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MN Webinar - Integrating the "Work of Aging" into Your Life and Practice - 04-24-2020
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This is a webinar for all social workers - 3 CEUs

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When: Friday, April 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Zoom Online Meetings
United States
Contact: NASW-MN

Online registration is available until: 4/24/2020
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NASW-MN Webinar



Integrating the "Work of Aging" into Your Life and Practice



Presenter: Kelly Klund, LPN


Friday, April 24, 2020


1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3 CEUs (may be counted as clinical CEUs)




How intentionally do we account for the realities that come with aging – for ourselves and those we serve? 


“Work of Aging” (WOA) describes conversations or actions that support one in reaching wisdom in matters of living and dying, beginning when people start to confront their own mortality. WOA is a verb, requiring action and focusing on the exploration of 7 core questions:


• How does my life have meaning?

• How do I want to live the rest of my life?

• What matters most to me? 

• How long will I live? 

• What happens when I die?

• Will my loved ones be okay when I am gone? 

• What will people think when they hear my name? 


This work begins when people start to reflect on their life and confront their own mortality. Once a person has explored their Work of Aging, people have the opportunity for peace, hope and/or acceptance. This experiential webinar will cover WOA’s seven domains, explore the role of each domain in your own life, and help us integrate them purposefully in our practice and our own lives. 



About the Presenter
Kelly is passionate about improving the aging experience. She has worked in healthcare since 1989 with broad experience as a staff nurse, unit manager, nurse consultant and clinical project manager in the areas of quality improvement, infection control, staff development, admissions, marketing and business development. She enjoys program development and along with building relationships. Kelly has been with Empira since 2016 and has presented Empira’s work to thousands of people across the United States and she believes that every day offers an opportunity to educate professionals in aging services to know better so they can do better.


Kelly holds an associate degree in practical nursing from Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing MN and is enrolled in the Bachelors of Gerontology program at the University of Maryland Global Campus. She lives in Wisconsin, has a husband and two children and is an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

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