Aging in Place‚ Part 2 - OT08

Aging in Place‚ Part 2

by Janie B. Scott, MA, OT/L, FAOTA
OT08
(4.2 / 853 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Aging in Place, Part 2 offers readers the opportunity to understand the community living options for people who wish to age in place, as well as some of the funding possibilities for living, home modifications and long-term needs. Supportive community services, such as adult day care, senior centers, and health and wellness, are explored to examine how they support the day-to-day living of many people age 50 and older. Finally, a number of agencies and organizations are listed with whom OTs may collaborate to expand practice and consultation opportunities for the betterment of the lives of older adults who wish to age in place. Throughout this course, the reader will be able to activate links to websites of many of the businesses, organizations and government agencies discussed to obtain more comprehensive information.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education course, the second in a two-part series, is to increase understanding of community-based programs and services, housing options and organizations with which OTs may consult about aging in place. After studying the material presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify community-based programs that support seniors’ aging in place
  • Identify housing options for seniors to age in place
  • Consult and advocate with organizations and agencies regarding aging in place
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Domain 1: Context and environment
Process 2: Adaptation
Process 3: Quality of life

 
Accreditation Information
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy ([rovider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 7/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/27/2013
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/27/2016

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Mary Catherine M - Philadelphia, PA  ·  Dec 01, 2016
Content was well presented
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Victoria H - mancos, CO  ·  Nov 29, 2016
good introduction of numerous resources potentially available in community
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Douglas K - Fort Collins, CO  ·  Nov 07, 2016
good overview of various agencies that are a great resource for OTs with the empahsis of aging in place
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Jennifer S - San Antonio, TX  ·  Oct 24, 2016
This course was educational. I would recommend it.
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Nerlande F - Valley Cotage, NY  ·  Oct 08, 2016
Very informative and relevant
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