Date: September 26, 2016
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
711 SE Baseline Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Topic: The Power of Place – Place has the power to enhance or hinder life quality and wellbeing for older adults. In this presentation, we will discuss the importance of place for older adults with dementia and develop appropriate place-based therapeutic interventions for dementia care. Specific topics will include improving person-centered care through effective design and environmental modification and practicing place-based reminiscence therapy.
Speaker: Amber McIlwain, PhD(c) is an assistant professor and director of the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology program at Pacific University. She also teaches in the Master of Healthcare Administration program. Before coming to Pacific, Amber spent two years as faculty in the School of Health Administration at Texas State University. Amber is a member of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and is actively involved with its educational branch, the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).
Host: Pacific University School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership offers competitive programs for highly motivated individuals seeking to advance their careers as the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Bachelor of Health Science in Healthcare Management | BHS
Master of Healthcare Administration | MHA
Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Compliance
Graduate Certificate in Gerontology