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They discussed the following services: skilled nursing care, physical, occupational, and speech therapies, social service, dietetic service and home health aide services. They also provide pulmonary rehabilitation, balance training and fall prevention and a low vision rehabilitation program.
In addition, a large portion of the meeting was devoted to the discussion of Type 2 Diabetes. They discussed the signs, causes, and managing of Type 2 Diabetes. Time was allotted to the discussion of the treatment program.
This involves a meal plan, an exercise plan and medication, if necessary.
Mavis Frugé of the Arnaudville group was recognized as the “Woman of the Year” for St. Landry Parish. She gave a report on the one-day educational tour to Rayne. This will be held on Thursday, April 22.
The group will leave at 8:30 at the Ag Extension Building.
Details will be given at the April meeting; 45 people are registered to attend.
Mini-demos were given on scarves and paper containers.
Reports were given on International Day, AARP meeting, Extra Mile and the upcoming Expo.
Elsie Castille presided over the Breaux Bridge meeting and Iva Theriot at the Catahoula meeting.
The next meeting will be held at the Ag Center at 1:30 on Tuesday, April 13. Speakers will be Vicci Gillet and Delores Blair, breast cancer survivors – Cajun Invasion.
Members are to bring $5 at this function for International Day.