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Thursday, October 6th – 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM  IN-PERSON at Waltham Crossing Assisted Living in Waltham -  Waltham Senior Provider Networking Meeting – Whether or not you have not attended a previous meeting please, just for the October event, RSVP to Amanda Walker at awalker2@benchmarkquality.com so that Waltham Crossing will know how many to expect.  As long as the weather cooperates, they are still planning to have this outside in their courtyard but if we need to go inside we will need to wear masks.   

Thurs Oct 6 Boston North SSN ZOOM meeting. Register in advance for this meeting:


Thursday, October 6th – 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM – The Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Residence, 10 Green Way in Wayland (on the Traditions of Wayland property) – “OPEN HOUSE” – join other professionals as Good Shepherd Community Care in Newton opens its first hospice residence in October. Drinks and light snacks will be served!  

Thursday, October 6th – 7:00 PM Start Time – MEDICAL EXPERT ZOOM SERIES sponsored by Bridges at Epoch – “Dementia Diagnosis and Symptom Management with McLean Hospital” – with Dr. Brent Forester Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. Explore the basics of a clinical dementia diagnosis, including criteria and available tests. Dr. Forester will discuss the cognitive, functional and behavioral symptoms of dementia, as well as current practices and ongoing research into medication management for treatment. RSVP to Alicia Seaver at aseaver@epochsl.com

Wednesday, October 12th – 4:30 PM Start – In Person at Whitney Place Sharon – sponsored by Salmon Senior Living and Faith & Family Hospice – 1 CE LPN/SW - “Music Therapy in End of Life Care” – Music therapy is an established healthcare profession that uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of individuals of all ages. Music Therapist Evy Amato will utilize both didactic and experiential teaching methods during this in-service. Participants must stay for the entirety of the 60-minute presentation, as well as complete an activity evaluation, to receive their CE Certificate.  Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Allison at akarsay@salmonhealth.com by Sept 26th.


Wednesday, October 12th – 5:00 to 6:00 PM – The Residences at Great Woods in Norton – 1 CE RN/LPN & SW – “Certified Dementia & Hospice Education” – In partnership with Hope Health and Lisa Wasson, RN, CHPN, CMDCP, Clinical Educator Hope Health.  When is your patient living with dementia eligible for hospice? This program offers participants a focused look at Medicare hospice guidelines when a terminal diagnosis is a form of dementia. We will discuss the qualifying criteria and contributing factors that lead to eligibility for hospice care. Complimentary Dinner included!  RSVP by Monday, October 10th to Emily Chiarelli, CDP at 508.285.3355 or echiarelli@residencegreatwoods.com

Thursday, October 13th – 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM – Allston/Brighton Senior Provider’s Networking meeting – It is hosted by e-Volv Senior Connections, a market provider of virtual content for our seniors. Gordon will continue to run the networking meeting virtually (you can continue to wear your pajamas) on the second Thursday of each month beginning at 8 am.  Please email Gordon Szerlip at gordon.szerlip@evolvsc.com. The link to register will follow.  Plenty of free coffee…if you bring it!  

Thursday, October 13th – 4:30 to 6:30 PM – At Royal Healthgroup Braintree – “OKTOBERFEST NETWORKING DRIVE-BY DINNER” Serving refreshments/meals: Bratwurst w/Apple Sauerkraut, German Potato Salad, Spaetzle, with Chocolate Cake for Dessert and German Beer. FREE ADMISSION!!  RSVP to Tracy Poirier by Oct 7th at tpoirer@royalhealthgroup.com or 781.664.6815.  

   Wednesday, October 19th – 7:00 PM Start – Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Mass Ave, Lexington (also a Zoom option) sponsored by Supportive Living, Inc.– “Understanding and Aiding the Aging Brain” with Dr. Li-Huei Tsai.  Our brains work differently as we age or suffer neurological injuries. Understanding and recovering cognitive functions after such losses has been the life’s work of Prof. Li0Huei Tsai. Come learn more about how this research illuminates the ways that different cells in our brains work to enable learning and memory, and even how light and sound therapy may help slow progression of neurodegenerative disease such as Alzheimer’s. Li-Huel Tsai is a neuroscientist and professor at MIT.  She directs MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and memory in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Studies. This is a hybrid program and you can attend in person or watch via Zoom.  REGISTER HERE

Wednesday, October 19th – 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Benchmark Senior Living The Falls at Cordingly Dam Renovation Reopening Event to celebrate the beautifully renovated community located at 2300 Washington Street in Newton.  Join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres along the banks of the Charles River.  Please RSVP by October 12th, 2022, to DCR David LaRoche at dlaroche@benchmarkquality.com or call the community directly at 617-928-0007.  Thank you!  

Thursday, October 20th – 8:00 to 9:30 AM – Metro West Provider Meeting – Meeting will be In-Person and Outside Under the Tent at New Horizons at Marlborough.  Please RSVP to Bob at Bob@rahbotsonmetro.com or Carol at CPotter2A@gmail.com.  Carol and Bob will be facilitating the meeting!  November’s meeting will be on Thursday, November 17th at Whitney Place in Natick.    

Thur Oct 20 SSN Boston South Meeting Date October 20th, In-Person at Benchmark Senior Living Hanover, 1143 Washington St.  Hanover MA 02339

– Networking starting at 8:30, meeting at 9:00 Spotlights: Katie Tarantino and the Benchmark Hanover Team. Additional Spotlight: Nate Ramseyer, Singer/Performer


Tuesday, October 25th – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM – MetroWest Senior Real Estate Networking Meeting VIRTUAL MEETING - Sponsoreded by Carmel Terrace and Dixie Emond, and Nina Sable BHHS.  Join us for discussion around Senior Moving or Aging in Place.  For more info or to RSVP please contact Nina Sable at nina.sable@commonmoves.com or Dixie at demond@carmelterrace.org. Note: This usually takes place the fourth week of each month on Tuesday at 10:00.   

 Network/Education Wed Oct 26 Compassion Amid the Confusion, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Care Conference at St. Patrick’s Manor, 7:30AM-4PM.

Thursday, November 3rd – 7:00 PM Start Time – MEDICAL EXPERT ZOOM SERIES sponsored by Bridges at Epoch – “Cognitive Impairment and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living with Mass General Hospital” – with Dr. Gad Marshall Director of Clinical Trials at the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at the B&W Hospital. Learn about new assessments of early deficits in everyday functioning and their associations with brain changes. Dr. Marshall will discuss research on new tests that detect early changes in daily functioning and how they may be used as screening tools for dementia and tracking daily functioning changes over time. RSVP to Alicia Seaver at aseaver@epochsl.com


* (Monthly Parkinson's Support Group!) First WEDNESDAY of every month 6:00 - 7:30 PM at The Falls at Cordingly Dam in Newton - Parkinson's Classroom - Understand. Educate. Support. - The complexity of Parkinson's Disease severely impacts families, caregivers and those with PD.  Our group provides opportunity of support through various educational topics, guest speakers from experts in the field of PD and meeting others who understand - facilitated by Niki Sinopoli LICSW, co-sponsored by Bob from Right at Home Boston Metro West. This group is for caregivers, family members, and those with PD - RSVP to Niki at niki@nextstepeldercare.com or 617-903-0076