Join us to learn about volunteer caregiving programs that help promote the health, well-being and independence of older adults and people with disabilities. Over 650 programs are located throughout the United States, including the territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. Whether it’s a ride to the doctor, picking up groceries/pharmaceuticals, paperwork, or changing a lightbulb, older adults and people with disabilities benefit from a volunteer who lends a helping hand.
- Identifying age-related health changes
This webinar explains why it is important for people with developmental disabilities, parents, and families to talk about sexuality and healthy intimate relationships. It will address the fact that people often feel unprepared to discuss this subject with each other. This webinar will discuss common misunderstandings about people with I/DD and sexuality and cover the differences between healthy and abusive relationships. The presenters will also help participants prepare to discuss this subject with people with disabilities in their life.
This webinar will discuss the technology trends affecting CBOs. It will cover the three fundamentals in developing a technology strategy and help CBOs get started with a technology plan. The webinar will also describe how organizations can prioritize their technology needs by using a request for proposal (RFP) process. The presenter for this webinar is Ginna Baik, Senior Care and Aging Technology strategist and practice leader for CDW Healthcare, which provides technology solutions for healthcare organizations.
This webinar from the National Center on Law and Elder Rights explores how you can improve your elder law program by enhancing your program’s capacity to effectively leverage limited time and resources. Presenters will share how you can apply the framework of the Older Americans Act and accompanying regulations to your organization and make your elder law program stronger.
- What it means to frame/reframe
- Communication cues that may activate unproductive and productive thinking;
In some cases, guardianship is necessary to assist individuals identified as vulnerable and in need of care and protection. In other cases however, guardianship may be unnecessary and/or overly restrictive. This webinar explores strategies for successful termination and restoration of guardianship rights. The presenters will review recent cases, including a firsthand account from an attorney who was successful in restoring the rights of an older client and discuss the emergent concept of supported decision-making
- the dynamics of elder abuse
Health care and community-based organizations (CBOs) are increasingly entering into partnerships designed to address the social determinants of health. This webinar will discuss promising strategies for creating these partnerships.