Age Sensitivity Training

This is a custom- scheduled 1.5 hour in-person training

Age sensitivity training at ElderSource Institute, a Jacksonville area agency on aging, is an interactive workshop teaching about challenges of older adults.

Age Sensitivity Training is a 1.5 hour interactive training program for individuals who are interested in learning about the specific needs and challenges of older adults in the community. During this workshop, participants will experience sensory changes associated with aging through simulation. Age Sensitivity training will provide participants with valuable tools and information for working and interacting with older adults.

 

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Increased awareness of the sensory and mental changes in older adults
  • Able to identify various causes and characteristics of confusion in older adults
  • Understand and identify opportunities to create an elder friendly community
  • Tools to help older adults compensate for their physical losses

The following disciplines can receive 2 CEUs:

Registered Nurses, Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists, Respiratory Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, and Dietitians and Nutrition Boards.

Cost of CEUs: $20.00 per person

For Questions or to Schedule an In-person Age Sensitivity Training:

Please contact Heidi Katz, 904.391.6682 or Email: Heidi.Katz@eldersourceinstitute.org