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Optimum Life® Continuing Education Series

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.

To find out if there is a Continuing Education session in your area, please complete the contact form below and we will connect you to the host community nearest to you.

2020 Webcast Series Topics

To download the entire 2020 Continuing Education Series schedule, click here

Dementia: The Lived Experience
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Brookdale’s Gerontologist; Michael Belleville, Dementia Advocate; Cheryl Belleville, Dementia Advocate and Care Partner
Download January Flyer

Engagement: Combatting Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults
Carol Cummings, RN, BSN, Sr. Director Optimum Life Engagement and Innovation; Charles Richardson, Sr. Director Resident Programs
Download February Flyer

Polypharmacy: Solving the Mystery
Kim Elliott, MSN, RN, SVP Clinical Services; Todd King, Pharm D., CGP, Sr. Dir. Clinical Services – Omnicare
Download March Flyer

Help Me Grieve: A Healthcare Professional’s Overview to Evidence-Based Support for the Grieving
April Price, RN, CHPN, Regional Director of Clinical Specialty - Hospice
Download April Flyer

The Diagnosis of Dementia: Implications for Care and Support
Daniel Kuhn, LCSW, Vice President of Education
Download May Flyer

LGBT Older Adults: 2020 and Beyond
Tim R. Johnston, PhD, Sr. Director National Projects - SAGE
Download June Flyer

Fighting Dementia with Food: MIND and Mediterranean Diets
Sara Fagan, RD, CSG, LDN, Director of Nutrition
Download July Flyer

Low Vision: Impact to Day-to-Day Activities and Interventions
Maria Crescini, PT, Director of Program Development - Brookdale Health Services
Download August Flyer

Suicide and the Elderly: Prevention Can Be Possible
Doris Fischer-Sanchez, DNP, APN-BC, CPHRM Clinical and Enterprise Risk Management Consultant
Download September Flyer

Medical Ethics at the End of Life
Anna-Gene O’Neal, RN, MSN, MBA, Division President - Brookdale Health Services
Download October Flyer

Alzheimer’s Disease: Research Trends and Updates
Keith Fargo, PhD, Director of Scientific Program & Outreach, Alzheimer’s Association
Download November Flyer

Holistic Pain Management and the Role of Cannabis
David Gordon, MD, ABOIM, IFMCP, Integrative Medicine and Medical Cannabis Physician Owner, 4 Pillars Health & Wellness
Download December Flyer

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


We look forward to you joining us!