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Education/ Network Friday, March 5th – Reserve by March 3rd and pick up Friday the 5th – Sponsored by Providence House in Brighton who wants to say THANKS for Thinking of Us!  – “PIZZA & The POPS” = A special Pizza Kit from the famous Montilio’s Bakery in Dorchester, A Bottle of Wine, AND a ticket to the Boston Pops (In Love) Concert!!  Pick up your pizza and Vino on Friday and we will email you a ticket to the Boston Pops (In Love) Concert that you can enjoy through March 13th (preferably while you are feasting on your freshly baked Montilio’s Pizza and wine!  Click HERE to RSVP or email at gszerlip@coreypark.com

Education/ Network Virtual art class. Lexington Recreation & Community.  Monday, March 8th 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join us for a FREE Virtual Art Class Artis Senior Living of Lexington: 430 Concord Ave, Lexington, MA 02421 Check out our other nearby community in Reading. To Register 781-698-4840 lexrecma.myrec.com

 Education/ Network Tuesday March 9th – 3 PM - How to Hear and Be Heard in Relationships for Caregivers- Part of your struggle as a caregiver might be difficult communication with your loved ones. Learn about the four primary communication styles and see if you recognize your own patterns. We will then focus on how we can shift our usual presentation to improve communication.Call Debbie Schwartz, LICSW with questions, 508-783-2661.Click here to register  


 Education/ Network Tuesday March 9th- April 27th- 5-6:30 PM- ZOOM – Diabetes Kare consulting LLC presents: Talk Me Healthy to Prevent Diabetes- 8-week course for those at risk or living with prediabetes. Will include education, weekly lifestyle change goals, and implementation in small achievable steps, coaching, accountability , group support, breakout sessions and activities. OUTCOMES: Lower risks of type 2 diabetes by more than half, improve BP, decreases heart disease, improve overall physical, emotional, and brain health. Cost $497 (may be eligible for some reimbursement under ins. health benefit). To learn more or to enroll CLICK HERE or diabeteskareconsulting@gmail.com

Education/ Network  Tue March 9, 7:00-8:30 pm (via Zoom)  Seniors Helping Seniors, Serving Greater Boston and Metrowest is sponsoring Creating a Successful and Therapeutic Environment for People with Dementia. If you would like to attend this meeting, please RSVP by contacting Lisa Graffeo via email at lisa@shsboston.com. Please RSVP one business day before the event takes place to ensure that you receive the Zoom link. 


Education/ Network Wednesday, March 10th – 2:00 P– Sponsored by Brookdale at Cushing Park in Framingham – “Stroke Risk and YOU” – How to reduce your risk of stroke. Please join our virtual event with local wellness expert, Danni Hayes, PT, DPT.  Dr. Hayes will present simple and embraceable tips for stroke prevention.  Just join us at brookdale.zoom.us/j/96066304525   

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 10th – 6:30 start – Whitney Place Natick presents - “The Journey of Dementia – What Family Members are Experiencing” with Tammy Pozerycki,  MA, CADDCT, CFRDT, CDP, COTP,  Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care, LLC. Understand what the personal caregivers and family members of a loved one with dementia are experiencing.  Learn about the stages of grief, how they can become a barrier to providing care and the types of support and valuable resources available.   Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 10th6:30 PM- Virtual research program – ALZ talks – Dr. Claire Sexton will provide an update on the latest research - Click here to register


Education/ Network Wednesday, March 10th – 4:00 to 5:30 PM – Briarwood Rehab & Nursing in Needham – “CAR WASH!” – Stop by Briarwood to pick up your voucher for a FREE Triton Care Wash at Washworld Complete Car Care, 70 TV Place in Needham. And drop off your business card to enter our raffle to win a Car Detailing Package!  RSVP by March 5th to Karen Halloran at 339.987.0716. 

Education/ Network Thursday March 11th -  8:30 am - Brookdale at Cushing Park in Framingham - CE “Crisis and Chaos:  A Framework to Recovery” The year 2020 was one of the most challenging and unpredictable years many of us have faced in our lifetime.  We have been hit with crisis after crisis.  It is important for medical professionals to identify, process and take action in order to achieve crisis recovery, and to realize there is a cost over time if we don’t.  We will discuss the psychological impacts of crisis and framework to help you form strategies for crisis recovery.  RSVP to kprior1@brookdale.com for the Zoom link to join the event. 


Network Thursday, March 11th    Virtual Allston/Brighton Senior Provider's Meeting - 8:00am to 10:00am Providence House Assisted Living, 180 Corey Road, Brighton, MA 02135 Contact Gordon at (617) 820-2534 or gszerlip@coreypark.com    Register:  Virtual Allston/Brighton Senior Provider's Meeting - March 11th 8:00am to 10:00am (google.com)   

Education/ Network Thursday, March 11th VIRTUAL PRESENTATION: 11 A.M.  VARIOUS FORMS OF DEMENTIA. For more information, contact your Senior Advisor.

Waterstone at Wellesley: Helena Dias 781.304.4490 HDias@WaterstoneAtWellesley.com Waterstone at the Circle: Kathleen  Winn 617.505.1477 KWinn@WaterstoneAtTheCircle.com

Education/ Network Thursday March 11th – 11 AM – Virtual presentation – CEU: Various forms of dementia – complimentary dementia education brought to you by Waterstone Senior living and Bridges by EPOCH memory care – Alicia Seaver, VP of Memory care operations and certified memory impairment specialist will discuss the similarities and distinctions between the 400 types of dementias known today. Upon completion participants will better understand the causes of the various forms, facts and figures, and how the type of dementia a person has affects the care approach and treatment. Approved for 1 social work CEU- For more info contact your senior advisor: Waterstone at Wellesley: Helena Dias 781.304.4490 HDias@WaterstoneAtWellesley.com Waterstone at the Circle: Kathleen Winn 617.505.1477 KWinn@WAterstoneAtTheCircle.com - Click here to RSVP  


 Education/ Network Thursday, March 11th – 6:00 to 7:30 PM – Sponsored by Benchmark and Branches of Marlborough, Framingham and Attleboro – “The Effects of Social Isolation on Those Living with Dementia” – presented by World-Renowned Dementia Expert Teepa Snow, Owner and CEO, Positive Approach to Care.   This webinar will focus on dementia and care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of maintaining social distancing boundaries to reduce the spread of the virus is challenging for all individuals, even more so for those living with dementia. Please RSVP to 508.466.5455 or email Mike Murphy at mmurphy@benchmarkquality.com and the webinar log-in will be emailed directly.

Education/ Network Thursday, March 11th4-5:30 PM pick up Compass on the Bay (1380 Columbia Road, Boston MA) - Blarney Blast! - To thank our professional friends, join us for special Irish treat! - Beef & Guinness pie, Sherry trifle and your choice of Guinness Beer or Boston Flair! All home cooked by the Compass on the Bays chef, Ken McCluskey – Limited space! - RSVP Here by March 8th. 


Education/ Network  Saturday March 13th-17th- Virtual Fundraising event! Any time, location and distance that you choose! Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Mick Morgan's race for HESSCO! This event is for walkers, runners and cyclists of all ages. Register today at www.mm5k4hessco.racewire.com and support seniors here in our community! The first 250 people to register will receive a free race T-shirt! 

  Education/ Network   Tuesday, March 16th-10-11:15 AM- Residential Real Estate Virtual Networking event- presented by the Alzheimer’s association- Join us to learn about the impact Alzheimer’s has on the residential real estate market and how to support your clients facing dementia – This event is open to all professionals in the industry – Click here to register- Contact Autumn Hotaling ahotaling@alz.org with questions

Education/ Network  Wednesday March 17th- 7 PM- FREE – Diabetes Education Virtual Series “Take Control of your Diabetes, Live Healthier & Longer”  Presented by Scherrie Keating, Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, of Diabetes Kare Consulting, LLC. funded by a grant from UMASS Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital's Determination of Needs Fund.- Did you know that Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations and adult onset blindness? They result from chronic elevated blood sugars. The good news is you can help decrease your risks of developing these complications by achieving your Diabetes ABC goals and having regular screenings recommended by the American Diabetes Association. Attend this program and start taking control of your Diabetes instead of letting your Diabetes take control of you! It is possible to live a long and healthy life with Type 2 Diabetes. Click here to register 

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 17th – 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Adelaide at Newton Centre – “Slainte! Luck of the Irish Drive-By Celebration at Adelaide” – Our residents love celebrating each day, but especially with fun traditions! Enjoy some special St. Patrick’s Day treats the way our residents do – simply drive up and we will bring to you your Baily’s Irish Cream cupcakes, Adelaide pint glasses for 2 and some Guinness to fill them up!  Space  is limited.  Please RSVP by March 10th to Beth Ambrose at bambrose@benchmarkquality.com or 617.544.3454 

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 17th - 4:30-5:30 pm – Brookdale at Cushing Park in Framingham  - St. Patrick’s Day Drive-Through Celebration for our healthcare partners and heroes. Please drive around our front circle for a safe and contact-free Irish meal of CORNED BEEF and CABBAGE and GREEN BEER. RSVP to kprior1@brookdale.com

Education/ Network Thursday , March 18th – 11:30 AM – Wellness education series courtesy of the Enclave of Frankin - Diabetes…are you at risk?- March is National Diabetes Month, and Enclave of Franklin in partnership with Fox rehabilitation will provide a virtual educational program on what defines diabetes, various treatments, common medications, and simple strategies to lower your risk and manage. – To register call 508-520-1150 or email Emily Chiarelli at Emily.chiarelli@enclaveoffranklin.com


Education/ Network Thursday, March 18th6:30 PM-Virtual presentation Courtesy of Whitney Place at Natick– Veterans Pension benefits, helping veterans bridge the financial gap for independent and assisted living- presented by Patty Servaes, Elder Resource Benefits Consulting - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 70 % of people 65+ will require some form of LTC services during their lives.  The VA Basic Pension with Aid and Attendance can help wartime veterans and their surviving spouses bridge the gap in paying for assisted or independent living- Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director for Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Care at Natick at sloveridge@SalmonHealth.com.   After RSVP’ing, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link to join the meeting 

Education/ Network Friday, March 19th2 PM- Live Zoom program- Healthy Green Cooking courtesy of the Enclave of Frankin - March is not only the month to celebrate the Irish, but also National Nutrition Month. Chef Edmond prepares a healthy green recipe, with Complimentary sampling and safe curbside pickup- Attendees will be provided meeting link the day before and entered into a raffle to win a Big Y grocery store gift card to pick up the recipe items to make at home! Registration required: Emily Chiarelli at emiliy.chiarelli@enclaveoffranklin.com – 

Network Tuesday, March 23rd  – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM – MetroWest Senior Real Estate Zoom Networking Meeting – Join us for discussion around Senior Moving or Aging in Place. This meeting will feature Ryan McEniff who is President of the National Aging In Place Council - Massachusetts Chapter.  He will be presenting about the NAIPC, their mission to help the community and answer questions about the group.. For more info or to RSVP please contact Nina Sable at nina.sable@commonmoves.com  Note: This takes place the fourth week of each month on Tuesday at 10:00 AM.  Future meeting will be April 27th. 

Education/ Network  Tuesday, March 23rd – 8:30-9:30 AM- Complimentary Virtual CEU courtesy of the Enclave of Frankin - Understanding Dementia…simplified –presented by Caroline Bixby, M.S.W, L.I.C.S.W. from Bill Johnson Consulting and Staffing Services- This virtual education program will help you to understand the various types of dementia, clinical symptoms, diagnosis and treatments to better support the patients and families you care for along with practical solutions to effectively implement for successful results.-CE approved for nurses and social workers – All attendees will receive a raffle entry for a complimentary gift card! – Meeting link provided upon registration - To register call 508-520-1150 or email Emily Chiarelli at Emily.chiarelli@enclaveoffranklin.com


Education/ Network  Tuesday, March 23rd – 11:00 AM to Noon – Sponsored by Beacon Patient Solutions LLC – “SOLO AGERS Discussion Group” A 6-part online session (starts 3/23, April 6th, April 20th, May 4th, May 18th and June 1st) which is open to adults 65+ that live in MA - where we’ll explore a different topic that helps Solo Agers share experiences, tips , and resources.  This online facilitated small group format is a wonderful opportunity to learn from and with each other.  Cost is $60 for all 6 sessions - For more info or to register please click here or ailine@beaconpatientsolutions.com

Education/ Network  Wednesday, March 24th – 10:00 AM start – Generations Law Group presents “Most Common MassHealth Planning Mistakes” with Samantha Gentel, Esq. The most common mistakes made prior to applying for MassHealth are in areas such as bank account management, gifting, transferring ownership of assets of value, and estate planning (or lack thereof). In this informative webinar, we will discuss what not to do if you or a loved one may need to apply for MassHealth in the future. Please RSVP to Carol Anderson, Marketing Director at canderson@generationslawgroup.com to receive the link.   


Education/ Network Wednesday, March 24th – 6:30 start – Whitney Place Natick presents - “Planning Your Financial Future – Tools and Concepts for a Successful Outcome” with S. Thomas Greeley, CLTC,  Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual.  Come join us for this talk on investments, retirement, LTC planning and learning how to get where you are going. Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!  

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 24th5:30-7PM- Virtual CE event co-hosted by Briarwood Rehab & Healthcare Center and Maplewood at Weston senior living community – Natasha Faria Smith, LICSW presents: Music, Movement, & Sensory interventions for memory loss- Person centered care is a holistic and integrative approach designed to maintain well-being and quality of life for people in all stages of dementia and helps caregivers meet daily needs and maintain connection. Learn the benefits of sensory intervention, how to design sensory interventions, and how they are best used. Login instructions will be provided upon registration. – 1.5 CE for nurses and social workers- RSVP to Karen Halloran to khalloran@mqshealth.com or 339-987-0716 

Education/ Network Wednesday, March 24th8 AM- Virtual CEU – Through the Eyes of Dementia – A new reality- in celebration of national social worker month – Presented by Adrena McGowan, Memory Care Director, CDP, Maplewood Senior Living  - Learn about the struggles facing dementia clients - starting with the changes that impact them just as a function of getting older, how dementia changes their senses; and ultimately how they may interpret the increasingly unfamiliar world around them- 1 CE for social workers -Participants must be present for entire presentation as no partial credits will be given, and a post test and evaluation form must be returned upon completion. Click here to register or contact Morgan Lorio at miorio@maplewoodsl.com for more information


Education/ Network Thursday March 25th -  8:30 am - Brookdale Cushing Park - CE “Crisis and Chaos:  A Framework to Recovery” The year 2020 was one of the most challenging and unpredictable years many of us have faced in our lifetime.  We have been hit with crisis after crisis.  It is important for medical professionals to identify, process and take action in order to achieve crisis recovery, and to realize there is a cost over time if we don’t.  We will discuss the psychological impacts of crisis and framework to help you form strategies for crisis recovery.  RSVP to kprior1@brookdale.com for the Zoom link to join the event.

 Education/ Network Thursday March 25th7 PM- Virtual event! – Good Shepherd Community Care presents “Caregiver:  A love story” this video puts a human face to the toll- physical, emotional, & financial that afflicts most family members who care for their dying loved ones at home. In 24 minutes Bambi Fass and her husband Rick take us through the joys and the unexpected sorrows that can accompany a family’s home through end of life. CEUs available for nurses, social workers, and case managers. For More Information on Caregiver: A Love Story CLICK HERETickets available now! Click here to reserve yours today

Education/ Network Thursday March 25th 12-1pm Long Term Care Insurance.  When and how do I use my Long Term Care Policy Types of policies – comparison of todays and the past Benefits Defined Understanding Contract Language Initiating a Claim – Pitfalls to avoid. Carmel Terrace, 933 Central Street, Framingham RSVP Dixie Emond  demond@carmelterrace.org • 508-788-8000 x425 

Education/ Network March 30th and 31st-Virtual professional education courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association - Train the Trainer program- Person centered Dementia Care and Habilitation Therapy Training Curriculum Training is offered 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST. – Deadline to register March 16th- REGISTER HERE

Education/ Network  Thursday, April 1st4-6 PM-Sunrise of Wayland- National Burrito Day Mexican Dinner Dine & Dash! Stop by to tour the community, meet our amazing team, and pick up dinner to go. Each guest will receive 2 customized burritos or burrito bowls along with homemade chips & salsa, churros and 2 horchatas!- Bring your business card  to win a $100 gift card to Bocado Restaurant in Wellesley. Please RSVP to Gina at wayland.dos@sunriseseniorliving.com by March 27th 

Education/ Network  Wednesday, April 7th- Virtual seminar “What a care Manager can do for me” presented by Seniorbridge Home Care Sales Executive, Peggy Fuller! In this seminar we will be describing and discussing the ways an RN or Social Worker can help navigate a complex healthcare system. We will be reviewing the benefits of having a health professional who will develop and follow a unique and flexible care plan as your advocate. - Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link  

 Education/ Network Wednesday, April 14th-3:15-4:30- Virtual CEU: “Healthy Eating…One of the most powerful tools for preventing chronic disease!” presented by Scherrie Keating, RN, BSN, CDCES, CDC, NDPP, CDP, Lifestyle coach and certified Ageless Grace Educator – Health care professionals, improve your understanding of the most recent dietary guidelines and healthy eating pattern recommendations. Leave ready to apply and share this valuable info to those you are caring for to help them make the shift to healthier eating and a longer life! – 1 CEU to CCM certified case managers, 1 contact hour for LICSW, LCSW, LSW , RN, and LPN & CDP Certificate of Attendance - Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!


Education/ Network Wednesday, April 28th-6:30 PM-Virtual program Part 1 - Memory Help in the Digital Era- Expert Rhoda AU, Ph.D. will explain current ideas on identifying factors for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn how digital technologies can offer solutions to modify those risks and symptoms for reducing the likelihood of the disease. Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!


Education/ Network ·Thursday, May 20th -6:30 PM – Virtual program Part 2 : Prevention Detection & Treatment of Memory loss presented by Elizabeth Vassey, Psy.D – Learn about measures to prevent, detect and treat memory loss, why early diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia matters for brain health, and new medications to slow Alzheimer’s progression. - Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!


Education/ Network Wednesday, June 23rd6:30 PM-Virtual program Part 3: Eating for a Healthy Mind with Sarah Clarke, Regional Clinical Dietician – Join us for a discussion about nutrition to help optimize brain health and to preserve memory as we age. Find out how diets, specific foods, spices and supplements can affect the health of your brain. Start earing smarter today! Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Community Outreach Director at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link!


* (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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