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Wednesday, August 12, 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

If you’re worried about the safety of your older adult clients at home, it could be for good reason. 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 webinar will outline the many ways eldercare professionals can help educate families about safeguarding older adults living at home. 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;
  • Identify warning signs and potential dangers in the home; and,
  • List simple ways and resources to make a home safer.

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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