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Join us for one of these upcoming events.

Events at The Village at Rockville are renowned for bringing wonderful people together. From guest speakers that include CEOs, retirement planners and financial advisors, to special luncheons and musical performances, we offer daily options for fascinating, informative experiences and lively entertainment. We hope to see you soon!

Stop Asking How His/Her Day Was: Five Ways You Can Forge an Emotional Connection Visiting Someone with Dementia

November 14, 2017 - 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Village at Rockville l Classroom l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

The presenter at this event, Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C has over 22 years of experience in health care and is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc. She is different from most aging experts, as her background is a unique blend of both professional and personal experience.

Jennifer's presentation style is high-energy, interactive and accessible. She loves adult education and is passionate about excellent customer service in senior health care, proper dementia diagnoses, preventing caregiver burnout and quality of life for older adults.

Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited. RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4600 by November 11.

 

FREE CEU: Ethical Considerations in Working with Caregivers of Competent Senior Clients (3 hours)

December 16, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

The Village at Rockville | Lang Hall | 9701 Veirs Dr.| Rockville, MD 20850

Adult grandchildren, friends and neighbors often attempt to take over their senior loved one's life before it is necessary. When an older adult has the ability to make his or her own decisions, it is important to respect those opinions. The seminar will focus on dealing with the challenge of diverse family viewpoints, mediation and how to ultimately protect the interest of a decisional senior.

Class approved for: TBD

Keynote speaker Jennifer L. Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is a gerontologist with over 20 years of experience in working with older adults and older generations. Her experience includes counseling working caregivers, meeting the needs of age diverse customers, clients and patients, as well as maximizing the advantages of age diverse workforces.

Jennifer holds a Master's degree from the University of Maryland and recently earned the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation through the National Speakers Association.

Jennifer has been an education consultant to the Alzheimer's Association for nearly a decade and has also taught gerontology at the college level since 2001. Her current academic appointments include teaching as an instructor at Johns Hopkins University's Gerontology Certificate program where she is passionate about helping students transition into careers serving the expanding older adult population. She is the author of dozens of articles on age diversity at work, working caregivers and best meeting the needs of the older population. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing the Stress of Caring for Your Loved One was published in September 2016.

Continental breakfast will be served.

Snow date is 1/12/18. Space is limited. RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4600 by December 13.