Category Archives: Future of Aging

Past Free Webinar: Elder Abuse Prevention and Vulnerable Adult Protection in Minnesota – Legislative Updates and Next Steps – June 17, 12 – 1:30 pm

Handout – MN Leadership Council on Aging – Moone June 2019
Handout – MN Dept. of Health – Dotseth June 2019
Handout – LeadingAge MN – Kvenvold June 2019
Handout – Care Providers of MN – Cullen June 2019
Handout – MN Elder Justice Center – Vickstrom June 2019
Handout – State Ombudsman for LTC – Hennen June 2019

Earn 1.5 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. CEU Certificates are free for MGS members and $15 for non-members.

Hear from top leaders in Minnesota government and long-term care service organizations about:

  • Recent legislation designed to protect older vulnerable adults and reduce elder abuse
  • Legislative and budgetary impacts on Assisted Living and Nursing Homes
  • Policy revisions to strengthen staff training, support caregivers, improve care and reduce occurrences of abuse
  • Legal and ombudsman services to support older victims and caregivers

This webinar features leaders from government agencies, elder justice, and long-term care organizations charged with delivering quality care, supporting caregivers, and providing for the safety of those receiving care. Recent legislative and budgetary impacts on older adult services and protections will be discussed.

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Past Free Webinar: “Boomers and Advocacy: Moving from Conversation to Civic Action,” December 18, 2018

By: LaRhae Knatterud, Todd Stump and Kathy Kelso

Handout – Boomers and Advocacy

This webinar will focus on issues and methods that encourage individuals from any generation (boomers and beyond) to get off the couch and into the world of civic causes and other targets of advocacy.  Available data on the political and advocacy activity by age, gender, income, and other characteristics will be presented and discussed. This will also include data from Minnesota’s most-recent elections.

Kathy Kelso, an experienced advocate, will invite ideas that may be effective in inspiring civic advocacy, while profiling a few examples from her tenure with the St. Paul City Advisory Committee on Aging. How agencies and organizations can best recruit participants for involvement in aging-related causes will also be discussed.

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