Thu, Oct 08|
Sixth Educational Geriatric Symposium
This two-day symposium on Thursday October 8th and Friday the 9th will be filled with information on what is currently affecting our geriatric population and their families. Registration is now open! Call Clinkscales at 785-625-8040 for instructions on how to register.
Time & Location
Oct 08, 2020, 8:30 AM – Oct 09, 2020, 1:00 PM
About The Event
Continuing Education Credits Available! Registration Open now!
The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2019 to 95 million by 2060, and the 65-and-older age group's share of the the total populations will rise from 16% to 23%. Because of this rise in our geriatrice population, this symposium will be filled with information on what is currently affecting our geriatric population and their families.
Target Audience: APRNs, RNs, LPNs, Social Workers, Social Services Designees, Nursing Home Administrators, and other allied Health Professionals
Speaker topics will include "Don't Allow Alzheimer's or Dementia to Devastate your Family and Finances", "How to Deescalate a Situation When a Person Living with Dementia Experiences a Meltdown", "When It All Falls Apart (Identifying Self-Neglect)", "Evidence-Based Excercise for the Aging Adult: Brain Health Benefits and Fall Prevention", "2020 Medicaid Benefits", "Grief: What We All Experience...What We Should Know", "Creative Improvisional Tools to Improve Mental Health in Older Adults and Increase Staff Morale".
This Symposium is sponsored by Clinkscales Elder Law Practice, P.A. and The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center-West.