Past Free Webcast – Education Resources to Teach Age-Friendly Care – November 16th, 2022

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.)

Presenter: Teresa Schicker, MPA, BA

 

Handout MGS Nov 16 Education Resources for Age Friendly Care

Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program education resources are offered by the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) at the University of Minnesota. They comprise a searchable repository of over 1,000 educational resources on Age-Friendly care. The materials are directed toward an audience which includes educators, health professionals, learners seeking quality material on aging care, education, and research.

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Next Free Webcast – Paying MN’s Long-Term Care Bill: A Study of Private- and Public-Pay Patterns – October 12, 2022

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.)

Presenters: Peter Spuit, MSW and Rachel Shands, MSW

Handout–Paying MN’s Long-Term Care Bill Private-and Public-Pay Patterns

In 2020-2021, Rachel Shands, MSW and Peter Spuit, MSW, working within the State of Minnesota’s Department of Human Services, conducted an Elderly Waiver Spenddown Study. The goal of the study is to increase the shared understanding of the circumstances and decisions of older Minnesotans eligible for enrollment in the Elderly Waiver program. A primary focus is on how these older adults make a range of decisions about paying for long term care supports with their own financial resources. The presenters have structured the session to explore the key findings and policy implications derived from the recent study.

Would you like more information? Click here to view the Elderly Waiver Spenddown Study

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