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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.

Looking to join us to learn more about living at The Village at Rockville? Visit Glenmere Events

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Family Caregiver Support Group

January 8, 2019 - December 24, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

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

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

For more information, please contact Rochelle Clarke at
 rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org or 301-354-4600.

Refreshments will be provided.

 

To Travel or Not: 10 Tips for Vacations and Family Trips When You are Caregiving

June 11, 2019 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Traveling with someone you love who needs care is not impossible but it takes a lot of pre-planning. Join us for this interactive program where you will learn how to determine if your loved one is up to taking a trip, how to best prepare for a trip and how to balance safety and fun on a vacation.

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 rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org

 

Third Thursdays Wine & Cheese Social (June 20)

June 20, 2019 - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community believes your retirement years should be simple and enjoyable in a place that inspires you to make the most of every day. Join us for an afternoon of friends and conversation, while learning more about the benefits of retirement living at The Village at Rockville.

Events will be held at the Glenmere Sales Center: 9833 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

 

Beyond Memory Loss: Handling Personality Changes and Impulse Control Issues

July 9, 2019 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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

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.

Guest Speaker - Mary Fridley, RN, BSN, BC

Mary 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 as well as a successful caregiver advice columnist. She was a consultant for many years to the Anne Arundel County, Maryland Department of Aging and Disabilities, and a caregiver support group facilitator for 17 years.

NO CEU Credits available.

Space is limited, light refreshments provided.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org

 

Boundaries and Ethics with Older Adults Who Have Experienced Trauma

July 13, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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

REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

In this interactive seminar participants will gain a better understanding for the importance of clear boundaries with people who have experienced trauma. We will work to understand what trauma is and the impact it can have on individuals and their families. We will pay attention to regulations and Codes of Ethics and use it as a guidance to offer the best and most ethical treatment to our patients. We will also discuss the pitfalls and difficulties that arise when treating patients who have experienced trauma.

Speaker - Lesa Lee, MSW, LCSW-C

Lesa is the Clinical Director at For All Seasons, Inc. as well as a Jenerations associate speaker. Lesa is an expert on attachment, trauma and psychotherapy. Lesa's combined passion for teaching about trauma and her sense of humor offer attendees a unique opportunity to learn as well connect with one another.

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

Continental Breakfast is provided. Space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org  by July 8, 2019.

 

Third Thursdays Wine & Cheese Social (July 18)

July 18, 2019 - July 16, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community believes your retirement years should be simple and enjoyable in a place that inspires you to make the most of every day. Join us for an afternoon of friends and conversation, while learning more about the benefits of retirement living at The Village at Rockville.

Events will be held at the Glenmere Sales Center: 9833 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

 

Sewing Camp

July 22, 2019 - July 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 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 14, 2019 below.

To be considered for this exclusive opportunity, you must submit a 500 word essay to accompany your RSVP (if you have attended the camp in the past, you do not need to provide an essay). Please submit your essay via email to mblackstone@thevillageatrockville.org, explaining why you should be chosen to participate in this unique Sewing Camp experience.

 

Third Thursdays Wine & Cheese Social (August 15)

August 15, 2019 - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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

The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community believes your retirement years should be simple and enjoyable in a place that inspires you to make the most of every day. Join us for an afternoon of friends and conversation, while learning more about the benefits of retirement living at The Village at Rockville.

Events will be held at the Glenmere Sales Center: 9833 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

 

CRUISE Through Caregiving: How to Reduce the Stress of Caring for a Loved One

September 10, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Village at Rockville, Classroom – Terrace Level, 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

On a scale of 0-100 is your stress level 150? Caregiving for a loved one who has acute or chronic illness 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 caregiving. Attendees will leave this presentation with strategies on how to minimize, manage and the prevent stress of caregiving following the CRUISE methods based on the book Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One.

Guest Speaker - Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org 

 

Shhhh… It’s a Secret: Substance Abuse and the Older Adult

September 14, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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

 REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

Substance abuse in the older adult is a hidden epidemic in the United States. Many factors come into play to render them at risk. This interactive and relevant topic will have participants learn how to identify at-risk older adults and what treatment protocols exist to help them. Learn strategies in communicating with older adults and how to successfully approach this very important area among the aging.

Speaker - Dr. Ann Morrison, PhD, RN
Dr. Morrison is former faculty from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center where she was an Investigator and the Education Specialist for many years. She is also currently a gerontology instructor at the Johns Hopkins University Certificate on Aging Program.

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

Continental breakfast is provided. Space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org  by September 6, 2019.

 

Establishing New Traditions: Reframing Expectations for Holiday, Birthdays and other Celebrations

October 22, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Village at Rockville, Classroom – Terrace Level, 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

It’s a dilemma most caregivers face at one point or another. The holiday season is coming up—should we bring Mom to the big family dinner? Or her 90th birthday is on the horizon—should we throw a party for her? These are emotional decisions that need to be balanced with reason and logic. Join us for this interactive program so you will have an easier time deciding how to celebrate with those you care for.

Guest Speaker - Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments will be provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org 

 

5 Simple Steps for a Less Stressful Holiday Season While Caregiving

November 13, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Village at Rockville, Classroom – Terrace Level, 9701 Veirs Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

The holiday season is supposed to be fun but it can become very stressful, especially when you are caring for an older loved one. Join us for this interactive program which will cover:
• Tips for having an enjoyable holiday while meeting your older loved one’s needs
• Signs that your older loved one might need more assistance: what to look out for during holiday functions
• Why making decisions about care needs before the New Year is optimal
• If you should celebrate the holiday without your older loved one
• How to deal with negative feelings during what’s supposed to be a joyful holiday season.

Speaker - Jennifer Fitzpatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

No CEU credits available.

Light refreshments will be provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org

 

Not Always Intentional: How to Avoid Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in Long Term Care

December 7, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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

 REGISTRATION BEGINS 9 a.m.

Abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults in both institutional settings and the home is a major problem. But not all perpetrators necessarily set out to harm an older person. Join us for this interactive program to identify who mistreats older adults and why; which older adults are most at risk; and how we can prevent elder mistreatment. Best practices for responding to abuse, neglect and exploitation situations will also be explored.

Speaker - Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jennifer is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

CEU: 3 credit hours for SW, AL Managers and CM (NHA pending credentialing approval)
** SNOW DATE: December 21, 2019.

Continental breakfast is provided. Space is limited.

Please RSVP to rclarke@thevillageatrockville.org