Friday, May 21, 2010

MindAlert Live Web Seminar Series--FREE!

The American Society on Aging (ASA), with funding from MetLife Foundation, is offering a FREE MindAlert web seminar series. Whether you are in the Aging field or the Arts, be sure to mark your calendar for these three upcoming web seminars:

May 27, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
presented by Stuart Kandell, PhD

The performing arts help elders connect with one another and improve their overall health. Using the Stagebridge model, you will learn simple techniques for employing storytelling and improvisation with groups of elders, recognize the elements of creating/expanding performing arts programming in elder settings, and be inspired.

June 3, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
presented by Cheryl Svennson, PhD
Life review techniques assist middle-aged and older persons move through transitions in the later stages of life. Learn how you can adapt techniques such as memory priming questions based on the common themes of life to fit various venues and diverse populations.

June 10, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
presented by Robin Lea West, PhD
Design your community’s roadmap to memory improvement based on the highly successful, evidence-based methods designed at the Everyday Memory Clinic. Discover the key elements of any successful memory training program and how to implement training in your own community.

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