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Aging in Community

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Find ASA members in your area or who share your interest area. Enter a name or click on the magnifying glass to start your search.
 

Is there a good way for my clients to plan for an event like Super Storm Sandy? What’s the latest smart growth model or in-home technology, and are there samples I could visit near my community? Where’s the closest senior center offering an up-to-date cognitive fitness programs? These subjects all fall under the heading Aging in the Community, and on this site we aim to keep our members up-to-date on the newest models for aging in place, as well as the news and research on home- and community-based programs and other topics related to Aging in Community. Check back regularly for updates. 

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Online Learning: ASA members have free access to all web seminars. 

 

Senior Care Pharmacists in the Community Setting: Reducing Medication Risks and Improving Safe Medication Use

Event Date: 
08.25.2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Short Description: 

This web seminar focuses on community-based involvement of senior care pharmacists with the older adult client & the aging network professional.

Full Description: 

This web seminar focuses on community-based involvement of senior care pharmacists with both the older adult client and the aging network professional. Ways that a senior care pharmacist can work directly with older adults through individual medication consultations and use of specific screening tools will be covered. Benefits from the perspective of the senior service provider will be included, as well as tips and resources for identifying potential high-risk older adults.

In-Home Care During a Recession

Event Date: 
08.17.2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Short Description: 

This Web Seminar offers FREE CEUS. Learn about less expensive housing options for older adults.

Full Description: 

Learn about less expensive housing options for older adults, while understanding the benefits and services provided by senior centers and adult day care centers. Finance options for care beyond traditional insurance coverage, as well as tips on how to create a team approach to providing care, will also be covered.

The Buddy Program ™ – Pairing First Year Medical Students and Persons with Early Stage Alzheimer’s

Event Date: 
06.30.2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Short Description: 

This web seminar will describe the development and step-by-step organization of The Buddy Program, share outcomes and lessons learned.

Full Description: 

The goal of The Buddy Program is to provide a mutually enriching experience for medical students and persons with early stage dementia. The Buddy Program also aims to strengthen the knowledge base and sensitivity of future physicians to the issues of aging and dementia, and to offer the person with dementia a mentorship opportunity. This web seminar will describe the development and step-by-step organization of the program, share outcomes and lessons learned, and how the The Buddy Program is currently being replicated at other medical schools.

Take Charge of Your Health Programs: Promoting Health in Diverse Communities Across Sectors and Silos

Event Date: 
06.23.2011 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Zone: 
(GMT-06:00) Central Time
Short Description: 

This web seminar will outline partnerships in urban and suburban communities reaching individuals of varying abilities, cultures and religion.

Full Description: 

Learn about the versatility of “Take Charge of Your Health,” Illinois’ Chronic Disease Self-Management program implementation among diverse partners. This web seminar will outline partnerships developed in urban and suburban communities reaching individuals of varying abilities, cultures and religions.

Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN)

Members of the Lifetime Education and Renewal Network (LEARN) are involved in all aspects of education for older adults.

Web Seminars

Online Education on Aging Issues at Your Fingertips

ASA Members enjoy free access to all of our web seminars and, thanks to generous funding and support from our sponsors, we are able to offer many web seminars at no charge to non-members as well! ASA Member-only webinars are indicated with the  icon. Other sponsored webinars and webinar series have their own icons.

A “Village” Approach to Age in Place

posted 05.26.2011
This article is brought to you by the Editorial Board of ASA’s Healthcare & Aging Network (HAN) By Andrew Scharlach Older adults in communities around the country are creating their own “villages” — grassroots, consumer-driven membership organizations designed to help them to age in place by reducing social isolation and unmet needs. In return for annual dues, member...

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Senior Center Without Walls

posted 05.26.2011
This article is brought to you by the Editorial Board of ASA’s Network on Environment, Services & Technology (NEST) By Terry Englehart Senior Center Without Walls (SCWW), a non-denominational, non-profit community outreach program sponsored by Episcopal Senior Communities, offers activities, friendly conversation, and an assortment of classes and support groups on conference calls to e...

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