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November 18 is National Memory Screening Day


The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America has developed The Road to Early Detection and Care* (AFA C.A.R.E.S.) program as part of its national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss as well as to educate the public about successful aging.

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NGNA/ABNF Webinar to be held Wednesday, January 21st

Mark Your Calendars! NGNA/ABNF Webinar to be held Wednesday, January 21st at 1:00 p.m. EST.

*Please note, this webinar was rescheduled from its original December 16th date.

NGNA and the Association of Black Nursing Faculty (ABNF) are pleased to jointly present a webinar to their members on Wednesday, January 21st at 1:00 pm EST, titled Teaching Cultural Awareness to Nursing Students. To register for the webinar, click here.

The faculty member for this activity is:

Linda Hassler, RN, GCNS-BC, MSN, FNGNA
Clinical Associate Professor
Rutgers University
Newark, New Jersey

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.

Linda Hassler is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at Rutgers University. Previously, she developed the Cultural Ambassador program at Meridian Health in Neptune, New Jersey. She is a member of the Transcultural Nursing Society, and a Fellow with the Stanford Geriatric Education Center. Linda has been an active member of NGNA since 2007, and has previously served on its Board of Directors for two years as a Director-at-Large.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Define ethnogeriatrics
  • Describe steps to enhance cultural awareness among nursing students

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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2015 NICHE Conference



April 14-17
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin,
Lake Buena Vista, FL
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Hartford Foundation Caregiving Story Contest

The John A. Hartford Foundation is seeking stories that bring to light the challenges facing family caregivers of older adults and demonstrate practical and proven ways to overcome difficulties and obstacles. The Foundation is looking for stories from family caregivers and health care providers that illustrate the strategies and solutions caregivers are using to effectively and gracefully care for older adults.

Submit your story, brief video, or photo essay by January 15, 2015 to be considered for the top prize of $3,000! You can find full contest details at http://www.jhartfound.org/get-involved/caregiving-story-contestThe

Hartford Foundation supports EWA and it is a good opportunity for nursing as it the winners are all over their website.

The deadline to submit is January 15, 2015.
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Meridian Health Ann May Center for Nursing

SAVE THE DATE!

Meridian Health Ann May Center for Nursing Presents Our Annual Geriatric Evidence-Based Practice NICHE Conference.

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club Farmingdale NJ.

For more information, please call 732-481-8572 or e-mail annmaycenter@meridianhealth.com

To view the event flyer, click here.

*Brochure to follow