Be our welcomed guest!

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!

Family Caregiver Support Group

February 27, 2018 - December 11, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Village at Rockville Multipurpose Room A – Terrace Level, 9701 Veris Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

Behind every good care partner is a whole village of support.

Please join us every second and forth Tuesday as we gather to share and receive emotional support while discussing solutions to common care giving issues. Develop friendships and connections with others who are navigating the same aspects of family care as you are.

For more information please contact Sharon Flowers-Williams at 301-354-4600

Refreshments will be provided.

 

Glenmere Lunch and Learn Series

April 24, 2018 - Noon to 2 p.m.

Terrace Level Classroom l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

Plan for your future with the Village at Rockville. We've created our Lunch and Learn Series to help you do just that.

Please join us to learn more about our west campus expansion plans, the focal point of which will be the brilliantly designed Glenmere, a soon-to-be-built apartment building featuring luxury living at every turn. (Subject to the final approval of the Maryland Department of Aging).

Our  informative lunch sessions feature a small, personal group where you can learn more about our new expansion project, including information on floor plans, pricing and the full continuum of care.

RSVP at www.thevillageatrockville.org/events or 301-603-3824 for one of our Lunch and Learn events. You will receive a conformation call, as these events will fill quickly.

 

Glenmere Sales Center Open House

April 26, 2018 - Noon to 2 p.m.

Glenmere Sales Center l 9833 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

Experience the look and feel of Glenmere, soon to be built luxury senior living apartment homes. (Subject to the final approval of the Maryland Department of Aging).

Join us for refreshments, tour our new model spaces, and view available standard and upgraded selections for flooring, countertops and appliances.

Please RSVP to this event, you will receive a confirmation call.

 

 

The Village at Rockville and Eric Stewart present: Aging in Place, an Educational Seminar and Luncheon

May 2, 2018 - Noon to 2 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

THIS EVENT IS FULL, PLEASE CONTACT US AT 301-354-8446 FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE VILLAGE AT THE ROCKVILLE OR TO SET A PERSONALIZED APPOINTMENT TO TOUR THE COMMUNITY.

 

Join us and special guest speaker, Eric Stewart, one of the top 10 REALTORS ® in the region. In his 30th year in real estate, Eric’s focus is helping seniors 55+ sell and downsize from a larger home to a smaller residence, as well as educating them on their options if they chose to age in place. He is also the founder of Widow Care and the host of a weekly radio show on WMAL AM630/105.9FM at 8 a.m. on Sunday mornings.
As a certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES ®) with the Seniors Solutions Team of the Eric Stewart Group of Long & Foster, Eric will be giving his well-received, one-of-a-kind seminar on Aging in Place. In this seminar, he will dispense invaluable information on the current state of real estate, steps to rightsizing your life, the stages of wellbeing, and the options of aging in place.

The Village at Rockville–A National Lutheran Community is a joyful senior living community where people believe that life is best enjoyed with others. Residents have all the benefits of home ownership without the burden of upkeep and maintenance – we do that for you.
Residents also have access to our five-star rated health care (learn more at www.thevillageatrockville.org/ratings) including assisted living, memory support, long-term care and myPotential Rehabilitation. Learn more about our exciting plans to build Glenmere luxury independent living apartment homes. (Subject to the final approval of the Maryland Department of Aging). We look forward to welcoming you!

 

 

ELNEC Core Course End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

May 3, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

  • Open to all health professionals
  • Modules include Palliative Nursing Care, Pain and Symptom Management, Ethical Issues in Palliative Nursing Care, Cultural and Spiritual Considerations at the EOL, Loss, Grief and Bereavement and Final Hours.

12 Credits Available

(Doors open at 8 a.m.)

Register online at:

www.mayelnec.eventbrite.com (Space is limited)

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Project is a national end-of-life educational program administered by City of Hope National Medical Center (COH) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) designed to enhance palliative care in nursing. The ELNEC Project was originally funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with additional support from funding organizations (the National Cancer Institute, Aetna Foundation, Archstone Foundation, California HealthCare Foundation and the Department of Veterans Affairs). Materials are copyrighted by COH and AACN and are used with permission. Further information about the ELNEC Project can be found at www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC.

Registration ends COB April 26th, 2018. All participants must pre-register with payment. There will be no on-site registration. For further information, contact Lynne McCartin at lynnemccartin@gwu.edu org

Beza Gebrehana at bgebrehana@montgomeryhospice.org.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELNEC Core Course End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium

May 10, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

  • Open to all health professionals 
  • Modules include Palliative Nursing Care, Pain and Symptom Management, Ethical Issues in Palliative Nursing Care, Cultural and Spiritual Considerations at the EOL, Loss, Grief and Bereavement, and Final Hours.

12 Credits Available

(Doors open at 8 a.m.)

Register online at:

http://www.mayelnec.eventbrite.com 

 (Space is limited)

The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Project is a national end-of-life educational program administered by City of Hope National Medical Center (COH) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) designed to enhance palliative care in nursing. The ELNEC Project was originally funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with additional support from funding organizations (the National Cancer Institute, Aetna Foundation, Archstone Foundation, California HealthCare Foundation and the Department of Veterans Affairs). Materials are copyrighted by COH and AACN and are used with permission. Further information about the ELNEC Project can be found at www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC.

Registration ends COB April 26th, 2018. All participants must pre-register with payment. There will be no on-site registration. For further information, contact Lynne McCartin at lynnemccartin@gwu.edu org

Beza Gebrehana at bgebrehana@montgomeryhospice.org.

Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

 

 

Foolproof Strategies For Preventing and Managing Aggressive Behavior in Dementia

June 12, 2018 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Multi Purpose Room A -Terrace level

 

Persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia frequently exhibit behaviors that are difficult to understand, manage and treat.  Perhaps the most challenging is when the patient acts out with physical, verbal or even sexual aggression.  This straightforward program will also offer strategies for minimizing and eliminating aggressive behavior, increasing quality of life for the patient and making the care giving experience less stressful.

Guest Speaker-Stephanie Goldstein BSW, LBSW

A member of the Jenerations speaker’s bureau, Stephanie Goldstein also teaches Fundamentals of Care giving: Care giving 101 at Baltimore Community College. She works in care management with Ferretto Eldercare Consulting, supporting those living with dementia and the ones who care for them through case management, resource assistance and overall support. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care for over 20 years.

NO CEU Credits available.

Space is limited, light refreshments provided.

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

 

Beyond Memory Loss: Handling Personality Changes and Impulse Control Issues in Dementia

July 10, 2018 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Multipurpose Room-A Terrace Level

Nearly everyone understands that people with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia experience memory loss. What most people don’t understand is why someone with dementia might exhibit odd behaviors or act so differently from the way they did before. This program will help you better navigate the symptoms of dementia that are difficult to understand and manage.

NO CEU Credits Available

Guest Speaker Stephanie Goldstein BSW,LBSW

A member of the Jenerations speaker’s bureau, Stephanie Goldstein also teaches Fundamentals of Caregiving: Caregiving 101 at Baltimore Community College. She works in care management with Ferretto Eldercare Consulting, supporting those living with dementia and the ones who care for them through case management, resource assistance and overall support. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care for over 20 years.

 

Space is limited and light refreshments provided.

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

 

Embracing Diversity and Better Serving Your Patients and Clients as a Team

July 14, 2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

 REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

Continental breakfast is provided.

Effective, focused teams work together to provide the best care for their patients and clients. Patients and clients of various cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds, religions and sexual orientations are admitted to our healthcare facilities each day; we need to be prepared to care for them sensitively.  Understanding the diverse backgrounds of our clients as well as awareness of our own cultures promote better clinical outcomes.  During this interactive training program, participants will take part in team building activities and assessments highlighting awareness of diversity's impact on teamwork and clinical relationships.  This program will also focus on the importance of diverse viewpoints and skills in working as a team.

Speaker Stephanie Goldstein - A member of the Jenerations speaker’s bureau, Stephanie Goldstein also teaches Fundamentals of Caregiving: Caregiving 101 at Baltimore Community College. She works in care management with Ferretto Eldercare Consulting, supporting those living with dementia and the ones who care for them through case management, resource assistance and overall support. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care for over 20 years.

Space is limited, please RSVP by July 9 to sflowers-williams@thevillageatrockville.org

Free CEU 3 credit hours for Social Work and AL Managers (CM and NHA Managers pending credentialing approval.)

 

Sewing Camp

July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

9701 Veirs Dr, 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 June 22, 2018 – 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.

 

Cognitive Impairment and Falls: Understanding how Dementia Contributes to Falls

August 14, 2018 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Multipurpose Room-A Terrace Level

New research provides avenues to understand how physical movement is affected by cognitive impairment. Even subtle cognitive changes such as Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) significantly impact balance and movement. Certain dementias are associated with motor impairment, which increases fall risk. There are specific behavioral issues, personality factors and care issues that need to be recognized as fall risks. Comprehensive fall risk assessment and strategies for management are incorporated into this presentation.

Guest Speaker-Dr. Ann Morrison, PhD,RN

Dr. Morrison is a former Johns Hopkins School of Medicine faculty member and director of their Alzheimer's Treatment and Memory Center Caregiver Family Program. Dr. Morrison is an internationally recognizrd expert on brain health, dementia and caregiving whose down-to-earth presentation style endears to her audience.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to sharonflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

Ethical Consideration in Working with Caregivers of Competent Elderly Clients

September 15, 2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

Continental breakfast is included.

Adult children, 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.  This seminar will focus on dealing with the challenge of diverse family viewpoints, mediation, and how to ultimately protect the interest of a senior's decision. 

Speaker Mary Fridley,  RN, BSN, BC Mary is a member of the Jenerations speakers bureau. She is a Registered Nurse board certified in gerontology with more than 30 years experience in the geriatric health field. She has been a consultant to families, businesses, and care facilities and has an expertise in dementia care. Mary is a successful caregiver advice columnist and former consultant to the Anne Arundel County, MD, Department of Aging and Disabilities, and a caregiver support group facilitator for 17 years. Mary speaks extensively on subjects related to dementia, eldercare, successful aging, and caregiver issues.

Space is limited, please RSVP by September 10 to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

 

 

CRUISE Through Care giving: How to Reduce The Stress of Caring For A Loved One Who Has Dementia

September 24, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Multi Purpose Room B-Terrace Level

On a scale of 0-100 is your stress level 150? Care giving for a loved one who has dementia is no vacation…but you can choose to cruise more smoothly through the process.  This presentation will help family caregivers identify some of the major stressors involved in care giving.  Attendees will leave this presentation with strategies on how to minimize, manage and the prevent stress of dementia care giving following the CRUISE methods based on the book Cruising Through Care giving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One.

Guest Speaker-Jennifer L. Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C

Jennifer Fitzpatrick founded Jenerations Health Education, Inc. to help healthcare organizations grow and better meet the needs of their patients, clients and caregivers. Fitzpatrick's top-notch team of trainers  help you by offering high-quality continuing education marketing events for both professionals who can refer to you and prospective patients/families who may need your services. Recently Greenleaf Book Group published her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, which helps caregivers better understand how to navigate care for a loved one.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments provided, space is limited.

please RSVP to sharonflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 
 

Navigating The Mid To Late Stages of Dementia (Without Falling Overboard)

October 9, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Multi Purpose Room B-Terrace Level

This program will cover the three stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, focusing primarily on middle and late stages. What are the symptoms of these stages and how should we treat them? How should we communicate with patients transitioning through these stages? You will leave this program with a better understanding of how to handle the mid to late years of dementia without burning out.

Guest Speaker-Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C

 Jennifer Fitzpatrick  founded Jenerations Health Education, Inc. to help healthcare organizations grow and better meet the needs of their patients, clients and caregivers. Fitzpatrick's top-notch team of trainers help you by offering high-quality continuing education marketing events for both professionals who can refer to you and prospective patients/families who may need your services. Recently Greenleaf Book Group published her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, which helps caregivers better understand how to navigate care for a loved one.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments will be provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

 

 

Promises In Caregiving: Why You Shouldn’t Make Them & How to Undo Them

November 6, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Multi Purpose Room B-Terrace Level

Every day, families promise their older loved ones that they would never place them in a “home.” Or they promise to never allow “strangers” to help out with care. Such promises often lead to excessive stress and guilt when caregivers realize that they can no longer keep them without sacrificing their physical and mental health. This interactive program will focus on how to face “The Promise” head on with positive, creative strategies.

Guest Speaker-Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C

Jennifer Fitzpatrick  founded Jenerations Health Education, Inc. to help healthcare organizations grow and better meet the needs of their patients, clients and caregivers. Fitzpatrick and her team of top-notch team of trainers and I help you by offering high-quality continuing education marketing events for both professionals who can refer to you and prospective patients/families who may need your services. Recently Greenleaf Book Group published my first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, which helps caregivers better understand how to navigate care for a loved one.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org

 

Preventing Exploitation: Seven Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients and Yourself

December 15, 2018 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lang Hall l 9701 Veirs Drive l Rockville, MD 20850

REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

Continental Breakfast is provided.

Approved for: 3 credit hours for SW and AL Managers (Financial Planner, CM and NHA pending credentialing approval)

Speaker Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C

Jennifer Fitzpatrick founded Jenerations Health Education, Inc. to help healthcare organizations grow and better meet the needs of their patients, clients and caregivers. Her top-notch team of trainers help you by offering high-quality continuing education marketing events for both professionals who can refer to you and prospective patients/families who may need your services. Recently Greenleaf Book Group published my first book, Crusing Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One, which helps caregivers better understanding how to navigate care for a loved one. 

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org by Dec. 10, 2018 as space is limited.