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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Caregiving During Work Hours’ May 15

May. 7, 2019—The Boomers, Elders and More speaker series will present “Caregiving During Work Hours” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Godchaux Nursing Annex, Room 166.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Preparing an Advance Directive in 7 Steps’

Mar. 12, 2019—Angela Brown, outreach coordinator for Alive Hospice, will discuss “Preparing an Advance Directive in 7 Steps.”

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Joys and Tolls of Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care’ Feb. 20

Jan. 24, 2019—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host Jim Kendall from Work/Life Connections-EAP to discuss “The Joys and Tolls of Caregiving and the Importance of Self-Care”.

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Boomers, Elders and More hosts Medicare discussion Jan. 16

Jan. 2, 2019—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is hosting the Boomers, Elders and More speaker series from January to May 2019. The January event will feature Ali Hulten from TN SHIP, who will discuss Medicare.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Importance of Knowing your Loved One’s Financial Adviser’

Aug. 14, 2018—Seniors are the number one targets for investment fraud. Learn how to identify types of investment fraud and how to prevent it from happening to someone you love. 

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Boomers, Elders and More: How to talk to your loved one’s heath care provider

Jul. 11, 2018—Join Kanah Lewallen DNP, AGPCNP-BC with Vanderbilt School of Nursing as she discusses how a caregiver and care receiver can get the most out of their appointments with their health care provider. 

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘The Many Emotions of a Family Caregiver’ May 16

May. 9, 2018—Caregiving can be challenging and cause one to experience many emotions, from anxiety to guilt. If you find yourself experiencing similar emotions, join us at noon Wednesday, May 16, to hear Cristy Degregory, a registered nurse and gerontologist at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Planning for senior care’ Feb. 8

Jan. 24, 2018—Join Barbara Moss as she presents information on the legal planning we all need to do as we age. The discussion is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Light Hall, Room 411.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Sundowning – A Symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease’ Sept. 20

Sep. 18, 2017—Kanah Lewallen, a geriatric nurse practitioner with Vanderbilt Senior Care and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing, will present on the challenges of caring for individuals with dementia who have difficult behaviors.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Family Dynamics in Caregiving’ Aug. 16

Aug. 9, 2017—oin Gretchen Napier, CEO of LifeLinks Care Management and Advocacy, as she shares tips for avoiding the potholes of family dynamics. This session of the Boomers, Elders and More series is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, in Light Hall, Room 431.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Veterans’ Aid and Attendance benefits’ July 19

Jul. 12, 2017—The Veterans' Aid and Attendance benefit is a non-taxed monetary payment for low-income veterans who served the United States during wartime or for their surviving spouses.

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Boomers, Elders and More: Long-term nutrition care for dementia

Jun. 14, 2017—Many older adults with dementia do not eat and drink a sufficient amount to maintain a healthy weight. Simple strategies are effective but time-consuming for care providers.

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