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Professional & Community Education Programs


NSSC's Education and Diversity committees provide educational events 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. 


The charge to attend each program is $10. This fee includes continuing education credits for professionals. Registration is required for all events. Please click the link(s) below to secure your spot.


Integrating Spirituality & Older Adult Care

Presented by Stan McCracken Ph.D., LCSW


After attending the event, participants will:

  • Know the some of the religious preferences among older adults
  • Be provided with an overview of the evidence about the link between religion/religiosity and health
  • Know some of the ways that older adults use religion to cope with illness
  • Be able to initiate a conversation about religion and spirituality with an older adult

Thursday, March 23
3:30 - 5 p.m.
at NSSC (161 Northfield Rd)

1.5 CEUs available to professionals
Registration required


Times They Are A-Changing: Being Your Best Self in an Unpredictable World

Presented by Andrew Mantelman, Psy.D, moderating a panel of specialists in the field of aging, including Victoria Braund, MD, FACP, Cindy Cohen LNHA, Denise Mundinger, RN, BSN, and Terri McHugh, LCSW


After attending the event, participants will learn:

  • Best practices for interacting with the medical community

  • How to use support systems to navigate through the continuum of care

  • How to maintain well-being while  transitioning to changing lifestyles

Thursday, April 6
3:30 - 5 p.m.
at NSSC (161 Northfield Rd)

1.5 CEUs available to professionals
Registration required


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