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Navigating Ethical Choices in the Care of Older Adults

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Includes one complimentary Continuing Education (CE) credit. CE Application Guide
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As dedicated professionals in the field working with older adults, it's crucial to discern and address ethical challenges as they surface, which can prove challenging. Various factors can make older adults vulnerable to abuse, neglect and ill intent, and ethical issues emerge in several areas: complex family dynamics, end-of-life wishes, preserving dignity and respect, promoting independence, and keeping the individual safe. This webinar will delve into these issues, and attendees will gain insights into ethical decision-making models that empower you to reduce risks, advocate for older adults, and report any concerns to the relevant authorities. Uncover a wealth of knowledge encompassing the preservation of dignity, the promotion of independence, and ensuring the safety of each older adult.

Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • Review ethical principles of caregiving.
  • Discuss the prevention of neglect and abuse.
  • Understand how to support decision making, independence and dignity.
  • Discover educational resources on the ethics of working with older adults.


Lakelyn EichenbergerLakelyn Eichenberger, PhD, is a gerontologist and caregiving advocate for Honor and Home Instead, the world’s largest provider of home care. She began her career in a local Home Instead, working one-on-one with older adults. Today she works to educate professionals, families and communities on the unique challenges older adults face and the resources available to help them thrive. Eichenberger earned a doctorate in Gerontology from the University of Nebraska. She has spoken nationally and internationally on the topic of caregiving and aging and serves as a resource to major media.