Promoting cognitive vitality with seniors: Contribution of the occupational therapist
28-Aug-2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Eastern Time

Promoting cognitive vitality with seniors: Contribution of the occupational therapist

Register by Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Presenter: Louis-Pierre Auger

With the aging of the population, there is a need to assist seniors in maintaining their health and independence to remain active members of the community. Cognitive decline is amongst the main causes of loss of independence with seniors, which can lower quality of life. Considering the absence of effective intervention for cognitive decline, the promotion of cognitive vitality appears to be one of the best strategies to help seniors maintain their capacities to participate in the community and could help prevent the onset of cognitive decline. Occupational therapists are well suited to help seniors in the promotion of their cognitive vitality.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will:

  1. Understand the importance of addressing cognitive vitality of community dwelling seniors.
  2. Recognize the latest evidence regarding promotion of cognitive vitality in seniors.
  3. Identify practical strategies that can be included in their practice to promote cognitive vitality in seniors.

Level:
 
Intermediate (3-5 years of experience in this specific area of practice)
 
Areas of practice:

Cognitive, general physical health

Client ages:

Adults (20-64 years), seniors (65 years +)

Register by August 21, 2018 

Fees:

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  • Individual registration: $50 for CAOT members / $95 for non-members - plus applicable taxes
  • Group registration: $250 for CAOT members / $475 for non-members - plus applicable taxes

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