Friends Life Care Partners is committed to the belief that all clients have the right to be treated with respect, dignity and fair treatment - free from discrimination, including that based on age, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, national origin, or disability. Friends Life Care Partners strives to make every reasonable accommodation to serve all clients in a manner consistent with our mission, service offerings and available resources.
Friends Life Care is committed to empowering people with the information and the tools needed to continue thriving as they age. That’s why we offer free on-demand recordings of VigR® Wellness Webinars. These webinars, taught by subject matter experts, reflect our philosophy on health, wellness and positive aging through vitality, independence, growth and resilience.
Check out some of our most recent webinars below, or click here to browse our entire collection of past recordings at GoToStage.com.
Aged to Perfection: Nutritional and Integrative Health Approaches to Feeling Your BestThis webinar discusses what a healthy dietary and lifestyle program includes as we age, as well as ways to individualize it. Learn about healthy meals and snacks, how to balance proteins, fats and carbohydrates, and how proper nutrition can be combined with movement/exercise, stress management techniques and other approaches to help alleviate or manage various symptoms and disorders.
Why Is My Salad Making Me Sick? Foodborne Illnesses and Food SafetyThis webinar will make participants aware of the kinds of pathogens and basic microbiology of the organisms involved in foodborne illnesses. Strategies to avoid these illnesses will be discussed. Participants will also learn about the myths and facts around safely handling food in different settings, including your kitchen, grocery stores, and restaurants.
The webinar is presented by Linda Hnatow, BSN, RN, MS. Linda’s work as a nurse has included educating nursing home staff on infection control measures. Prior to nursing, Linda was a researcher in molecular microbiology at University of Delaware and E.I. DuPont Co., where she worked with various bacteria for over 17 years. She also taught microbiology at various levels and presented at both the local and national level. Linda is currently sharing her expertise with Friends Life Care members in her role as a Care Coordinator.