EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Trainings for Caregivers
Watch these free videos offered by the Functional Aging and Mindfulness for Seniors (FAMS) programs at Wayne State University. Learn about nutrition, falls prevention, and Alzheimer's and dementia. Find all the FAMS trainings HERE.
2022 A Meaningful Life with Alzheimer's - Nov 11
2022 Caregiver Conference: Loving on Empty Recording
2022 Issues in Aging Conference: New Directions in Aging Research
Older Adult Capacity Assessment Course – Live Webcast Course - 10 CEs for Psychologists
Increase Your Expertise in Conducting Capacity Assessments for Older Adults. Contact Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dr. Lichtenberg at 313-664-2633 for more information to enquier about the next scheduled course.
Successful Aging thru Financial Empowerment (SAFE)
SAFE one-on-one financial coaching for older adults, and family or friend caregivers who have been a victim of scam or ID theft. We can assist over the phone or do a video chat with you. Our assistance is safe, confidential and free. Contact LaToya Hall at 313-664-2608 or be referred through a partner agency and let us help you with:
- Contacting credit reporting agencies
- Filing police reports
- Closing compromised accounts
- Budgeting and record-keeping
- Placing fraud alerts on your credit report
- Registering consumer complaints
Successful Aging thru Financial Empowerment also provides education and assessments to insure the finances of older adults are secure and protected. We educate older adults, caregivers, and the professionals and organizations who work with them. Brochure
BrainStorm: A Workout for the Mind
Longevity Fitness: This report from the Gerontological Society of America characterizes aging through the lens of equity in relationships, health and wealth -- a model they call Longevity Fitness. The report follows several people at different stages of life as they balance what they need to survive and thrive. Longevity Fitness: Financial & Health Dimensions across the Life Course is an interesting and even entertaining read full of insights to help create meaningful connections and a satisfying passage through the lifespan. IOG Director Dr. Peter Lichtenberg is a member of the Advisory Board that oversaw the creation of the report.
Grief and Healing: Against the Odds is Dr. Peter Lichtenberg's personal account of being twice widowed and finding a way to heal. Read his blog and find other details about his journey on the Grief and Healing information page. Or purchase the book.
Professionals & Students
For IOG Faculty, Students & Staff
Lifespan Resource Site HERE
IOG faculty, students and staff access this site to request time off, maintain personal profiles, request computer and administrative help, find quick links to university resouces, and more.