Please select the webinar you would like to attend below. Each webinar is $14. Webinar registration closes one hour prior to start.  Your webinar login information will be emailed to you a minimum of 24 hours prior to webinar start time.

Elder Speak: Communicating Effectively with Older Adults

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - **Event was previously scheduled for March 12
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 Social Worker and CDP credit available, 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-12-19-elder-speak-ceu-info/

Communication is the foundation of a healthy working relationship. We need to know our clients in order to develop this relationship and build trust. This interactive program will allow participants to understand why communicating with older adults is different from communicating with younger adults. There are several aging processes that can interfere with communication. Participants will work on positive communication responses and gain he essential skills for successful communication with older adults.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to communication techniques which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the differences in communication with senior and their younger counterparts and the impact it can have on a therapeutic relationship.


Hopeful Strategies for Senior Hoarding

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30 (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-20-19-mfhoarding-ceu-info/

While hoarding is a serious problem impacting the health and safety of older adults, the condition is highly resistant to treatment. What causes hoarding? Why do hoarders cling to objects, animals, filth, and seemingly meaningless possessions? This timely program will cover 1) the mental health component of hoarding, 2) developing empathy for hoarders, and 3) best practice strategies for improving quality of life for seniors who hoard and their families. The session will also discuss strategies for dealing with hoarding in senior care communities.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on the signs and symptoms of hoarding. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights into the causes and method for working with individuals as symptoms & behaviors arise.


Suicide and the Older Adult

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-27-19-suicide-and-older-adult-ceu-info/

Suicide in the older adult is a growing concern. Those born between 1946 – 1964 are the largest aging population in this country and have created a “Silver Tsunami” that threatens to produce a health care and economic crisis. Add to this are normal and abnormal vulnerabilities that threaten physical, emotional, and psychosocial wellbeing. This webinar will address cause, risk factors, and best practices for screening and preventing suicide in the older adult.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to mental health issues which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the suicide risks and prevention strategies to help effect a better clinical outcome for their patients & clients.


What We All Need to Know About Lewy Body Dementia

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30 (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/4-24-19-mflewybody-ceu-info/

Lewy Body Dementia impacts 1.4 million Americans yet it is still widely misunderstood. Join us for this eye-opening interactive conversation on how Lewy Body dementia is different from Alzheimer’s disease and other irreversible causes of dementia. Diagnosing, treatments, risk factors and best practices for treating patients will be explored.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on what makes Lewy Body Disease different from other dementias and behaviors associated. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights into the causes and method for working with individuals as symptoms & behaviors arise.