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Rescheduled: What To Do About New Medical Symptoms

The universe of medical advisors is expanding daily with a dizzying array of choices.

When we experience new symptoms, whether pain, cough, fever, or others, it’s often hard to decide what to do. Call your primary care doctor? Search WebMD? Go to Urgent Care? Order chicken soup?

Our speakers, health care professionals with expertise in gerontology, will help us think through the decision-making process.

Dr. Mary Ann Forciea is retired Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, she served as Medical Director for the In-Home Primary Care Program in Geriatric Medicine and Director of the Geriatric Education Center of Greater Philadelphia, and was a recipient of the ‘Clinician of the Year’ award from the American Geriatrics Society.

Mr. Williams Edwards has a Master of Science in Nursing and is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. He was a Lead Nurse Practitioner at the Ralston Outpatient Geriatric Practice prior to his retirement.

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
A Zoom Meeting link is included in the confirmation and reminder emails.

Additional Info:
Registration is required
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This will be an online event hosted via Zoom Conferencing. You do not need a Zoom account but you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device to join the event. Please email us at in advance if you need assistance installing the Zoom app. If you cannot join the event using your computer or mobile device and the Zoom app, you can join the event via teleconference and hear the audio portion. You will receive an email a day or so before the event with a link to the meeting, the Meeting ID, call-in telephone numbers and instructions for joining the meeting.

Please register on the Penn’s Village website, by emailing, or calling 215-925-7333. There is a $10 fee for our members and volunteer partners; and a $13 fee for non-members. Guests may attend up to three programs before being asked to join and/or volunteer with Penn’s Village.

Penn’s Village welcomes and actively encourages an inclusive and diverse community of members, staff, Board of Directors and volunteers. Inclusiveness and diversity mean welcoming all and excluding no one because of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, physical abilities, religious beliefs or political beliefs.
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