Aging Training Series: Overview of Legal and Physical Health Aspects of Aging Affecting Consumers with I/DD
Are you and your staff prepared to address the specific needs of consumers and caregivers as they age? Do you know how adding aging-focused services to the care team can impact a consumer’s quality of life? Can you answer your consumers’ and caregivers’ questions related to aging? Do you know how to complete DNR forms? Do you know what happens if you perform CPR?
If you answered no, you won't want to miss this highly informative and participatory presentation series led by leaders in the developmental disabilities field.
America is graying and this change has profound impacts on consumers and caregivers as they age. This training provides in-depth information about the legal and physical health aspects of aging for both consumers and caregivers. The training series is intended to demystify the complex and fragmented delivery system and funding mechanisms that can aid individuals with disabilities and their families to age in place and remain in their homes for as long as they choose. It will also prepare staff to recognize the impact that caring for aging consumers can have in a group home setting. Finally, it will describe how adding aging-focused services to the care team can impact a consumer’s quality of life, residents’ attitudes, staff morale, and staffing patterns.
Employees at all levels working in I/DD field, health care and/or aging
Enhanced understanding of complex and fragmented delivery system for persons who are aging; Knowledge of methods to assist persons to age in their own homes; Preparation for caring for aging consumers in group home settings; Enhanced understanding of the impact of aging-focused services to a care team.
Attorney Lisa Neeley of Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP
Kathy Service, RN, MS, FNP-BC, CDDN
- Legal Aspects of Aging on March 21, 2017 at 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Physical Health Aspects of Aging on April 3, 2017 at 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
JRI Training Room, Rooms 104 - 106 (Basement Level), 1671 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
For series: $135 member; $170 non-member
For individual session: $85 member; $120 non-member
REGISTRATION STARTS AT 8:30 A.M.
Admission fee includes training entrance, materials, coffee and light refreshments