Upcoming Free Webinars:

The Future of Family Caregiving: part 2 – August 13, noon

by: Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD, Associate Professor and McKnight Presidential Fellow, School of Nursing and Center on Aging, University of Minnesota

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Hoarding Disorder on Seniors: A Panel Discussion – August 27, noon

By Janet Yeats, The Hoarding Project;  Nate Berg – biohazard cleaning;
Stephanie Rasley – professional organizer;  Kevin Benshoof – fire department

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Past Webinar: June 24, 2015 at noon

Safety vs. Self Determination: Decisions Made While Leaving the Hospital
with Charissa Eaton, PhD, Winona State University
This webinar will explore:

  • the ethical dilemma of safety vs. self determination that can arise when older adults are making decisions about their needs upon leaving the hospital, and
  • the impact of the medical model on the professionals who are working with these older adults to make discharge plans and implement them.

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Past Webinar: May 21, 2015

The Future of Family Caregiving – May 21, 2015

by: Joseph E. Gaugler, PhD, Associate Professor and McKnight Presidential Fellow, School of Nursing and Center on Aging, University of Minnesota

This webinar discusses how socio-demographic, health, economic, and policy trends may influence how family care is provided to older adults in need in the United States, as well as potential solutions.

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Past Statewide Virtual Conference – May 1, 2015

Supporting the Desire to Age in Place: Important Considerations for the Aging Population

Statewide Virtual Conference for Students, Faculty and Health Care Professionals – May 1, 2015

Three one-hour webinars are provided by experts in the field from the University of Minnesota and St Cloud State University and will provide valuable information to help you support your patients’ desires and ensure that they are able to safely age in place.

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Past Webinar – April 9, 2015

Urging Minnesotans to Face Aging – April 9

by Patti Cullen, President/CEO, Care Providers of Minnesota
and Jodi Boyne, V.P. Public Relations, LeadinigAge Minnesota

Face Aging MN is a statewide campaign to raise awareness about the issues that accompany the reality of a rapidly aging society. The goal is to create a conversation about aging that engages families, community leaders, caregivers and legislators, a conversation that ultimately leads to a smarter and better care model for older Minnesota.

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Past Webinar: March 25, 2015

Workforce Solutions for Aging Services Careers
by Adam Suomala, V.P. Strategic Affairs, LeadingAge MN 

This webinar will provide a review of growing workforce challenges facing Minnesota’s aging services field and practical efforts underway to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained caregivers for the future.

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Past Webinar – Feb. 25, 2015

New Americans: Solutions to Work Force Challenges
in Long Term Care
with Jane Graupman, E.D., International Institute of MN

 

The Medical Careers Pathway for New Americans is a model developed by the International Institute of Minnesota that has evolved over the years to meet both the needs of New Americans and the demand from the long term care industry for a well trained and qualified  healthcare workforce. The program has reduced turnover and provided quality care to elders in our community.

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Past Webinar: January 21, 2015

Empower Change Through Advocacy
with Jodi Boyne, V.P. of Public Relations, LeadingAge MN

Advocacy is about making your issues heard and working
to empower change.  This webinar will provide an overview of advocacy and
review the five steps of effective advocacy: planning, development,
recruitment, engagement and evaluation.

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