August 6 & 7, 2020 at the University of Southern Indiana
Announcing Our 2020 Keynote Speakers!
Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Reimagining Life
Her keynote will be at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 6.
Bridging the Gap: Life Lessons from the Dying
Kimberly Paul, BSW is often asked how she went from her dream job, working on the set of "Saturday Night Live," to listening to authentic stories at the bedside of the dying. Her presentation will focus on the importance of getting back to the basics when caring for those facing end of life. In a world of regulations and restrictions, how do we keep connection our main priority? This speaker and author will remind us all what matters most when time is limited, teach us how to apply lessons learned at the bedside to our own lives, and bring us back to the reason hospice was created.
Her keynote will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 6.
Her keynote will be on Friday, August 7 at 8:30 a.m.
It’s Good to be Good: A Healthier and Happier Aging
Stephen Post, PhD, is renowned for his research and speaking on positive psychology and healthy aging, focusing on the benefits of kindness and helping others with regard to emotional and physical well-being in older adults and across the life span. His bestselling book, Why Good Thing Happen to Good People, was the distillation of 20 years of research and speaking on this topic. His presentation will explore the benefits of volunteering and helping others across the lifespan and in old age with respect to happiness, health, resilience and longevity.
His keynote will close the conference at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 7.
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Teepa's Back on September 29!
Teepa Snow's Positive Approach in Dementia Care Workshop for direct care providers will be held Tuesday, September 29.
This project is supported by the University of Southern Indiana's Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Proud partners are University of Southern Indiana, Deaconess Clinic, Generations and SWIRCA & More. Learn more ...
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Recap of previous conference
at Generation Above Me blog
by MAIA Committee member Karen Austin.
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