Care for the End-of-Life Caregiver: Renewing the Spirit, Embracing the Work

End Of Life Care 2

Presented by Susan Hedlund. On May 2, 2013, 83 people attended MOVE’s second quarterly training of 2013, Caring for the End-of-Life Caregiver: Renewing the Spirit, Embracing the Work. The program provided attendees with the opportunity to explore strategies for enhancing self-care, discuss their professional knowledge about providing excellent end-of-life care, learn about practices available to respect each individual’s end-of-life care …

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Empowering Elders & Building a Culture of Change: It Takes the Whole Team

Barry Barkan Feb 2013 B

Presented by Barry and Debby Barkan, Co-Directors of the Live Oak Institute. The attendees at the February 12, 2013 quarterly education meeting were not only provided with a day of good information and practical tips, they also sang, role played, and even meditated together before the day had concluded. Barry and Debby utilized the energy of the group to keep …

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Empowering Staff: The how-to of self-scheduling, consistent assignment & team leadership

Glyndon Ruth Kimbrough, Kathy Watson and Jeannie Connors

Presented by Glyndon Ruth Kimbrough, Executive Director of Miramont Pointe and member of MOVE’s Education Committee, and Catherine Stocker, CNA and Lead Aide. Those attending the November 1, 2012 quarterly education meeting were treated to a practical and inspiring presentation by Glyndon Ruth Kimbrough and Catherine Stocker about their experiences in developing and implementing key elements of culture change: self-scheduling …

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Building Home and Creating Community


On May 26, Marilyn Oelkfke shared the story of Perham Memorial Home with a MOVE audience in Woodburn Marilyn Oelkfke had been the Director of Nursing at Perham Memorial Home (PMH) for a long time. The facility was well respected and had stellar surveys. Marilyn and her staff were justifiably proud of the quality of care they provided to residents. …

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