ASIST: Aging, Simulation, and Sensitivity Training
Sponsored by PLD
This session will help participants understand what it is like to have physical limitations. The ASSIST training will provide a hands-on simulation of physical, hearing, visual and cognitive impairments.
- Raise the awareness of those with limitations
- Discover ways to better communicate with them
Linda Miller is the Education Director for the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, Northeast Center of Healthy Aging at the University of Oklahoma, Department of Geriatric Medicine. Linda has worked 14 years in the aging industry. Prior to coming to the University of Oklahoma she was with the EODD Area Agency on Aging as the AAA Director and Caregiver Program Director.