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The schedule of workshop training sessions were as follows: 1. Meetings to Introduce the teaching team Review results of the learning needs survey Focus our priorizing of learning needs Edumetric exercise on normal aging using the Facts On Aging Quiz 2. Workshops on Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in the Inner City. 3. Workshops on Developing Community Linkages Develop two contextually detailed case studies using Build-A-Case The case of Clarence, The case of Agnes (Please note that these are composite cases built by the group and do not refer to specific individuals) Use the cases to identify service linkage needs 4. Workshops on Developing Community Linkages Use Build-A-Case linkage profiles Understand the history organizational status of service agencies Clarify linked services information needs. Develop a minimal client profile form

Next Steps Our next steps are an evaluation of learning outcomes and planning further educational activities including the development of workshops for the annual summer institute for all shelter staff across the region

Seniors Humour REALITY CHECK 1. Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it. 2. Don't let anyone tell you you're getting old. Squash their toes with your rocker. 3. The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for. 4. Some people try to turn back their odometers. Not me. I want people to know why I look this way. I've traveled a long way and some of the roads weren't paved. 5. Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when you know when to say yes and when to say no, and when to say WHOOPPEE! 6. How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are? 7. When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to youth, just think of Algebra. 8. You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks. 9. I don't know how I got over the hill without getting to the top. 10. The golden years are really just metallic years: gold in the tooth, silver in your hair, and lead in the rear.


4. Alcohol consumption may be lower among older homeless people. 5. Some studies find low rates of mental illness. 6. The rate of diagnosabl...