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UAlbany Webcast: Advance Planning for Independence and Autonomy

University at Albany School of Public Health’s Center for Public Health Continuing Education will host Determining Caregiver Needs and Well Being, on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 9:oo to 10:00 am Eastern.  The webcast will feature David P. Hoffman, D.P.S., C.C.E., director, Bureau of Community Integration and Alzheimer’s Disease, New York State Department of Health.  This webcast will focus on the importance of assessing caregiver needs, strengths and limitations and designing a personalized plan to ensure caregiver well-being has become increasingly well recognized. This webcast will describe history, background, and available tools and resources to support preplanning of healthcare and life decisions. This webcast will cover clinical community linkages, tools for use in primary and specialty care, messaging for public health, emergency departments and hospital strategies, and values related to stress reduction and respect for persons needs and quality of life