Leading Difficult Aging Discussions: Conversation Strategies for the Best Care Plan
Continuing Education Units Webinar
|Title||Leading Difficult Aging Discussions: Conversation Strategies for the Best Care Plan|
|Date||February 20, 2023|
|Time||10 a.m. PST | 11 a.m. MST | 12 Noon CST | 1 p.m. EST|
|Credit||Includes 1 complimentary CE credit*|
Creating a care plan as unique as the patient or loved one can be a bit of a trial run. Often, the family jumps to a decision only to find out that they made the wrong one.
This one-hour session provides practical, ready-to-use conversation starters and coaching tools to help you evaluate your patient’s cognitive, physical, social engagement, and financial status and guide the family to the best care decisions for their aging loved one. Discussion topics cover difficult conversations about driving privileges, cognitive changes, home safety concerns, daily routines, in-home or facility care, and elder abuse.
- Evaluate one’s cognitive, physical, social engagement, and financial status.
- Apply communication strategies to lead discussions on one’s lifestyle and abilities.
- Create a healthy daily routine.
- Recognize elder abuse.
About the presenter:
Jill Gafner Livingston, BSBM, CDP
Jill Gafner Livingston is a behavior-based trainer, a public speaker, an author, and the owner of Global Training Experts, LLC. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, earning her credential through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Whereas she acknowledges the benefit of her credential, Jill sees her highest achievement as surviving 21 years of caregiving for her husband, who had lung cancer, brain cancer and dementia, all while raising a family and managing the chaos. Jill published “Personal Positioning for the Caregiver” in 2005 (Aardvark Global Publishing) to help other caregivers manage the incredible challenges of caregiving.
*This webinar is designed for professionals and family caregivers. Eligible professionals can claim ONE FREE CE credit within 60 days of the live webinar by attending the live event or watching the recorded program. For a list of approved accreditation providers and other information, visit https://asaging.org/ceu-information.
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