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Talking with Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Early Dementia

A Training for Penn’s Village Volunteers - All Members Welcome!

This training workshop is for volunteers who are working with people suffering from memory loss or early dementia, or anyone who may be dealing with a loved one with symptoms. Learn more about how best to assess, communicate, and support the person, while caring for yourself in the process. This will be an online presentation with time for questions.

Dr. Pamela Z. Cacchione’s scholarship addresses three areas that impact social justice for older adults: decreasing ageism and stigma associated with mental health conditions; developing models of care for the dual eligible population such as Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly and Managed Long-Term Services and Supports; and improving post hospitalization wraparound services to decrease re-hospitalizations and improve quality of life.
Ellen Munsterman is a predoctoral student at Penn Nursing in the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, completing a dual degree in the Masters in Bioethics (MBE) program. Ellen obtained her BSN and MSN as an Adult/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist at Texas Christian University. Ellen’s research interests are related to the experience of hospitalization for older adults living with dementia.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Registration is required before Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
This will be an online event hosted via Zoom Conferencing. You do not need a Zoom account but you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device to join the event. Please email us at in advance if you need assistance installing the Zoom app. If you cannot join the event using your computer or mobile device and the Zoom app, you can join the event via teleconference and hear the audio portion. You twill receive an email a day or so before the event with a link to the meeting, the Meeting ID, call-in telephone numbers and instructions for joining the meeting.

Please register on the Penn’s Village website, by emailing, or calling 215-925-7333. There is no charge for this program for members and volunteer partners.

Penn’s Village welcomes and actively encourages an inclusive and diverse community of members, staff, Board of Directors and volunteers. Inclusiveness and diversity mean welcoming all and excluding no one because of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, physical abilities, religious beliefs or political beliefs.
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