Category Archives: Archived Posts

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2018 Dementia Care Conference

Chesley Center on Aging and
Minnesota State University, Mankato present

2018 Dementia Care from Start to Finish

Featuring Teepa Snow

Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:30 AM–3:30 PM

South Central College Conference Center
1920 Lee Boulevard, North Mankato, MN 56003

Teepa is an occupational therapist working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist. She has over 33 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US and Canada. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career.

CEUs are available for multiple disciplines including Nursing, Social Work, Nursing Home Administration, Speech and Language Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation, and more.

For more info or to register online:  https://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/dementia/

This post will be archived on Thursday September 20th, 2018 at 4:00pm.

Substance Abuse in Seniors: Identifying and Preventing

Southern Minnesota Nurses is providing the information below for those interested in attending but is not affiliated with nor endorses the individuals and organizations involved.

Substance Abuse in Seniors:
Identifying and Preventing

Wednesday, July 11
11:30am – 1:00pm
Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center
201 Oaklawn Ave
Mankato, MN 56001

Speaker: Karissa Borchert, MSW, LGSW, Community Liaison, Home Health Care, Inc.

Karissa graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and completed her Masters of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Minnesota. She has worked in a variety of social service and medical settings, most frequently with adults and elders. She also has extensive experience working with seniors facing the challenges of substance abuse and their families.

Sunflower Communities is hosting a presentation about identifying and preventing substance abuse in seniors. There is no charge and lunch is provided. In addition, 1.0 CEU is available for nurses and social workers. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Theresa Nygaard (Theresa.Nygaard@sunflowercommunities.org) as soon as possible. See the attached flyer for more information.

Flyer: Senior Substance Abuse Flyer – July 2018

This post will be archived on Wednesday July 11th, 2018 at 1:00pm.

2018 Palliative Care Conference

Register online: www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/palliativecare.html

(click to see more)

This post will be archived on Thursday June 7th, 2018 at 8:00pm.

Prospects for Universal Health Care in Minnesota – April 26

Southern Minnesota Nurses is providing the information below for those interested in attending but is not affiliated with nor endorses the individuals and organizations involved.

Click to download as PDF

This post will be archived on Thursday April 26th, 2018 at 10:00pm.

Chesley Lecture May 3 – MN2030 Looking Forward: Reimagine the Future of Aging

MN2030 Looking Forward

Register online: www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/chesleylecture.html

(click to see more)

This post will be archived on Thursday May 3rd, 2018 at 8:00pm.