University of Southern Indiana

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Mid-America Institute On Aging

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - Friday, August 14, 2015

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(Individual email address required for continuing education credit)

Registration Information

Select your registration and attendee type to see your registration fee below.

Which Day?
Total Fee
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Day One - Thursday, August 13, 2015

Select your concurrent sessions in the table below.

Time Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4 Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6
7 - 8:15 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:15 AM Yoga
Kay Corpus, MD
8:15 - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:30 - 10 AM Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life
Dan Buettner
10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Dementia Competence for EMS - Part 1

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Prevention of Falls

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Eat to Your Heart's Content

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A Green Light to Think Blue

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The Golden Experience - Part 1

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Honoring Veterans - Part 1

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11:30 - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Dementia Competence for EMS - Part 2

Details


Volunteer Outreach

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Eat to Your Heart's Content (repeat)

Details


Care for Yourself, Too: Journaling

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What's With the Feet?

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Honoring Veterans - Part 2

Details
1:30 - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Self-Care for the Emergency Responder

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When You are a Parent ... Again

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Macular Degeneration

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Progression of Dementia: Discovering GEMS™

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What's With the Feet? (repeat)

Details


There's No Place Like Home

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2:45 - 3 PM Break
3 - 4:15 PM The Power of Place
Zachary Benedict, AIA, LEED, AP
4:15 - 4:30 PM Attendance Prizes, Closing & Evaluation

Day Two - Friday, August 14, 2015

Select your concurrent sessions in the table below.

Time Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4 Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6
7 - 8:15 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8 AM TBA
8 - 8:15 AM Experience Tai Chi
Ron Weatherford
8:15 - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:30 - 10 AM Aging in Place ... Aging Well
Sandy Markwood
10 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 - 11:30 AM

Creative Engagement Practicum - Part 1

Details


How are Medicaid and Medicare Different?

Details


Hospice and Palliative Care: A Family-Centered Approach

Details


Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 1

Details


SNAP Program and Food Assistance

Details


Honoring Veterans - Part 1 (repeat from Day 1)

Details
11:30 - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Creative Engagement Practicum - Part 2

Details


The Diseases of Aging

Details


He Told Me with a Whisper

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Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 2

Details


Differential Diagnostic Dilemmas

Details


Honoring Veterans - Part 2 (repeat from Day 1)

Details
1:30 - 1:45 PM Break
1:45 - 2:45 PM

Mental Health

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Mindfulness and Self-Care for the Caregiver

Details


Physiologic Elements of Death and Dying

Details


Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 3

Details


Special Diets for Older Adults

Details


Soldier Dogs for Independence

Details
2:45 - 3 PM Break
3 - 4:30 PM Triumph of the Human Spirit
Eva Kor

Payment Information

$

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Please make your check payable to:
USI
Cashier's Office
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

Dan Buettner
Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life
Thursday, August 13, 2015 8:15-10:00 am
No cost

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CVV

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Registration/Continental Breakfast

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Yoga

Speaker(s): Kay Corpus, MD

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Welcome and Introductions

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Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life

Speaker(s): Dan Buettner

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Break

Description: Dan Buettner Book Signing; Exhibits open

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Dementia Competence for EMS - Part 1

Description: It’s not what you think and it’s everywhere –recognize the signs, symptoms and indicators of dementia. Teepa will address the “real world” issues that occur when someone is developing and then living with brain failure.

Speaker(s): Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

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Prevention of Falls

Description: Falls can cause hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death for the elder population. Fortunately, this public health problem is largely preventable.

Speaker(s): Judith Canlas, MD and Beth Taylor, DPT

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Eat to Your Heart's Content

Description: Eating fresh, plant-based meals and snacks can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Learn tips for incorporating more into your daily life.

Speaker(s): Robin Mallery, RN

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A Green Light to Think Blue

Description: Many steps have already been taken to help make southwest Indiana a healthier place to live, learn, work, play and pray. In this session you will learn about those efforts, help imagine Evansville as a Blue Zone, and find out how you can get involved.

Speaker(s): Andrea Hays, MPH

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The Golden Experience - Part 1

Description: Original songs and stories that provide insight into the needs and experiences of older adults. Leave with a renewed passion for caregiving and ideas for initiating creatively engaging activities.

Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT

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Honoring Veterans - Part 1

Description: Learn how to identify veterans’ individualized needs with an overview of how each era/war has impacted their health today.

Speaker(s): Sue Gipson, RN, CHPN

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Lunch

Description: Exhibits open - UC East, 2nd Floor

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Dementia Competence for EMS - Part 2

Description: Builds on Part 1 with strategies to effectively control situations and deal with challenging behaviors. Partnered activities will promote skill development and encourage active learning opportunities.

Speaker(s): Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

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Volunteer Outreach

Description: Using a volunteer approach to keep older adults in their own homes.

Speaker(s): Lori Reed, BS

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Eat to Your Heart's Content (repeat)

Description: Eating fresh, plant-based meals and snacks can help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Learn tips for incorporating more into your daily life.

Speaker(s): Robin Mallery, RN

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Care for Yourself, Too: Journaling

Description: Hands-on workshop demonstrates how a journal can become a private haven for therapeutic self-expression.

Speaker(s): Barbara Stahura, CJF

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What's With the Feet?

Description: The feet are truly the “connectors” of the body. Explore how reflexology works in providing an avenue for better holistic health.

Speaker(s): Tina Weisman, BS, MS

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Honoring Veterans - Part 2

Description: Anticipating end of life issues in veterans and explore ways they may approach this time differently than civilians.

Speaker(s): Sue Gipson, RN, CHPN

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Break

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Self-Care for the Emergency Responder

Description: Emergency response is a demanding, stressful occupation. Learn tips for self-care with applications for working with older adults.

Speaker(s): Gregory P. Gordon, MA, LCSW

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When You are a Parent ... Again

Description: Grandparents are more involved in “kinship care” than ever before. Learn how this affects the grandparent, the children they are raising and the relationships with the parents.

Speaker(s): Donna Wagner, AS, MS

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Macular Degeneration

Description: Learn treatment options and how to recognize the early symptoms of this medical condition that could lead to loss of vision in older adults.

Speaker(s): Omar M. Dukar, MD

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Progression of Dementia: Discovering GEMS™

Description: Teepa’s GEMS™ model not only classifies a state or stage of dementia, but also improves interaction and appreciation of individuals.

Speaker(s): Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

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What's With the Feet? (repeat)

Description: The feet are truly the “connectors” of the body. Explore how reflexology works in providing an avenue for better holistic health.

Speaker(s): Tina Weisman, BS, MS

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There's No Place Like Home

Description: Understanding the connection between place and privacy in modern senior living facilities, with strategies for creating “home-like” environments for older adults.

Speaker(s): Zachary Benedict, AIA, LEED, AP

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Break

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The Power of Place

Description: Hybrid between “The Power of Place: How Engagement, Happiness, and Attachment could Shape the Midwest” and “Smart Growth and Urban Opportunities: How Aging and Ability will Impact Community Development”

Speaker(s): Zachary Benedict, AIA, LEED, AP

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Attendance Prizes, Closing & Evaluation

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Registration/Continental Breakfast

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TBA

Speaker(s):

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Experience Tai Chi

Speaker(s): Ron Weatherford

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Welcome and Introductions

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Aging in Place ... Aging Well

Speaker(s): Sandy Markwood

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Break

Description: Exhibits open

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Creative Engagement Practicum - Part 1

Description: Based on growing body of evidence about the therapeutic value of the arts and creativity for older adults. Learn ideas for fostering the desire to play, discover, create and belong.

Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT

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How are Medicaid and Medicare Different?

Description: Understand the various benefits available from Medicare and Medicaid and the basic eligibility requirements for both programs.

Speaker(s): John Williams, BA

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Hospice and Palliative Care: A Family-Centered Approach

Description: Learn the difference of hospice care and palliative care and how to guide patients and their families through the process.

Speaker(s): Karl Sash, MD

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Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 1

Description: Learn about the unique culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender) older adults.

Speaker(s): Tim Johnston, PhD

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SNAP Program and Food Assistance

Description: An overview of the SNAP program and how to cook for one or two people on a limited income.

Speaker(s): Tena Jones, BA

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Honoring Veterans - Part 1 (repeat from Day 1)

Description: Learn how to identify veterans’ individualized needs with an overview of how each era/war has impacted their health today.

Speaker(s): Sue Gipson, RN, CHPN

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Lunch

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Creative Engagement Practicum - Part 2

Description: Further explores arts and creativity for older adults. Experience a creative engagement experience and receive a lesson plan to apply in your workplace.

Speaker(s): Kareen King, MA, RDT

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The Diseases of Aging

Description: Learn about the normal aging process and common neurological conditions that occur with aging.

Speaker(s): Faris M. Fadheel, MD

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He Told Me with a Whisper

Description: The power of spirituality and religion can help deal with the devastating feelings of grief and loss.

Speaker(s): Penny Schreiber

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Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 2

Description: Consider why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services.

Speaker(s): Tim Johnston, PhD

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Differential Diagnostic Dilemmas

Description: What is causing an elder’s acute mental status change? Delirium for their medical situation, depression or undiagnosed dementia? Put on your detective hat to answer these questions.

Speaker(s): Jennifer Schuetter-Bromm, ACSW, LCSW

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Honoring Veterans - Part 2 (repeat from Day 1)

Description: Anticipating end of life issues in veterans and explore ways they may approach this time differently than civilians.

Speaker(s): Sue Gipson, RN, CHPN

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Break

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Mental Health

Description: The management of new and exacerbated behaviors in the home environment.

Speaker(s): Dana Allyn, MSW, Lynnan Bentley, RN, MSW, and Julie Wood, MD

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Mindfulness and Self-Care for the Caregiver

Description: Explores mindfulness concepts and techniques as a caregiver and the importance of self-care and self-compassion in caregiving.

Speaker(s): Kathy Elpers, EdD, MSW, LCSW, LMFT

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Physiologic Elements of Death and Dying

Description: Understanding the death and dying process and end of life care needs and options.

Speaker(s): Cheryl Arnold, MHS, RN, CHPN

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Improving Aging Services for LGBT - Part 3

Description: Learn practices for helping LGBT older adults to feel more included in aging network organizations.

Speaker(s): Tim Johnston, PhD

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Special Diets for Older Adults

Description: Diets and reading food labels can help control certain medical conditions. Discover delicious recipes that are healthy, too!

Speaker(s): Nathan Gerth, BS, MFP

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Soldier Dogs for Independence

Description: Soldier dogs provide not only companionship, but are also capable of many day-to-day tasks to make life easier for veterans with physical and/or mental injuries.

Speaker(s): Michael Barrentine

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Break

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Triumph of the Human Spirit

Speaker(s): Eva Kor

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