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2016 Learn and Lunch Webinar Series
Eating Right: A Key to Healthy Aging

Intended for all health care and social service professionals serving tribal elders

May 18, 2016
A Plant-Based Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle - Part 1
Andrea John, BS, NSCA-CPT

June 22, 2016
A Plant-Based Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle - Part 2
Andrea John, BS, NSCA-CPT

All times: 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST)


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Upcoming Trainings

2016 Geriatric Scholar Certificate Program
2016 Geriatric Scholar Certificate Program in Binghamton, NY.
Program Brochure, click here
Every Wednesday from May 4, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Including the 4th Annual D. Peter Birkett MD Memorial Geriatric Mental Health Teaching Day

Panel discussion video by tribal care providers
This video is of the panel discussion by tribal care providers who have used the REACH into Indian Country program. The program is an award winning, evidence-based program to support caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.


Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Educational opportunities include:

Care Connection, free monthly teleconference on a variety of dementia related topics. 
* Concepts in Care Conference held throughout the year in DC, Albany and NYC. Save the Date for May 2016.
* On site trainings for organizations - visit www.alzfdn.org
* Virtual Dementia Tour for groups - visit www.alzfdn.org
* 6 hour DVD training through Dementia Care professionals of America (DCPA) division

 


Featured Programs

Geriatric Scholars Community
Geriatric Scholars Community is a virtual learning community for primary care providers and staff. It facilitates interactive, interdisciplinary learning and fosters an environment that allows health care staff to join a community of practice. Flexible course materials include archived webinars, videos, discussion forums, and comprehensive toolkits for download.

Log onto www.gerischolars.org and create a free user profile, then you may join any course at no cost.   More courses to follow. 

CMEs are available for the following course modules:

Dementia
End of Life
Interdisciplinary Teamwork
Rural Health
Sexual Health
Chronic Disease

 

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