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Department of Gerontology - UNO and UNL campuses
Department of Gerontology

Sprituality & Aging: An Obligation to Impart

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Registration Fees:
$15 - age 55 or older
$25 - under age 55
$50 - to receive CEUs (additional)
(6 contact hours/.6 CEUs)

July 15, 2011
UNO College of Public Affairs & Community Service, Room 132
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Registration is now closed.

If you would like to receive information about future events of the UNO Department of Gerontology please email your contact information to Chris Rohlk, crohlk@unomaha.edu, or call 402-554-2273.

Each generation has the obligation to transfer their heritage of faith through the stories, life experiences and wisdom handed down to them by their ancestors.   How can we help the elder fulfill their obligation?   Whether you are an older adult, a religious leader, a health professional, or just interested in the topic, this workshop will give you a deeper insight into creating intergenerational relationships.

Facilitators

Dr. Amy Hanson Dr. Amy Hanson is a speaker, writer, and consultant with a passion to help older adults discover a life of Christ-centered meaning and purpose.   Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Family Ministry from Manhattan Christian College, a Master’s degree in Gerontology from Abilene Christian University and a PhD in Human Sciences from the University of Nebraska.  She teaches several aging courses at the college-level and has conducted research on volunteerism among older adults in the church.

Paul Falkowski Paul Falkowski is the founder and executive director of Desert Ministries, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the frail elderly living in long-term care facilities.   Paul has a Bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University in Music and a Master’s degree in Gerontology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  He is currently working on his PhD at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Paul also teaches Gerontology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.