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Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

10:00 AM Pacific / 11:00 AM Mountain / 12:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM Eastern

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Ignoring the warning signs that an older adult needs some assistance will likely lead to the kind of dependence that they are trying to avoid. This webinar will provide some easily identifiable signs to look for, including physical symptoms and mental or emotional changes, loss of attention signals and environmental clues.

Participants in this web seminar will:

  • Learn to identify the warning signs of failing health in older adults
  • Gain insight into some common fears related to aging
  • Discover ways to ward off frailty and help care for the entire older adult: mind, body, and soul
  • Earn one hour of  *free* continuing education credit by attending the event and completing a CEU survey

Presenters:

Dr. Amy D'Aprix is the Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to meet the needs of caregivers. She is also President of Dr. Amy Inc., a company dedicated to Family Caregiver Wellness by providing access to information and education, services, support with emotional and family issues, and legal and financial support. She holds a PhD and Masters in Social Work, specializing in Gerontology, and earned her CSA (Certified Senior Advisor) - a designation for which she also trains others, as part of their accreditation.
Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead Senior Care corporation, actively manages strategic partnerships with companies, associations and organizations whose products, services and programs help franchise owners grow their businesses. She and her team’s focus include long-term care insurance companies, hospitals, health care organizations, work/life balance opportunities and senior industry leaders.

 

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