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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.

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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.

 

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 sflowerswilliams@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.

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.

Free CEU 3 Social Work and Assisted Living Manager credits available (3 Case Manager and Nursing Home Administrator credits pending approval)

Continental breakfast is included.

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 sflowerswilliams@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.

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. 

Approved for: Free CEU 3 Social Worker, Case Manager, NHA and Assisted Living Manager credits available. 3.5 CFP credits available. ** SNOW DATE: January 12, 2019.

Continental Breakfast is provided.

Please RSVP to sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org