25 Jan 22

This webinar will explore peer support that offers compassionate non-judgmental listening and problem-solving support to older adults who may be experiencing loneliness, social isolation, and loss of loved ones. Older adults face transitions in their lives including lifestyle changes, employment/career changes, physical and mental health challenges. Peer supporters are uniquely skilled to help older adults through these many transitions.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify 4 primary challenges of providing peer support for older adults
  • List at least 4 strategies for engaging older adults with peer support
  • Describe how using curiosity as a tool works to create peer support connections with older adults

About the Presenter

Vivian Nuñez is a Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist who was born & raised in Puerto Rico and moved to Massachusetts 35 years ago. Additionally, Vivian is a Certified Peer Specialist in the state of Massachusetts; a medical interpreter/translator/editor, a national WRAP® Advanced Level Facilitator, a Hearing Voices support group facilitator, and Recovery Coach. Vivian is the Support Services and Multicultural Coordinator for the Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery.

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