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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.

2021 Webcast Series Topics

To download the entire 2021 Continuing Education Series schedule, click here

JANUARY
Care Partnering Versus Caregiving
Brian LeBlanc, International Alzheimer’s Advocate; Maureen Rulison, President of Caregiver Support and Resources, LLC; Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Director Dementia Care
Download January Flyer

FEBRUARY
COVID-19: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
Kim Elliott, Senior Vice President of Clinical Services
Download February Flyer

MARCH
Crisis and Chaos: A Framework to Recovery
Jaclyn Pritchett, PHR, SHRM-CP, SVP of Field HR Operations and Talent Management
Download March Flyer

APRIL
Substance Use Disorder and the Older Adult: A Hidden Reality
Doris Fischer-Sanchez DNP, APN-BC, CPHRM, Clinical & Enterprise Risk Management Consultant
Download April Flyer

MAY
Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care for Healthcare Workers
Leigh-Anne Royster, PhD; Jennifer Craft Morgan, PhD
Download May Flyer

JUNE
Engaging LGBT-Identified Family Members, Caregivers and Community Partners
Tim R. Johnston, PhD, Senior Director of National Projects for SAGE
Download June Flyer

JULY
Reducing Inflammation in the Body and the Role of Nutrition
Sara Casey, RD, CSG, LDN, Director of Nutrition
Download July Flyer

AUGUST
Bringing Healthcare Home
Katy Wiseman, PT, DPT, Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives
Download August Flyer

SEPTEMBER
The Pursuit of Health Equity in Alzheimer’s and Other Dementia Science
Carl V. Hill, M.P.H., Vice President of Scientific Engagement, Alzheimer’s Association
Download September Flyer

OCTOBER
Palliative Care: Combating Stigma and Enhancing Care
Cindy Douglas, Divisional Vice President, Brookdale Healthcare Services - Hospice
Download October Flyer

NOVEMBER
Dementia: A Woman's Concerns
Juliet Holt Klinger, MA, Sr. Director Dementia Care
Download November Flyer

DECEMBER
Complementary and Integrative Healing
Courtney Hamilton, MSN, RN; Carol Cummings, BSN, RN, Sr. Director, Optimum Life Engagement and Innovation
Download December Flyer

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!