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Chesley Lecture

The Chesley Center on Aging presents: The 9th Annual Chesley Lecture


"The Heart of the Matter:  Transforming the Culture of Aging and Long-Term Care."


Pre- Registration Strongly Encouraged

Presenter: Dr. Leah Rogne, Professor of Sociology at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Dr. Rogne was one of the early leaders in this pioneering movement and will present on the need, process and benefits of establishing resident-centered practices in long-term care facilities.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (Registration 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM)
  • Location: Old Main Village 301 S. 5th St. Mankato, MN 56001


Cost: Register by April 30th - $10

(MNSU) Students - Free

*cost include materials, and lunch


  1. Participants will gain meaningful insights into the changing culture of long-term care to the elderly through presenter information, short films, and guided discussion in small groups actively facilitated by the presenter.
  2. ‪Presenters will deconstruct culture change during long-term care in aging contexts through small group discussion.
  3. Presenters will be able to explore their own ideas and concerns through an active dialogue with the presenter, and through small group discussions.

Audience: This program is designed for family members, professional caregivers including nurses, nursing assistants, home health aides, nurse practitioners, social workers, clergy, and anyone wanting to learn more about culture change and in long-term care.

Continuing Education:

  • RN's and LPN's - 1.5 Continuing Education Units
  • Social Workers - 1.5 Continuing Education Units
  • Nursing Home Administrators - 1.5 Continuing Education Units
  • Psychologists - 1.5 Continuing Education Units
  • Chaplains - 5.5 Continuing Education Hours


  • Lecture by Dr. Leah Ronge - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Reaction Panel - 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Questions and Evaluations - 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Sponsored by:
Old Main Village
The Chesley Center on Aging
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging



For MSU events: individuals with a disability, who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, are asked to contact the Office of Accessibility Resources at 507-389-2825 (V/TTD), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTD) at least five days prior to the event.

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