Getting Older and Better Workshops Scheduled for August 21 & 25

Published on July 23, 2015

The Medical Center Auxiliary presents the 2015 Getting Older and Better Workshops with two opportunities to attend:

  • Friday, August 21
    First Baptist Church Banquet Hall
    751 Green St., Gainesville, GA 30501

Speakers: Mark Hazel, MD, orthopedic surgeon with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Tennent Slack, MD, pain medicine physician with NGPG Interventional Pain Medicine

Jimmy Sease, PT, Rehabilitation Services Manager, Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton

  • Tuesday, August 25
    NGMC Braselton, Education Center
    1400 River Place, Braselton, GA 30517

Speakers: Joseph Powers, MD, sports medicine physician with NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Gregory Jackson, MD, pain medicine physician with NGPG Interventional Pain Medicine

Jimmy Sease, PT, Rehabilitation Services Manager, NGMC Braselton

Doors open at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m.  If arthritis pain is slowing you down, be sure to join us to learn about treatment, tips and common concerns from experts in the field.

Registration is required, and space is limited, so register early!  The cost is $5 and includes lunch and a complimentary gift.  Door prizes will also be given away.  Go to to register.  If unable to register online, call Linda Hollifield at 770-219-8099.

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