Course Curriculum – Pilot Summer 2019

Handouts and Resource Lists from classes are  up to date when posted. For most recent versions / contact lists, see your Social Worker in each neighborhood.

Note:  Key documents for each Class are noted by an asterisk (*) at the end of the title.

Class #01  

1.  Transitioning Through Life Changes.  Responding to life changes that create some level of discomfort, procrastination, or even resistance. Intentionally moving through three phases: 1) Ending, Losing, and Letting-go; 2) The “In-between” phase of new learning; and 3) New Beginnings

HANDOUTS

#1 – Course Cover

#4 – Course Overview

#5 – *Research Guidelines

#6 – *Transitions

#7 – Evaluation Form for Class #1

SLIDES

*Transitions

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

Class #02

2.  Life Ledger & Trading Roles. Record of key facts for family, Power of Attorney, Medical Proxy; Trading roles and          responsibilities; mentoring each other

HANDOUTS

#1 – Course Cover

#2 – Bio Leah Nickaman

#3 – Bio Mina Wuchenich

#4 – *Life Ledger Instructions

#5 – *Life Ledger – Template  When you click the link this template will be downloaded.  Open your downloads file and save the document to an electronic location,  and complete as appropriate for your personal files.  This electronic document should be shared with those having responsibilities to work on your behalf should you become physically or mentally  incapacitated or in case of your death.  Please note this template has been updated to version 3.0

#6 – *Who Does What

Handout #7 – Evaluation Form for Class 2

SLIDES

*The Life Ledger:  Getting Organized for Life – presentation by Leah Nickaman

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

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Class #03

3.  Legal Preparation 101–Part 1. General background of legal rights and responsibilities; Maryland Advance Directive; MOLST; Trusts, Guardianship; Advanced Directive for Dementia Care; Dementia -Wishes for End of Life

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover Sheet for Class 3  

#2 – Bio Sigrid Haines

#4 –  *Financial Power of Attorney

#5 – *Advanced Directive 

#6 – *MOLST Form

#7 – *Guardianship Questionnaire

#8 – *Dementia Directive for Care

#9 – *Dementia Provision for End-of-Life

#10 – Evaluation Form for Class 3

SLIDES

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

Class #04

4.  Legal Preparation 101– Part 2. Estate Planning, Wills; Durable Power of Attorney; Medical Proxy; Medicare, Medicaid and Benevolent Care Criteria; Beneficiaries; Choice of Trustees; Probate

HANDOUTS

#1 – Class 4 – Cover

#2 – Jessica Gorsky Bio

#3 – *Estate Planning – slides

#4 – Evaluation Form for Class 4

SLIDES

*Estate Planning

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

Class #05

5.  Empathic Communication, Stress / Conflict Management. Facing hard conversations — patient and caregiver, family, friends, doctors; Setting boundaries; Don’t push me, don’t get in my way, walk beside me; Dealing with stress; Conflict Resolution

HANDOUTS

#1 – Class #5 – Cover

#2 – Rubin Bio

#3 – *Communication Slides

#4 – Evaluation Form for Class 5

SLIDES

*Communication Slides

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Empathic Communication & Conflict Management

Class #06

6.  Financial Matters 101 Part 1. RWV Resources -Staff support: Finance at RWV; Anticipating future needs; cost of care at RWV; Guidelines for Move-  out; What to do if someone dies; Access to Apartment; Social Workers as Resource.

HANDOUTS

#1 – Class #6 – Cover

#2 – Bio for Mark Embley & Brian Koen

#3 – *Resource Assurance – Slides – Mark Embley

#4 – *Resource Assurances – Mark Embley

#5 – *Authorization to Enter An Apartment

#6 – *AARP Timeline – When A Loved One Dies

#7 – *Things to Consider When A Riderwood Resident Dies

#8 – Evaluation Form for Class 6

Note: Moving Out Guide  — To access the Moving Out Guide go to myerickson.erickson.com and sign in to your account.  Once the icons appear, go to Community Information and in the search box, type “Moving Out Guide” to view or print out the 28 page guide.

SLIDES

*Resource Assurance – Slides – Mark Embley

VIDEOS

*Planning for End of Life – Previously Recorded Video

Class Video – Not Yet Available

Class #07

Financial Matters 101 Part 2 – General overview; Questions to ask of experts or self; Income: Understanding Time Limits or Lifelong     Terms; Investment decisions; Payments Due, Bill Paying, Tax Liability; Anticipating Future Needs; Time of Death Financial TO Dos:  Bank Accounts; Credit Cards; Social Security

HANDOUTS

#1 – Class 7 – Cover

#2 – Lyn Dippel Bio

#3 – *Financial Matters 101

#4 – 5-Year Cash Flow

#5 – *Choosing an Advisor – Answers to look for

#6 – *Surviving Spouse Checklist

#7 – *Rx Consultants – Lyn Dippel

#8 – Evaluation

SLIDES

*Financial Matters 101

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

 

Class #08

Medical Matters 1. Gaining knowledge, Planning for Care; Chronic Diseases of Old Age; Dementia vs Mild Cognitive; Impairment; Sources for Research; End of Life Wishes on Record; MOLST Maryland Advance Directive; Emergency Kit, Steps to go to hospital;

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover

#2 – Bios Murphy, DeSarno

#3 – Bio Yvette Ross

#4 – *Medical Matters

#5 – *MOLST-1

#5 – *MOLST-2

#5 – *MOLST-3

#5 – *MOLST-4

#5 – *MOLST-5

#6 – *Ten Steps Going to the Hospital

#7 – Evaluation of Murphy, DeSanto & Ross

SLIDES

*Medical Matters

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

Class #9

Medical Matters 2    Talking about End of Life: Defining Own Personal Form of Dignity and Quality of Life; Identifying Timing Points for Decisions;  Hospice: Myths and Facts; Funeral Options

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover

#2 – Bio Atul Gwande

#3 – Bio Joy Sexton

#4 – Bio Maria Kaplan

#5 – *Myths on Hospice

#6 – *Funeral Homes

 

SLIDES

*Myths on Hospice

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

Class #10

Closeness and Connectedness; Who, What, When to Ask for Help.  Enrich Your Life Now: Cognitive Stimulation; Engage with others; Friendships; You will need help; Psychological Impact of Changes from Aging; Asking for Help- Family, Friends- Roles; Funeral Homes – Best Practices;

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover Closeness

#2 – Bio Lebedow

#3 –  Bio Dincer

#4 – *Life Enrichment slides

#5 – *Closeness & Connectedness

#6 – *Teamwork

#7 – *Caregiver’s Rights

#8 – *Receiving Help with Grace

#9 – *Support Groups List

 

SLIDES

*Life Enrichment

Closeness & Connectedness*

VIDEOS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o  Dr Brene Brown  The Power Of Vulnerability

RECORDING OF CLASS – Not Yet Available

Class #11

Problem Solving; Adjustments to Changing Capabilities               Problem solving for Evolving Needs; Staff options for help; Other options for Assistance: Transportation, Shopping, Medical support, Adaptive Tools: Low Vision     Devices, Mobility Aids, New Technology Advances

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover – Adapting to Changing Needs

#2 – Bios for Crum, Errera, Amuso, Baradel & Flowers-Williams

#3 – *Accessibility Features for Wheelchair Users

Handout #4-1 – *Home Support Brochure

#4-2 – *Home Support vs. Home Health

#5 – *Continuum of Care

#6 – *Adapting to Change Quiz

#7 – *Technology Watches for Aging

SLIDES

 

VIDEOS & AUDIO RECORDINGS for CLASS

https://vimeo.com/350186330    Link to Accessibility Meets Décor  Adaptations for an apartment to meet needs of disabilities and attractiveness.  A 25 Minute interview/ tour with residents Nancy and Dick Pawliger

cl11 video When A Resident Needs More Care_ Steps from A-Z.mp4 

 

RECORDING OF CLASS

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Class #12

Empowerment.  Individual action plans for all categories; Feedback     Party

HANDOUTS

#1 – Cover Empowerment

#2 – Bio – Jim David

#3 – *Healthy Bug Diagram

#4 – *Unhealthy Bug Diagram

#5 – *Stress Management Tool

#6 – *Cognitive Theory Clock

#7 – *Addendum to Daily Mood

#8 – *AUDI-O System

#9 – *Checklist of Cognitive Distortions

#10 – *Resource Materials

SLIDES

VIDEO RECORDING OF CLASS

Not Yet Available

 

 

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