Workshop Presenters

End of Life Planning and Care

Tuesday, September 19

Presenter: Emilee K. Lawson Hatch, Attorney, Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Emilee Lawson Hatch is an Attorney at Bousquet Holstein.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, and elder law.  When possible, most individuals want some sort of control over their final moments.  Emilee assists many of her clients in navigating their end-of-life choices.


The Mistaken Indictment of Aging in Disease
Muscle's Role in Cancer, Diabetes, Osteoporosis and Dementia: What Can Be Done?

Thursday, November 9

Presenter: William Y. Shang, MD

William Shang, MD, holds certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Board of Pathology and is author of The FIRST Program: Fighting Insulin Resistance with Strength Training. At present, he is Director of Ithaca College and Cornell University's student health center laboratories. A graduate of RPI-Albany Medical College’s Combined 6-Year Accelerated Program, Dr. Shang has career experience as a USAF flight surgeon, primary care physician, hospital pathologist, and county autopsy examiner.


Frailty Syndrome

Thursday, December 7

Presenter: Anne M. Reilley, PT, DPT, MS, GCS, Cayuga Medical Center

Anne Reilley holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Science and A Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree.  She is a Board Certified Geriatric Specialist and Certified FallProof! Balance and Mobility Master Instructor.  She worked as an Exercise Physiologist at Upstate Medical University for 4 years where she specialized in Geriatric exercise programming, balance and fall prevention. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy in May 2014 and joined the Cayuga Medical Center team in August 2014 where she teaches balance and mobility classes and provides PT services to the Geriatric population.  Her areas of Geriatric specialty include orthopedic, neurologic and cardiopulmonary conditions, balance and fall prevention, dementia, frailty and older adult wellness.