NEXT MGS WEBINAR: Thursday, August 21, noon – 1 PM

The Impact of Hoarding Disorder on Seniors

by Janet R. Yeats, MA, LMFT

Approximately 16 million people in the U.S. hoard.  This webinar will detail the impact of hoarding on older adults, resources available, and how to help.

What causes hoarding?
What is the difference between clutter, collecting and hoarding?
Are some older people more likely to hoard than others?
Can I just clean out my loved one’s house?
When is hoarding reportable to the authorities?

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PAST Webinar: July 9, 2014

Bipolar Disorder in the Older Adult 

By Mary Butler, PhD, MBA

This webinar presented preliminary results specific to older adults from a systematic review of the literature on treatment of bipolar disorder.

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PAST WEBINAR – May 21, 2014

Risks of Hearing Loss in Our Aging Population

by: Marty Barnum, CSC, MA

Research out of Johns Hopkins Medical Center is showing a correlation between hearing loss, falls, and dementia in people over the age of 50.  People in this age group who have a hearing loss, are at higher risk for falls and for dementia.

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PAST WEBINAR – March 20, 2014

The Answer to Quality in Nursing Homes: Culture Change

Culture change” is the common name given to the national movement for the transformation of older adult services, based on person-directed values and practices where the voices of elders and those working with them are considered and respected. Core person-directed values are choice, dignity, respect, self-determination and purposeful living.

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PAST WEBINAR – Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Vulnerable Adult Justice Project: A Collaborative Approach to Elder Justice in Minnesota

The Vulnerable Adult Justice Project (VAJP) is a unique, statewide advocacy collaborative which was founded in 2007 and administratively housed at William Mitchell College of Law. VAJP works to protect Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens from maltreatment (abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation).  Read more