Caring Together Webinars
Every quarter AALNA and NCAL collaborate to provide an educational opportunity at no cost to our members. Caring Together Webinars give you a chance to learn about some of the latest issues in the assisted living profession to stimulate awareness and discussion.
The AALNA/NCAL Caring Together initiative is being supported this year by Succeed Management Solutions, LLC, the recognized leader in enterprise risk management software. These four conferences will be part of the Succeed University course offerings, a comprehensive set of free, web-based seminars that focus on trends and issues in risk management, compliance, safety best practices, and employee development and management. Succeed now offers a Long-Term Care industry solution called Aging Services Rx®.
NOT GRANDMA (OR GRANDPA)! OPIOID ABUSE IN LONG TERM AND POST-ACUTE SETTINGS
This webinar will provide assisted living and long term caregivers information about the Opioid crisis and its impact on older adults. We will discuss addiction and why it is so hard for addicts and caregivers to see this potentially deadly disease. Finally we will talk about treatment approaches including Medication Assisted Therapy and strategies for pain management.
3 objectives include:
- Understanding that the Opioid crisis impacts older adults.
- “Seeing” our blindspots with addiction and Older adults and practical advice for caregivers.
- Medication Assisted Therapy and other treatment approaches.