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Home is the Center of Health Care at the NAHC 2016 Annual Meeting Conference and Exposition
October 23–25, 2016 in Orlando, Florida

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice invites you to join us and more than 2,500 home care and hospice colleagues in sunny Florida for the 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo. This year’s meeting offers three days of opportunities to learn, connect and discover with unparalleled access to distinguished speakers, hot-topic education sessions and dynamic networking opportunities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit our world-class expo where over 200 specialists will showcase the latest in home care and hospice products and services.

Join NAHC and Save: Register by August 14 and save $400 off the full-conference registration. NAHC members pay $800 for the conference; non-members pay $1,200. Click on the link to the right to register.

Learn
The Annual Meeting & Expo boasts 80 education sessions across 10 tracks providing the latest research, developments and news in the home care and hospice industry. NAHC 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo provides comprehensive, carefully planned content along with inspirational keynotes and panel discussions. Click on the link to the right to learn more about education sessions.

Connect
You’ll have the opportunity to connect with industry leaders from around the country – in the classroom and at the Expo. Plus there are opportunities to network at receptions and meals and in one-on-one discussions throughout the conference.

Discover
You’ll discover what’s new this year at the Expo, which features over 200 exhibitors demonstrating and showcasing innovative home care and hospice products and services to support high-quality care. To learn more about exhibiting at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo, click here.

Host Hotel
The beautiful Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida, is hosting the2016 Annual Meeting & Expo. Book your room early to ensure that you’re just steps away from this year’s conference. (You must first register for the conference to get access to our special room rates at the Gaylord Palms.)

New this Year
My Planner: Take advantage of our online planner and create your own itinerary. Search by keywords or tracks to find the sessions you want to take. And when you’re onsite, you’ll have your personalized plan right on your phone with our conference app.

Learn more about the companies in our Expo before you arrive. Search, research, and interact through our online planner and mark your favorites so when you’re at the Expo you’ll have a personalized floor plan to guide you to the exhibitors you want to see most.

Florida in October is breathtaking. Come early and take advantage of one of our excursions. Whether it’s a theme park or golf, the Kennedy Space Center or a wildlife adventure, check out the options for fun during the registration process.

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