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Caring for the Entire Senior: Mind Body and Soul

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

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

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

For anyone concerned about an aging parent, it is critical to learn about the physical and emotional signs of aging, such as loss of energy or changes in mood, that can inadvertently increase the risk of an older adult losing their independence. This web seminar will outline these signs, as well as signals designed to attract attention and environmental clues that might point to cognitive decline. It will also cover suggestions for engaging an older adults’ mind, body and spirit, as well as fears older adults harbor about aging and how to address them. 

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify three warning signs—both physical and mental—of failing health in older adults;
  • List at least five common fears related to aging; and,
  • Describe how to ward off frailty in the following areas: mind, body and soul.

Presenter:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional eldercare experience and training to families dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with a team responsible for ensuring that the Home Instead Senior Care network’s 60,000 caregivers worldwide have the resources necessary to effectively provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter holds a bachelor’s of science in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

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