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Summer Series on Aging

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Caring for an Aging America: Is the Healthcare Workforce Prepared?

Between 2005 and 2030, the number of adults aged 65 and older in the United States will nearly double. This rapid expansion in the number of older adults may overwhelm the number of available, well-trained health professionals. Specific skills are required to provide optimal care to older patients, many of whom have chronic illnesses. Managing chronic illness effectively also...

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.25
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Neurobiology of Aging in Down Syndrome

The genetic link between Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease will be established and the impact of this association on aging in Down syndrome will be highlighted. Treatments for Alzheimer's disease in Down syndrome will be evaluated and the need for more clinical trials will be discussed.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Dementia-Related Behaviors: What Do We Know? What Can We Do?

New evidence-based skill building programs for family and professional caregivers will be compared and contrasted for use in matching new educational resources to specific target audiences.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.25
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity As We Age

Obesity is a national epidemic. Elderly are not immune. In fact, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported that nearly 70% of Americans over the age of sixty are overweight or obese.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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2012 Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Dementia Research Update

As we move slowly toward a cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD), there is a tremendous potential for misinformation through traditional and social media sources.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.50
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Case Studies in Medication Misadventures

Many issues surround medication "misadventures." Medication changes can result in a new medical condition or a change in health status.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.75
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Language of the Heart: Empowering the Dying and Grieving

Professionals working with clients who are approaching death may have difficulty either speaking about the "elephant in the room" or letting go of language that reinforces the power imbalance of "professional/patient" interaction.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE, CHES
  • Credit Amount: 1.25
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Effective Preparedness and Response for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

Disasters occur frequently across the country and vary in type and effect, comprehensive planning for the needs of older adults during and after disasters and public health emergencies needs to be taking place as soon as possible to promote community resilience and recovery.

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  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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Advancing Whole-Person Wellness

Social connection and relationship-building is an important aspect of whole-person wellness. Age, chronic illness, terminal illness, or physical or mental disability need not limit the level of wellness one can reach; the level of wellness is always relative to one's own potential.

This session will use a variety of teaching methods to define, describe, provide...

Activity Details

  • Credit Types: CME, Other, CPHCE
  • Credit Amount: 2.00
  • Type: Video Webcast Video Activity
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2015
  • Cost: Free
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When Your Aging Patient/Client is a Substance Abuser

Substance abuse in those 60+ is 70% higher than in the general population and is often masked, mistaken, misdiagnosed, or ignored ("it's her only pleasure" or "you can't teach an old dog new tricks").