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Supporting Families through Hospice and Palliative Care

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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*

 

No family looks forward to facing the end of life with a loved one. Challenges for family caregivers run the gamut from physical and emotional strain to psychological stress. This web seminar will provide eldercare professionals resources and strategies to share with families to educate them about hospice and palliative care, and help them better cope with the physical, emotional and psychological stress of dealing with end-of-life issues.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between hospice and palliative care;
  • Describe the most common medical conditions referred to in hospice; and,
  • Identify members of the hospice team.

Presenter:

Lakelyn Hogan is the Caregiver Advocate for Home Instead Senior Care. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and is currently working toward a Master of Arts in Social Gerontology. She also holds a Master’s in Business Administration and her undergraduate education focused on Marketing and Communications Studies. Lakelyn has professional experience in the private and public sectors of senior care services. She has worked on special projects for the University of Nebraska–Omaha’s Department of Gerontology and the local Area Agency on Aging. She is also active in her local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Lakelyn has experience assisting senior clients and helping their families navigate the senior care continuum. She is passionate about helping others, especially aging adults and their families.

 

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

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