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Aging with Gusto

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


How we think about aging has an impact on quality of life, health and even longevity. Biases, misconceptions and stereotypes about older adults often operate below conscious awareness. But whether we are aware of our prejudices or not, they hurt us all.

Professionals who work with older adults and their families have a significant impact on people’s views about aging. Have you
deeply examined your own views?

This Aging with Gusto CEU workshop offered by the Vital Aging Network is designed for social workers, health professionals,
housing staff and others. More about Aging with Gusto.

Learning Outcomes for the Workshop
Participants will:

Surface your personal beliefs and feelings about aging and examine what has influenced your views.

Learn about the detrimental effects of ageism and ways to change misconceptions, biases and prejudices about aging.

Develop strategies for incorporating positive perceptions of aging into your professional work and create a personal action plan for doing so.

The Vital Aging Network is a CE Provider authorized by the Minnesota Board on Social Work. Certificates of completion for
6 CEUs will be provided.



October 5
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


Senior Community Services
10201 Wayzata Boulevard
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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