Elder Abuse Prevention in Minnesota – Next Steps – May 15 at noon

Elder Abuse Prevention in Minnesota – Next Steps

Moderator: Rajean Moone, Executive Director, MN Leadership Council on Aging
Panelist:
Jan Malcolm, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Patti Cullen, President/CEO, Care Providers of Minnesota
Gayle Kvenvold, President/CEO, LeadingAge Minnesota
Amanda Vickstrom, Executive Director, MN Elder Justice Center
Cheryl Hennen, State Ombudsman, Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care

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This webinar will feature a panel discussion with representatives from nursing homes, state government and the legal community to review current legislative and policy proposals on reducing and preventing elder abuse. The legislature is considering several bills aimed to reduce abuse incidents, improve abuse investigation, and timely notification of families. The panel will preview current and pending legislation, review state policies, and discuss improvements in reporting and investigating elder abuse complaints.

Past Free Webinar – April 12, 2018

Promoting Physical Activity: Guidance from the Wellness Motivation Theory

By: Siobhan McMahon PhD MPH GNP-BC, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing,
University of Minnesota

Handout – Promoting Physical Activity

Strong evidence delineates the physical activities that will benefit older adults. Yet, most older adults have low levels of physical activity. In this webinar, we will discuss barriers and facilitators to physical activity among older adults, as well as promotion strategies designed to motivate increased physical activity. We will also describe the wellness motivation theory as a guide to investigating which strategies, within programs, are essential when promoting sustained physical activity in older adults.

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