Category Archives: Aging Services

Past Free Webcast – Assisted Living Licensure: What to Do if You Work with Older Adults – June 24th, 2021

Earn 2 hr. CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is an approved Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

By: Lindsey Krueger, Home Care and Assisted Living, MN DHS;
Sean Burke, JD, O’Connell Consulting LLC, consultant for Minnesota Elder Justice Center;
Aisha Elmquist, Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care, MBA;
Elissa Schley, Senior Linkage Line, MBA.

NOTE: This is a two hour webinar, noon – 2 pm

Handout–Assisted Living Licensure 6.24.21

The Minnesota Department of Health and facilities across the state are starting the process of transitioning to an assisted living licensure system in preparation for the new Assisted Living licensure that will begin on August 1, 2021.  Throughout the course of this two-hour session, participants will learn from four panelists about the basic changes coming with the new assisted living licensure law, and what it means for residents in Minnesota’s housing and long-term care settings as well as for those serving and supporting the residents. With an extra hour planned, Webinar participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the four panelists.

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Past Free Webinar – Access to Transportation: An Essential Ingredient for Choice, Connectivity, and Contribution – March 10, 2020

By: Ann Bailey, President, DARTS;
Dawn Simonson, Executive Director, Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging

Earn 1 CEU, pre-approved for Social Workers by BOSW; self-submit other disciplines.
MGS is listed as a Continuing Education Resource by the MN Board of Nursing.
(The CEU is free for MGS members; $15 for non-members.)

Handout – Access to Transportation 3.10.20

Transportation is consistently ranked among the most important issues facing older adults and an aging society. Lack of mobility has a detrimental impact on physical, mental, and social health. In this webinar, you will learn about innovative approaches and lessons learned from years of providing both individual and group rides. In addition, you will learn about the results of a recent survey that illuminates the crucial role volunteer drivers play in helping older adults get to medical appointments, have groceries delivered, keep social connections, and more.

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