Elders and Faith Community Partnerships
May 5, 2017, 3:00 PM - May 5, 2017, 4:00 PM Eastern Time
If you would like to register by phone, please call us at (800) 230-7823 (M-F, 8 AM to 5 PM Central).
Today, 13 million older Americans need personal assistance
or other supports. By mid-century, this number is expected to double. More than
80 percent live at home, cared for family members and friends. Most frail elders
can remain at home with adequate support and assistance. Part of that support
and assistance can come from health care organizations themselves and from faith
communities – parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques and other
This webinar will introduce CHA’s new resource of faith
community partnerships and describe how health care organizations can work with
faith communities to support older persons to help them stay at home, as healthy
and independent as possible.
After completion of the May 5 webinar, participants will
be able to:
- Advantages of health care/faith community partnerships to health care
organizations, faith communities and older members of faith
- Models of health care/faith community partnerships.
- How to get started and sustain relationships with faith communities.
Howard Gleckman is the author CHA’s
recently released Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community
Partnerships: Healing Body, Mind and Spirit and Caring for Our Aging
Parents. He is a senior researcher at the Urban Institute.
Julie Trocchio is CHA’s senior director for community
benefit and continuing care.
This webinar will be relevant for leaders in the following
areas: mission, pastoral care, community benefit, long-term care, nursing and
Certificate of Attendance
CHA provides all participants with a Certificate of
Attendance indicating program contact hours upon completion of the event.
Participants may submit the certificates to relevant
organizations.www.ache.org); use the link on the
left-hand side to self-report applicable contact hours for CEU credit.
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
members may self-report qualifying CEUs using the contact hour information
provided on their CHA Certificate of Attendance. To self-report, log in as a
member on the ACHE site (
NACC Board Certified Chaplains: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) board certified
chaplain members may self-report their continuing education hours (CEH's) using
the contact hours information provided on their CHA Certificate of
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Please note: All times listed are Eastern Time.
If you would like to register
by phone, please call us at
800-230-7823 (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central).