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Solo Aging is a rising subset of our aging population with over one in five persons over 60 meeting the definition. Without ready family as caregivers Solo Agers must plan for their unique situations, and it does not help that the public and many providers do not yet recognize them nor grasp their challenges. This presentation provides an overview of the demographic, their challenges, and solutions, and will have you thinking how we as professionals may work in concert toward the best outcomes for this burgeoning demographic.

Nancy Ruffner

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Ageism occurs across the lifespan but has a significant impact on 50+ individuals. There is a growing realization that ageism requires change and a movement for change that is gaining momentum.

Jo-Ellen Watson

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While the overall divorce rate in the United States has flattened for most age groups, there is one segment of the population where rates are increasing; older Americans in long-term marriages. The phenomenon is referred to as the Gray Divorce. This session explores the Graying of Divorce, Common Reasons for the Trend, Implications of Gray Divorce, Interventions for Avoiding Older Divorce, and Ideas for Thriving and Surviving Gray Divorce.

JoEllen Watson

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Volunteering in your golden years is one of the BEST things you can do for yourself! It’s never too late to find your community, find your purpose, and live your life to the absolute fullest. Watch this video to learn how to make giving back your second act!

Asia Miller & Lisa Underwood

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For a person with disabilities, assistive technology makes things possible. Watch this video to learn about assistive technologies that are available to help you or a loved one remove barriers to communication.

Krista Kramer

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Video conferencing, which is sometimes referred to as web conferencing, is a live meeting or webinar between two or more people online. You can use video conferencing tools to connect with family, friends, and more. There are many tools you can use to meet with an individual or a group online. Watch this video for instructions on how to use Zoom for the first time!

Tina Barnett, CSA

Elderberry Care
January 2, 2023

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Technology devices are increasingly important to the safety, happiness, and well-being of older adults. Learn about some of the best technology tools to help older adults live their best life and give them the confidence they need to safely use technology devices.

Tina Barnett, CSA

Elderberry Care
November 17, 2022

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Discussing the Future with Aging Parents

For adults with aging family members, the time often comes when you must discuss their future plans with them. Watch this session to learn successful strategies for engaging in these important conversations with your loved ones.

Monica Miller, CSA

CarePatrol of Boise
September 8, 2022

Starting a Retirement Side Business

21% of U.S. small business owners are over 60, and twenty percent of people 65 and older are working or looking for work. Watch this session to explore the top benefits of starting a side business in retirement, how to identify your best idea concept, and 3 steps for getting started.

Susan Tormollen

Camp Do It
August 23, 2022

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Fire & Fall Prevention for Seniors

Watch this session to learn about older adult fire safety, fire prevention techniques, and health information for better quality of life. This session is a comprehensive program developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Boise Fire Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Sr. Captain Roy Boehm

Boise Fire Department
June 9, 2022

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Transforming Your Life After 60

Laureen Quick

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Mature Adults & Caregivers

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Choosing a retirement community

Finding and understanding senior living options can be overwhelming and confusing. Knowing your options and understanding the difference between independent living, assisted living and memory care will help you navigate the process of finding a new home.

JP Benlian

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Mindfulness For Your Health

Practicing mindfulness helps improve your physical and mental well-being. Discover the tools you can use to nourish your body by becoming more mindful. 

Kathleen Rose

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Dealing with Downsizing

Downsizing your home can be an overwhelming task. Join us for a discussion of how best to approach the practical and emotional issues you will face for a smoother transition to a smaller home. 

Donna Rogers

Idaho Living Realty
November 5, 2021

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Assistive Technology for Aging in Place

Krista Kramer

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Final disposition: Burial, Cremation & More

This session provides an overview of final disposition options in Idaho and the decisions involved in the final disposition process.

Danette Arnzen

Accent Funeral Home
April 30, 2021

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Write your Own Obituary

A good obituary reveals the joy in living and tells the story of your life. It is also a historical document that should be archived. This session reveals how to write an obituary that honors you, as well as touching those who know you and all who will read it.

Diane Ronayne

April 23, 2021

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Love, Intimacy, and Relationships in Older Adults

Andrea McCormick, PhD

Gerontologist / Case Manager
February 11, 2021

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Healthy Living - Smart Strategies

Cyn Newsom, RN, JD

C2R Fitness
December 28, 2020

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Essential Oils

Elaine Bacio

December 28, 2020

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Salt Therapy

Karen Thompson, Health Coach and Owner of Sea Scape Salt Room

Karen Thompson

Sea Scape Salt Room
December 28, 2020

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