Benevilla is excited to announce Dr. Edward Zamrini from Banner Sun Health Research Institute and Dr. Holly Shill from Barrow Neurological Institute will be the featured speakers at their fall “Caregiver Connect” event in the West Valley. This event provides family caregivers with education and guidance that will assist and support them on their caregiving journey.
The Benevilla “Caregiver Connect” event will be held Friday, October 20th from 8:00AM-2:30PM at Bellevue Heights Church, 9440 W. Hutton Dr., Sun City, AZ, 85351. A free box lunch will be provided by Birt’s Bistro and caregivers will have the opportunity to collect free resources from numerous community senior care vendors. A Benevilla C.A.R.E.S. Resource Specialist will also be on-site for anyone needing one-on-one support.
Dr. Edward Zamrini, a neurologist with expertise in cognitive and geriatric neurology, joined Banner Research as Director of the Memory Center at Banner Sun Health Research Institute in July, 2015. Dr. Zamrini joined the team from University of Utah, where he served as a professor of neurology. He has 25 years of expertise in the study of the brain and memory, while also teaching at various universities and participating in review boards. He earned a doctor of medicine from American University of Beirut, located in Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr. Holly Shill is the Director of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and Movement Disorder Program at Barrow Neurological Institute, Dignity Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She also has a position as Research Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.
Dr. Shill received her medical degree from the University of Arizona, College of Medicine. She completed her internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Internal Medicine. Dr. Shill completed her residency in neurology and a fellowship in movement disorders at Barrow Neurological Institute. She then served as a clinical fellow at the National Institutes of Health studying movement disorders. She has received numerous awards over the years including a National Merit Scholar award and an invitation into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society.
The Benevilla “Caregiver Connect” event is free and reservations are required. Please call 623-584-4999 to reserve your space today.
Thank you to Arrowhead Lexus, AARP Phoenix, APS, Arizona Lottery, First Bank, Market Mailing, Monheit Frisch Group, the City of Peoria, Banner Health, Esteemed Life Solutions and Rio Salado Community College the event series sponsors. And thank you to Bellevue Heights Church for providing such a beautiful space for this event.
If you want to host a vendor table, with the opportunity to reach hundreds of family caregivers in our community, please call Jay Lickus, Benevilla Marketing Coordinator, at 623-584-4999.
Started by the community and for the community in 1981, Benevilla is a not-for-profit human services agency dedicated to enhancing the lives of West Valley residents by providing care services for older adults, intellectually disabled adults, children, and families. Services are provided through a dedicated group of staff and volunteers. For more information on services, volunteer opportunities, to donate to Benevilla or to schedule a tour call (623) 584-4999 or visit www.benevilla.org.