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Are you assisting an aging parent?

As loved ones transition into their golden years, family members are faced with a number of legal, medical and personal decisions.

Prepare yourself for this challenging chapter in your parents lives with Austin Peays Assisting Aging Parents.

Offered through APSUs Center for Extended and Distance Education, this online course will meet from May 19-July 9.
As loved ones transition into their golden years, family members are faced with a number of legal, medical and personal decisions.

Prepare yourself for this challenging chapter in your parents' lives with Austin Peay's “Assisting Aging Parents.”

Offered through APSU's Center for Extended and Distance Education, this online course will meet from May 19-July 9.

Sharing relevant personal experiences, instructor Marsiea Warren will introduce students to special communication skills, observation methods and coping mechanisms to ease the burden for child and parent. Weekly online lessons will cover a host of topics, including nursing homes, legal documents, emotions and death.

“I've often experienced hopelessness when pondering the loss of either of [my parents],” one student wrote in an online evaluation. “This class has given me the tools to assist them in making informative decisions about legal, medical and health issues, in addition to helping me deal with the reality of life.”

The course fee is $64. For more information or to register for the course, visit www.ed2go.com/apsu and click on the “Family and Personal Enrichment” icon.
—Terry Stringer