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Addressing The Growing Needs Of The Aging Population

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jan 19, 2023 2:11:38 PM

By 2050, the world's population of people ages 60 years and older will double (2.1 billion). The number of persons aged 80 years or older is expected to triple between 2020 and 2050 to reach 426 million (WHO).   

Global communities face the complex challenges of an aging population that far outpaces the current capacities of healthcare and community services.   

Aging service providers across the landscape urgently need practical and effective education and training that prepare and equip the workforce, families, and those who, in any capacity, serve the aging population. 

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Topics: Aging Service Provider

The Big 3 Game-Changers for Company Culture

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jan 5, 2023 3:34:21 PM

(Make 2023 a Year Committed to Goals that Matter)

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Insitute

Key Strategies for Aging Services You Need For 2023

Posted by Pam Brandon on Dec 29, 2022 12:00:00 PM

"Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant, and to face the challenge of change." – Martin Luther King Jr.

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Topics: Aging Service Provider

6 Tips For Family Visits During The Holidays - Engaging or Dull? You Have a Choice!

Posted by Pam Brandon on Dec 8, 2022 12:00:00 PM

 

 

 

 

Getting together with loved ones during the holiday season is one of the season's great joys. But, unfortunately, too often, our visits with our elders end up being a disappointment. Why?

Many times the reason is simply poor planning. For example, we haven't talked to other family members who can share updates on their physical, cognitive, or emotional health. Or, we assume that everything is status quo without checking in first and asking questions. 

Like us, elders change. The difference is that older adults with a chronic illness or cognitive changes are more likely to experience more dramatic fluctuations in their abilities. 

So, preparing for a family visit is one of the essential tasks to ensure an engaging visit! Here are a few tips that will help family members and loved ones avoid a disappointing visit:

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Topics: Flashback Reminiscence Training

Reminiscence Therapy for Dementia: Creating a Memory Basket that Encourages Reminiscence & Evokes Memories

Posted by Pam Brandon on Dec 1, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Quality Time Together is a Precious Gift

 

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Five Tips for Creating Vibrant Organizations that Practice Gratitude and Appreciation.

Posted by Pam Brandon on Nov 24, 2022 12:00:00 PM
How's Your Gratitude Attitude?
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How Texas Christian University is Preparing Nursing Students with Experiential Dementia Training

Posted by Pam Brandon on Oct 27, 2022 12:00:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Preparing our healthcare professionals to work with the aging population must include quality dementia training. We've found the gold standard with Dementia Live🅡", Michelle Kimzey, Ph.D.,  Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences.  

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Topics: education, Dementia Live Training, education and training

Five Steps to Engage Families as Part of the Care Team

Posted by Pam Brandon on Sep 1, 2022 12:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: family engagement, Flashback Reminiscence Training

How & Why to Implement the Basics into Workplace Culture

Posted by Pam Brandon on Aug 11, 2022 2:29:42 PM
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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training

Radical Empathy: Can We Move the Needle?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jul 28, 2022 12:00:00 PM
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Topics: empathy, Empathy Training, Empathetic Listening, cultivating empathy

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