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Evolution of Aging

About the Course:

Over time, the landscape for aging individuals has continued to evolve. Through the exploration of population demographics, costs, cultural preferences and more, this presentation explores how social workers can lean into technology to address the changing needs of older adults.

This course is based on the , Evolution of Aging created by Jamie L. Jones, LMSW, CSA, CHPE, ODCP in 2020.

Publication Date:

Jul 2020

Course Material Author

Jamie L. Jones, LMSW, CSA, CHPE, ODCP

Jamie L. Jones, LMSW, CSA, CHPE, ODCP and Director of Social Care at Best Buy Health leads the organization’s Social Care and Telemonitoring operations. Jones brings more than 20 years of remote patient monitoring experience to her position and served as Vice President of Care Center Operations in her previous role at Critical Signal Technologies, which was acquired by Best Buy Health in 2019. Jones co-developed best-in-class training and development programs for remote patient monitoring as well as social work programs at her previous organization and her work was recognized by the 2016 Best and Brightest in Wellness Elite Category Award and the Silver Stevie Customer Service Executive Award in 2016, among others. Jones received her M.S.W from the University of Albany and her B.S.W from SUNY Buffalo State and is a member of the Geriatric Social Workers of Southeast Michigan.

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify senior’s evolving cultural preferences and social support systems

  2. Analyze senior’s changing health risk (SDOH) and rates of chronic disease

  3. Assess the factors leading to the increased cost of senior care

  4. Discuss how today’s technology can be applied to senior care

  5. Explain why social work is essential to the future of senior health

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Course Number 102845
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