Archive | Conferences RSS feed for this section

Suicide and Aging: What you need to know

Today at Brooksby Village (a continuing-care retirement community) in Danvers, MA, I attended a four-hour “Suicide and Aging: Gatekeeper Workshop,” presented by the Samaritans of Merrimack Valley (Family Services of the Merrimack Valley). I learned that white men over age 75+ with access to firearms are the greatest risk group; and for every homicide reported, […]

Mary's Private Notes: MAP Conference 2015: Alz.Assoc. MA/NH

Robin Hood Redux: MAP Conference 2015: Mary’s Private Notes

This is the second in a series of two posts. 1st post in this series: Robin Hood Redux: MAP Conference 2015: About 80% of long-term-care services in the USA are provided by (often unpaid) family caregivers. Many in this population do not have access to the latest and greatest conference presentations due to barriers financial, […]

Robin Hood Redux: MAP Conference 2015: About

This is the first in a series of two posts. 2nd post in this series: Robin Hood Redux: MAP Conference 2015: Mary’s Private Notes 80% of long-term-care services in the USA are provided by (often unpaid) family caregivers. Many in this population do not have access to the latest and greatest conference presentations due to […]

2013 Fall Take-Aways: Care Conferences

The take-aways below are written for the benefit of unpaid family caregivers and paid direct-care workers who lack the time and/or resources to attend care conferences. They represent a summary of my personal notes & highlights from these events. I write in the spirit of Robin Hood – taking knowledge from the ivory towers, heads-of-systems, […]