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Hello from Peter Yvanovich. This is a temporary page for my Networking Friends and Colleagues.
If you know of an event, please email me so I can add it to the listing* (certain restrictions apply)
 
There are many networking events within 30 miles of Boston. If you are part of one that is not listed, please email me so I can spread the word.

*May 19 Sun [Education & Network] Open House. Traditions of Dedham, 735 Washington Street, Dedham 12:30pm Free

*May 20 Mon [Education & Network] The path to a dementia friendly Lunenburg. Lunenburg Public Library, 1023 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg 6-7:30pm Free

May 20 Mon [Education & Network] Learning through story telling. Brightview, 1275 Turnpike Street, North Andover 6pm Free

May 21 Tue [Network] MetroWest Senior Real Estate group. Carmel Terrace, 933 Central Street, Framingham 8:30am Free

May 21 Tue [Education & Network] (every 3rd Tuesday) Caring conversations- a gathering for caregivers. Youville Place, 10 Pelham Road, Lexington 1-3pm Free

May 21 Tue [Education & Network] Whitney Place Natick- 5:30-7 PM- Keeping Your Memory in Mind: Part TWO of a three-part series (attend any or all 3)-“Prevention, detection & treatment of Memory loss” with 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 medication to slow Alzheimer’s progression. –light refreshments and tours available-Space is limited reservations are required. Call Kim Mahoney, receptionist at 508-655-5000

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] A Map Through the Maze – DCU Center in Worcester – 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM - A Conference for Alzheimer’s Care Professionals – Featuring Dementia Management in the Acute Care Setting and a New Track: Workforce Management and Training.  For more information on CEUs, Topics, Registration to attend or to exhibit as a vendor please go to alzmassnh.org/MAP

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] Beaumont rehab and skilled nursing in Westborough-5:30-8:30 PM-Raffle Extravaganza & Wine Tasting-Support the Westborough Campus SALMON Sneakers team as they raise funds for research as they participate in the Worcester County Walk to End Alzheimer’s with this fun event!-Drop by our open house for appetizers, wine, silent auction and a chance to win great prizes! RSVP to Andrea Sbordone at 508-898-3490 ext. 3519 asbordone@salmonhealth.com

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] 5:30 Dinner/Registration -6:15 Presentation -The Residence at Watertown Square- 1 CEU SW/RN  “Suicidal Ideation in Hospice” - presentation by Renee Goldstein Fixler from Good Shepherd Community Care who has presented in numerous forums on end of life issues for Holocaust Survivors and their families, bereavement, caregiver issues, and clinical boundaries in hospice work. RSVP by May 15th to Laurie Gaines at Lgaines@lcbseniorliving.com or 617-924-8100

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] Emerson Hospital Cheney Conference Room in Concord - 5:30 pm registration; 6:00-7:00 Presentation with Q&A- Seven Steps to Managing your Memory – Speaker is Andrew Budson MD at Professor at BU, Lecturer at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at the VA - Please join us for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers-This program will provide understandable advice about how to know if memory is normal or abnormal, and how to understand what memory impairment means.-Refreshments will be served at 5:45-Registeration is free. Free Parking available in the main Emerson hospital garage on the top level. Please bring your parking ticket with you to be validated-to RSVP please contact Emerson’s Care Management Team at 978-287-3170 or twilkie@emersonhosp.org

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] 4:30-6:30-Cabot Park Village- Party in Our Penthouse!- The event will take place in one of Cabot Park Village’s newly renovated Penthouse Suites with a large balcony overlooking Newton’s Cabot Park and surrounding neighborhood. Complimentary champagne, wine, select brews and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Attendees are asked to bring their business cards to enter a raffle for a golf outing for two at Granite Links Golf Club and more. The event is free and professionals are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP by May 21 to director of community relations, John Krol, by calling 617-415-7433 or by emailingjkrol1@benchmarkquality.com

May 22 Wed [Education & Network] 4-6 PM-Artis Senior Living of Lexington- Spring Backyard BBQ! Come meet our resident care team-Join us in our beautiful new patio and backyard for cocktails and BBQ, informal networking and the opportunity to meet Liza O’Kane, director of Health & Wellness, and Lindsay Sanjujo, Director of Partnership Development.- Please RSVP to Carla Koehl at ckoehl@artismgmt.comor call 781-538-4534

May 23 Thur [Network] SSN North Central (meets 4th Thurs every other month). TBD 8am Free

May 23 Thur [Network] Lexington Providers meeting. Youville Place, 10 Pelham Road, Lexington 8:30am Free

May 23 Thur [Education & Network] Providence House in Brighton – 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM – You are invited for a “Memorial Day Celebration” – Food, Music, Guest Speaker and Veteran Pinning Ceremony!  Co-sponsored by Brighton House and Good Shepherd Community Care!  Please RSVP to Gordon Szerlip at 617.925.6253 or gszerlip@coreypark.com

May 23 Thur [Education & Network] Cornerstone at Canton – 8 - 9:30 AM - Morning Joe-to-Go!  Stop by on your way to work to meet our new Resident Care Director, Samantha Chavez. Let us take the stress out of your morning with a hot cup of coffee and breakfast to go! Our directors will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have about Cornerstone. RSVP to Libby Mattei atlmattei@cornerstonecanton.com or 781.821.3616

May 23 Thur [Education & Network] 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Dementia Boot Camp – 6-Week Series (EXCLUSIVELY FOR ADULT CHILDREN, LOVED ONES AND CAREGIVERS ONLY) – Professionals please let your client’s families know if appropriate so they can attend and benefit!!  Are you searching for answers regarding your loved one’s well-being?  Join us for a series of events and learn about: Memory Impairment and the impact associated with the disease; How to connect with your loved one; The importance of managing caregiver stress.  FREE LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.  DATES are:  May 23rd Safety at Home  -  May 30th Caregiving Stress   -    RSVP is required to Concierge at 781.899.5505 or westoncrd@maplewoodsl.com

May 23 Thur [Education & Network] 6:30 to 8:00 PM – Newton Wellesley Hospital, Shipley Auditorium 2nd Floor – “Sleep and Aging” –Aran Kadar, MD, Medical Co-Director at NWH Sleep Center; “SIM: Safety, Independence and Mobility: Living with Alzheimer’s Dementia” Kathleen Strand PT, MSPT and Sonia Smith, Senior OT, both from NW Hospital – Q&A will follow the lecture. Parking is Free!  Registration not required and this is open to the community.  Co-Sponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care!  Questions contactNWHcollaborative@partners.org  

May 28 Tue [Education & Network] 1:00-2:30 PM -New Horizons at Choate in Woburn-“Medication Management and Practical Solutions to Stay Organized and On Time” This is one of multiple Parkinson’s talks offered monthly (4th Tuesday of each month) with different topics,  presented by the APDA (American Parkinson Disease Association) and co-sponsored by Assisted Hands Home Care and New Horizons -Space is limited, Pre-registration is required for this FREE program-To register or for additional info contact Cathi Thomas at APDA I & R Center at BUMC at 800-651-8466

May 29 Wed [Education & Network] Adelaide Information Center, 1320 Centre Street, Suite 402, Newton Centre – 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM –“Spring Open House!” – We are excited to introduce you to Benchmark’s newest community, Adelaide of Newton Centre.  Stop by for breakfast and let us show you how the people, the programs and the place will work together to support seniors and their families experiencing the various stages of memory loss.  INVITE A COLLEAGUE! – RSVP to 617.544.3454 or scwieka@benchmarkquality.com

*May 29 Wed [Education & Network] Worcester County young Professionalz. Greater Good Brewery, 55 Millbrook Street, Worcester 6:30-8:30pm

May 29 Wed [Education & Network] 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - VNA Assisted & Senior Living Communities, 405 Alewife Brook Parkway, Somerville -8000 Days - An entire phase of your life waiting to be invented.  With today’s rising lifespans, we could be facing roughly 20 or more years in retirement, which is approximately 8,000 days. Once thought of this way, it becomes clearer that retirement is not an end, but rather a new, complex, and unknown phase of life, during which so much could happen. Featured guest speaker is Curtis Ranta, RVP – Advisor Hartford Funds - Please join our panel (Nancy Bergeron, Christin Vidoli, Angela Clary) for this informative session about navigating the complexities of retirement.  Friends & guests welcome. Please RSVP (required) totzensila.loumpani@edwardjones.com or 617.764.5360 if you will be joining. 

May 30 Thur [Education & Network] 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Dementia Boot Camp – 6-Week Series (EXCLUSIVELY FOR ADULT CHILDREN, LOVED ONES AND CAREGIVERS ONLY) – Professionals please let your client’s families know if appropriate so they can attend and benefit!!  Are you searching for answers regarding your loved one’s well-being?  Join us for a series of events and learn about: Memory Impairment and the impact associated with the disease; How to connect with your loved one; The importance of managing caregiver stress.  FREE LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.  DATES are: May 30th Caregiving Stress   -    RSVP is required to Concierge at 781.899.5505 or westoncrd@maplewoodsl.com

*May 30 Thur [Education & Network] Worcester County walk to end alzheimer's Corporate breakfast. Whole Foods Market, Borgatti Bar 193 Boston Turnpike Road, Shrewsbury 8-9:30am 

May 30 Thur [Education & Network] Cornerstone at Canton – 4:30 - 7:30 PM - We invite you to join us for an evening of networking and fun as Vegas comes to Cornerstone at Canton! Delight in your favorite casino games, magic and entertainment.  Enjoy hors d'ourvres and our signature cocktail while supporting a great cause!  Proceeds to benefit the Canton Food Pantry.  Suggested $20 donation to play.  RSVP to Libby Mattei atlmattei@cornerstonecanton.com or 781.821.3616  

*May 31 Fri [Education & Network] Eagle House Memory Cafe. 10-Noon Free Eagle House Community Center, 25 Memorial Drive, Lunenburg. Rock painting with Karen Swantee  

*June 2 Sun [Education & Network] Open House. Traditions of Dedham, 735 Washington Street, Dedham 12:30pm Free

June 3 Mon [Education & Network] 11 AM-1PM- First Parish Unitarian Church Medfield-The Meeting House Lunch Club for LGBT Seniors, Friends, and Allies, please join us for: A light lunch and presentation by Dennis Hohengasser on Medicare Fraud- To ensure a meal please RSVP by May 30th-suggested meal donation $3 for seniors over 60, $5 for under 60. For further info or to register call HESSCO Nutrition Department at 781-784-4944 or email Louise Rachin at lrachin@comcast.net

*June 4 Tue [Education & Network] Newton HHS & Newton Free Library: Newton creates. Newton Free Library 6:30-8:30pm Free 

June 5 Wed [Education & Network] 6:30 to 8:00 PM – Newton Wellesley Hospital, Shipley Auditorium 2nd Floor – “Life Goals: Navigating the Health Care Proxy and Advance Care Planning” Julia Ragland, MD, Dir of Palliative Care Education NWH; “Decision-Making Capacity”David Wolfe, MD, MPH, Chair NWH Psychiatry – Q&A will follow the lecture. Parking is Free!  Registration not required and this is open to the community.  Co-Sponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care!  Questions contact NWHcollaborative@partners.org

June 5-7 [Network] at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth – “New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show”  Six States. One Conference. Hundreds of Attendees. The New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show is the region’s premier event for home care and hospice agencies. It’s hosted by the six New England state home care associations, which collectively represent nearly 400 organizations. This conference is designed for senior and mid-level administrative and clinical staff. The conference features multiple keynote sessions, workshops, and intensive programs. Topics are designed to meet the needs of all agencies, including Medicare-certified, private duty, and hospices. The trade show is the largest home health and hospice expo in the Northeast. Browse our website and register for this fabulous education and networking event!  http://www.nehcc.com

June 6 Thur [Network] SSN Boston North (meets 1st Thurs every month) 

June 6 Thur [Network] 8:15 AM to 9:45 AM – Waltham Crossing Assisted Living – Waltham Provider Meeting: guest speaker this month is Michele Ellicks, MassDOT, Registry of Motor Vehicles.  No need to RSVP.  No meeting in July!

*June 6 Thur [Education & Network] Alzheimer's and the family & care resources for support. Bridges by Epoch, 1 Ice House Road, Medfield 1pm Free

June 6 Thur [Education & Network] 5:15 Pasta Bar and Sweet Confections; 5:45 Presentation – Care-One at Essex Park in Beverly – “Summer, Sangria, and Spirits! – MEDIUM DEMONSTRATION” – Maria’s energy draws you in as she compassionately delivers messages of Love, Hope & Faith. Experience the phenomenon that provides evidential proof that our loved ones are always with us. Event is FREE for the first 50 people who sign up!  After that and at the door $10… RSVP to Stacey Robinson at 978.816.0057 or SRobinson@Care-One.com  

June 11 Tues [Education & Network] Dash n' Dine. Concord Park, 68 Commonwealth Ave, Concord 4-6pm Free

June 11 Tues [Education & Network] 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Sunrise at Gardner Park, 73 Margin Street, Peabody – Sunrise Tour of Homes – Join us for our Tour of Homes and enjoy some refreshing drinks and delicious hors d’oeuvres while you are here. Please call 978-532-3200 to RSVP

*June 11 Tues [Education & Network] I love the 80's party. Hosted by Blaire House of Milford, Around the Clock Home HealthCare, Bayada Home Health Care. Craft Roots Brewery, 4 Industrial Road, Milford 5-9pm Free

June 12 Wed [Education & Network] Paint, sip and end alzheimers. Bridges by Epoch, 140 University Ave, Westwood 5-7pm Free

June 12 Wed [Education & Network] Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Huvos Auditorium (no validated parking available) – 5:30 – 6PM Registration; 6-7 PM Presentation; 7-7:30 Networking  – The Boston Area Chapter of the HPNA presents “Dead is Dead…Or is it? An examination of the Case of Jahi McMath” presented by Barbara Cohen PhD, JD, RN, Professor, Health Services Management, Berkeley College, New York.  1 RN CEU  - free for members / $10 non-members.  Please invite anyone interested in joining a professional hospice and palliative care organization.  All are welcome but space is limited – RSVP to bostonhpna@gmail.com   Follow us atwww.bostonhpna.nursingnetwork.com

*June 12 Wed [Education & Network] Myasthenia Gravis June awareness month. Dining for a cause. The Friendly Toast, 35 Stanhope Street, Back Bay 

June 13 Thur [Education & Network] Conference Center at Bentley College – full day event starting at 7:45 – Annual Nursing Home Conference – “The Evolving Nursing Home” – with speakers Sarah Dereniuk-Dudley, MHA, NHA, Mitch Davidowitz, LISCW, MSW; Liane Zeitys, J.D., CELA; Catherine Congo MPA, HA and Adrianna Alpaugh MSW – for more information on registration, CEUs, workshops, and exhibiter tables please visit www.naswma.org/events.

June 13 Thur [Network] SSN Allston/Brighton (meets 2nd Thurs every month). Providence House, 180 Corey Rd, Brighton 8am Free

June 13 Thur [Education & Network] Whitney Place Sharon-5:30-7:30- (5:30 drinks &apps; 6:15 video; 7:00 Questions and Networking) Red Carpet Event! Video Series “Aging with Dignity” premier proudly presented by the Eldercare alliance of Neponset River Regional Chamber-Follow the story of a family dealing with hard and important decisions that come with the aging process. RSVP by May 24th-Register online at www.nrrchamber.com

June 17 Mon [Education & Network] One Wingate Way in Needham - 3:30 arrival 4:00 program.  Book Signing Event:  Elin Hilderbrand starts her 2019 Summer Book Tour for The Summer of ’69!  Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed, in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand’s first historical novel.  Enjoy a champagne reception & samples of Nantucket cuisine.   Reservations are required and limited to the first 125 RSVP’s.  We anticipate this event selling out in advance.  Books for purchase at the event, as they are not on sale at bookstores yet.  RSVP to Amy Lucas alucas@wingatehealthcare.com or 781-247-6638.

June 18 Tue [Education & Network] (every 3rd Tuesday) Caring conversations- a gathering for caregivers. Youville Place, 10 Pelham Road, Lexington 1-3pm Free

June 18 Tue [Education & Network] Whitney Place Natick-5:30-7 PM- Keeping Your Memory in Mind: Part THREE of a three-part series -“Memory Help in the Digital Era” with Rhoda Au. Ph.D. -Our expert explains current ideas on identifying factors for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn how digital technology can offer solutions to modify those risks and symptoms for reducing the likelihood of disease. Light refreshments and tours available-Space is limited reservations are required. Call Kim Mahoney, receptionist at 508-655-500

*June 18 Tue [Education & Network] Lunch & learn: signs & symptoms of alzheimer's. Bridges by Epoch, 140 University Ave, Westwood 12pm Free

June 18 Tue [Education & Network] Orchard Hill Sudbury – 5:00 PM Dinner/Networking, 5:30 Program – 1.5 CEU RN/SW “Over 90 and Loving It”presented by Good Shepherd Community Care, what if we forgot to grow old? Imagine not being aware of chronological age at all - but living life as thought the future and youth were eternal.  See a screening of PBS Documentary, Over 90 and Loving It”, that will make you laugh and cry as you are inspired by people across the age and health spectrum.  Call Deanna Ford to register at 978.218.3010 ormrktdirector@orchard-hill.com

*June 18 Tue [Education & Network] Deciphering dementia, delirium and depression. Whitney Place, 5 Lyman Street, Westborough RSVP 508-898-3490 x5050 7:30am Register

*June 18 Tue [Education & Network] Myasthenia Gravis June awareness month. Dining for a cause. Samba Steak & Sushi, 1138 Worcester Road, Framingham

June 19 Wed [Education & Network] 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM – Bridges at Epoch at Westwood – Elder Services Provider Meeting – Wellness in the Workplace: Strong Mind, Strong Body, Strong Spirit by Kelly Sipe, Beyond Your Limits.  Please RSVP to Debbie Fradkin by email or phone if you plan to attend (781) 794-4944 or DFradkin@hessco.org 

June 20 Thur [Network] SSN Metro West (meets 3rd Thurs every month). Whitney Place, 3 Vision Drive, Natick 8am Free

June 20 Thur [Network] SSN Boston South (meets 3rd Thurs every month). Summer solstice celebration & harbor cruise. Atria Marina Place, 4 Seaport Dr., Marina Bay, Quincy. It’s that fabulous time of year when we get together & let loose at sea! Celebrate the SUMMER SOLSTICE at ATRIA Marina Place dining al fresco with the sea breezes & great company! From 4:30-6:30 during Atria’s al fresco dinner, sway & dance to the live sultry n’ soulful music by Johnny Bluehorn, Russ Costa, thanks to Amazing Grace Private HomecareMiss Pemberton will depart the Marina Bay pier promptly at 7pm and will return around 9pm.4:30-9:30pm $30 for dinner & boat ride

*June 20 Thur [Education & Network] 4:30-6:30 PM- Whitney Place in Sharon- CEU “Dine & Dash” for Professionals. Topic presented by Diabetes Kare Consulting, LLC “Type 2 diabetes complications and the path to prevention. (1 CEU for nurses, social workers, case managers, and discharge planners)- Leave with a delicious dinner for two ( salad, entrée, dessert, and wine) prepared by culinary services director Bill Slavin!- RSVP required by May 9th to Jodi Tolman at 781-784-0111

June 28 Fri [EVENT] Antiques Appraisal Day event. Pepperell COA, 37 Nashua Road. Sponsored by Rivercourt Residences of Groton. 10am Free

*June 28 Fri [Education & Network] Eagle House Memory Cafe. 10-Noon Free Eagle House Community Center, 25 Memorial Drive, Lunenburg. "Welcome Summer" cookout at Cogshall Park in Fitchburg 

Jul 11 Thur [Network] SSN Central/Worcester (meets 2nd Thurs every other month). CareOne Millbury Healthcare. 312 Millbury Avenue, Millbury 8am Free

*July 16 Tue [Education & Network] 1 CEU Prediabetes - epedemic, screening and proven prevention.  Whitney Place, One Lyman Street, Westborough RSVP 508-898-3490 x50507:30am Register

July 16 Tue [Education & Network] The Willows in Westborough-7:30 AM Registration; 8-9 program-“Prediabetes…Epidemic, screening and proven prevention” 1 CEU - Come and leave equipped to provide screening and prevention education to others. Continental breakfast will be served prior to the start of each program. Please RSVP at least one week in advance to 508-898-3490 ext. 5050

Jul 18 Thur [Network] SSN Metro West (meets 3rd Thurs every month). The Commons at Lincoln, 1 Harvest Circle, Lincoln 8am Free

*Jul 18 Thur [Education & Network] 4:30-6:30 PM- Whitney Place in Sharon- CEU “Dine & Dash” for Professionals. Topic presented by Diabetes Kare Consulting, LLC “Alzheimer's disease - disease of the brain? (1 CEU for nurses, social workers, case managers, and discharge planners)- Leave with a delicious dinner for two ( salad, entrée, dessert, and wine) prepared by culinary services director Bill Slavin!- RSVP required by May 9th to Jodi Tolman at 781-784-0111

*Jul 26 Fri [Education & Network] Eagle House Memory Cafe. 10-Noon Free Eagle House Community Center, 25 Memorial Drive, Lunenburg. Music therapy with Andrew Rohwer  

*Aug 15 Thur [Education & Network] 1 CEU Sexuality and intemacy as it relates to a person living with dementia. Whitney Place, 5 Lyman Street, Westborough RSVP 508-898-3490 x50507:30am Register

*Aug 25- Sept 1 [Education & Network] Elite supported cruise. 7 nights to Bermuda.b See flier

*Aug 30 Fri [Education & Network] Eagle House Memory Cafe. 10-Noon Free Eagle House Community Center, 25 Memorial Drive, Lunenburg. Piano music with Adam Bergeron

Sept 24 Tues [Education & Network] 6-7:30 PM- Newton Free Library- “The Gentle Swedish Art of Death Cleaning”- Presented by:  Jennifer Sax, Good Shepherd Community Care & Arlene Lowney, Living Wisely Dying Well  -  In Sweden there is a kind of decluttering called döstädning, dö meaning “death” and städning meaning “cleaning.” This surprising and invigorating process of clearing out unnecessary belongings can be undertaken at any age or life and has tremendous implications for helping people broach sensitive conversations around advance care planning by making the process uplifting rather than overwhelming. In this session, presenters will introduce the audience to this gentle philosophical practice and discuss ways that it can be integrated with advance care planning conversations.-1.5 CEUs for nurses and social workers- sponsored by Good Shepherd Community Care and Living Wisely Dying Well RSVP toCCusack@GSCommunityCare.org

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