Long-Term Care Ombudsman and Adult Protection: Who are They Anyway and How Do They Help?
By: Cheryl Hennen, State Ombudsman, Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care, Minnesota Board on Aging;
Natasha Merz, Deputy Ombudsman, Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care, MInnesota Board on Aging
Handouts – Ombudsman Webinar – 1 per page Handouts – Ombudsman Webinar – 3 per page
This webinar will cover the role and responsibilities of the Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care. In addition, a focus on identifying and discussing the differences in the role of the Ombudsman versus the role of the Adult Protection Worker when working with a vulnerable adults.
Aging Trends: The Survey of Older Minnesotans
by: Kari Benson, Executive Director, Minnesota Board on Aging
Handouts – Aging Trends – 3 per page Handouts – Aging Trends – 1 per page
This webinar will introduce Kari Benson and give an overview of the mission and purpose of the Minnesota Board on Aging. It will also discuss the 2015 Survey of Older Minnesotans results and a comparison of results from past surveys. The Survey of Older Minnesotans is conducted every five to ten years by the Minnesota Board on Aging. The goal is to monitor the changing needs, assets, and expectations of older persons in the state. The results are used to improve the design and targeting of public programs for older persons and to help researchers and policy makers better understand Minnesota’s older population.