Workshop Tells How to Age at Home

The Sun

QUEENSBURY | According to the NYS Office for the Aging, by 2030, more than one-third of the population in most North Country counties will be over 60 years of age…

…The purpose of the group’s upcoming workshop is to inform AAUW – Adirondack Branch members and the wider community about the overall home health care (HHC) needs and planning issues for North Country residents who want to age in place in their homes. In partnership with the University at Albany, SUNY, AAUW will host a workshop where community members will be provided information about what they will need to age in place.

Health Care Workforce Needs for Aging in Place: Home Health Care in the North Country Compared with New York State. Keynote: Robert Martiniano, Dr. PH, MPA; Senior Program Manager for the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS); School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY will present the overall issues, examples of results from the CHWS survey, and provide overall conclusions & insights. He will compare the CHWS results germane to NYS and the Adirondack region.

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