Winter 2016: “Thursdays At H.O.M.E”

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/07/2016 - 02/04/2016
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Location
H.O.M.E (Pat Crowley House)

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Interactive health education with older adult residents and their caregivers
Interactive health education on Thursdays in January and February with older adult residents and their caregivers at supportive, inter-generational living facility, H.O.M.E.

Health topics were selected in a collaboration among UIC interprofessional faculty and scholars and H.O.M.E. caregivers and older adult residents.

Communicating with Your Doctor

Medication Management

Your Brain, Memory, and Lifelong Learning

Sleep Improvement

Fall Prevention

Financial Literacy & Preventing Financial Exploitation

Physical Activity and Chair Yoga (Yogi,Jan Yuvan, an expert yoga instructor, with a specialization in older adult yoga, taught us all a 6 exercise chair yoga sequence)

Bucket Lists

Personal Safety (Led by Mayra Gomez, 24th District Community Outreach & Hispanic – CAPS Office, Bureau of Patrol/Public Safety)

 

Police Officer, Mayra Gomez, from Chicago's 24th Police District Senior Outreach Program.
Police Officer, Mayra Gomez, from Chicago’s 24th Police District Senior Outreach Program, led the Personal Safety education session with H.O.M.E. older adult residents and their caregivers

 

Prioritizing health education topics with older adult residents
Prioritizing health education topics with older adult residents at H.O.M.E.

ENGAGE - IL Partnered with UIC ASCP Student Pharmacy Organization to teach older adult H.O.M.E. residents and their caregivers
ENGAGE – IL Partnered with UIC ASCP Student Pharmacy Organization to teach older adult H.O.M.E. residents and their caregivers about the Medication Assistance Program, followed by BINGO to remember the main points!

 

 

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