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Is This Normal? Aging vs. Signs of Dementia


Average Rating:
   4.5
Topic Areas:
Aging |  Alzheimer's |  Dementia
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Stephanie Goldstein
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.



Description

Many changes happen to our brains as we age.  What is normal brain health for most older adults?  At what age do the changes begin?  How do we know if there is something wrong like Alzheimer's disease?  Join us for this interactive seminar on understanding typical brain changes that happen to everyone.  This seminar will also cover symptoms that indicate a possible reversible or irreversible dementia diagnosis and how to distinguish them from normal age-related brain health.  Treatments and coping strategies for dementia diagnoses will also be covered.

 

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  There is an introduction to the normal aging process and dementia that is necessary and appropriate for beginners.  It also applies to intermediate levels expands upon the introductory level, focusing more specific types of both reversible and irreversible dementias and the differences

Credits


Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study


Social Work, MD (Category ll)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs



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Stephanie Goldstein's Profile

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Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years.  Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses.  A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations. 


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