Brookdale Senior Living

National Senior Living Advisor

Continuing Education

Further Your Education

Join us for our upcoming Optimum Life Continuing Education Series for healthcare professionals. This webcast series will feature a different senior-related topic each month and provide 1.0 CE credit (one hour) per session for nurses, social workers, case managers, and nursing home administrators. Participants can also have their questions answered by our topic experts.


2018 Webcast Series Topics

Leadership in Healthcare: It’s All About People
Sara Terry, SVP Resident and Family Engagement – Brookdale

LGBT Elders: Best Practices for Creating Safety and Inclusion
Britta Larson, MNA, LNHA, Senior Services Director – Center on Halsted

New Concepts in Nutrition: Sarcopenia and Protein with the Older Adult
Sara Fagan, RD, CSG, LDN, Director of Nutrition & Order Guide Management – Brookdale

Sexuality in Aging
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Director, Dementia Care – Brookdale

An Update on Brain Health
Carol Cummings, RN, BSN, Sr. Director, Optimum Life Engagement and Innovation – Brookdale

Fall Management – An Imperative in Senior Care
Kim Estes, MSN, BSN, RN, SVP Clinical Operations – Brookdale

Music Therapy for Pain Management
Elisha Evanko, Board Certified Music Therapist – Brookdale

Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders
Stefanie Peregrin, OTR/L, Healthcare Services Director – Brookdale

Ethics, Confidentiality and Boundaries
Mary Zak-Kowalczyk, Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel – Brookdale

Technology Trends in Senior Living and Why They Matter
Andrew Smith, Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation – Brookdale

Ethics in the Care of People with Dementia
Daniel Kuhn, LCSW, Author of more than 50 publications, including The Art of Dementia Care and Editorial Board Member of The American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

Caregiving: Supporting the Journey
Carol Cummings, Sr. Director, Optimum Life Engagement/Innovation & Kim Estes, SVP Clinical Operations – Brookdale


For more information about the Optimum Life Continuing Education Series, contact your local Brookdale Senior Living community.    

We look forward to you joining us!