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Home Safety: Aging in Place

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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

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

Register now for FREE

Includes complimentary CEUs*

*This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEUs approved for all ASA web seminars

There is good reason to be worried about the safety of older adults who are living at home. Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. Simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home.

This web seminar will outline the many ways professionals can help educate families and aging adults about safeguarding their homes. Also detailed will be a home safety checklist and affordable home fixes.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of home safety;
  • Recognize the effects of aging on safety;
  • Identify warning signs and potential hazards in the home; and,
  • Learn ways to help families communicate with loved ones on safety issues.

Presenter:

Lakelyn Hogan is a gerontologist and caregiver advocate for Home Instead Senior Care and a doctoral candidate at the University of Nebraska Omaha, studying social gerontology. She has a master of arts in social gerontology and master’s in business administration from UNO. Lakelyn has professional experience in the private and public sectors of senior care services.

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