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October 2020

Age-Friendly Care, PA: What Matters I, Preferences for Care and Quality of Life

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presentation Description: The Age-Friendly Health Systems movement is underway in the US with the goal of ensuring that every older adult receives the best care possible, is not harmed by care, and is satisfied with the care they receive.  Age-Friendly Health Systems uses the “4Ms” framework to bring focus to What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility.  When practiced as a set, these 4 essential elements can improve patient care, save resources, reduce harm, increase job satisfaction, and empower older adults and their caregivers.  This seminar will focus…

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Grief and Loss

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Presentation Description: While grief is universal to every human, each person’s grief experience is unique.  This presentation illustrates the power of a caring professional and an atmosphere of compassion and comfort to help the individual move through and fully metabolize grief.  The presenter will teach the art of emotional alchemy to welcome, rather than fear, the pain of loss, turning grief into gratitude.  Practical advice will be provided to encourage healing and transformation while combatting lingering unexpressed sorrow.  Obstacles…

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