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Aging in the Workplace

The Aging in the Workplace toolkits and survey are designed to provide employers with strategic aging-related workforce management information. With a large percent of the 78 million boomers planning to remain in the workforce past traditional retirement age, organizations in the nonprofit, private, and public sectors will need tools and resources to make the best use of their knowledge and skills in order to increase organizational effectiveness and business performance.

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  • Toolkit:$129 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Toolkit:$99 per digital download
  • Digital Download
Boost Your Brain & Memory

Help older adults learn what they can do now to reduce their risk of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias.

Purchase Options
  • DVD & Program Materials:$169
  • DVD & Program Materials
  • Complete DVD Program & Instructor Training:$349 per instructor
  • Webinar Dates: - February 12, 19, 26
Boost Your Health & Happiness

Give direct care workers the tools and knowledge they need to improve wellness in your residents.The program includes a focus on six areas that an older adult can target as part of a healthy lifestyle: exercise, social engagement, nutrition, sleep, laughter, and health literacy.

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  • Three-Part Webinar Series:$195 per community3.0 CEUs available for NHAs and SWs (IL)
  • Complete Series
Build a Person-Respected Care Culture

This program offers a relationship-based approach for long-term care and senior living communities to apply fundamental principles and experience culture change across all departments, resulting in better care and service. Participants learn strategies for building care teams, creating programs, shaping care environments, and building person-respected relationships with residents with dementia to create a culture of person-respected care.

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  • One-Day Train-the-Trainer Workshop:$295 per participant
  • One-Day Workshop
  • Two-Day Train-the-Trainer Workshop:$395 per participant
  • Two-Day Workshop
  • Toolkit:$159 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Toolkit:$119 per digital download
  • Digital Download
Build a Successful Falls Reduction Program

Individual webinars, a workshop, or a toolkit give participants tools and information for building an effective falls reduction program in senior living communities.

Purchase Options
  • Prone to Falls Toolkit & Safety Walk Through:FREE
  • Digital Download
  • Individual Webinars:$59 per community1 CEU for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 1 CNE for RNs
  • Webinar 1: Prone To Falls
  • Webinar 2: Tools and Assessments
  • Webinar 3: Tracking and Evaluating Outcomes
  • One-Day Train-the-Trainer Workshop:$295 per participant6.25 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHA, 6.25 CNEs RNs
  • Workshop -
  • Toolkit:$199 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Toolkit:$159 per digital download
  • Digital Download
Build an Engaging Dementia Program

This toolkit includes five training DVDs, as well as a series of activities and exercises that provide direct professional caregivers with the values, assessment skills, and planning tools to stimulate and encourage people with memory loss to reach their highest levels of participation and success.

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  • DVDs and Toolkit:$189
  • DVDs and Toolkit
Build Employee Cultural Sensitivity

This live webinar will give you the knowledge and insights to enhance cultural sensitivity within your organization.

Purchase Options
  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community
  • Individual Webinar - 12/3/14
Build Excellent Customer Service

Build Excellent Customer Service is a DVD training toolkit that reveals the secrets of providing exceptional service in senior living and long-term care communities. Informative role-playing examples help staff focus on making the community the best possible place to work and live. This easy-to-follow training helps staff develop a sustainable competitive edge resulting in greater resident satisfaction. It is a valuable resource for training new employees and a great refresher course for seasoned veterans.

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  • Deconstructing Customer Service Orange Paper:FREE
  • Digital Download
  • DVD and Toolkit:$99
  • DVD and Toolkit
Build Gerontological Nursing Competencies
Purchase Options
  • Starting at $29 per case1 CNE for RNs
  • Online Course
Build Nursing Leadership & Retention (LEAP)

These award-winning webinars and workshops have been demonstrated to significantly strengthen staff retention, improve employee effectiveness, and increase job satisfaction while reducing health deficiencies in the resident population. Participants are taught the essential skills needed to foster capable work teams and provide person-directed care to their residents and families.

Purchase Options
  • Six-Part Webinar Series:$395 per community6 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 6 CNEs for RNs
  • Complete Series
  • Three-Part Webinar Series (Nurse Module):$250 per community3 CEUs for SWs (IL), and NHAs, and 3 CNEs for RNs
  • Webinar Series - Nurse Module
  • Three-Part Webinar Series (CNA Module):$250 per community3 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 3 CNEs for RNs
  • Webinar Series - CNA Module
  • One-Day Train-the-Trainer Workshop for LEAP Specialist Training:$495 per participant7 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 7 CNEs for RNs
  • One-Day Workshop -
Build Person-Respected Care for Residents with Cognitive Challenges

This live webinar will provide best practices to improve person-respected care for those with cognitive impairment.

Purchase Options
  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community
  • Individual Webinar - 11/4/14
Build Pressure Ulcer Prevention with QAPI

This live webinar will help you apply the data-driven, proactive techniques of QAPI to an effective program for preventing pressure ulcers.

Purchase Options
  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community
  • Individual Webinar - 11/6/14
Build QAPI into Your Falls Reduction Program

This on-demand webinar will help you apply the data-driven, proactive techniques of QAPI to an effective falls reduction program.

Purchase Options
  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community1 CEU for NAHs and 1 CNE for RNs
  • Individual Webinar
Build Staff & Resident Relationships

This innovative program provides long-term care and senior living staff with the three essential components that form the “cornerstone of culture transformation”—person-directed care, consistent assignment staffing, and peer mentoring. Build Staff & Resident Relationships empowers staff to become partners with residents in creating a person-directed culture of care.

Purchase Options
  • Three-Part Webinar Series:$195 per community3 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 3 CNEs for RNs
  • Complete Series
  • Individual Webinars:$99 per community1 CEU for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 1 CNE for RNs
  • Webinar 1: Person-Directed Care Model
  • Webinar 2: Creating a Culture of Safety and High Quality Service
  • Webinar 3: Peer Mentoring Model
  • Complete Toolkit:$199 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Complete Toolkit:$139 per digital download
  • Digital Download
  • Peer Mentoring Toolkit:$99 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Peer Mentoring Toolkit:$69 per digital download
  • Digital Download
  • Consistent Assignment Toolkit:$99 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Consistent Assignment Toolkit:$69 per digital download
  • Digital Download
Build Your Knowledge of Gerontology

This comprehensive, web-based continuing education program is designed for health care professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of aging. The program includes six eight-week courses that may be completed in one year.  Participants only need an active e-mail account, Internet access, and a reliable computer.

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  • Complete Six-Course program:$529 per participant48 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 48 CNEs for RNs
  • Six-Course program
  • Individual Online Courses:$129 per participant8 CEUs for SWs (IL), NHAs, and 8 CNEs for RNs
  • Online Course 1 – Concepts in Aging
  • Online Course 2 – Cultural Dimensions of Aging (8 PDHs for EAPs)
  • Online Course 3 – Environmental Context of Aging
  • Online Course 4 – Mental Health and Aging
  • Online Course 5 – Interdisciplinary Seminar on Aging
  • Online Course 6 – Interventions with Older Adults
CARE Coaching Online

The CARE Coaching Online courses provide working caregivers with essential tools, knowledge, and skills to effectively deal with the variety of issues arising from caring for their aging parents, relatives, or loved ones. 

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  • Online course: 7 lesson certificate course:$129 per participant7 PDHs for EAPs
  • Online Course
Effective Communication with Residents and Family Members
Purchase Options
  • Three-Part Webinar Series:$195 per community
  • To preorder, call (847) 492.7433.
Empower Online

Empower Online is an in-depth, five-lesson online course that focuses on self-care for the working caregiver that was developed by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging with the support of the American Business Collaboration for Quality Dependent Care (ABC). The program focuses on managing responsibilities while caring for loved ones with chronic medical issues and includes communicating effectively with healthcare providers and locating additional caregiver resources.

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  • Online course: 5 lesson certificate course:$129 per participant
  • Online Course
F.I.I.V.E. Chicago Toolkit

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, in partnership with Clearbrook and Center for Independent Futures, is offering a new resource to Foster Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement. F.I.I.V.E. Chicago teamed up older adults as mentors with young people with developmental disabilities to design and implement service projects for underserved groups in their communities. The project was funded by The Coleman Foundation of Chicago, IL.

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  • Toolkit:FREE
  • Digital Download
Introduction to Caregiving

Few are fully prepared for the responsibilities and tasks involved in caring for an older adult. As a caregiver, it is important to have a clear plan or guide that has multiple paths. This five-lesson online course introduces the basics of the caregiver role and explores the challenges associated with older adult care. 

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  • Online course: 5 lesson certificate course:$129 per participant
  • Online Course
Making Sense of Memory Loss Online

Developed by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer’s Association, evidence-based Making Sense of Memory Loss Online helps those who care for someone in the early, middle, or late to final stages of memory loss, whether or not that individual has received a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia.

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  • Online course: 5 lesson course:$129 per participant
  • Online Course
National Survey of Employee Wellness Programs Among Senior Living and Hospital Providers

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging partnered with LeadingAge, American Seniors Housing Association, and Caring Communities to collaborate on this first-of-its-kind national survey of employee wellness programs across senior living, long-term care, and hospital settings. The report offers strategic recommendations on employee wellness incentives and a checklist of key questions to be used in evaluating an organization’s employee wellness program efforts.

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  • Report - Download:FREE
  • Digital Download
National Survey of Family Members of Residents in CCRCs

Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, Ziegler, and Brecht Associates, Inc., partnered to conduct the first-ever national study in 2011, of family members of residents living in Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), which asked what they are planning for their own retirement lifestyle and health needs. The study creates a picture of where the industry is today, and reveals opportunities for the future in order to best serve the next generation.

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  • Report - Download:FREE
  • Digital Download
National Survey of Research Entities Conducting Applied Studies in Aging

A total of 123 organizations that handle different aspects of research in our industry were invited to participate in the surveys. The result is a 57-page national survey that provides an opportunity for aging research and service organizations to consider the scope of the issues currently being addressed by gerontological researchers and the future needs, challenges, and opportunities that an aging population will bring.

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  • Report - Hard copy:$129 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Report - Download:$79 per digital download
  • Digital Download
National Whole-Person Wellness Survey Report

Conducted in collaboration with Ziegler and the architectural firm of Dorsky Hodgson Parrish Yue (first report) and C.C. Hodgson Architectural Group (second report), these national reports of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) describe the impact of wellness programs on residents, and factors related to successful wellness programs from the perspective of program managers, administrators, and presidents/CEOs.

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  • First National Whole-Person Wellness Survey Report:FREE
  • Digital Download
  • Second National Whole-Person Wellness Survey Report:FREE
  • Digital Download
Observing Quality of Life in Dementia

Observing Quality of Life in Dementia (OQOLD) is an observational tool for assessing the quality of life of people with memory loss. Designed for use in assisted living residences, adult day care centers, or skilled care communities, it identifies the impact of specific activities on residents/clients in terms of the six dimensions of wellness.

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  • Toolkit:$189 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
Survey of Trends in Senior Living

Developers and providers can use these survey results to address potential opportunities and create innovations to help shape the future of senior living services, programs, and amenities. The ultimate goal is to create environments and lifestyles where older adults want to live, not just where they need to live.

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  • Report - Hard copy:$129 per hard copy
  • Hard Copy
  • Report - Download:$79 per digital download
  • Digital Download
Ways to Activate Wellness

The Ways To Activate Wellness webinar series features established wellness experts discussing new, relevant applied research findings and program initiatives. This program is designed for professional staff across the continuum of aging services.

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  • Six-Part Webinar Series:$279 per community6 CEU for SWs (IL) and NHAs
  • Complete Series
Ways to Create Resident & Staff Resilience

We face challenges every day as part of life–whether they are big or small.  Generally, we are able to adapt well over time to stressful conditions and many events that can be life changing.  What enables us to do so?  It involves resilience. Resilience relates to a person’s ability to bounce back from adversity. This program offers a webinar series and workshops that target strategies to enhance resilience in senior living residents and employees.

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  • Three-Part Webinar Series:$195 per community3.0 CEUs NHAs, 3.0 CEUs for SWs (IL)
  • Complete Series
  • One-Day Train-the-Trainer Workshop:$295 per participant6.5 CEUs NHAs, 6.5 CEUs for SWs (IL)
  • Workshop
Ways to Customize Resident Care

Participants will attain new knowledge on promoting wellness, critical thinking, and compassionate services, which they can share with staff, residents, and families.

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  • One-Day Workshop:$295 per participant
  • Workshop
Ways to Implement Whole-Person Wellness

This award-winning comprehensive wellness assessment program is designed for senior living communities and senior centers, and provides participants with tools to create personal wellness goals, make targeted decisions, and develop plans to enhance their own well-being.

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To inquire about pricing, call
(847) 492.7433.

Ways to Increase Employee Wellness Program Participation

This live webinar provides background data, tactics, and tips for increasing participation in your organization’s employee wellness program.

Purchase Options
  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community
  • Individual Webinar
Ways to Understand Resident Sexuality

This on-demand webinar debunks common myths about the sexual health of older adults and offers tactics and tips for identifying and addressing appropriate and inappropriate sexual behavior.

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  • Individual Webinar:$49 per community
  • Individual Webinar