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Education/ Network Wednesday, October 13th - 4:00 –to 6:00 PM – Whitney Place in Natick - Let's have some fun this fall at Whitney Place Natick with lace pumpkin carving!  We will provide the supplies for this fun event, (could get a little messy) apple cider, wine and other refreshments will be served.  Come for the fun, take a tour, see what's new.  Must RSVP by Oct. 5th to insure everyone get a pumpkin to take home.  RSVP by October 9th to Karen MacDonald at Kmacdonald@salmonhealth.com   Note: Confirmed reservations are required – no walk-ins are allowed.


 Education/ Network Wednesday, October 13th – 4:00 to 5:00 PM – Virtual Event CEU 3-Part Series sponsored by Care Connections by Benchmark – “Mind & Memory Care CEU Series” 1 CEU SW/RN/CDP (NH CE for CM only) –  PART ONE: “Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementia” presented by Tammy Pozerycki founder of Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care.  To RSVP please call 781.653.5581 and the login info will be sent to you.  Parts 2 & 3 are on November 17th and December 7th.  See below…

 

Network Thursday, October 14th – 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM – Allston/Brighton Senior Provider’s Networking meeting – It has a new host, e-Volv Senior Connections, a soon to the market provider of virtual content for our seniors.  We 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 use this link to register for Oct 14th:  https://mailchi.mp/evolvsc/allstonbrighton-senior-providers-networking-registration-page Plenty of free coffee…if you bring it!


Education/ Network Thursday, October 14th – 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM Start Times – Virtual Presentation sponsored by Whitney Place, The Willows – “Helping Veterans Bridge the Financial Gap for Independent and Assisted Living” Presented by Patty Servaes of Elder Resource Benefits Counseling. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 70 percent of people over the age of 65 will require some form of long-term housing solutions with available healthcare 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.  This program will be offered twice on the same day!  Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Director of Business Development at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com with your preferred time and to receive the link.


Education/ Network Thursday, October 14th – 6:30 PM Start – Virtual Presentation sponsored by Whitney Place, The Willows – “WILLS IN A WEEK”  - Wills in a Week© is designed for couples who want to leave their entire inheritance to their spouse and children in equal shares, or individuals who want to leave everything to their children equally and want to protect their primary residence in a trust. If you’re like most Americans, you don’t have a willIf your reasons for this include “Time” or “Money” then this seminar is for you! Join us and you will learn about all the documents that need to be drafted and how to get them all completed within one week’s time.  Facilitated by Attorney Julie Ladimer, this seminar will take you through the necessary steps to get you signing your documents in record time!  Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Director of Business Development at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link.


Education/ Network Thursday, October 20th – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM – VIRTUAL Elder Services Provider Meeting – “Getting a Good Night’s Sleep” presented by Dr. Rachael Falk, Psy. C. from Hebrew Senior Life.  Rachael will share information about the prevalence and common causes of insomnia. She will discuss how aging impacts sleep and the implications of sleep deprivation. She will end with tips on how to develop good sleep hygiene and the types of professional treatments that are available.  Rachael Falk is a psychologist specializing in geropsychology at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Boston and Dedham.  Please RSVP to Susan Longmoore at Slongmoore@hessco.org.


 Education/ Network Wednesday, October 20th – 3:30 PM Start – Virtual Presentation sponsored by Whitney Place, The Willows – “THE FORGOTTEN PATIENT” - This one-hour educational program facilitated by Tammy Pozerycki,  BC-DEd, MA, CADDCT, CFRDT, CDP, COTP,   Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care will present caregiver burden specifically regarding the spouse or life partner  of a person with dementia. Often overlooked by healthcare professionals, the caregiving spouse or life partner becomes the forgotten patient. The risks associated with caregiver burden, assessment strategies, and overall care partner needs will be discussed. Family-centered care includes asking how a patient’s caregiver is doing and providing concrete supportive resources and referrals. The health and well-being of the spouse or life partner caregiver are critical to providing care to a person with dementia.

Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Director of Business Development at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link


Education/ Network Wednesday, October 20th – 10:00 to 11:00 AM – Virtual Event sponsored by Seniors Helping Seniors and Encore Boston – “Social Connections—A Key to Staying Healthy and a Reason for Helping Others” - Margie Lachman, Professor of Psychology at Brandeis, says that meaningful social connections are critical to continued good health as we age. The more we learn about social connections, the more we understand what an important role they play in our health. Dr. Lachman will help us understand what the research shows about the intricate links between social connection and health. She will also discuss why it is so important to find solutions that prevent the consequences of social isolation and loneliness. We'll learn about an innovative, peer-to-peer model for providing assistance to older people who are at risk of social isolation. You'll hear from Josh Obeiter, Doug Peck, and members of Seniors Helping Seniors on how this program not only helps others but how it can also help you stay socially connected and healthy while giving back and earning money.  Join us to learn the latest research on the epidemic of loneliness and its impact on our society as well as an innovative solution you can be part of.  RSVP to Doug Peck at doug@shsboston.com and a Zoom link will be sent to you.


Education/ Network Wednesday, October 20th – 12:00 Noon Start – Sponsored by CMK Home Care – Free Zoom Lunch & Learn “Long Term Care Insurance” is this month’s Caregiver Project Topic. This presentation will show how long-term insurance allows for greater independence, provide an overview of the current market, and highlight some recent case studies.  Register at https://cmkhomecare.net/caregiver-support-project/


Education/ Network  Celebrate Our First Birthday at a Special Open House. Come to Artisan for a get-together for your colleagues in senior living. Bring your co-workers and enjoy cocktails and small bites on the patio (outdoor heaters will be set on high!) If you haven't seen Artisan or want to have another look, come early and take a tour Tours from 2:00 - 4:00 PM Thur Oct 21  Happy Hour from 4:00 - 5:30 PM  call us at 978-763-7111


Education/ Network Thursday, October 21st – 5:00 PM Start – Virtual Presentation sponsored by Whitney Place, The Willows – “THE SALMON CONTINUUM OF CARE” -   Please join Andrew Salmon as he shares with you the history of SALMON Health and Retirement and explains fully what The Salmon Health and Retirement Continuum of Care is. Attend this program to learn and understand what are the service levels within our continuum?  Where are these SALMON services located? How do you access them when needed?  Who are the key contact people and information? Please RSVP to Sharon Loveridge, Director of Business Development at sloveridge@salmonhealth.com to receive the link.


Network Thursday, October 21st– 8:00 to 9:30 AM – “VIRTUAL” Metro West Provider Meeting – Please note that we will be virtual for the rest of 2021.  Please RSVP to Bob at bob@rahbostonmetro.com and you will get the Zoom link the Wednesday prior to the meeting.   Note that the next meetings are – Thursday, November 18th and Thursday, December 16th.


Network Thur Oct 21 8:30 SSN Boston South. ZOOM meeting.


Education/ Network Wednesday, October 25th – 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM – Standish Village at Lower Mills in Boston (SLR Residence) – Join us for a “Trick or Tini Party” – Curbside Pick Up: Martini & Charcuterie Basket. Helping you get through the Halloween Weekend!  Frightfully Ghould!  RSVP to https://bit.ly/2Yvi7WF or 617.298.5656.


Network Thur Oct 26  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750


Education/Network Tuesday, October 26th – 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM – Sponsored and Virtually hosted by Artis Senior Living of Lexington – 1 SW/RN/CM CE – “Caring for the Aging Population with Diabetes” – presented by Scherrie Keating, RN, BSN, CDCES, CDC, NDPP Lifestyle Coach, CDP, Certified Ageless Grace Education and Founder of Diabetes Kare Consulting, LLC. According to the American Diabetes Association “approximately twenty-five percent of people over the age of 65 have Diabetes and that number is expected to increase significantly in the coming decades.” Care of these individuals is complicated by the normal aging process and long-term effects of glycemic control. This program focuses on the integral role health professionals and caregivers play in helping older adults living with Diabetes achieve individualized treatment goals, reduce the risks of acute and chronic complications, emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and improving longevity and quality of life.  To Register 339.970.5772 or visit TheArtisWay.com/LexingtonProfessionals  


Education/ Network  Wednesday, October 27th,  5:45 Registration - 8:00 PM – Boston Marriot Newton – Annual Good Shepherd Institute Dinner – “Love Is Not A Zero Sum Game: Losing My Wife to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease” Guest speaker is Tom Keane who is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe, Politico Magazine and more, plus he can be seen and heard frequently on local television and radio shows such as WBURs Radio Boston/Week-in-Review, WGBHs Great Boston and their Boston Public Radio.  The in-person session will be capped at 250 with a hybrid option available via Zoom.  Please click here for more details and to sign up.  Or email Christine Kelleher for more information at ckelleher@GSCommunityCare.org.  


Education/ Network Wednesday, October 27th – 8:00 AM Start – Virtual Event hosted by Maplewood Senior Living – 1 SW CE – “Caregiving for those with Dementia: Ethics & Dilemmas” presented by Adena McGowan, Memory Care Director, CDP, Maplewood Senior Living.  An individual’s dementia diagnosis and journey are individual and unique. Any ethical dilemma or decision should be made with careful consideration of the individual’s values and be guided by the ethical principles of autonomy and well-being, kindness, justice and truthfulness. This course will discuss ways to effectively evaluate how to handle ethical dilemmas in the areas of decision-making, maintaining independence as well as the areas of sexuality, driving, health condition changes, and technology.  Register by October 24th to Morgan Iorio at miorio@maplewoodsl.com


Education/ Network Wednesday, October 27th – 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM OR 3:00 PM to 6:00PM – Caring People Inc. 1 Church Court, Charlestown – “ITS SWEATA WEATHA IN BOSTON” Come and Meet the Caring People Team!  Stop by and warm up with either a Hot Cup of Java and Pastries from 8-10 AM or a Nice Glass of Vino and Light Apps from 3-6 PM.  Parking on the street or in The Whole Foods parking lot.  RSVP to Michele Solimine at Michele.solimine@caringpeople.com or 978.766.9081



Education/ Network Wednesday, October 27th-  5:45 Registration - 8:00 PM – Annual Good Shepherd Institute Dinner – HAS GONE VIRTUAL – “Love Is Not A Zero Sum Game: Losing My Wife to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease” Guest speaker is Tom Keane who is a regular contributor to the Boston Globe, Politico Magazine and more, plus he can be seen and heard frequently on local television and radio shows such as WBURs Radio Boston/Week-in-Review, WGBHs Great Boston and their Boston Public Radio.  The in-person session will be capped at 250 with a hybrid option available via Zoom.  Please click here for more details and to sign up.  Or email Christine Kelleher for more information at ckelleher@GSCommunityCare.org.


 Education/Network Thursday,  Oct. 28th -  4:00PM-6:00 PM – Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Café in Natick – “CHOWDER FEST” – Whitney Place invites you to an Oct-Chowderfest Networking Event where you can mingle, taste-test and vote for your favorite chowder, tour our beautiful campus with Matt Salmon, CEO, and enter for a chance to win a special prize!  RSVP by Oct. 20th to Kmacdonald@salmonhealth.com 


   Education/Network Thursday, October 28th – 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Virtual Presentation hosted by Standish Village and Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. – “Debunking MassHealth: Figuring Out Long-term Care” presented by Attorney Erin L. Nunes, Esq. – This presentation will cover what to know about MassHalth/Medicaid & how it can be an option for managing long-term care costs. Attorney Nunes will explain the different solutions that are available, how to achielve eligibility and other considerations for affording long-term care. Please RSVP to https://bit.ly/3AdJvpc or 617.298.5656  


Network Thursday, November 4th – 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM  VIRTUAL -  Waltham Senior Provider Networking Meeting – Due to protocols we will still not be able to meet in person!! If you have not attended a previous meeting please RSVP to Bob DePeron at bob@rahbostonmetro.com


 Education/Network Thursday, November 4th – 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM – Virtual Program presented by the Metro West Alzheimer’s Partnership (an affiliated partnership of the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter) – “The Journey of Dementia: What are the Family Members Experiencing?” presented by Tammy Pozerycki, BC-DEd, MA, CADDCT, CFRDT, CDP, COTP, Owner, Educator, and Consultant of Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care.  This educational program explores what the family members experience during the journey of dementia.  Every member of every age is impacted. The examination of the five stages of grief are combined with the lengthy experience of anticipatory grief. Understanding the Dementia Grief Model allows validation for the feelings generated.  Learn how to build tools for resilience to support your grief process.  To Register please call the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.  Once you register, a link to join the Zoom session will be sent to you.


Education/Network Wednesday, November 17th – 12:00 to 1:00 PM – Virtual Event CEU 3-Part Series sponsored by Care Connections by Benchmark – “Mind & Memory Care CEU Series” 1 CEU SW/RN/CDP (NH CE for CM only) –  PART TWO: “Understanding Feelings & Communication of a Person with Dementia” presented by Tammy Pozerycki founder of Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care.  To RSVP please call 781.653.5581 and the login info will be sent to you.


Network Thursday, Nov 18– 8:00 to 9:30 AM – “VIRTUAL” Metro West Provider Meeting – Please note that we will be virtual for the rest of 2021.  Please RSVP to Bob at bob@rahbostonmetro.com and you will get the Zoom link the Wednesday prior to the meeting.   


Network Thur Nov 23  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750


Education/Network Tuesday, December 7th – 4:00 to 5:00 PM – Virtual Event CEU 3-Part Series sponsored by Care Connections by Benchmark – “Mind & Memory Care CEU Series” 1 CEU SW/RN/CDP (NH CE for CM only) –  PART THREE: “Deciphering Dementia, Delirium, & Depression” presented by Tammy Pozerycki founder of Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care.  To RSVP please call 781.653.5581 and the login info will be sent to you.


Network Thursday, Dec 16– 8:00 to 9:30 AM – “VIRTUAL” Metro West Provider Meeting – Please note that we will be virtual for the rest of 2021.  Please RSVP to Bob at bob@rahbostonmetro.com and you will get the Zoom link the Wednesday prior to the meeting.


Network Thur Dec 28  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750

Network Thur Jan 25  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750

Network Thur Feb 22  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750

Network Thur Mar 22  Metro-West Senior Real Estate Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82666831750


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