Webinar: Commonly Misused Medications: Understanding Medication Side Effects on the Aging Brain-WGAMHST

Did you know misuse of medications is a growing problem in older adults? This course identifies commonly misused medications and discusses the physiological differences related to aging, as well as treatments and interventions. Attending this course can shed light on the various contributors to this growing problem. We also discuss the possibilities of how we […]

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EGAMHST: I’m Covered Up: What You Need to Know About Hoarding

YVEDDI Surry Senior Center 215 Jones School Road, Mt. Airy

“I’m covered up” is not just about the physical retention of things. More importantly, it’sabout emotional components that won’t allow release. This presentation examinescauses, symptoms, and adaptive treatment and care methods for those dealing withhoarding behavior. A focus is placed on the aged population. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health […]

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EGAMHST: OCD: Supporting People with Obsessions and Compulsions

YVEDDI Surry Senior Center 215 Jones School Road, Mt. Airy

Thoughts and behaviors are usually associated with brain-based operations. However,when this construct becomes too fused or is fueled by underlying emotions such asanxiety, outcomes can be debilitating. This class focuses on obsessive compulsivedisorder in older adults, detailing contributing causes, symptoms, and outcome-basedtreatment protocols. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO […]

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Depression: From Surviving to Thriving

Hudson Library 554 Main Street, Highlands

This is a free event at Hudson Library; facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. Depressive symptoms often present themselves through feelings of isolation, hopelessness and despair. This course examines different types, common causes, symptoms and treatment methods for depression, focusing on moving from […]

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CFAC Meeting – Region 1 (Virtual)

Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (CFAC) MeetingRegion 1 Counties: Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain Sign up to make public comment by emailing your name, county of residence, and subject matter to cfac@vayahealth.com or call any CFAC support staff (1-800-893-6246). Meeting connection:Phone: 1-828-552-4129 Conference ID: 946 742 317#