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Embracing the Beauty of the Aging Body: How Body Image Affects Aging Populations in the Community and Continuing Care Settings
April 21, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm$30.00
Body image, particularly as one grows older can have an enormous impact on an individual’s self-esteem, ability to relate to others, and cause serious health effects. In this powerful 2 ½ hour workshop, participants will gain clear understanding of the ways in which the aging body can affect older adults in the community and in continuing care settings.
Target Audience: This workshop is designed for healthcare professionals of all levels working with elderly populations.
At the end of the program, the participants will be able to:
- Define three (3) ways body image affects an aging population.
- Describe two (2) areas of concern for caregivers and professionals working with aging populations.
- Discuss one (1) way to apply information gleaned from this workshop into your professional practice.