A partnership with the University of Southern Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program and Dementia Friendly Petersburg recently allowed a local restaurant to host their monthly Dementia-Friendly Dining Hours.
Inside Indiana Business
Dr. Katie Ehlman, Director of the Bronstein Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness, explains how USI is preparing the healthcare workforce to meet the needs of aging Hoosiers.
Public Service Announcements
95.7 The Spin USI
(MUS: contemporary classical) Adults aged 65 or older are soon going to outnumber children under the age of 18 for the first time in U.S. history. Passionate health care professionals that will advocate for older adults are needed now more than ever. Become the champion seniors need (ANN: I’m here for you) with the USI Social Services Designee Certificate! (MUS picks up) Through this fifteen-credit hour program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the role of social services within long-term care, all while gaining credit towards your bachelor’s degree. Nursing homes need caring people like you to help residents with their personal needs, from (SFX: receipt printing) financial and legal matters, (SFX: video call connecting) to counseling and family support. The Social Services Designee position in a nursing home is a career path, as well as a launching point for other in-demand healthcare leadership roles. Visit the USI Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program website at USI dot edu forward slash G W E P to learn more. . Become the voice for older adults and enroll in the Social Services Designee Certificate program today!
95.7 The Spin USI
(SFX: pool balls hit, man winces in pain) If you have diabetes, arthritis or other chronic conditions, it can be hard to keep up with your favorite activities. More than half of all adults in the US are impacted, and struggle with stress (ANN: sigh), controlling symptoms (ANN: *wince* ow…), or medication management (SFX: shake pill bottle). (MUS change) Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions is a free, evidence based program that teaches techniques for handling fatigue, pain, stress, nutrition, and more. In-person workshops begin June 1st at SWIRCA & More in Evansville, and virtual sessions begin September 5th. View the program flyer at 95.7 The Spin dot com, register by calling Cathy Jones at 812-888-5159, or learn more at USI dot edu forward slash G W E P. It’s time to take your life back (SFX: pool balls hit, people celebrate, ambiance through the end), enroll in the free Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions program today.
96.7 The Bridge WFML
Are you living with a chronic condition, such as arthritis, heart disease or diabetes? You’re not alone. The evidenced-based “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” program is proven to make a difference. With the right information, motivation and support, anyone with chronic disease can benefit. This program is funded through a grant at the University of Southern Indiana – USI dot E D U slash G W E P. To register, call Cathy Jones at 812-888-5159.