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November 23, 2010
By Anne McMillin
The University of Nevada School of Medicine's Nevada Geriatric Education Center is offering a class on positive approaches to care for the aging in December.
The class will address sexuality in order adults, including tips to manage inappropriate sexual behaviors, creating a positive environment for sexual expression and risks and alternatives of using restraints in persons with dementia.
It will be held on:
The Nevada Geriatric Education Consortium, a partnership of the School of Medicine, Touro University Nevada and the University of Nevada Las Vegas is offering a geriatric lecture on "Frailty: Implications for the Older Adult" on Thursday, December 9 from noon to 1 p.m. at the following locations:
The purpose of this lecture is to have participants understand the risks and complications of frailty and what impact it can have on the older adult.
With the exception of the December 14 class in Fernley, all of these opportunities may be available via interactive video at rural sites around the state including Elko, Lovelock, Hawthorne, Gardnerville, Eureka, Tonopah, Ely, Caliente, Yerington and Winnemucca. Please contact the Northeastern Area Health Education Center at (775)738-3828 for confirmation on any program at any of these rural sites.
Continuing education units are available for these classes for a nominal fee. Contact Diann Jones at (775)682-8470 or download the registration form and submit at least three days prior to the class you wish to take.