1. From storytelling to scrapbooking to visual arts, creative pursuits of all stripes have long been shown to help older Americans stay engaged, maintain their interpersonal links, and keep their minds sharp. For those working with older adults in professional settings, what lessons do creative efforts provide?

    Join Susan Perlstein, MSW, founder of the National Center for Creative Aging and Elders Share the Arts, for her perspective on creativity’s link to the multiple facets of aging, from the active and vibrant, to those facing physical and cognitive challenges. Professionals from a variety of aging-connected fields are invited to join her for a look at some hopeful news about a devastating condition, and ways of bringing that message into the field to enhance interactions with adults of all ages.

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  2. Speaker: Rhonda Montgomery, Ph.D., is the Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

    Presentation Slides: hbf.org/2011_montgomery.pdf

    Topic: Supporting Caregivers: When will we ever learn?, Green Bay, WI Feb 8, 2011

    How can we reimagine the fundamental approaches for reducing family stress? A national caregiving expert, Dr. Montgomery recently received the Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award, which cited her partnership with the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging on implementing her Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral (TCARE) protocol throughout Washington State. An evidence-based approach, TCARE is currently being piloted in four states to help family caregivers better manage stress as they care for older adults, recent veterans, or those with developmental disabilities.

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  3. Speaker: Rhonda Montgomery, Ph.D., is the Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

    Presentation Slides: hbf.org/2011_montgomery.pdf

    Topic: Supporting Caregivers: When will we ever learn?, Green Bay, WI Feb 8, 2011

    How can we reimagine the fundamental approaches for reducing family stress? A national caregiving expert, Dr. Montgomery recently received the Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award, which cited her partnership with the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging on implementing her Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral (TCARE) protocol throughout Washington State. An evidence-based approach, TCARE is currently being piloted in four states to help family caregivers better manage stress as they care for older adults, recent veterans, or those with developmental disabilities.

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  4. Presentation by author David Troxel, April 8, 2011. Part of the Helen Bader Foundation's "A Hand in the Plan" series to help craft a statewide plan for Alzheimer's disease in Wisconsin.

    David's website is bestfriendsapproach.com

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A Hand in the Plan

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“A Hand in the Plan” is a collaboration with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Planning Council for Health and Human Services to craft the State’s first statewide plan for Alzheimer’s, a true blueprint for creating a seamless


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“A Hand in the Plan” is a collaboration with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Planning Council for Health and Human Services to craft the State’s first statewide plan for Alzheimer’s, a true blueprint for creating a seamless system for those with dementia and their families. A critical first step is the input of those across the state who are working with this issue every day. More information is at handintheplan.org .

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