Jon Glover LCSW; MetaStar QIO: Behavioral Health Project Specialist
John (Jay) Donoghue, MPH; Santa Clara County (CA) Behavioral Health Services, Suicide Prevention Program
Pat Staggs - Service Coordinator @ Riverwood Towers . NHE Enterprizes
Pat Dempsey-Hall-Service Coordinator @ Loyal Heights Manor. NHE Inc
Stephanie Smith-'Douglas, Resident Service Coordinator @ Jackson Manor, NHE, Inc.
Lorri Smith, MSW, Resident Service Coordinator at Dgnity Village and Palmer Place @NHE Inc.
Recognition of the changing demographics.
I can see the We Want to Hear from You
Sorry! I keep getting kicked off!
Learning how to assist older adults after learning about the new Senior Law Center opening up in my community
Linette Hatfield, Resident Service Coordinator at Flaget Apartments w/ NHE Inc
LaShanda Moore Service Coordinator @ NHE-Inc
Steven Burkitt, LSW, Clinical Trainer Horizon House Inc.
Need to maximize mental health, given pyhsical health issues. Eileen Butler, Montefiore NY
What types of outreach are sucessful with this population? Socail media?
trauma informed care for elders
Learning about how to support staff working with an aging population.
Terri Perez-NHE Service Coordinator at Sea Gulf Villa
Helping upcoming seniors and their families prepare for and enter their senior years.
Unique BH needs of this population.
To assist older ones, a need for assistance in underserved populations rural areas
We are seeing more older adults in the jails due to behavioral issues. I would like to know if other states are experiencing this.
Our Suicide Prevention Program is active in attempting to launch preventive campaigns with the older adult population. Hoping to learn as much as I can to inform our efforts. Interested in other campaigns on the topic. Media tools would be helpful if possible.
Increased understanding of older adults medical and mental challenges.
Best practices for clients with memory loss and mental illness
A move to expand definition of mental disorder to include those with Alzheimer's is a challenge.
Yamit Alpern Kol
Interested in unique revenue cycle management topics related to this population, such as related to Medicare regulations
This is a population that often receives less attention and it will soon be a major part of the healthcare environment, which will require additional education of general practictioners.
How to encourage seniors to talk about what they thinking about getting older
dealing with workforce shortages
I think for the older adults (like Youth) if there is law enforcement dispatched, we want to make sure that Public Safety/Law Enforcement along with Fire/EMS trained to help
Best practices for clients with memory loss
Best practices for reducing social isolation in the older adult population
Statistics on mental health challenges
Substance misuse for older adults
Will you be sending out the statistical information that you shared at the beginning of the webinar?
Our police department did go to a class for Mental health and how to treat them. in NE Oregon
Interested in hearing about heath care innovations
Eating disorder for older adults
Prescription and illegal drug misuse and abuse and how to target this age group specifically for treatment
Substance abuse/misuse prevention
Challenges of older adults with their children and grandchildren who have mental health issues and/or abusive.
Specific issues of substance use among older adults.
treatment for homebound older adults
Trauma informed care for seniors
Some states are INTEGRATED HELATH CARE - i.e. Arizona (where I am from)
workplace resources for older adults
How to better assist older adults with hoarding issues
oh you just suggested that
Agreed with Cynthia Rodgers: Would it be possible to distribute the slides and/or statistics you provided earlier?
Love the idea about hoarding (this can be a challenge)
Appears the lack of knowledge by many social workers in knowing what's available in the community for shopping support to getting assistive devices. Moving into integrated health means dealing with those issues
More details based on a residential treatment facilities, and the different rules for us.
Native American specific cultural humility
i am on the computer
not sure if you can hear me
Nutritional insufficiency and hunger issues in the elderly can exacerbate medical problems.
Danielle Jackman - use the call in line also
Interested in Vietnamese population especially here
transportation support to medical appts when the organization cannot provide transport
Interested in Agricultural Behavioral Healthcare
Programs and services targeting seniors
The comorbidities between medical, behavioral and social needs.
Medicare billing for psychotherapy is a really important issue although I know that is it difficult due to the many MACS that influence our billing options.
Manager of Senior Services at Jefferson Center for Mental Health (in the west suburbs of Denver, CO). Better reimbursement from Medicare, eliminating $40 Medicare advantage copays for behavioral health visits, payment for care management, reimbursement for LPCs and LMFTs, reimbursement that actually covers the cost of providing the service
pain management to prevent addiction or misuse of narcotics
Providing trauma-informed care to older adults who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence, and understanding what local resources are available to support them
Effective messaging (print, social media) to encourage mental health/suicide discussion
Ways to help seniors keep a reason for being in their lives after retirement. Especially with emergency services folks who retire.
Developing trust in the mental health system
Alice H Emanuel
Affordable quality assisted care resources
There seems to be a lack of support to help the more seasoned adults in being able to access the available resources. In some cases just the process of filling out informational forms is particular difficult for them.
How to talk to someone with Alz. about giving up control of their guns, how to talk to the family about that as well
Alternatives to medication for pain management and psychiatric medications. Many older adults don't want to take "another medication."
Driving and when it time to give it up
educational programs for family members
Differences in handling/discussing mental health among various races/ethnicities
Shortage of mental health professionals who can take Medicare. MFT and LPCC needed to be included in Medicare coverage.
social isolation and how to address it
Helping seniors understand how medications interact with one another and the importance of making sure that all of their healthcare providers know what all of their medications are.
Advanced Care Directives
resources to handle finances and bill paying
How to make the bet use of medical appointment time.
Isolation of seniors.
Nutrition for older bodies, both as prevention for behavioral health conditions and management for recovery from addiction or mental illness.
Dealing with the shortage of geriatric psychiatrists
I believe this was mentioned, but recognizing how people take care of their elderly in different cultures. Like in the Hispanic community.
Was to talk to them about marijuana
Helping seniors understand the importance of self advocating for themselves.
Health care parity / equality- Fully funded mental health
Substance abuse in late life
geriatric mental health programs
Generally healthcare options
cultural differences, mental health access, housing
Hoarding, Substance Abuse, Gambling Addiction
Most common MH maladies for seniors
Working with Dementia and Alzheimer's
suicide and bullying in older adults
Talking about end of life issues
social isolation and affordable housing
mental health related concerns
Bullying and suicide, Alzheimer's/Dementia role in mental health discussion, appropriate messaging to encourage talking
Dementia, Resources, mental health
Substance Use & Behavioral Disorders, Treatment modifications for older adults, Successful/Adaptive Aging
medication misuse prevention with naloxone administration training, helping seniors keep purpose in their lives, helping families and elder adults transition to senior hood
integrated care models
ideas for how staff not used to working with older adults can be more effective and compassionate to their specific needs
lose of control
Dementia, interactions with physical health and mental status, community resources to stay independent
Methods to engage them and substance use
mental health, substance use, transition into older adulthood
Hoarding, substance abuse, social isolation in older adults
Connecting and communicating with related famiiy members.
mental health, substance abuse, social isolation
Mental health and substance misuse/abuse issues and treatments available specifically for older adults
Lack of gero-geriatric-trained helping professionals and age-specific substance abuse treatment programs for older adults
best practice for MH and alzheimers, how to bill for those services, substance use
engaging them and what the limits are.
Statistics on senior and MH, Dementia,
Transportation needs, how to find different types of resources, food pantries.
mft or lpcc for seniors
1) assessment of dementia; 2) Care Models of geriatric mental health (group work, individual); 3) competency vs. capacity- assessment/precedures
1. medicare billing 2. social isolation 3. hoarding
Models to help older adults age in their community (homes/apartments), easier access towards integrated services, best practices when working with older adults declining mental cognition
Education of Primary Care and General Clinical staff re issues of aging, Food shortages / malnutrition.
Improving the ability of seniors to thrive.
1) Intersection of cognitive impairment and behavioral health2) increasing primary care physicians and behavioral health professionals' awareness of older adult behavioral health3) Alternatives to medications.
Increase the number of older adults seeking mental health resources
Preventative Care behaviors
Reduce the burden of suicide among the older adult population
Strengthening self-determination for the older adult with healthcare
Staff training around specific needs
Developing a curriculum for Behavioral Health services focusing on older adults for BH staff
Provide better shelter accomodations for older adults (i.e. acknowledging potential limited mobility, medical needs, etc.)
Identify most effective resources for reaching OAs
help with outreach efforts, materials, powerpoints, developing partnerships with state agencies, PREVENTION
sustainability around Grant programs
mental health, physical health, social connection, obtaining optumal quality of life
assist with guiding how to partner with a mental health organization/ facility to better assist older adults with obtaining the care needed.
Staff training about reducing social isolation of seniors
Developing college-level curriculum around aging and adults - Looking for more information on adults achieving sobriety.
rural areas are challenging in rurals
de-escalation skills and different mars or sources we can use to assist with meds.
I would love to hear what you learned about the low tech for seniors
Telehealth is growing but there's some issues with Medicare reimbursement in some areas of our state
How to help network agencies do effective outreach with the elderly and helping cliniciians within the system build the necessary skill to be effective at engaging this populaton. Any resources/best practice models we could offer to network agencies.
need for agencies to assist with access services and training on devices
we have a telehealth program in Westchester NY called TIPS
Best practice models for peer support for older adults
I love the idea of blog posts and webinars!
Second the blog post idea
really like the idea for a platform for sharing ideas. Maybe a way for us to pose questions of the group and then receive feedback from our peers
Can you set open an open chat (or private Facebook group) to have ready mentors
webinars are great
blog posts and webinars
Blogs, newsletter, fb group
Email, blog, webinars, newsletter
webinars like this one
Emails and webinars
Blogs and webinars that are available on demand for fitting around busy schedules
Digests of upcoming webinars and published blog posts. Also, a forum for group members to share fact sheets and educational materials with eachother would be awesome!
Newsletter re updates for events and issues in the field. (love the Zoom approach)
Networking event would be excellent
annual inperson / webinars
Email, webinars - I like the on demand idea!
oohh. Podcast is a cool idea
Webinars, newsletter, FB group
Our specialty is improving quality and outcome. Happy to share
I might be willing to talk about Generation Rx for seniors. Great resource for medication misuse prevention for seniors.
Would it be helpful to break this down in terms of best practices to impleemtn at work; within the community; within the home/personal life
I would like to volunteer as well
Guillermo Guerrero Jr
webinars and podcasts
I am interested I presenting..
Yes! We're creating a peer support education course on OA behavioral health in Maryland.
webinars, and podcasts, newsletters for current udates,
Will there be a special day/presentation devoted to older adults at NatCon20?
Do we have one in NY city
Hear about innovations and successes that others have had in working with this population.
I loved attending NatCon last year but financially can't this year. Is there any way to zoom some of the events?
We have a large group in ranging in age from 18-70. How can we get them to live in better harmony.
Differences in mental health discussion among many races/ethnicities
Perhaps set up a regional meeting in Northern CA
Would like to ask if conference can be closer to southern states such as New Orleans? Due to cost restraints for organizations.
Connecting with others.
Regional meeting Portland, OR
Or even in Mississippi
does this webinar offer cue's continual education cresits
I see this being a great benefit to my work and a wonderful use of my time.
Keep it up..
There may also be a need for caregiver support.
will we have access to these slides and information you presented at beginning
does these webinars offer continual education credits?
are CEU's offered at NatCon?
Will future sessions be centered around brainstorming? Or education?
Fan of Prevention Programs. perhaps for upcoming generation to help them care for health before advancing in age
It may be worth following the educational presentation with 15 minutes of group sharing/ brainstorming with the topic.
it would also be helpful to talk about odler adults and intersectionality
Yes it did, thank you!
Will there be work groups?
Resources for assisting Seniors with cleaning needs and de clutering
Could we discuss promising evidence based practices for older adults
more education on different forms of PTSD
Would NatCon be tailored for CEO
Application of technology
I am the Diversity Equity and Inclusivirty Manager within my org so not sure if I should ask to go or send the link for soemone to go
Thank you! Great initial meeting!
Great meeting, thank you!
Thanks for a great meeting!
Thank you Nicole!
Thank you for this meeting!