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Click or tap the font=red>categories across the top of the screen or using the images and descriptions below to learn more about what courses we have related to that topic.
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The knowledge, skills, attitudes and understanding attained will assist you as you progress through your own life and participate in the lives of others as we all age successfully.
Adult Protective Services (APS) provides assistance for elder justice involving abuse, neglect & exploitation. Learn what maltreatment is, how to identify it & how to report it in order to ensure safety & well-being for older adults..
Caring for someone with dementia can be one of the most difficult things we can do. It can also be very rewarding. Learn what dementia is & get tools to help minimize difficult behaviors so you can make the person’s life & yours more enjoyable.
We must eat to live. For some, simply getting food is an issue. For others, knowing how to eat well so we can age successfully is a problem. Learn the basics of nutrition & how ICOA’s nutrition programs can help.
Most of us know we should be healthy. We know doing so can help us remain healthy into our later years. Learn about why "healthy living" makes us feel good now & how it can prevent many of the issues most of us think of as "just getting older" when it doesn’t have to be.