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Dementia Care Certificate Program Begins May 28 and June 5

On May 5, 2020 by Heidi Simpson

Our popular four-part Dementia Care Certificate Program begins with two webinars on May 28 and June 5.  

LeadingAge MN Members Receive Live Well at Home Grants

On November 12, 2019 by Lori Meyer

The Minnesota Department of Human Services has announced the newest grant recipients for the Live Well at Home Program. In total, 45 organizations received funding to help older adults maintain their health, independence and community involvement. Among them are five LeadingAge Minnesota members:  

2-Day Workshop With Dr. John Brose Helps Meet Dementia Training Requirements

On September 11, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Our two-day dementia care workshop, Person-Centered Care and Strategies to Avert Challenging Behaviors, Sept. 24-25 or Oct. 22-23, is specifically designed to equip hands-on caregivers with practical information and knowledge they need to care for individuals with dementia and the necessary problem-solving skills for dealing with challenging behaviors. 

Are You Meeting the Mandatory Dementia Care Requirements?

On August 28, 2019 by Heidi Simpson

There is still time to register for the 2019 Dementia Care Certificate Program, which meets Minnesota’s current mandatory dementia care training requirements for home care agency, Assisted Living/Housing with Services and care center staff.

Dementia Care Certificate Program Begins Aug. 29 – Register Now

On August 20, 2019 by Heidi Simpson

The 2019 Dementia Care Certificate Program is newly updated and meets Minnesota’s current mandatory dementia care training requirements for home care, Housing with Services/Assisted Living staff and care center staff. This certificate series will not be repeated in 2019 – register now to ensure completion by the end of the year. T

Milestone Agreement Reached on Assisted Living Licensure, Dementia Care Standards & Consumer Rights

On May 15, 2019 by Kari Thurlow

LeadingAge Minnesota has agreed along with its Imperative partner and organizations representing consumers and their families to support an historic compromise bill to enhance regulatory oversight and consumer protection in assisted living settings and nursing homes.  

Enforcement Remedies on Horizon for Non-Improving Late Adopters in Antipsychotic Medication Reductio

On March 13, 2019 by Sue Boyd

Non-improving late adopters in the reduction in long-stay residents who were receiving an antipsychotic medication may soon be subjected to enhanced oversight and enforcement remedies, according to a notice from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  

Diversity Scholarships Available for Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference

On December 12, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter will offer 60 diversity scholarships for healthcare professionals to the Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference on March 2. 

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