Blueprint for Successful Aging in Place: Maintaining Health and Wellness
1 session, 3 hours
Successful aging in your home means planning and identifying specific aspects that are most important to you. Your health and well being should play a major role. This session will provide information about factors that affect aging, understanding normal aging versus chronic/acute conditions, health concerns that affect your ability to age in place and recognizing how your psychological wellbeing and your health are closely linked as you age.
Instructor: Thea Uhlig-Ruff, R.N., B.S., M.G.A. recently retired from an extensive career in the health care industry. She has spoken locally, state-wide and nationally on health-related topics specializing in mental health issues and gerontology including dementia care, issues in long- term care and hospice care. Ms. Ruff brings a unique perspective as she has also been a family caregiver for both her parents and her husband of 25 years. Presently she serves as a member of the Frederick County Commission on Aging.
ILR488 Blueprint for Successful Aging in Place: Maintaining Health and Wellness
4-Digit Number: 7895
Mon , 9am – 12pm, 4/9
Location: Conference Center (E Building)/E126A