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2011 education programs & special Events

Senior health & wellness center collaborative lecture series
Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation Guardianship & Legal Issues
Thursday, Dec 8
Lecture addressed issues of elder abuse, neglect, & guardianship.

Northeast Ohio Lifespan Respite Summit
Thursday, November 10, 2011
12:30–3:30 p.m.

This event was for anyone with an interest in respite for caregivers of children, adults and/or elders with disabilities or other special needs. The program was held in partnership with the statewide Ohio Respite Coalition, which is supported in part through federal funding under the Lifespan Respite Care Act.

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Annual Conference 2011
AGING YOUR WAY: Transitions in Caregiving

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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Changing Demographics: What the American Community Survey Reveals about Cuyahoga County's Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Kresge Room, Kethley House, 11900 Fairhill Road, Cleveland 44120

Mark Salling, PhD, Director of Northern Ohio Data & Information Service at Cleveland State University, discussed the recent American Community Survey, what it shows about changes in Cuyahoga County demographics of older adults and individuals with disabilities, and how they compare to state and national statistics relevant to delivery of health and social services.
Click here for copy of his presentation.

Administrative Versus Clinical Supervision
Monday, October 3, 2011
Kresge Room, Kethley House, 11900 Fairhill Road, Cleveland 44120

Keith Brown, PhD, PCC-S, discussed differences/similarities of administrative and clinical supervision, ethical responsibilities of supervisors, and common dilemmas faced by supervisors, as well as workable solutions.

Medicare Part D Update
Friday, September 30, 2011
Kresge Room, Kethley House, 11900 Fairhill Road, Cleveland 44120

Semanthie Brooks, Director of Community Advocacy for the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, shared the latest information on Medicare Part D changes for 2012.
Click here for a copy of her presentation.

Fifth Annual Katz Policy Lecture
Friday, September 23, 2011
Cleveland Skating Club, 2500 Kemper Road, Cleveland 44120

Policy Lecturer: Tracy Plouck, MPA, Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health
ODMH's Plans for Improving Access to and the Quality of Mental Health Programs for Older Adults.
Click here for video, photos, and Plouck's presentation from the event.

Boundaries and Ethics in Clinical Care
September 9, 2011

Keith Brown, PhD, discussed differences between personal and professional boundaries, the importance of boundaries, current ethical codes, and common boundary dilemmas.

Cultural Competency for Health Care Professionals
Thursday, September 8, 2011

A three-part program including: Cultural Competency: We Are All One Community; Cultural Competency Training for Health Care Professionals in Caring for Members of the African American Comunity; Working With the Hispanic/Latino Community: A Cultural Competency Training Program for Health Care Professionals

Presented by William M. Lewis, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, VNA Hospice, and Dora Luz Harper, Outreach Consultant

The Ohio Department of Aging's Plans to Advance Ohio's Aging Network
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Bonnie Kantor-Burman, Director of the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA), will share ODA's plans for changes to PASSPORT and the Area Agencies on Aging that are intended to improve quality and the efficiency of operations. She will also discuss ODA's vision for Ohio's Aging Network and its role in care coordination and managed care.
Click here for a copy of her presentation.

2011 Annual Meeting
June 17, 2011 * 3-5pm * Cleveland Skating Club, 2500 Kemper Road, Cleveland, OH 44120
Guest speaker: Greg Moody, Director, Office of Health Transformation

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

Presented by: Semanthie Brooks, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, and Catherine Rush, Cuyahoga County Department of Developmental Disabilities

Minority Health Month Activities

April 13, 2011 ~ Senior Outreach Center, 2390 East 79th Street

April 19, 2011 ~ Epworth Church, 1919 East 107th Street

Funded by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health

Balancing the Long-Term Service-and-Supports System in Ohio
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Northeast Ohio ASA Networking Event, featuring Roland Hornbostel, Deputy Director of Programs and Policy for the Ohio Department of Aging.

Missed the program? Check out the slideshow here.

March 24, 2011
Continuing education workshop in celebration of National Social Work Month presented by Kris Kuhlman, LSW, LNHA, MBA/HCN, Kuhlman Educare.

March 10, 2011

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn the physiological changes that occur as we age that can impact physical/sexual relationships; recognize common health issues that impact physical;/sexual relationships; understand the impact pharmacology can have on physical/sexual relationships; and recognize sexual and other issues experience by aging gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered populations.

Presented by: James Campbell, MD, MetroHealth System, and Douglas Braun, MSSA, LISW-S, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

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