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March 2019

Aging in America: Coping with Loss, Dying, and Death in Later Life

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT

Registration: Contact Caring Connections at (801) 585-9522. Space is limited 2.5 Continuing Education Credits available for $21.00 Visitor Parking Cost estimate: $10.00 or commute on Trax University of Utah College of Nursing Annette Poulson Cumming Building 10 South 2000 East, SLC 84112

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April 2019
Free

Mountainland: Provo/Orem Caregiver’s Night Out

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm MST
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until February 5, 2020

The Caregiver Support program assists caregivers in their care of individuals 60 years of age and older who are unable to perform routine activities to care for themselves. Although caregiving can be very rewarding, there are times you may not know where to go for answers, emotional support and practical advice, or how to get a break from your caregiving responsibilities. Our Caregiver Support Program, classes and support groups can help provide the answers and…

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Free

Older Adults and Opiods

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

The opioid epidemic is an issue of growing concern in the United States. Its impact can be felt by all age groups, including older adults.  According to the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, over the past twenty years, the hospitalization rate for geriatric misuse of opioids has quintupled. While it is common for older adults to experience chronic pain, special consideration should be given when prescribing opioids to elderly patients. Pharmacist Kyle Decker of Simple…

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Free

Interfaith Conversations With the Dying and Bereaved – CEU Lunch

April 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm MDT

As compassionate professionals or devoted caregivers, we may at times be invited into conversations with patients or family members that addresses religious views on death and the afterlife. Meeting people “where they are” in terms of belief systems is a delicate art that requires patience, wisdom and skill. How do we offer compassionate listening and support for beliefs that may not resonate with our own? How can we honor the other person’s reality fully and…

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$125

Grief as a Mystical Journey: Sacred Practices for Turning Loss into Light

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT

If you are mourning the death of a loved one or a loss of any kind, or if you are a professional working with the bereaved, join us in a rare learning environment that provides unique healing tools not found in traditional counseling or support group settings. The educational and therapeutic processes in this workshop include guided meditation, art & music therapy, interactive group work and sacred ceremony for moving the “stuck” energy of grief out of our…

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2019 Environments for Aging Expo & Conference – Salt Lake City, Utah

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 10, 2019

If you have any questions please email EFA@Experient-Inc.com, or call customer service toll-free at 847-996-5814. International registrants, please call 800-465-5514 Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 6:00PM EST. You can also visit the website for more information.

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May 2019

Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader Certification Training

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 4, 2019

This 3-day training empowers individuals to learn for themselves—and share with others compelling, fun and accessible evidence based self-care practices. Tai Chi Easy™ blends a simple medical Qigong technique with carefully chosen Tai Chi exercises that can be done in bed, while seated, in a stationary standing position, or combined with Tai Chi Walking. Help yourself and others manage stress and pain, reduce anxiety, improve sleep, mood, balance and stamina. Please register online at www.healerwithinfoundation.org/the-training If you have any questions please call Scott…

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2019 UAHC Convention and Annual Convention May 7th and 8th

May 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until May 8, 2019

2019 UAHC Convention and Annual Convention May 7th and 8th Go to Uthamecare.org to register. For help with payment processing or registration, please contact Julie at 4bnacctg@gmail.com or 801.712.5197.

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Free

Managing Arthritis for Older Adults

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Contrary to popular belief, arthritis is not experienced by everyone as they age. However, it is a common chronic condition among older adults. According to the Arthritis Foundation, this disease impacts roughly 54 million adults in the United States. The various types of arthritis can present challenges that often impact daily life. This month’s webinar will focus on ways family caregivers of older adults with arthritis can better help manage those challenges. Nik Turkas from…

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June 2019
Free

Isolation and Loneliness

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Research shows that loneliness can have significant health implications, worse than that of obesity, alcoholism and even smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Older adults are at a higher risk for isolation and loneliness. There are a number of factors that can contribute to isolation and loneliness, including a shrinking number of family members available for support. There are however, common warning signs to help identify when an older adult may be feeling lonely or isolated.…

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CMSA Las Vegas – Navigating the Full Spectrum of Case Management

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 14, 2019

The leading membership association providing professional collaboration across the health care continuum. Register  2019 Registration Rates Includes 1 year CMSA membership* Standard Attendee: $775 DoD/VA: $675 Military: $605 Subscribe to Attendee Updates Subscribe to Exhibitor Updates *Membership is on an anniversary cycle. Free membership begins at the end of the current anniversary. No refunds on current memberships will be given, including installment payment plans.

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July 2019
Free

Aging Brain Part 1: Brain Basics

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

The brain is a complex organ and just like the rest of our bodily organs, it ages over time. To understand how aging impacts the brain, it is important to look at brain aging in three categories: physiological impacts, changes in cognition, and changes in social psychology. When working with aging adults and their families, it is important to understand the basics of brain aging. This can be especially helpful in distinguishing normal brain aging…

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August 2019
Free

Aging Brain Part 2: Aging Brain Diseases

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Many people experience normal changes as they age. However, there are a significant number of aging adults that start to experience changes in their cognition that start to impact their daily life. This is a sign that they may be developing a brain aging disease. This disease can abnormally affect memory, cognition, and functioning. People affected by brain aging diseases may start to exhibit symptoms that interfere with daily life. These symptoms can be scary…

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6th Annual CSA Conference – Portland, Oregon

August 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 30, 2019

The Society of Certified Senior Advisors is heading to Portland, Oregon for the 6th Annual CSA Conference! Mark your calendar and join CSAs and aging industry experts from across the country August 28-30, 2019 in Downtown Portland, Oregon for another engaging and educational conference. Go to Save the Date to add the 2019 CSA Conference to your calendar.

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September 2019
Free

Caring for Someone with Dementia

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

A new dementia diagnosis can bring with it a whirlwind of stress, confusion and anxiety about what to expect as the disease progresses. Nearly 60% of caregivers who care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia rate the emotional stress of caregiving as high or very high (Dementia Caregiving in the US 2017 Study). This month’s webinar will offer a how-to look at caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. The emphasis will…

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October 2019
Free

Home Safety for Older Adults Webinar

October 2 @ 11:00 am MDT

Register HERE Includes 1 complimentary CE credit* *ASWB CE Credit Changes 2018: Beginning September 25, 2018, ASA will no longer be able to  issue ASWB CE credits for recorded web seminar attendance. You can only claim ASWB CE credit if you watch “Home Safety for Older Adults” at 10:00 AM PT on October 2, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. This change is due to ASWB ACE Provider distance learning requirements. If you require ADA accommodation to…

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Free

Home Safety for Older Adults

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

If you’re worried about the safety of older adults who are living at home, it could be for a good reason. Falls are among the leading causes of injury and death at home. There are many factors that can increase the risk of accidents at home such as excess clutter and poor lighting. However, simple home modifications can reduce accidents for older adults living at home. This webinar will outline the many ways professionals can…

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SSWLHC 54th Annual Meeting and Conference – Kansas City

October 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 22, 2019

Mark Your Calendars for the 54th Annual Meeting and Conference!

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November 2019
Free

Understanding Senior Care Options Webinar

November 6 @ 11:00 am MST

Register now for FREE Includes 1 complimentary CE credit* *ASWB CE Credit Changes 2018: Beginning September 25, 2018, ASA will no longer be able to  issue ASWB CE credits for recorded web seminar attendance. You can only claim ASWB CE credit if you watch “Understanding Senior Care Options” at 10:00 AM PT on November 6, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. This change is due to ASWB ACE Provider distance learning requirements. If you require ADA accommodation…

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Free

Understanding Senior Care Options

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Today, there are more options than ever before for aging adults who need help living in their homes or for those who can no longer live alone safely. Gone are the days when an institutional-like nursing home was the only alternative. Family structures have also changed with a smaller pool of family caregivers living in proximity to help their aging loved ones. The options for care can be overwhelming and confusing but with a little…

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