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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!

The Village at Rockville Magnify Concert Series

April 27, 2017 - 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The Village at Rockville | 9701 Veirs Drive | Rockville, MD 20850

In partnership with Strathmore's Artist in Residence Program (AIR), The Village at Rockville is pleased to host the final concert in the series.

Patrick McAvinue, fiddle.

International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Instrumentalist of the Year, Patrick is regarded as one of the most innovative and driven young fiddlers in the industry, able to translate the traditions of bluegrass into a fresh, eclectic, forward-thinking language of his own. A highly in-demand sideman, he has performed and recorded with bluegrass music icons Bobby Osborne, Del McCoury, Marty Stuart, Paul Williams and J.D. Crowe, to name a few. He and his fiddle have appeared at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Birchmere, The Country Ren-dez vous Festival in Crappone, FR, The U.S. Embassy in Quito, EC, Die Dreikönigskirche in Dresden, DE, The Koppernik Theatre in Prague, CZ and The Harrietville Bluegrass & Country Festival in Harrietville, AUS. Currently, Patrick tours with the acclaimed bluegrass super-group Audie Blaylock & Redline, the Baltimore-based traditional roots quartet Charm City Junction and is a featured recording artist for the Patuxent Music recording label.

He holds a BM in Jazz Performance from Towson University, where he studied under the direction of renowned pianist Tim Murphy, trumpeter David Ballou and violinist Dr. Jeffrey Howard. Currently, Patrick resides in Baltimore, MD where he is a private music educator, teaching children and adults alike.

An Informational Community session will begin at 5pm with a wine and cheese reception at 5:30pm, and concert immediately following at 6:30 p.m.

Please RSVP online today, as seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about The Village at Rockville, please call (301) 424-9560.

 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

April 28, 2017 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Join this free 2½-hour workshop series, held each week for six weeks. You will learn from trained leaders through this evidence-based workshop developed by Stanford University. Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health - and your life! You’ll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health. If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, anxiety, this workshop can help you take charge of your life.

Each participant receives a FREE reference book!

Call 301-754-8800 or online register online at http://www.holycrosshealth.org/classes-events

 

Lunch & Learn

May 11, 2017 - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lang Hall | 9701 Veirs Dr.| Rockville, MD 20850

You’re invited to join The Village at Rockville for preview of our expansion plans to add luxury independent living apartments to our community. The Glenmere apartments will feature a wide range of floor plans and first-class amenities, restaurants and a wellness center featuring a state-of-the-art indoor aquatics center. These events are your chance to receive premium apartment selections when you decide to make The Village at Rockville your home.

RSVP below or at 301-640-5896.

 

FREE CEU - Optimizing the Healthcare Experience for Patients: Improving Service & Clinical Outcomes

June 3, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 12:45 pm.

Lang Hall | 9701 Veirs Dr.| Rockville, MD 20850

Registration begins at 9 a.m., class starts at 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., continental breakfast will be provided.

There is increasing evidence that good customer service not only pleases patients and caregivers but it is also highly linked to better clinical outcomes. This interactive program will cover simple inexpensive ways to increase the level of customer service in a nursing home/rehab environment. It will specifically address how to implement these strategies with patients who have dementia, mental health conditions and personality disorders as well as those who are receiving rehab services. The program will also discuss ways to use humor and better bedside manner to increase satisfaction for family caregivers, which will in turn increase better clinical outcomes for the patient.

Featured speaker - Cathy Brock, MA is an Associate Speaker with Jenerations Health Education, Inc. and has over 20 years’ experience in developing, designing and delivering innovative educational programs on diversity, leadership, problem-solving and human services. Her background also includes working for the Center for Civic Education training classroom teachers, both in the United States and abroad.

SPACE IS LIMITED

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-8444 by May 31, 2017.

 

Research Update in Alzheimer's Disease: The Cutting Edge

June 13, 2017 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Village at Rockville l Multi-purpose Room A l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

The presenter for this event, Ann Morrison, has been working in the nursing field for almost 40 years. She is currently part of the core faculty of The Copper Ridge Institute, where she specializes in dementia education. She also serves as a clinical training consultant and develops custom curriculum design. Ann has completed programs for Advanced Teaching Skills and Curriculum Development & Practicum through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

In addition to her work at The Copper Ridge Institute, Ann is a Dementia Consultant, Educator and Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with Morrison and Associates. She has served as part of the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Memory Disorders. Ann has had articles published in several journals including the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Ann’s educational publications include a book written in 2010 titled Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease: a Comprehensive Guide for the Home Caregiver.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited. RSVP by June 9 to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4600.

 

 

When Nobody Else Gets It: Dealing with People Who Don't Understand the Dementia Diagnosis

July 11, 2017 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Village at Rockville l Multi-purpose Room A l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

The presenter for this event, Stephanie Goldstein has worked as a social worker in health care for over 15 years. She graduated from Salisbury State University with a degree in social work. Stephanie has worked in various settings and in various capacities ranging from mental health to aging.

For over 10 years, she has spent her time focusing on the aging population and working with individuals and families in subacute and long-term care settings. Her goals have always been to inform and educate residents and families on options and promote self-determination.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited. RSVP by July 8 to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4000.

 

Sewing Camp

July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Village at Rockville, 9701 Veris Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

In this week-long camp, led by The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community, students will learn to sew while connecting with our residents.  Students will earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours while learning a valuable life skill from seniors who sewed professionally throughout their lives.

Space is limited, Register by May 16, 2017 – Click RSVP Below

To be considered for this exclusive opportunity, you must submit a 500 word essay to accompany your RSVP. Please submit your essay via email to MBlackstone@thevillageatrockville.org, explaining why you should be chosen to participate in this unique Sewing Camp experience.

View the Sewing Camp Flyer

 

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Learning to Communicate Effectively With Your Loved One Who Has Dementia

August 8, 2017 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Village at Rockville l Multi-purpose Room A l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

The presenter for this event, Mary C. Fridley RN, BC is a Registered Nurse, board certified in gerontology with more than 30 years of experience in the geriatric health field. She has been a consultant to families, businesses and care facilities, and has expertise in dementia care.

She is a Certified Independent Facilitator and trainer for the Virtual Dementia Tour: a scientifically proven method designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with dementia.

Mary is a successful caregiver advice columnist, former consultant for many years to the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, and a caregiver support group facilitator for 17 years. Mary speaks extensively on subjects related to dementia, senior care, successful aging and caregiver issues.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited. RSVP by August 5 to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4600.

 

Worried, Sad, Lonely: Recognizing and Responding to Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults and Their Caregivers

September 12, 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 301-354-4000 by September 9.

 

FREE CEU - Family Estrangements in Caregiving: Helping Families Cope

September 23, 2017 - 9 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lang Hall | 9701 Veirs Dr.| Rockville, MD 20850

Registration begins at 9 a.m., class runs 9:30 a.m. - 12:45p.m. Continental Breakfast will be provided.
Sadly, family estrangements happen frequently. Sometimes the rift occurs because of distance or misunderstandings. In other cases, there are more serious abandonment or betrayal issues involved. When family members begin caring for a senior loved one, old pains can bubble to the surface while new ones can develop. Step-family drama, adult sibling rivalry, martyr syndrome, toxic parent/child relationships from prior generations and dysfunctional family patterns will be explored. Family conflict, estrangement and social isolation can lead to and exacerbate physical and mental health problems for the caregiver. This down-to-earth discussion will focus on helping professionals guide family caregivers in identifying the best options for dealing with family estrangements while preserving their health and mental health and ensuring quality care for their older loved ones.

Featured Speaker - Ann Morrison
Ann has been working in the nursing field for almost 40 years. She is currently part of the core faculty of the Copper Ridge Institute, where she specializes in dementia education. Ann also serves as a clinical training consultant and develops custom curriculum design. Ann has also serves as a clinical training consultant and develops custom curriculum Development & Practicum through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

SPACE IS LIMITED:

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-8444.

 

Behaviors as Communication: Interpreting the Needs and Wants of a Loved One Who Has Dementia

October 10, 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 for 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 a 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 301-354-4000 by October 7.

 

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 301-354-4000 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 301-354-4000 by December 13.