This webinar will discuss the appropriate use and associated risks of antipsychotic drugs. The conversation will be framed through the context of individual rights. Presenters will discuss the process for providing informed consent and share resources for more information. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear about the potential impact of these drugs from the perspective of a family member.
Nearly 6 in 10 Americans live with at least one chronic disease, such as heart disease, cancer or diabetes. Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in America, and up to 90 cents of every health care dollar is spent treating people with chronic illnesses. This event is a deep-dive conversation to explore the policies, strategies and innovations that could improve primary care treatment for patients with chronic diseases.
The National Information and Referral Support Center invites aging and disability professionals to join us for a webinar-based training for Information and Referral/Assistance (I&R/A) specialists in aging and disabilities. This training will provide an overview of key competencies needed for aging and disability I&R/A professionals and will provide preparation for the AIRS Certification exam for Community Resource Specialists in Aging/Disabilities (CRS-A/D).
This NCAPPS webinar will explore the role of support providers as they balance the individual's choice with "duty of care". The webinar will discuss the importance of the 'dignity of risk' from the perspective of individuals with disabilities and will review how support providers can assist in managing risks associated with certain decisions.
The Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) coordinates activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the federal government. Council members include the leaders of federal departments, agencies, and entities administering programs related to abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation. EJCC has announced that they will hold an upcoming meeting on Tuesday, December 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET.
This webinar will discuss the types of questions needed for effective Information and Referral. Participants will learn how to ask difficult questions, support clients in challenging situations, and practice active listening.
The Alliance for Health Policy is partnering with the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM) for this webinar about the long-term care system. During the webinar, a panel of experts including ADvancing States Deputy Executive Director Camille Dobson will provide an overview of the current landscape of the long-term care delivery system. Panelists will review current funding mechanisms and relevant legislation. They will also discuss potential solutions to address future challenges.
This webinar is part of the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging Webinar Series and will focus on dementia-related services and supports. During the webinar, participants will learn about the types of dementia-related programs that are available and the approaches that have been successful. Participants will also learn about the importance of building partnerships between health care professionals and family caregivers.
Presenter: Stephanie Hughes, M.P.P., Public Health Researcher, RTI International
This webinar will introduce the memory café model and discuss key features of a successful network. Presenters will review real-life examples, including how this model works in Florida and Massachusetts. The webinar will also emphasize the importance of a culturally responsive and linguistically appropriate memory café model in reaching minority individuals living with dementia.