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Aging and Meditation

Event Date: 
04.25.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-10:00) Hawaii
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Presented by MindAlert

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This webinar will review both the potential contributions of, and available research concerning meditation practice for older adults. The nature of meditation practice, and its rationale in regard to unique characteristics of older adults, will be described, and recent relevant neurobiological research relevant to meditation and aging will be explored.

A Healthy Brain for Life: The Impact of Nutrition

Event Date: 
04.18.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-10:00) Hawaii
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Presented by MindAlert

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This webinar will outline the key elements of a brain healthy diet. An up-to-date look at foods and nutrients that benefit the brain will be provided, along with current nutrition lifestyle tips to build and protect brain health.

Web Seminar: Exploring a “Community” Context for Aging Successfully in Congregations

Event Date: 
02.28.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-10:00) Hawaii
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Presented by the Forum on Religion, Spirituality and Aging (FORSA)

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Building on the African philosophy of ubuntu (“I am because we are”), this seminar will explore what congregations can do to assist elders to age in meaningful ways within an intergenerational community. Practical approaches to integrate this construct into relationship-building through education, care partnering, service opportunities, and conversation groups will be explored.

Web Seminar: Gait, Balance and Falls in Parkinson's Disease

Event Date: 
01.15.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, as part of their PD ExpertBriefings series.

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Falls are a risk for many people with Parkinson's who experience trouble with gait, yet they can be prevented. What practical strategies can you use to understand falls and prevent them from happening to you, a loved one or a patient? Find out by joining PDF and Dr. Ellis for a one-hour PD ExpertBriefing discussing the topic.

Web Seminar, Volunteerism: A Salute to Senior Service

Event Date: 
01.16.2013 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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Are you a senior who wants to get involved in your community, perhaps at your local school or hospital? Or would you like to encourage your senior loved one to become a volunteer, as a way to share their skills and experience? This webinar will detail the many physical and emotional benefits of volunteering. Ways to encourage younger family members to volunteer will also be covered. Intriguing insight into health and happiness benefits and the value older adults obtain by volunteering will be included. 

Web Seminar, Volunteerism: A Salute to Senior Service

Event Date: 
01.09.2013 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

Full Description: 

Are you a senior who wants to get involved in your community, perhaps at your local school or hospital? Or would you like to encourage your senior loved one to become a volunteer, as a way to share their skills and experience? This webinar will detail the many physical and emotional benefits of volunteering. Ways to encourage younger family members to volunteer will also be covered. Intriguing insight into health and happiness benefits and the value older adults obtain by volunteering will be included. 

Web Seminar: Review of Institute of Medicine Report on the Geriatric Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce

Event Date: 
01.24.2013 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by the Mental Health and Aging Network (MHAN)

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In this webinar, we will review the findings of the IOM committee on the geriatric mental health and substance use workforce. The focus will be on the need for the workforce, the breadth of the workforce and specific recommendations to federal agencies to support and expand the workforce.

Web Seminar: Learning to Live Life After the Diagnosis – What’s Working and What’s Not, and What to Do About It!

Event Date: 
01.08.2013 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Part Three of “Moving Forward with Alzheimer’s & Dementia,” a three part series sponsored by Senior Helpers &Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

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This webinar will encourage both the person with dementia and their care partner to learn more about themselves and each other so that the day goes better. Teepa will discuss personality traits, environmental and activity preferences as well as stress indicators and reducers.  Teepa will also discuss planning and organizational needs and the importance of preferred routines and habit patterns for each person.  Emphasis will be put on the importance of helping the care partner and the person with dementia reach out to others so that each has options and support beyond the other person.

Web Seminar: Healthy Sexuality and Aging

Event Date: 
12.20.2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time
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Presented by the LGBT Aging Issues Network (LAIN)

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Experts will share information on healthy sexuality and aging from three different perspectives, including in a continuum of care environment, a community-based organization and cutting edge research on LGBT older adult sexuality.

2013 Aging in America Conference

Event Date: 
03.12.2013 (All day) - 03.16.2013 (All day)
Time Zone: 
(GMT-10:00) Hawaii
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The annual ASA Aging in America Conference will be in Chicago, March 12-16

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Break away from the ordinary. Escape from your routine to connect with others, gain new perspectives and invigorate your mind.

Learn from professionals in multiple disciplines who are challenged with similar issues and who are meeting those challenges in innovative ways.

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