The State Unit on Aging sponsors a training course on elder abuse awareness. Professionals learn to recognize possible abuse.
Training was held on August 20, 2019.
Participants attended at NET in Lincoln or online via Live Stream.
This presentation describes the challenges of taking multiple drugs, such as cost of the drugs, confusing drug interactions, and additive side effects. Tips on questions one can ask the pharmacist to improve pharmacotherapy and how seniors can more actively participate in their own pharmacotherapy decisions are covered here.
The presentation outlines the history, structure and funding of adult protective services and the activities in the Midwest focused on addressing elder maltreatment. The presenter engages the audience to consider elder abuse and neglect prevention and focuses on new ways to think about risk.
Co-sponsored by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, State Unit on Aging, AARP Nebraska, UNO Department of Gerontology, Creighton University School of Law, Nebraska Bankers Association, and Legal Aid of Nebraska