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Sep 27

The Role of Religious and Spiritual Practices in Positive Aging of Older Adults

Older adults face complex challenges, including losses and hardships, as they age. There are various factors which can play a role in helping older adults through these difficulties. Religious and spiritual practices used by older adults can have a positive impact in helping them through these challenges and struggles. This presentation will provide information regarding challenges older adults face, and religious and spiritual practices as a protective factor with some of these challenges.

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Sep 27, 2024 09:00am ET - Sep 27, 2024 12:00pm ET

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Learning Objective 1: Identify the challenges and struggles faced in the aging process of older adults.

Learning Objective 2: Identify and discuss religious and spiritual practices and other protective factors with older adults.

Learning Objective 3: Discuss various barriers and obstacles to utilizing religious and spiritual practices when appropriate.

Presenter: Richard Meeker, Community Living Manager at Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging

Course content is meeting the continuing education license requirements for 3 CEUs: 

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider Status approval #RCST012402.
  • Kentucky Board of Social Work continuing education sponsorship approval KBSWSP 202320.