This session provides an update on opioid use in older adults, explain what opioids are and are not, and describe different types of users, including those with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Lessons learned from the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program as a strategy to manage pain and reduce opioid dependence are shared.
This presentation shares key learnings about how diverse communities and networks are improving nutrition, reducing isolation, developing collaborative services, and increasing SNAP access to ensure older adults have the food they need to thrive.
This presentation highlights how one area agency on aging trained “1:1 program specialists” to provide multiple interventions in one visit: Enhanced Wellness, Healthy IDEAS, and falls assessments in the home for those who are unable to attend community programs or who express a preference for individual interventions.
Listen to this presentation to explore the following topics: 1) What do we know about older individuals with vision loss? 2) How has this population changed and grown over time? 3) What health factors and chronic conditions are associated with aging and vision loss? 4) What concerns do older people express about losing vision and participation in community?
Listen to this presentation to learn how MAC, Inc Living Well Center of Excellence implemented session zero to improve participant recruitment and retention, as well as collect outcomes measures.