Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of the common age-related changes, disease-related conditions, and lifestyle habits that may impact the ability of community-dwelling older adults to age-in-place.
This is Day 2 of the Aging in Place Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 6, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-611531; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to describe current demographics of older adults who wish to age in place.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss age-related and disease-related conditions that may challenge an older adult's ability to age in place.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practice communication strategies for working with older adults who wish to age in place.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and review of objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Silver Tsunami - current and predicted growth of older adult population|
|15-30 Minutes||Common age-related changes in aging|
|30-45 Minutes||Common disease-related conditions in aging|
|45-55 Minutes||Best Practice communication and engagement strategies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Traci A. Herc, MOT, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist with UPMC Home Health. She started her career in Occupational Therapy as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. After working for 10 years, she pursued a Bachelors in Health Science and a Masters in Occupational Therapy at Duquesne University. She has worked primarily in Home Health for the last 15 years. She has experience working in acute care, long-term care, outpatient, and home care. Her focus for the past 15 years has been Home health, with an emphasis on geriatric clients. Additionally, she has worked as an interventionist at the University of Pittsburgh on the frail elderly, transitions, and a stroke and brain injury research study. Traci’s service to the profession includes District Delegate to the State Board of Occupational Therapy, Executive Officer for District II, Nominations chair, and a member of the Central Conference Committee for the State Board of the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association.
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