Accelerated Geriatric Experience (A.G.E.) Program

The AGE program involves 40 hours of dementia focused training for health care professionals and others in aging-related fields.

Program components include:

ACTIVITY HOURS
Program Orientation   
1
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease  
4
Webinars
3
Home Safety 
2
Structured Interviews    
12
Active Observation       
6
Communicating with Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease   
12
TOTAL HOURS 
40

                                                                                                                             

The AGE program is free of charge, self-study, and available online.

Approved for 18 CEUs for social workers. Requires that additional documentation be submitted.

Registrants will be matched with a mentor from their geographic location who will provide program guidance.

AGE participants complete their training in 6 months or less and receive:

  • A strong understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Enhanced communication skills with patients and care partners
  • A certificate of completion
  • A letter for your employer recognizing your accomplishment (at your request)
  • A credential you can incorporate into your resume or vitae

 

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