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.


Learning objectives:

  • 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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Starts: Apr 5, 2023 1:00 pm
Ends: Apr 5, 2023 2:00 pm
Registration Deadline
April 5, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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