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Past 2013 education programs & special Events

Caregiving in the 21st century
Annual Caregiving conference & Luncheon

December 6, 2013
Photos from the conference.

communicating with individuals with dementia
October 2, 2013
This workshop discussed the cause underlying the communication deficits of people with dementia and offers many evidence-based solutions for creating meaningful conversational exchanges between them and care providers.

Katz Policy Lecture
September 27, 2013, 4-6pm
Lecturer: David C. Grabowski, PhD
Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School

The PsycHology of aging
September 26, 2013
Current research and interpretation of key areas of psychology of aging will be reviewed including: personality stability and change, intelligence growth and decline, coping and mental health, and life-satisfaction.

Medicare Part D - 2014 Update
September 20, 2013
Find out what's new in Medicare Part D prescription coverage for 2014

Working with Severe Hoarders
August 28, 2013

advancement of the reducing disability in alzheimer disease (RDAD) program
August 20, 2013
This session highlighted the evidence-based Reducing Disability in Alzheimer’s Disease program, which is a unique exercise and behavior management program for persons with dementia and their family caregivers.

Medication Management
August 12, 2013
Part of the caregiver series.

Assessing and Treating Suicidal ideation in older adults
August 9, 2013
An overview of suicide risk assessment, including the risk of high risk populations, awareness of chronic and acute risk and protective factors, documentation standards, legal/ethical issues, exploration of liability concerns, and guiding principles in suicidal client management.

Supervising Difficult and Challenging People
August 6, 2013
One of the most challenging aspects of supervising people is recognizing and managing those who have poor performance. This presentation teaches supervisors the skills necessary to understand troubling behaviors and hidden reasons behind them.

DSM-5: Changes, Issues, Implementation
July 26, 2013
This program provided attendees with an overview of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Edition 5, its changes, issues and implementation.

Chemical Dependency and Older Adults
July 18, 2013
Presenter: Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S, LICDC, Professional Clinical Counselor, PsyCare, Inc.

Get up and go...safely!
July 15, 2013
Part of the Caregiver Series

Treating the Cognitive Deficits of People with Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression
July 12, 2013
Presenter: Ray Gonzalez, Executive Director of the Center for Cognition and Recovery, LLC

The Changing Health care Landscape: Impact on Northeast Ohio’s Vulnerable Populations
July 11, 2013
The Final part of a series of programs examining the effects of federal policy on health care delivery
Richard Browdie, MBA, President/CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (Keynote)
Linda Noelker, PhD, Sr. Vice President, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (Panel Moderator)
Ronald Hill, MS, CEO, Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (Panel Member)
Melanie Hogan, MEd, Executive Director, LEAP (Panel Member)
Martha Kutik, MHCA, President/CEO, Jennings Center for Older Adults (Panel Member)
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It Takes A Village:
Essentials for Diverting High Risk Mental Health Clients From Nursing Home Placement
APS 101: Elder Abuse and Jurisdictional Oversight

July 10, 2013

60 Tips in 60 Minutes: an Introduction to Caregiving
July 1, 2013 Part of the Caregiver Series

Who We Are Is What We Do: Ethics and Boundaries
June 21, 2013
Linda Elliott, PhD, LISW-S, ATR-BC, CNM, CPM, RMT, Adult Education Specialist, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

The Changing Health care Landscape: Ohio’s Response to New Federal Policies For Integrated Care Delivery
June 7, 2013
Part of a series of programs examining the effects of federal policy on health care delivery
The impact of federal health care policies on Ohio’s older adults was discussed including the state’s new model for integrating primary, mental, and behavioral health care and aligning Medicare and Medicaid.
Keynote speaker: John McCarthy, Director, Office of Medical Assistance, Ohio Department
of Job and Family Services.
Panelists: Richard Browdie, President and CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging; John Begala, Executive Director, Center for Community Solutions; Tracy Plouck, Director, Ohio Department of Mental Health.

The Changing Health care Landscape: Effects of New Federal Policies
May 22, 2013
Sponsored by the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and the National Council on Aging.
Keynote Speaker: James Firman, EdD, president and CEO, NCOA
Dr. Firman's remarks were followed by a panel discussion featuring staff and board members of NCOA, moderated by Richard Browdie, president and CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Thursday, March 7, 2013
9am to 12:15pm
Presenter: Julia Ellifritt, LISW-S, Cornerstone of Hope

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