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Webinar- Developing Retired Leaders for Civic Engagement

Event Date: 
08.22.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by MindAlert, funded by MetLife Foundation

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Retirees have experiences, energy, education, skills and talents to share with the communities in which they live.  This webinar outlines a process which may be replicated to develop retired individuals to serve as volunteer civic leaders and improve their communities’ quality of life and growth opportunities.

Webinar- Understanding the Scams Seniors Face

Event Date: 
08.14.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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The annual financial loss by victims of elder financial abuse is estimated to be at least $2.9 billion dollars. If you are worried an older adult you know will become a victim of a senior scam, this webinar will offer plenty of advice on how to protect a senior loved one. The “how’s” and “why’s” of senior scams will be examined, as well as the top scams to watch out for. Real-world advice on preventing and reporting scams against older adults will also be offered.  

Webinar- Understanding the Scams Seniors Face

Event Date: 
08.21.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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The annual financial loss by victims of elder financial abuse is estimated to be at least $2.9 billion dollars. If you are worried an older adult you know will become a victim of a senior scam, this webinar will offer plenty of advice on how to protect a senior loved one. The “how’s” and “why’s” of senior scams will be examined, as well as the top scams to watch out for. Real-world advice on preventing and reporting scams against older adults will also be offered.  

Webinar- Understanding Alzheimer's and Types of Dementia

Event Date: 
07.10.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Do you suspect that your parent may have Alzheimer’s or another dementia? This webinar will detail the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as the diagnostic process to confirm the presence of the disease. Tips on preventing Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as ways to manage some of the challenging behaviors that often accompany the disease, will also be included.

Webinar- Understanding Alzheimer's and Types of Dementia

Event Date: 
07.17.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Do you suspect that your parent may have Alzheimer’s or another dementia? This webinar will detail the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as the diagnostic process to confirm the presence of the disease. Tips on preventing Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as ways to manage some of the challenging behaviors that often accompany the disease, will also be included.

Webinar- Fight Back: NECC Cognitive Programs for Battling Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Event Date: 
06.13.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by MindAlert, funded by MetLife Foundation

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The seminar will provide an overview of the application and the implications of cognitive training as an intervention for persons with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.  Design and implementation of programs will also be discussed, as well as related studies conducted to determine efficacy.

Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors

Event Date: 
06.12.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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The costs of hospital readmissions- physical, financial, and emotional- are staggering. If you are you a caregiver with a senior loved one about to return home from a hospital stay, this webinar will help to avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparing the home (and yourself) for the older adult’s return. Crucial aspects on what to expect the first day - and first month – after they return home will also be detailed. 

Webinar- Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors

Event Date: 
06.19.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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The costs of hospital readmissions- physical, financial, and emotional- are staggering. If you are you a caregiver with a senior loved one about to return home from a hospital stay, this webinar will help to avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparing the home (and yourself) for the older adult’s return. Crucial aspects on what to expect the first day - and first month – after they return home will also be detailed. 

Spirituality and Brain Health

Event Date: 
05.23.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by MindAlert, funded by MetLife Foundation

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Recent studies at the cutting edge of neuroscience have proven a startling connection between spirituality and brain function. Spirituality and spiritual practices such as meditation or prayer can affect the brain profoundly and can potentially contribute to improved brain health. This seminar to describe the research findings that support this connection. In addition, we will explore specific practices that can be used to help enhance brain function and brain health. We will also consider potential negative consequences of spirituality on brain health in order to help avoid such problems. Overall, participants will learn about the research and practical applications of spirituality in the context of brain health. 

Webinar- GrandBuddies℠: An Intergenerational Brain Health Program

Event Date: 
05.16.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by MindAlert, funded by MetLife Foundation

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Join us as one of the 2013 MindAlert winners, Memorial BrainWorks,  shares the history, goals and stories of their Grandbuddies℠ program.   The BrainWorks Grandbuddies program is an easy to implement program partnering older adults with youth for learning adventures on brain health, as well as other topics.  In this webinar, BrainWorks will share their philosophy on intergenerational programs as a key part of brain health, how this program aligns with research for the health and wellbeing of older adults, who is ideally suited to be a Grandbuddy, as well as how you can bring a Grandbuddies℠ program to your organization.

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