Category Archives: Past Webinars

Past Free Webinar – Sing me a Memory: Music Therapy in Eldercare – January 14th, 2020

By: Michelle Sieben Doree, MT-BC, Past President of the Music Therapy Association of Minnesota, Music Therapist in Long-Term Care.

Handouts – Music Therapy

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.)

Music can be a powerful and cost effective tool for maintaining health for elderly individuals. From elder choirs of individuals with dementia and their caregivers to music listening programs,  music therapy may be used to promote relaxation, reduce pain, alter mood, maintain or improve physical abilities, stimulate memory recall, and more.  We will discuss music therapy and how it may be effectively utilized in eldercare. This webinar will explore the research about music, and specifically music therapy, as a treatment modality for seniors intermixed with personal vignettes from this practitioner’s ten-year career as a music therapist in senior living.

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Past Free Webinar – You are the Key – Stand Up for Yourself and Each Other: A Self-Advocacy Training – December 18 at Noon

By: Jane Brink, LSW, Self-Advocacy Specialist, Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care – Minnesota Board on Aging

Handout – Stand UP For Yourself And Each Other- 12.18.19

What would your sign say?

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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.)

Self-advocacy is an important life skill that doesn’t disappear as people age. It is a critical piece for those older adults receiving care in long-term facilities, and those who receive ongoing support. To help facilitate this ability to communicate their needs, as well as participate in decisions, the Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care partnered with Moving Home Minnesota (a Money Follows the Person project) to develop a training curriculum for people who receive long-term services and support.

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