How Online Learning can Support Experiential Training

Posted by Pam Brandon on Mar 2, 2022 3:00:00 PM

In my last blog post, I shared a recent poll we had conducted that asked what type of training is most effective for aging service providers. Experiential training was the clear leader, followed by peer-to-peer mentoring. Online learning came in last.  We need to change our thinking about online learning!

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Dementia Live®Training, workforce training, Communication Skills Training, Online Learning

Crossing the Threshold in Dementia Training

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jan 28, 2022 3:00:00 PM

There are many definitions of threshold that are worth discussing before we jump to the meat of how it relates to dementia training.  

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Dementia Live®Training, Direct Care Workforce Training, workforce training, dementia care training, Communication Skills Training, caregiver education, Skill Building

What do 79% of Employees Say about Caring for Residents?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Oct 8, 2021 9:49:01 AM

This is GOOD NEWS!

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Topics: leadership, Employees, workforce training, education and training, staff retentions

How Can We Better Support and Educate Family Caregivers?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Apr 14, 2021 11:10:17 AM

Family CaregiversAccording to estimates from the National Alliance for Caregiving, during the past year, 65.7 million Americans (or 29 percent of the adult U.S. adult population involving 31 percent of all U.S. households) served as family caregivers for an ill or disabled relative.   That is 65.7 million family caregivers who are desperately needing education, training, support and help with finding available resources.  We must do a better job as these numbers are increasing drastically with our aging population.

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Senior Care Professionals, aging services, Family Caregiver, Training, Family, Caregiver, caregivers, Aging Service Provider, caregiving, family caregivers, parents, aging, families, REVEAL Aging, staff, workforce training, home health

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