Held on June 24, 2021, the "Restoring Connections for Older Adults: Leveraging Community Services to Combat Social Isolation" webinar shared best practices and helped equip members of the geriatric care team and community partners with resources and strategies to help older adults stay connected to vital health and support services.
The event was organized by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging in collaboration with its Lamy Champions Coalition.
This video is a complete recording of the "Restoring Connections for Older Adults: Leveraging Community Services to Combat Social Isolation" webinar hosted by the Lamy Center and its Lamy Champions Coalition on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
The webinar was moderated by Linda Stewart, MPA, caregiver program manager at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Speakers included Kim Burton, BA, patient advocate and educator with the Mental Health Association of Maryland; Tricia Cash, PharmD, BCGP, CCP, CDCES, Frederick Integrated Health Network pharmacist with Frederick Health Hospital; and Marina Nellius, LCSW-C, community social worker with the MedStar House Call Program.
At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees should be able to:
- Identify red flags for social isolation and how to incorporate strategies to improve mental and health wellness into an interprofessional care plan.
- Describe models of care that partner older adults with health care systems and services.
- Recommend age-friendly resources to help support older adults and their caregivers in the community.
Individuals are welcome to download the presentation slides used during the webinar here.
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