By: Phyllis A. Greenberg, PhD, MPA
Handout – Ageism in Health Care
This webinar will explore what value, if any, there is in using age as a predictor or impetus for testing, examining and diagnosing older adults. How helpful is the use of age and are there other factors that should and can take precedence? What do we know and what don’t we know if we know someone’s age.
Elder Abuse Prevention in Minnesota – Next Steps
Moderator: Rajean Moone, Executive Director, MN Leadership Council on Aging
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
Handout – MN Department of Health – Malcolm
Handout – MN Elder Justice Center – Vickstrom
Handout – Care Providers – Cullen Handout – LeadingAge – Kvenvold
Handout – Ombudsman for LTC – Hennen
Side by Side Legislative Bill Comparisons
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.