Classroom Course » Boosting Functions in Older Adults - Bartlett

Dates & Times:
September 30, Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted By:
Continuing Education Institute of Illinois

Registration is Closed


This one day intensive will offer you research-anchored functional screening and multi-sensory activities and interventions most effective for stimulating, maintaining, and enhancing functions

of all older adults regardless of their disability and/or environment.
  • Identify components for effective and efficient functional screening and assessment of older adults.
  • Establish a variety of ways through which sensory systems affects health, well-being, and participation in meaningful activities.
  • Discuss the basic principles to apply when facilitating increased engagement for older adults regardless of disabilities.
  • Recognize a variety of multi-sensory activities that can be modified and utilized to enhance older adult person’s functions.
  • Explain the resources for obtaining information, materials, and/or supplies to implement multi-sensory assessment and programming to maximize functions.
  • Describe process for organizing and utilizing resources in establishing and implementing multi-sensory assessment and programming.

Intended Audience:

Activities Professionals

Assisted Living Directors

Care Managers



Dental Hygienists


Home Care Professionals

Home Health Professionals

Hospice Professionals

Massage Therapists

Nurse Practitioners

Nurses (RN/LPN)

Nursing Home Administrators

Occupational Therapists and COTAs

Physical Therapists and PTAs


Respiratory Care Therapists

Social Workers

Others (please inquire)
Hanover Township Senior Center
240 S. IL Route 59
Bartlett, Illinois 60133
(630) 483-5600
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 Ruth Bixby, MS, OTR/L 
 William Gingold, PhD, MHA, CSA, CHE, LP 
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