Professional & Community Education Programs


NSSC's Education and Diversity committees provide educational events free of charge year round for professionals and community members. Presentations include a wide range of topics relevant to aging, including medical, health & wellness, benefits, community resources, legal and financial matters, caregiving, dementia, diversity and ethics. Professionals can acquire continuing education units by submitting a survey following the event. 


Registration is required for all events. Face coverings required for in-person events. Please click the link(s) below to secure your spot.


"The 3 D's: Depression, Delirium and Dementia" 

Presented by: Victoria Braund, MD, FACP

Thursday, October 21

9 - 10:30 a.m.

North Shore Senior Center

Objectives:

  • Recognize cognitive changes that are not part of normal aging
  • Differentiate between dementia, depression and delirium
  • Learn how to screen for dementia and depression
  • Review workup and treatment options for older adults with cognitive 
  • changes

"Helping Families Make the Best Choice: Hospice vs. Palliative Care"

Presented by: Linda Rockwell, MPA

Tuesday, October 26

3:30 - 5 p.m.

North Shore Senior Center

Objectives:

  • Understand when to seek palliative care vs. hospice care
  • Increase their awareness of resources available to seriously ill patients
  • Expand their knowledge of health risks and special needs unique to veterans

Thanks to the following Corporate Education Circle sponsors for supporting these programs: