Understanding Diabetes in Older Adults

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Part of the Family Caregiver Support Series, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

Diabetes affects millions of Americans. This web seminar will detail some of the risk factors, as well as how to prevent or delay onset of the disease. There will also be tips on how to manage diabetes so that you, your loved one or your clients can live a normal, active lifestyle and avoid complications.

 Participants in this webinar will be able to:

  • List four symptoms and warning signs of diabetes in older adults;
  • Identify six complications commonly associated with diabetes; and,
  • Describe five ways to manage diabetes.

Presenters:

Molly Carpenter is an author, speaker, trainer and family caregiver, and brings years of personal and professional elder care experience and training to families dealing with dementia. Carpenter works with a team responsible for ensuring that the Home Instead Senior Care® network’s 60,000 caregivers worldwide have the resources necessary to effectively provide quality care in the home and understand the importance of their work enhancing the lives of those they serve. Carpenter holds a bachelor of science degree in family science with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master’s degree in education with a gerontology specialization from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.