American Heart Association Services and Fundraising Efforts

December 1, 2015
Hosted by Joyce Bender

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Episode Description

Joyce welcomes Steve Dentel, American Heart Association(AHA) national consultant, quality improvement and Shannon Lesnock, American Heart Association, senior Heart Ball director, Greater Pittsburgh Region to the show. Mr. Dentel will discuss how the AHA impacts patient care directly, including patient outcomes. He will also discuss how AHA’s involvement continues when a patient is discharged and what resources for patients are available from the AHA within the community. Shannon Lesnock will discuss the AHA’s fundraising and social events designed to move AHA to 2020 goal, including awareness days such as, National Wear Red Day, National Eating Healthy Day, and National Walking Day. She will discuss upcoming events and how to get involved in the AHA.

Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Competitive employment and empowerment for people with disabilities is the emphasis of this show. Broadcast live and captioned in real-time for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, we discuss how people with disabilities can secure career opportunities, and how employers, organizations and individuals can support employment and empowerment of people with disabilities.

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Joyce Bender

Joyce Bender

Joyce A. Bender is the CEO and president of Bender Consulting Services, Inc. Bender Consulting recruits and hires individuals with disabilities, across the United States and Canada for competitive career opportunities in the public and private sectors. In 1985, Joyce survived a life-threatening accident caused by a misdiagnosis of epilepsy. Due to her personal experience living with both epilepsy and a hearing disability, she founded Bender Consulting Services, Inc. in 1995.

Joyce is the past-chair of both the board of the American Association of People with Disabilities and the national Epilepsy Foundation. She has received awards from both the Bush and Clinton administrations.

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