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.

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.

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2019 Webcast Series Topics

Healthy Aging: It’s Never Too Early and Never Too Late
Carol Cummings, RN, BSN, Sr. Director, Optimum Life Engagement
Download January Flyer

Pain Management and Opioid Use in Seniors
Kim Elliott, MSN, BSN, RN, SVP Clinical Services; 
Todd King, Pharm. D., CGP, Sr. Dir. Clinical Services, Omnicare
Download February Flyer

Older Adult Nutrition: Practical Strategies
Sara Casey Fagan, RD, CSG, LDN, Director of Nutrition, Dining Services
Download March Flyer

Supporting Your Client’s Emotional Well-Being
Kristine Theurer, PhD, Founder and President, Java Group Programs
Download April Flyer

Engaging People with Dementia in Non-Memory Care Settings
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Dir. of Dementia Care
Download May Flyer

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

Leadership In Healthcare: It’s All About People
Sara Terry, SVP, Resident and Family Engagement
Download July Flyer

Living Towards Death: Patient-Centered Care at End of Life
April Price, RN, CHPN, Reg. Dir. of Clinical Specialty – Hospice
Download August Flyer

Ethical Issues of Caregiving in Long-Term Care Settings
Stacey Meyer, Dir. Corporate Counsel
Download September Flyer

Disarming Bullying Among Seniors
Kristine Theurer, PhD, Founder and President, Java Group Programs
Download October Flyer

Changes in Intimacy and Sexuality Due to Dementia
Daniel Kuhn, LCSW, VP of Education, All Trust Home Care 
Download November Flyer

Understanding and Improving Urinary Incontinence
Stefanie Peregrin, OTR/L, Dir. of Rehab
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!