Please check the list below to view some of our upcoming events.
Professional: Early Onset Dementia: When Symptoms Begin Before Age 65
Host: Bratton Law Group, Visiting Angels and Angelic Hospice
Date: September 24, 2020
Dementia is typically associated with the elderly population. However, according to recent studies, there may be as many as half a million Americans under age 65 who suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairments. In this workshop, participants will gain a better understanding of early onset dementia including common symptoms, the delay in diagnosis and the unique challenges of living with early-onset. 1 CEU for Social Workers, Case Managers, Certified Assisted Living Administrators and Licensed Nursing Home Administrators.
Use of Medical Marijuana Among Older Adults
Host: Bratton Law Group and Artis Senior Living of Princeton Junction
Date: September 29, 2020
The use of medical marijuana among older adults is on the rise. This course will provide an overview of the numerous health benefits of medical marijuana in older adults and the legal and ethical issues associated with the use. 1 FREE CEU for Social Workers, Case Managers, CALAs and LNHAs.
Professional: Death with Dignity: What You Need to Know About New Jersey’s Medical Aid Dying for the Terminally Ill Act
Host: Bratton Law Group and Journey Hospice
Date: October 1, 2020
Recently, the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act went into effect making New Jersey the eighth state in the country to enact the death with dignity statute. The law will allow terminally ill patients to end their own lives in a humane and dignified manner. As healthcare professionals, we often have an important role in helping individuals identify the end-of-life options available to them. This workshop will discuss the current status of the Act and the ethical duty healthcare professionals have to be knowledgeable about this sensitive issue. 1 CEU for Social Workers, Case Managers, Certified Assisted Living Administrators and Licensed Nursing Home Administrators.