Description: This training will focus on 4 key areas of health in aging: physical wellness, social wellness, cognitive wellness and emotional wellness. We will look at changes that come with older adulthood and ways to maintain health in these areas, or start and develop new lifestyle habits to support them. We will discuss the impact of ageism in our culture and dispel some myths of aging that it brings, opening the door for confidence to Age My Way!
Identify 4 key areas of health in aging and ways to start or maintain health habits.
Discuss social barriers to engaging health as we age, and ways to reduce their impacts.
Attendance of this activity can earn 1.5 nursing contact hour through Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing. To receive 1.5 nursing contact hour, you must attend the full program and complete the evaluation provided at the end of the program. ´Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, and an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission and Accreditation.
“NASW-PA Chapter will be a co-sponsor of this workshop. 1.5 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.”
Facilitator: Erin Edwards is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts, with a Masters in Psychology. Erin currently works for Penn State College of Medicine/ Hershey Medical Center with the Division of Autism within the Department of Psychiatry. Erin and PennCares Support Services have worked together for many years developing trainings encompassing older adults and issues surrounding behavioral health. Erin has worked with children with autism and other mental health diagnoses across a variety of services, including specialized schooling, home and community BHRS services, intensive family based mental health services and currently outpatient services. Erin has also worked with adults, in community, home and work settings, with autism and co-morbid mood and mental health diagnoses, as well as hoarding behaviors and anxiety, depression and matters surrounding suicide. In supervisory positions, Erin has provided a large variety of trainings to direct care staff with a focus on practical interventions strategies and reducing frustration or fatigue in caregiver positions.
Date: March 23
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Event Tags: York County Community Foundation
VENUE: Webinar via Video Conferencing