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Embodied Aging: Utilizing Immersive Technology To Enhance Client Outcomes

Thursday, May 23, 2024

05:30 PM - 08:30 PM

The 80th Street Residence

430 East 80th Street, New York, NY, USA

Join us for appetizers and a series of experiential learning programs, exploring the perspectives of older adults firsthand. Each month, we will utilize an immersive virtual reality platform to delve into a different condition or social problem impacting older adults and discuss potential interventions, collaborations, and policy initiatives to make a difference.

3.0 contact hours available for NYS Social Workers

May Session: Hazel & Abby, Elder Safety & Well-being

Caregiver Burnout

Recognize signs of burnout, understand the associated risks to caregiver and care recipient, and identify available resources for support. Experience boredom and helplessness as you embody Hazel, a 75 year old woman living with severe chronic pain and early stage dementia.

Intervention and De-escalation

Embody Abby, a lead nurse’s aide who faces a sensitive situation involving her resident, Heloise. Observe a potentially abusive situation, determine how best to keep an elder safe, and experience a confrontation with a challenging family member.

These sessions will be live, in-person at The 80th Street Residence and facilitated by Nettie Harper and Kelly Gilligan, Co-Founders, Inspired Memory Care, Inc.


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