Viki will be speaking at the Fifth Annual Mid-America Institute on Aging on August 9-10th.
Fifth Annual Mid-America Institute on Aging
This inter-professional gerontology conference will provide practical tools and groundbreaking information related to successful aging and gerontology. Topics will include inspirational keynotes as well as multiple sessions ranging from healthy aging to coping with illness.
Older adults, family members, caregivers, nurses, social workers, employees working in
long-term care settings, nursing home administrators, occupational therapists, physical
therapists, dental professionals, and case managers
After attending this conference participants will be able to:
• Demonstrate knowledge, interest, and commitment in working with older adults.
• Describe ground-breaking ideas for improving the lives of older adults.
• Assist elders, families, and their caregivers to successfully navigate health issues important to older adults.
• Describe options available for elders to pursue a more active and enjoyable lifestyle.
• Describe the magic and power of caring for the caregiver and the recipient of care.
• Identify how a sense of humor induces physical and mental changes in the body.
Date & Time: Thursday and Friday, August 9 and 10, 2012
Registration: 8–8:30 a.m. each day
Location of Conference:
The conference will be held
in the University Center on the campus of the University of
Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana. USI is located on
Highway 62, approximately two miles west of Evansville.
Hotel accommodations in
proximity to the University include the Fairfield Inn West
(812/429-0900) and Holiday Inn Express (812/421-9773).
Ask about the USI rate to receive a discount.
Registration fees are refundable, less a
$15 service charge, through August 8, 2012. No refunds
will be made after that date.
Call 812/464-1989 or 800/467-8600
MAIA Post Conference
Location off campus: SWIRCA & More
Saturday, August 11, 2012
8:30 a.m. to Noon; Registration: 8 to 8:30 a.m.
Who should attend:
Open to the public and anyone needing more basic information
on caring for aging and/or disabled loved ones.
Topics to be addressed:
How to obtain care in the home setting
When would dad or mom qualify for a nursing home
What does Medicare/Medicaid cover
How to cope with poor vision
Frequently asked questions
Vision Venture Van will be available to walk through in the morning
Cost: $20, includes continental breakfast
For additional information or registration:
In person or by mail at P.O. Box 3938,
16 W. Virginia, Evansville IN 47737-3938
Continuing Education Credit
Nurses, social workers, health facility administrators, health education specialists, case
managers and dental hygienists will receive up to 5.25 contact hours each day with
submission of documentation of sessions attended and completed program evaluation.
University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions is accredited
as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
University of Southern Indiana is an approved provider of continuing education for
social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and other professionals
licensed in the state of Indiana. Social workers in other states should check for approval
on a program-by-program basis.
Approved by the Indiana Division of Aging for up to 5.25 contact hours each day.
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager
Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case
managers. The course is approved for 10.5 CE contact hour(s). Activity code:
M0000003 Approval Number: 20130028
Approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. for up
to 10.5 Category 1 CECH in health education, Provider Number: SEP3910.
The University of Southern Indiana has been approved by the Indiana State Board of
Health Facility Administrators as a sponsor of continuing education programs for health
facility administrators (License #98000033A).
The University of Southern Indiana is an approved provider for continuing education
credits by the Indiana Health Professions Bureau and the Illinois Board of Dentistry.
Have a kind and respectful day.