Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Free DME & CEU's








Where Comfort

 Meets Sharing 


April 2013




Dear Mary,

   Welcome to our Professional Resource News (PRN), which is designed primarily to assist you the Case Manager, Social Worker, or Nurse with information about our Medical Equipment Exchange.  Also, included are upcoming CEU opportunities in the Dallas area.  Knowing your constant need for dependable resources, we hope to be a valuable support for you and your patients/clients. 


In This Issue

Medical Equipment Exchange For Your Clients/Patients

CEU Opportunities For April 2013

Inventory List as of April 4, 2013


Medical Equipment Exchange For Your Clients/Patients

Wheel chairWe are excited to be able to assist you, and your clients or patients with our donated medical equipment and supplies. Comfort Keepers partnership with Sharing Life has given us a place to collect and distribute the useful DME and supplies. Sharing Life is located at  3544 E. Emporium Circle Mesquite , TX 75150 .


To inquire or obtain equipment call Comfort Keepers at

  (972) 303-4599.



 April CEU's



First Friday (free) Lunch & CEU

When: Friday April 5th from 12PM to 1:30 PM 

Speaker: Joni Henson, LBSW 

Topic: "Care Navigation"

Where: Premiere Transitional Care, 18648 Hillcrest Road , Dallas , TX  

RSVP:  Not needed


Health & Wellness Community Network (Lunch will be provided)

When:  Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Where: Three Forks Senior Living 335 South F.M. 548, Forney , TX 75126  
Topic: Healthcare Reform and the Progression of Geriatric Services

(Explaining Accountable Care Organizations)
Speakers:  Theesfeld and Michael Walsh, Founders of Cariloop 


Dallas Area Gerontological Society (DAGS)

When:  Thursday April 18th at 3:00 PM

Where:  The Plaza at Edgemere 8502 Edgemere Dallas , TX 75225  

Speaker:  Dr. David Crumpacker 

Topic: TBD 

Valet Parking - At main Edgemere Entrance at 8523 Thackery


Lunch & Learn Baylor Gerontological Nursing Initiative 

When: Thursday, April 25th from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM 

Where:  Windsor Senior Living, 7750 LBJ Freeway, Dallas , TX 75251  

Topic:   Texas Silver- Haired Legislature- Advocacy for Older Texans

Speakers:  Walter C. Graham, Speaker- TSHL

CEU: Unsure-Informational

Information: Please contact Mary Johnson at 214-818-7981 or send her an email at Mary_E_Johnson@baylor.edu.  


The Second Annual Compassion Fatigue Symposium

When: Friday, April 26 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM 

Where: First United Methodist Church , 515 Custer Road , Richardson , TX 75080  

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Ronald Devere - Geriatric Neurologist & Author, Tam Cummings- Gerontologist & Author and Betty Murray - Owner, Living Well Dallas & Author


Inventory List April, 2013


Folding Walkers-3                           Knee Scooter-1


Motorized Scooters-2                      Hospital Beds-4


Potty Chairs/Bedside-6                  Orthopedic Boots-1


Wheelchairs-0                                 Shower Benches-0


Canes/Crutches                               Diabetic Supplies


Disposable Bed Pads-Many             Bags of Briefs (Depends)


    Many other assistive items available  


Do you have a success story?  We would love to hear from you, and share it with others.   




      Lori Nesler

      Comfort Keepers

Recycle DME Today 

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**Needed Items**



*Shower Benches



The Sharing Life Truck is available to pick up used medical equipment & supplies. 

Call 972-303-4599 to schedule a pick up time.


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SHARING LIFE COMMUNITY OUTREACH is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which disperses food, clothing, and collects and distributes unused medical equipment and supplies to those in need, through Social Workers and Case Managers. There is no cost or use restriction for recipients of medical equipment, however a financial need must exist for a recipient to receive other items. SHARING LIFE does not discriminate based on age, gender, location, race, or religion. A tax receipt can be provided to donors upon request.






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