Fundamentals of Diversity Lunch & Learn

The Aging Services Council of
Central Texas is offering a series of Lunch & Learn sessions starting on
March 21, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. All sessions are free to Aging
Services Council member agencies. 

March
21- Cultural Awareness April
18 – Creating a Diverse Board and Staff
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Senior Home Safety Program

Elderly falls attribute to a
significant amount of both dispatches and transports to the Emergency Room when
compared to other traumatic call types and a large percentage of these falls
occur in the home. 

Austin-Travis County EMS has a
team of trained personnel who conduct FREE home safety assessments to identify
potential risks and hazards for slips, trips and falls in […]

Older Adults Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour class that gives people the tools they need to help someone who might be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. MHFA can save a life, just like CPR can help save someone who is having a heart attack.
What will you learn in […]

Chronic Pain Self-Management Education Workshop

The Chronic Pain Self–Management Education workshop, developed at Stanford, is offered to adults 60 years of age or older experiencing chronic pain.
Participants will learn:

Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
Moving easy exercise and nutrition for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
Appropriate use of medications
Pacing activity and rest
Communicating effectively with […]

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