Category Archives: Past Webinars

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 Webcast – Loss, Grief, and Aging in a COVID World – May 13th, 2021

Earn 1 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: Gary Roe, Th.M., M.A., Hospice Chaplain, Grief Specialist , author of over a dozen books and 700 articles

Handout – Loss Grief Aging in a COVID World – 5.13.21

We all experience significant loss in life – “deaths” of varying depth and intensity including disappointments, moves, rejections, estrangements, failures, health issues, physical decline, and the loss of people along the way. These losses impact us in ways we’re not aware of, influencing our relationships, overall wellness, and quality of life. As we age, our losses tend to pile up and the weight of our life experiences can be heavy. COVID has added a confusing and complicated layer to all of this, deepening our grief and adding to our already large burden of anxiety and depression. How we deal with these challenges matters deeply – to us and to all those around us. We’ll tackle these demanding issues, and then explore how we can personally navigate loss in healthy ways and help others do the same.

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