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Age-Friendly Communities Special Projects

Midsouth Aging Consultant is a strong advocate for creating age-friendly communities through a number of special projects for both consumers and professionals. It is our hope that by providing these programs and resources to the public and different agencies, we can play a role in enhancing senior care and creating safe spaces for seniors throughout our community.  Contact us to see how you and your agency can get on board!

Dementia  Response

Midsouth Aging Consultant has developed a training program for law enforcement and first responders on recognizing signs of Dementia, proper communication techniques and how to appropriately respond to situations involving those with dementia.

Caregiver Support

Midsouth Aging Consultant has developed professional development programs for clinicians on Caregiver Support, Age-Friendly Healthcare Systems,  and Core Competencies, and has also developed a "Helping The Helpers: Toolkit for Supporting Caregivers of Complex Care Patients" comprehensive resource guide that is available for sale.

Lifetime Wellness

Midsouth Aging Consultant has developed presentations for public spaces on "Making the Case for Enhanced Senior Programming", as well as a comprehensive resource guide on how to build engaging, holistic programs for seniors that benefit the mind, body, and spirit, combat isolation and loneliness, and are more inclusive for those with dementia.

Elder Abuse Response

Midsouth Aging Consultant has developed a training program for law enforcement and first responders on recognizing Elder Abuse and victim/perpetrator profiles, reporting procedures, and common scams aimed at defrauding seniors.

Fall Prevention

Midsouth Aging Consultant has professional development programs available for movement specialists on multi-disciplinary approaches to fall prevention, and is working on developing a comprehensive resource guide that will help professionals address, screen for, and make referrals for the social determinants of health that lead to catastrophic falls in seniors, as well as a guide to evidence-based fall prevention programs and how to implement them into practice.

Financial Exploitation Prevention

Midsouth Aging Consultant has multiple programs available for both consumers and financial professionals on smart money management, government programs and financial exploitation.

Memory Cafes

Midsouth Aging Consultant is a proud member of Memory Makers of the Midsouth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with memory loss and their care partners through the facilitation of Memory Cafes. A Memory Cafe is a special time set aside for those with memory loss and their care partners to come and enjoy fellowship, refreshments, a program of activities, and get valuable information about community resources.  Come join us!

 

  • The Memory Cafe at Orange Mound Community Services Center, 2572 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38114, on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:30am-12:30pm

  • The Memory Cafe at Bickford Community Center, 233 Henry Ave, Memphis, TN 38107, on the 1st Friday of each month from 1:00-3:00pm

  • The Memory Cafe at Church of Christ at White Station, 1106 Colonial Rd, Memphis, TN 38117, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 10:00am-12:00 pm

  • The Memory Cafe at the Germantown Library, 1925 Exeter Rd, Germantown, TN 38138, on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm.

  • The Memory Cafe at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Rd, Lakeland, TN 38002, on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm

  • The Memory Cafe at the Linda Kerley Senior Center, 175 W. Poplar, Collierville, TN 38017, on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm-3:00pm

  • The  Memory Cafe at Hope Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Rd, Cordova, TN 38018, on the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00pm-3:00pm

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3rd Annual Valentines for Veterans
 

Thank you so much to all the wonderful donors who made this year's event a success! Over 200 Valentine goody bags were donated to midsouth senior veterans to let them know they are loved and appreciated!
 

Ave Maria Home                                               Senior Helpers                                    Opus Senior Living 

Bradley Law Firm                                              United Healthcare                               YMCA of the Midsouth 

Library Linc 2-1-1                                              Plough Towers                                     Accent Care Hospice

Hospice of Hope                                               Alliance Healthcare                              Belmont Village

Sycamore Ridge Senior Living                         Your Place Mani Pedi                           Baptist Trinity Hospice

Cordova Rehab & Wellness                              Comfort Keepers                                 Taylor Hearing Centers

M.O.W. Enterprises, LLC                                  Cornerstone Caregiving                                                                                   


 

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