Wednesday, January 10, 10:00-11:00 am
“Home Safety: Aging in Place”
Program: There is good reason to be worried about the safety of older adults who are living at home. Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home. Participants in this webinar will be able to: understand the importance of home safety; recognize the effects of aging on safety; identify warning signs and potential hazards in the home and learn ways to help everyone communicate with loved ones on safety issues.
Presenter: Lakelyn Hogan, gerontolgist, caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care
Presented by: Home Instead Senior Care and American Society on Aging
Tuesday, January 30, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
“International Perspectives on Supporting People with Dementia and Caregivers”
Program: Presenters of this web seminar will provide international perspectives on supporting people with dementia and their caregivers. The presentation will describe results from a survey on stigma given to people with dementia and caregivers from 54 countries. y on stigma given to people with dementia and caregivers from 54 countries. Understanding stigma from different perspectives can help improve individual, organizational and societal attitudes toward people with dementia. The presentation will also describe Scotland’s 10-year journey to improve dementia care and how Focus on Dementia is supporting the implementation of the dementia strategy in practice.
Presenters: Nicole Batsch, Ph.D., Fellow at the Global Brain Health Institute at Trinity College, Dublin
Michelle Miller, Portfolio Lead for Focus on Dementia at Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Presented by: National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center
Wednesday, January 31, 9:00-10:00am
“Healing from Bad Luck Fatigue”
Program: How do you deal with all that you have to do, and then have bad luck intercede and send it all crashing down? There are ways of healing from all of the stress that bad luck can cause you and your loved one. Join us for this webinar to receive some tips for healing.
Presenter: Denise Brown, Founder, CareGiving.com
Presented by: CareGiving.com