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[Education/Network]  Thurs, Feb 16 11am-2pm Free Jazz, bubbles & brunch. Wingate at Needham, 345 Walnut St, Needham  

 

[Network]    Tuesday, February 18th – Carmel Terrace in Framingham – 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM – Metro West Senior Real Estate Meeting -  Join us for discussion around Senior Moving or Aging in Place.   Light snacks served! – No need to RSVP
[Education/Network]  Tue Feb 18  Talk: language of love by Melissa McGee. Program: Virtual reality by Katie Blanchard. Youville Place, 10 Pelham Rd, Lexington 2-3pm Free
 

[Education/Network]  Wed Feb 19 Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with a serious illness? Youville Place, 10 Pelham Road, Lexington 2pm Free 


[Network]   Feb 20 Thur SSN MetroWest (meets 3rd Thurs every month) Golden Pond, 50 West Main Street, Hopkinton 8am  


[Education/Network]  Feb  20 Thur  4:30-6:00- Whitney Place Sharon, 675 South Main St. 02067- CEU “Dash & Dine” Professional Events (1 CEU for nurses, social workers, discharge planners & case managers.)- Tammy Pozerycki presents “Deciphering Dementia, Delirium and Depression.” Sorting the intricacies of dementia, delirium and depression can pose a challenge for health care professionals; the characteristics of each may present in similar ways- and may overlap. Additionally people age their risk for developing one or more increases. This program teaches the differences. Program participants will leave with a delicious dinner for two (including a salad, entrée, dessert and wine, to enjoy at home! RSVP to Jodi Tolman 781-784-0111


[Education/Network]  Feb  20 Thur  6:30 – 8:30 PM - Cadbury Commons, Cambridge-  “CASINO NIGHT: Blackjack, Craps, Roulette & Poker.”  No money involved. Complimentary Beer, wine & hors d’oeuvres. Three Grand Prizes. Please RSVP to  Elizabeth @eshahinian@cadburycommons.com or 617-868-0575 


[Education/Network]  Feb  23 Sun Groton Center Speaker Series. The Groton Center, 163 W Main St, Groton  Farmageddon- a quest for healthier food and farming. 1pm Free

 

[Education/Network]   Tuesday, February 25th – 4:00 to 6:00 PM – Bridges by Epoch at Sudbury (GPS 528 Boston Post Road) – “MARDI GRAS PARTY” – Liasez les bons temps rouler!  Stop by our Mardi Gras celebration to enjoy Carnival cocktails and succulent Fat Tuesday fare while networking with other area professionals. Kindly RSVP to Cindy at 978.261.7007 or cgerante@bridgesbyepoch.com


[Education/Network]   Tuesday, February 25th 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM – Adelaide of Newton Centre – “Fat Tuesday at Adelaide” – You don’t have to be in New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. Join us for a festive evening of food, drink and networking. Stop by and meet our team, tour our special Mind & Memory community and experience all the unique programs we offer our residents and families.  Let the good times roll!  Enter to win one of our fabulous door prizes.  RSVP at 617.415.4318 or email RSVPAdelaide@benchmarkquality.com  


[Education/Network] Expressive therapy memory cafe. Dementia & the arts winter series. Artis of Lexington, 430 Concord Ave, Lexington 5-7pm Free 


[Network]   Feb 20 Thur   8:15 AM to 9:45 AM – Waltham Crossing Assisted Living –  Waltham Provider Networking Meeting – This meeting we will be doing general introductions and agency updates – with networking before and after the meeting. No need to RSVP


[Network] Feb 27 Thur  SSN North Central (meets 4th Thurs every other month) Sunrise of Leominster, 6 Beth Ave, Leominster 8am

 

Education/Network] Mar 8 sun Open House. Carmel Terrace, 933 Central Street, Framingham  2-4pm Free   


 [Education/Network] Mar 11  Wed VA Benefits- are you eligible? by Patty Servaes. Carmel Terrace, 933 Central Street, Framingham  5:30pm Free 


[Education/Network] Thursday March 12th- 1:30-2:30 - Adelaide of Newton Centre- Mind & Memory Educational Series 2020- Conquering Caregiver Overload- Brain Health Series NEC #1- presented by  Mal Allard – LPN, Board Certified Alzheimer's Educator, Founder, “Their Real World” -What you can do NOW for YOU, and along the Dementia journey to decrease stress & fatigue and renew your spirit! This presentation begins with a brief eye-opening real Caregiver story, and the 10 warning signs of Caregiver Stress. It validates the various Caregiver challenges and struggles, yet commends them for their strengths and efforts. Discuss the importance on why they must take care of themselves and gives examples on how to do so.  Concludes with discussion on suggested Resources and care solutions. 


[Education/Network] Thursday March 12th 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Branches at Framingham – 1 SW CE / RN Contact Hour “Connecting Music Therapy and Dementia - exploring a bit further...” – presented by Linda LaSalle MA, MT-BC – Music Therapist – Board Certified Specializing in medical and geriatric music therapy. The field of music therapy in the United States is expanding and music can be used by both a board certified music therapist in a healthcare setting, and separately for personal balance and stress management. During this presentation we will focus on the adult and senior population afflicted with dementia and other neurological/medical diagnosis.  We will also touch upon using music for your own personal balance and stress management. A light breakfast will be served. Co-Sponsored by Bob from Right at Home Boston Metro West. RSVP to Alyson Smith at asmith@benchmarkquality.com or to (774) 505-7040 or Bob at bob@rahbostonmetro.com

 

[Education/Network]   Sat March 14th – 9th Annual Mick Morgan’s St. Patrick’s 5K to benefit HESSCO – Sponsorship opportunities are available.  This is a fun event for both Runners and Walkers!  Registration is open.  For more information please contact Susan Longmoore at slongmoore@hessco.org 



[Education/Network]   Tuesday, March 17th – 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM - Whitney Place Natick - Irish Coffee Bar! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your professional colleagues and enjoy coffee, hot chocolate, Irish tea and all the add ins (Baileys and Kahlua). RSVP to Kim at 508-655-5000. 


*[Education/Network]  Mar 18 Wed 8:00 am registration 8:30-9:30 presentation.  Whitney Place, Northborough  "Alzheimer's Disease...Diabetes of the Brain" Presented by Scherrie Keating, CEU's for nurses and social workers. Please RSVP to 508-351-9013 ext 4261 by 3/11/20

 

[Network]   Mar 19 Thur SSN MetroWest (meets 3rd Thurs every month) Whitney Place, 3 Vision Drive, Natick  8am    


[Education/Network]  Mar 19 Thur 4:30-6:00- Whitney Place Sharon, 675 South Main St. 02067- CEU “Dash & Dine” Professional Events (1 CEU for nurses, social workers, discharge planners & case managers.)- Tammy Pozerycki presents “Alternatives to Antipsychotic Medication for Dementia” – Treating behavioral symptoms of dementia using antipsychotic medication is an intervention deserving examination. Their statistics, their unpleasant and dangerous side effects and the term BPSD (Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia) related to those drugs will be explained. Alternative, non-pharmacological strategies and interventions will be presented for consideration. Professionals will leave understanding antipsychotics should only be a last resort. Program participants will leave with a delicious dinner for two (including a salad, entrée, dessert and wine), to enjoy at home! RSVP to Jodi Tolman 781-784-0111


[Education/Network] Mar 20 Fri 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Florian Hall, 55 Hallet St., Dorchester – Join us for the “2nd ANNUAL PARKINSON’S DISEASE SYMPOSIUM FOR VETERANS, FIRST RESPONDERS, AND CAREGIVERS!”  Please join Anna DePold Hohler, MD, FAAN, Chair of the Department of Neurology, and Okeanis E. Vaou, MD, Director of Movement Disorders, both of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, along with 110 Fitness for this informative, FREE event.  Registration is required and seating is limited so please register today to reserve your space!  Complimentary breakfast will be provided!  Please register by March 13th at semc-parkinsonsevent.eventbrite.com or by calling Keith Ciccone, BS, LPN at 617.789.3320

 

[Education/Network] Mar 24 Tue   Whitney Place Westborough will host Tammy Pozerycki 8:00 am registration 8:30-9:30 presentation on "Improving your Lifestyle to Prevent Dementia "RSVP to 508-898-3490 ext 5050 by 3/17 CEU's for nurses and social workers


[Education/Network] Wed Mar 25   7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast; 10:00 AM Presentation  – St. Patricks Manor in Framingham (Tara Lounge) – 2 CE Credits RN/SW – Join us for a CE Breakfast “Defeating Dementia: Spotlight on Promoting Cognitive Health” presented by Margaret O/Connor Ph.D. Assoc Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School/Neuropsychologist at B&W Hospital. The objectives include: Review of diagnostic criteria for dementia diagnosis; Identify recent research initiatives and the need for research participation; Identify ways to improve brain health. RSVP to Corey Morell at 508.879.8000 X609 or cmorrell@stpatricksmanor.org   


[Education/Network] Thursday March 26th4:30-6:30- Adelaide of Newton Centre- Mind & Memory Educational Series 2020- The MIND Diet : Brain Health Series NEC #2 – presented by Renee Brunelle – RDN Learn about the MIND Diet.  The MIND diet aims to reduce dementia and the decline in brain health that often occurs as people get older. It combines aspects of two very popular diets, the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet. 


*[Event] March 31 Tues Antiques Appraisal Day. Brightview, 125 Turnpike Street, Canton 2-4pm Free


[Education/Network] Apr 2 Thur. Medication in the context of aging: caution needed by John Siberski. Carmel Terrace, 933 Central Street, Framingham  12:15-1:15pm Free   


[Education/Network] Apr 8 Wed   Whitney Place will host Samatha Gentel with Generations Law at 11:00 please RSVP to 508-898-3490 ext 5050 by April 3 


[Network] Thur Apr 9   8:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Providence House Assisted Living in Brighton – Allston/Brighton Senior Service Provider’s Meeting 


[Education/Network] Apr 9 Thur Online CEU!! – 11 AM to 2:15 PM (EST) – 3 Free CEUs – “The New & Resistant Dementia Resident: How to Acclimate” presented by Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, RN, BSN, CDE, CDP and sponsored by Artis Senior Living of Lexington. This is designed for Case Managers, Social Workers and Administrators.  Register ASAP at https://bit.ly/37uUtcq.  For more information call Jenerations at 443-416-7710 or Carla Koehl at 781-538-4534. 

 

*[Education/Network]  Apr 15 Wed 8:00 am registration 8:30-9:30 presentation. Whitney Place, Northborough  "Caring for the Aging Population with Diabetes" Presented by Scherrie Keating, CEU's for nurses and social workers. Please RSVP by 4/8/20 to 508-351-9013 ext 4261  


[Network]  Apr 16 Thur SSN MetroWest (meets 3rd Thurs every month) Brookdale, 300 West Farm Pond Road, Framingham 8am 


[Education/Network] Apr 28 Tue    Whitney  Place Westborough will host Tammy Pozerycki 8:00 am registration  8:30-9:30 presentation on "The Journey of Dementia: What the Family Members are Experiencing"  RSVP to 508-898-3490 ext 5050 by 3/21


*[Education/Network] Thur Apr 30 Dueling epidemics: learn to make a positive by Scherrie Keating & Tammy Pozerycki. The Overlook, 88 Masonic Home Road, Charlton 8am-4:30pm $175 early bird registration.


[Education/Network] Thur Apr 30 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM – Norwood Council on Aging – 3 CE Credits – “Embracing Your Journey: Care for the Caregiver Conference” sponsored by the Neponset Valley Alzheimer’s Partnership.  This conference is available to family caregivers, caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.  FREE of Charge.  Professional caregivers are welcome of $30 and will receive 3 CE Credits.  Expert speakers, healthcare vendors, and a caregiver roundtable will Q&A will be featured.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. Advanced registration is required as space is limited.  Contact Su Madan: smadan@comforcare.com or 617.217.1977.  Sponsorship opportunities are available as well.  For information, contact Deb Fradkin at dfradkin@walpole-ma./gov

 

[Education/Network]   Thursday May 7th– 10:00-11:00 - Adelaide of Newton Centre- Mind & Memory Educational Series 2020 :Strength and Stamina forBrain Health Series NEC #3 - Alicia Silva – MSPT-Many people claim they would rather be diagnosed with cancer than dementia or Alzheimer's. What they may not realize is that decreased or impaired brain function is not a foregone conclusion as we get older. Our own lifestyle choices and habits can have a significant impact--for good or ill--on our brains. And that means there's hope.  The importance of exercise routines and types are reviewed to empower participants. 

 

[Education/Network] May 26 Tue     Whitney Place Westborough will host Tammy Pozerycki 8:00am registration 8:30-9:30 presentation on "Combating Compassion Fatigue amd Care partner Overload" RSVP to 508-898-3490 ext 5050 by 5/26


[Education/Network] Thursday June 4th– 1:00-2:30 - Adelaide of Newton CentreMind & Memory Educational Series 2020: Facilitating Connection, Fostering Engagement: Activities for Normal Aging and Stages of DementiaBrain Health Series NEC #4 – presented by Michelle Tristani – MS, CCC-SLP, CDP, PAC Trainer- Our social engagement and sense of purpose is paramount as we age and as dementia progresses.  The objective of this program is to explore life-long learning, reminiscence, and sensory engagement experiences. 


[Education/Network]    Thursday June 25th – 4:30-6:30 - Adelaide of Newton Centre- Mind & Memory Educational Series 2020: Get Thinking!-Brain Health Series NEC #5 - Michelle Tristani – MS, CCC-SLP, CDP, PAC Trainer-A brain heath educational seminar encompassing a review of normal aging, self-assessment, meta-cognitive skills, how memory works, cognitive exercise, sleep, the social brain, vision, hearing and more.  Includes cognitive screening and supportive follow up (optional). 



Ongoing…

* (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

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