Considerations for Peer Supporters Working with Older Adults
Peer Supporters are needed to support the overall health, wellness, and quality of life needs of the growing number of older adults who may experience mental health and substance use concerns. This webinar will discuss key issues impacting this group, and provide guidance for Peer Supporters to provide person-centered care for older adults. Panel discussion will include a peer supporter and peer support recipient.
Recognize ageism in self, health care, and society
Describe key changes associated with normal aging
Identify three common ways mental health issues may differ in older adults
Rush University designates this live activity for 1.5 Continuing Education credits.
This event is hosted by the E4 Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Disparities in Aging with support from New England MHTTC.
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