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Dr. Bill Thomas’ Second Wind Tour – Spring 2014

The Second Wind Tour – This Changes Everything

May 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Bill Thomas-Second Wind Tour

Inspired by Thomas’ new book examining the baby boom generation’s reluctant generational second coming of age – Second Wind: Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper and More Connected Life – the Second Wind Tour will bring a unique “non-fiction” theater experience blending the spoken word, innovative set design, film, and music to 25-cities in the spring of 2014.  To learn more, visit The Eden Alternative at www.edenalt.org/events-and-offerings/special-events/, or visit http://secondwindtour.org/.

Special Notice:  The Eden Alternative has a number of tickets remaining to distribute in Kansas City and would like to invite you to share the registration link.  Tickets are free and available on a first come, first serve basis – please visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/second-wind-tour-kansas-city-mo-tickets-10696853577?aff=eden.

Alive Inside – A Story of Music & Memory

Special Free Screening Coming to a Theatre Near You!

You are invited to attend a free screening of “Alive Inside,” a documentary about the power of music to restore some neurological function and quality of life to nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions.

June 11, 2014 – St. Louis (Des Peres 14)
June 12, 2014 – Lake Ozark (Eagles’ Landing 8)
June 13, 2014 – Bethany (BigTime Cinema) 

Stay after the film for a live question & answer session with Dan Cohen, MSW, founding Executive Director of Music & Memory.

Discover the power of music. Do not miss this truly inspirational and heart-warming film!

Advanced registration is not required.

  • FREE Nursing Home Administrator 2.0 Patient Care CEUs
  • FREE Social Worker 2.0 CEUs
  • FREE Activity Professionals 2.0 CEUs

Please view the flyer here: Alive Inside – A Story of Music and Memory June 2014

This event is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter, the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation, the Missouri Coalition Celebrating Care Continuum Change (MC5), and Primaris.  Read more about this event in New Generations – Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2014!

New Generations Quarterly Newsletter – Spring 2014

The Section for Long-Term Care Regulation has published New Generations – Volume 12, Issue 2, Spring 2014.

A complimentary color copy will be distributed via regular mail to each licensed home in Missouri. The spring issue is now available on the Department’s website, along with an archive of previous issues.  Please visit http://health.mo.gov/seniors/nursinghomes/providerinfo.php.

24th Annual Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference

August 15 – 16, 2014:  Holiday Inn Select Executive Center – Columbia, Mo.

The Caring for the Frail Elderly Conference is the premiere Midwest conference dedicated to improving care for the frail elderly.  This inter-professional meeting advances care for older patients in clinical, hospital, nursing home, and end-of-life settings.  Since 1991, this annual event has provided state-of-the-art information on medical management, interdisciplinary care, and system change for physicians, nurses, social workers, state surveyors, nursing home administrators, attorneys, pharmacists, and other professionals.  To learn more, please visit http://medicine.missouri.edu/cfe/.

RAI Process & Medicare from Start to Finish Workshops – July/August 2014

July 8 – 9, 2014:  RAI Process from Start to Finish

This workshop is for individuals in long-term care who coordinate and/or code the MDS.  Typically, this is an RN or LPN with the title of MDS Coordinator or Care Plan Coordinator.  This is also for the DON or ADM who needs a better understanding of the complexity of the RAI process.

August 12, 2014:  Medicare from Start to Finish

This workshop is geared towards those individuals working in long-term care who have a leadership role such as the ADM, DON, ADON, or MDS coordinator.

To download the brochure and register for these workshops, please visit the Missouri League for Nursing at www.mlnmonursing.org/MDS.