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Stop Asking How Their Day Was: Connecting More Meaningfully With People Who Have Dementia

Friday, July 20, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


Caregiver program, no credits available.

When someone has dementia, asking questions like, “how was your day, Mom?” is often counterproductive. Join us for this interactive program on what to say to someone you love who has dementia and how to establish and maintain more meaningful connections. This program is particularly helpful for those who are visiting their loved ones in senior living communities or at another person’s home.


Non-Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Issues in Dementia

Monday, July 23, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JoF-NonPham-7-23-18.pdf

The nature and location of neuropathological changes in the brain give rise to deficits in perception, reasoning and function. Behavioral manifestations frequently seen in dementia stem from neurotransmitter disturbances, neuronal damage and poor integrative function throughout the brain. Understanding the relationship between cognitive deficits and the clients’ functional ability gives care providers a more effective foundation for understanding behavioral issues and developing effective solutions for care. Examples of specific cognitive deficits and the unique care issues that follow will be discussed

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to senior sexuality, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician.


The Unique Challenges of Serving a Senior with Bi-Polar Disorder or Schizophrenia

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, Nursing, and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JoF.uniqueChallenges-8-1-2018.pdf

This program will offer a look inside the unique challenges of working with older adults who have struggled with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Symptomology, managing obstacles to treatment and best practices will be examined.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to seniors and mental health which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician.


Understanding Different Types of Dementias: Types, Causes & Treatments

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 Social Worker and NHA credit available, 1 Case Manager credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/MFUndrstgDmnta-8-7-18.pdf

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most well-known type of dementia but there are many others that impact both older and younger adults. What can be done to prevent dementia? How can we help families through the devastating diagnosis? Join us for this informative and interactive program to further your understanding of the types, treatments and causes of dementia.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on dementia as a disease. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on various types of dementia and differentiating between the various signs, symptoms and treatment for dementia. It will also provide insights into the impact on varying populations.


Challenging Negativity: The Power of Positive Psychology in Your Practice

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker and NHA credit available, 1 Case Manager credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/SGChallengingNegWebinar8-8-18.pdf

It is important that the people we are caring for understand that what is good in life is just as genuine as what is bad. In this interactive seminar we will examine what truly makes people happy. We will detail the importance of the caregiver approaching care with positivity and we will complete activities where we challenge negativity. Participants will strategize ways to help their patients and clients develop their strengths, foster hope and use positive psychology to improve their clinical outcomes.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to Positive Psychology, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the caregiver living a more positive life and using that to help effect a better clinical outcome for their patients & clients.


Taboo Topics: Helping Adult Children Discuss Tough Subjects with Their Parents

Friday, August 10, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


Family/Caregiver webinar, no credits available.

Adult children and their elderly parents often struggle with frank discussion of critical issues. This interactive seminar will cover strategies on guiding the caregiver to sensitively handle taboo topics. The tough subjects will include normal aging, driving, finances, end of life issues, sexuality and mental health. This program will assist professionals in mediating between adult children and seniors, as well as identifying when it is necessary for an adult child to take a more authoritative role while respecting self-determination.


Promises In Caregiving: Why You Shouldn’t Make Them & How To Undo Them

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (was 8/15)
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


Caregiver webinar, no credits available.

Every day, families promise their older loved ones that they would never place them in a “home.” Or they promise to never allow “strangers” to help out with care. Such promises often lead to excessive stress and guilt when caregivers realize that they can no longer keep them without sacrificing their physical and mental health. This interactive program will focus on how to face “The Promise” head on with positive, creative strategies.


Preventing Exploitation: 7 Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients & Yourself

Thursday, August 16, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 CFP CE, Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JF-PreventingExploitation8-16-18.pdf

Financial exploitation of older clients occurs at an alarming rate. Who is most at risk? What can you do to minimize the chance that your client will be taken advantage of by friends, family or other professionals? How can you ensure that you and your organization are taking the proper steps to prevent and report problems? Join us for this interactive program featuring best practices and resources protecting vulnerable older adults.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to financial exploitation, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on strategies and resources for clients.


Sex and the Senior: The Health Professional’s Role

Monday August 13 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JoF-SexAndSr-8-13-18.pdf

Contrary to some healthcare providers beliefs’ older adults are still able to engage in sexual activity if they want to. This interactive program will offer insight into what are the sexuality for Baby Boomers and older.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to senior sexuality, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician.


Senior Fear: Exploring Different Types of Anxiety Disorders In Older Adults

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting.


1 Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MFSr-Fear8-21-18.pdf

Everybody has anxiety. Anxiety is a normal human response to perceived danger. But if a senior is experiencing anxiety when there is no real threat, there may be an anxiety disorder diagnosis that requires treatment. This interactive seminar will discuss the different types of anxiety disorders including that impact older adults including, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Symptoms, causes and treatment options will be covered extensively.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on the different types of mental health issues. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on various types of anxiety and differentiating between the various types, symptoms and treatment for anxiety. It will also provide insights into the impact of anxiety both emotionally and physically.


Dementia, Delirium and Depression: How to Recognize Each When They Exist Together

Thursday, September 6, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/SG-DDD9-6-18.pdf

Dementia, delirium and depression often coexist in elderly clients. Failure to properly cognitively assess and recognize the differences and similarities between these issues can result in serious harm to clients. Delirium, often a medical emergency, needs to be recognized and treated immediately. Medical professionals may attribute acute cognitive changes to chronic cognitive disorders. This lecture provides a clear and simple approach to understanding the etiology, presentation and corrective actions necessary for managing this common co-morbidity.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to dementia, delirium and depression which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the intricacies in the symptoms and differentiating between all 3 diagnosis and what to look for in each condition.


Establishing Boundaries with Family Caregivers: An Ethical Discussion

Monday, September 17, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 Social Worker credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JF-EstablishingBoundariesSept2018-9-17-18-1.pdf

Boundaries are the invisible line between the patient/ family and the healthcare provider. It is critical to establish boundaries early, reinforce them often, and know if and when to make an exception. How do we balance offering empathic clinical services while maintaining professional appropriate boundaries? Join us for practical talk on how to improve your boundary skills with family caregivers of older adults as a clinician and manager.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to establishing appropriate boundaries, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing specifically on the code of ethics for social workers and strategies for management of setting and maintaining appropriate boundaries.


Mission NOT Impossible: Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Loved Ones

Friday, September 21, 2018
1:00pm to 2:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting.


Caregiver webinar, no credits available.

People with dementia live in an altered state of reality. Their frustration with the new real world and its demands can translate into challenging behaviors of resistance, arguing, and even anger. In this presentation, caregivers will learn how to manage, and most importantly prevent, challenging behaviors like bathing and changing clothes. Caregivers will also be able to get answers to their questions about specific behaviors.


Taboo Topics: Helping Adult Children Discuss Tough Subjects with Their Parents

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting.


1 Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MFTabooTopics9.11.18.pdf

Adult children and their elderly parents often struggle with frank discussion of critical issues. This interactive seminar will cover strategies on guiding the caregiver to sensitively handle taboo topics. The tough subjects will include normal aging, driving, finances, end of life issues, sexuality and mental health. This program will assist professionals in mediating between adult children and seniors, as well as identifying when it is necessary for an adult child to take a more authoritative role while respecting self-determination.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information as it introduces the concepts of difficult topics to discuss with aging loved ones. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights as to effective ways to have meaningful conversations with an older adult on these topics.


Cognitive Impairment & Falls: Understanding How Dementia Contributes to Falls

Monday, September 24, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Work and Nursing credit available; 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JoF-CogImpFalls9-24-18.pdf

New research provides avenues to understand how physical movement is affected by cognitive impairment. Even subtle cognitive changes such as Mild Cognitive Impairment significantly impact balance and movement. Certain dementias are associated with motor impairment, which increases fall risk. There are specific behavioral issues, personality factors and care issues that need to be recognized as fall risks. Comprehensive fall risk assessment and strategies for management are incorporated into this lecture.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to senior sexuality, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician.


The Healthcare Puzzle: Putting the pieces together and finding the right solutions for the best care

Wednesday September 26, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


Caregiver webinar, no credits available.

Are you a family member trying to understand the healthcare system so you can plan for your loved ones’ future needs? Come and find out the different levels of care, the resources to reach out to assist and how to know when to actively pursue alternatives. This interactive program will help clarify different levels of care, terminology and how to plan next steps.


Preventing Exploitation: 7 Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients & Yourself

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 CFP CE, Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/JF-PreventingExploitation9-19-18.pdf

Financial exploitation of older clients occurs at an alarming rate. Who is most at risk? What can you do to minimize the chance that your client will be taken advantage of by friends, family or other professionals? How can you ensure that you and your organization are taking the proper steps to prevent and report problems? Join us for this interactive program featuring best practices and resources protecting vulnerable older adults.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to financial exploitation, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on strategies and resources for clients.