Disability & Aging Summit

The Senior Program is a Special Olympics Alaska program that provides inclusive health promotion, physical activity and Unified Sports programs designed for people with and without intellectual disabilities aged 30 and older.

If you are interested in learning more contact nicolle@specialolympicsalaska.org  or call 1-907-222-7625  ext 629

 

 

Disability and Aging Summit Resources


2017 Presentations & Links

The Good, The Bad, and The Necessary (Ilona Bessenyey)

Supporting Older Adults with ADRD (Pam Kelley) sponsors

Connecting Culture by Serving Elders (Melissa Heflin)

Special Olympics Alaska Senior Programming (Jim Balamaci)

Medicare 101 (Nile Morgan)

IDD and Successful Life Completion (Holt & Rausch)

               Advanced planning document for individuals with IDD

               Map for discussing end of life options (ANTHC gives permission to use)

Healthy Aging in the North (Dr. Britteny Howell)

Alternatives to Full Guardianship (Anne Applegate)

 


2016 Presentations

Aging in Adults with IDD

The Connections Between Employment and Health Presentation

Healthcare for Adults with IDD and Dementia

Assessment & Screening Presentation by Nancy Jokinen, MSW, PhD, University of Northern British Columbia

Social Issues & Environment Design Presentation by Nancy Jokinen, MSW, PhD, University of Northern British Columbia

For more information or questions please contact

Nicolle Egan

 Special Olympics Alaska

907-222-7625 ext 629

nicolle@specialolympicsalaska.org