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.

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.

2018 Webcast Series Topics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Download November Flyer

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