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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.

2022 Webcast Series Topics

Download Full 2022 Continuing Education Series Flyer.

JANUARY
Companioning the Bereaved: Caring Versus Curing
Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD, CT, Director, Center for Loss & Transition®

Download January Flyer

FEBRUARY
Dementia: The Lived Experience — The Positive Impact of Advocacy
Jim and Lisa Butler, Dementia Advocates
Nia Mostacero, Dementia Advocate
Brenda Roberts, Executive Director, National Council of Dementia Minds
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Director Dementia Care, Brookdale Senior Living

Download February Flyer

MARCH
The Collision of Ethical Principles and Moral Distress in Healthcare
Martie L. Moore, MAOM, RN, CPHQ, CEO, M WL Consulting

Download March Flyer

APRIL
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Necessary Building-Blocks for Effective Care-Work
Leigh-Anne Royster, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Duke University
Lori Hill, MBA, Project Manager, Brookdale Senior Living

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MAY
Depression: Not a “Normal” Part of Aging
William J. McDonough, MPAH, ARM, PhD, FASHRM Managing Director, Healthcare, MARSH

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JUNE
Medical and Psychosocial Care for Transgender Older People
Deborah Dunn, PA-C, Chase Brexton
Tim R. Johnston, PhD, Sr. Director National Projects, Sage

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JULY
Eating Well to Age Well: Uncovering Older Adult Nutrition Myths
Sara Casey, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition, Brookdale Senior Living

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AUGUST
A Review of the Most Common Forms of Dementia: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Katherine A. Gifford, PsyD, Neuropsychologist, Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

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SEPTEMBER
Questioning Capacity: Making Ethical Healthcare Decisions
Kerry R. Peck, Esq., Managing Partner of Peck Ritchey, LLC

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OCTOBER
Difficult Conversations in Healthcare: Digging Deep and Focusing on What Matters Most
Jaclyn Pritchett, PHR, SHRM-CP, Sr. Vice President of Human Resources, Brookdale Senior Living

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NOVEMBER
Dementia and Sleep: An Important Relationship
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Director Dementia Care, Brookdale Senior Living

DECEMBER
Seniors and Sex: Healthy Sexuality Later in Life
Joan Price, MA, Senior Sex Educator and Author

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

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We look forward to you joining us!