Aging and I/DD: Planning for Growing Older
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 2:00 pm―3:00 pm Eastern
In this webinar hosted by The Arc’s Center for Future Planning, Dr. Kathie Bishop will review the aging process and discuss what successful aging looks like for people with I/DD. Kathie will address planning and skill-building to support people with complex medical needs and adults with I/DD who experience cognitive or functioning loss, possibly related to dementia. Dr. Bishop will also describe how people with I/DD and their families can work together to advocate to and with health care professionals to make sure that they receive needed medical care and that their wishes are carried out.