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Memorial Hospital SNU Medical Director
Gives Interactive Presentation to Residents




Karen Saylor, MD, Gerontologist and Medical Director of Memorial Hospitalís Skilled Nursing Unit interacted with a large group of residents to share information about healthy choices. Dr. Saylor gave suggestions such as choosing healthy snacks. She offered simple demonstrations for exercises that residents could participate in even from a seated position. Dr. Saylor encouraged residents to stay alert by participating in activities such as reading, crafts, word puzzles and playing games to help keep their minds stimulated and occupied. Residents were delighted with Dr. Saylorís enthusiasm which inspired smiles and laughter around the room. Tara Sluyter, SNU activities director and volunteer services coordinator said, "Dr. Saylor is professional, knowledgeable, approachable, experienced and kind-hearted. We very much appreciate all she does for our residents." For more information about the Skilled Nursing Unit at Memorial Hospital, please log on to www.memorialhospital.org or contact Gail Brown, Administrator at 268-2341.

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MEMORIAL HOSPTIAL
Press Release
August 16, 2013
Contact: Jeff Russell 268-2444