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Promoting Healthy Aging with Older Adults

Summary

By 2030, there will be 72.1 million older persons in the US, more than twice their number in 2000! Do you have current knowledge and skills to promote healthy aging among this growing population of older adults?  Whether you work in an inpatient or outpatient setting, you will benefit from an update on how to help patients and families cope with Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias and delirium, anxiety and depression. 

 Our expert presenters will share best practices on identifying and dealing with polypharmacy, and ways to encourage physical activities that will help maintain health and prevent falls. You will also gain a better understanding of legal issues in end of life care. Join us to get your specific questions answered, network with colleagues, and learn new knowledge and skills that will help you improve the health of older adults.

Accreditation Statement

The School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Center for Lifelong Learning reserves the right to make changes to a program's content or speakers, as well as cancel programs due to low enrollment or in case of emergency conditions, such as inclement weather.

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