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  December 2, 2014

Class Highlight

Person-centered Care

Chfareach is pleased to be working with the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Area Agency on Aging to offer “Person-centered Care” on December 10. Not only will you leave this session with additional resources for serving your aging and disabled residents, the presenters will offer opportunities to experience what it is like to be physically impaired. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind class!

Your local Area Agency on Aging is dedicated to making sure citizens connect to the resources they need to age independently. They provide comprehensive resources and assistance at no cost for people living in their area. The Denver Network of Care website (www.drcog.networkofcare.org) can be translated into 54 languages, has large-print function, and includes the ability to search for information on more than 40,000 health topics and over 21,000 assistive devices.

Are you a mandated reporter?

Do you know that Senate Bill 13-111 may affect you? Beginning on July 1, 2014, it is required for certain professional groups to report suspected mistreatment of at-risk elders to law enforcement.

To provide more information on current guidelines for mandated reporting, Adult Protective Services has create a 30-minute online seminar. Access this training from their webpage.

A huge thanks to Colorado Springs Utilities!

In November, Steve Doty, energy engineer with Colorado Springs Utilities, provided chfareach participants with a great presentation on boiler efficiency. We truly appreciate our partnership with these experts in energy and conservation.

Here’s a tip, in case you missed it!

In really cold weather, do a once-around the building to see if there are windows open—this usually means a heating control valve is stuck and overheating the room. This is literally dollars out the window.

Get more information and sign up for class at www.chfainfo.com/chfareach!

See you in class!
Belinda Waldron
chfareach Coordinator
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