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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

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


FEBRUARY
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

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


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

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

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

JULY
Understanding Your Customer: Exceeding Expectations
Sara Terry, SVP, Resident and Family Engagement
Coming Soon - July Flyer

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

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

OCTOBER
Disarming Bullying Among Seniors
Kristine Theurer, PhD, Founder and President, Java Group Programs
Coming Soon - October Flyer

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

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