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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Learn to identify the warning signs of failing health in older adults;
  • Understand some common fears related to aging; and,
  • Discover ways to ward off frailty and help care for the entire older adult—mind, body and soul.

Presenter:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional elder care 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 of Science degree 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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