may, 2020

01may9:00 am12:00 pmNavigating Competency and Advanced Directives in Older Adult Behavioral MedicinePrograms for Professionals Event Organized By: Attorney Amy Gjesdahl, JD

Event Details

How can we determine when an older adult client cannot make their own decisions?  This workshop will explore both the legal and psychological elements of assessing those in need.  Both an attorney and neuropsychologist will consider areas such as mental capacity, when to seek a neuropsychological evaluation, power of attorney and guardianship.  Participants are invited to bring their questions to experts in their respective fields.

Presenters: Amy Gjesdahl, JD and Christina Blodgett Dycus, Ph.D

Location: Amita Bolingbrook Hospital, 500 Remington Blvd., Bolingbrook, Illinois

Continuing Education:  3.0 continuing education credits are available for Illinois social workers, counselors, Psychologists, Nursing Home Administrators, and Nurses.

Cost $30.00

Registration: Call 1-855.myamita or go to


(Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST


Amita Bolingbrook Hospital

500 Remington Blvd. Bolingbrook, Illinois


Attorney Amy Gjesdahl,

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