Using Evidence-Based Programs to Promote Age-Friendly Health Systems

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

Part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute Series—a Collaboration of n4a and ASA.

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Includes 1 complimentary CE credit*

*ASWB CE Credit Changes 2018: Beginning September 25, 2018, ASA will no longer be able to  issue ASWB CE credits for recorded web seminar attendance. You can only claim ASWB CE credit if you watch “Using Evidence-Based Programs to Promote Age-Friendly Health Systems” at 10:00 AM PT on April 4, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. This change is due to ASWB ACE Provider distance learning requirements. 

If you require ADA accommodation to participate in this web seminar, please contact Steve Moore at your earliest convenience to make arrangements – smoore@asaging.org

Presenters will give participants background on the Evidence-Based Leadership Council (EBLC), its role in selecting and promoting evidence-based programs and its Program Locator function. The presenters will describe the Age-Friendly Health System’s initiative and its goals. Age-Friendly Health Systems follow the 4M’s framework to provide appropriate care: What Matters—aligning care with older adult’s specific goals; Mentation—managing dementia and depression across care settings; Mobility—ensuring older adults can move safely to accomplish What Matters; and Medications—ensuring that medications do not interfere with the other M’s. Presenters will demonstrate how two evidence-based programs facilitate achieving the 4M’s. Finally, presenters will discuss how to access up-to-date information to find evidence-based programs for clients. The web seminar will be interactive, using audience polls and taking questions to foster dialog.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify the criteria for evidence-based program designation and advantages to its use;
  • Identify the 4M’s of an Age-Friendly Health System, and how this framework optimizes value for people and systems;
  • Identify how evidence-based programs integrate with the 4M’s framework; and,
  • Describe how to find additional information and locate evidence-based programs using www.eblcprograms.org resources.

Presenters:

Paige%20Denison.jpgPaige Denison is chair for the EBLC, overseeing research coordination, development, licensing and national dissemination of Enhance®Fitness and Enhance®Wellness. Denison also directs the Health and Wellness Department at Sound Generations, a multi-service community based organization serving older adults, and serves on the Exercise Is Medicine Older Adult Advisory Committee for the American College of Sports Medicine.

 

Sue%20Hughes.jpgDr. Sue Hughes directs the Center for Research on Health and Aging at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is principal investigator on the Center’s Midwest Roybal Center grant from the National Institute on Aging/NIH. Dr. Hughes designed and tested the nationally recognized Fit & Strong! exercise–behavior change program for older adults.

 

 

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The Aging and Disability Business Institute is funded by:

 

The Administration for Community Living

The John A. Hartford Foundation

The SCAN Foundation

The Gary and Mary West Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation

The Marin Community Foundation

 

Partners:

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

Independent Living Research Utilization/National Center for Aging and Disability

The American Society on Aging

Partners in Care Foundation

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley/Healthy Living Center of Excellence.

Learn more about The Aging and Disability Business Institute at www.aginganddisabilitybusinessinstitute.org