Events

Paul Raia

Habilitation Therapy

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Sharing the Journey

OceanView’s Memory Care Series
for Non-Professional Caregivers

Paul Raia

Guest Speaker: Paul Raia, PhD
Vice President of Clinical Services,
Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter

Thursday, May 1st, 6:30 p.m.
RSVP: 207-781-4460

Dr. Raia has worked in the fields of gerontology and psychology for more than 30 years, the last 25 of which have been at the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter. As Vice President of Clinical Services, Dr. Raia initiated the first support group for individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s disease in the country. He has developed an approach to dementia care called “Habilitation Therapy” which focuses on the person’s emotions and remaining capacities. Many of his projects have become best-practice models and are replicated nationally. He serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and frequently contributes to various journals and publications, writing primarily on dementia as a treatable condition.

Refreshments Served

Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460

This presentation is the third in a series which will include topics such as: communication basics, person-centered care, understanding behavior, activities for purpose and meaning, Habilitation Therapy, what to look for in a day services or residential environment, caring for the caregiver, and financial and legal planning. [Download Presentation Series Flyer Here]

For more information about Legacy Memory Care at OceanView, our new memory care residence, now under construction for a Summer 2014 opening, please call Elaine DuMais at 207-781-4621 or click here.


Meet President John Adams!

Meet President John Adams!

Wednesday, May 21st, 1:00 p.m.
RSVP: 207-781-4460

Renowned re-enactor George Baker returns to bring America’s 2nd President to life at OceanView!

‘Adams’ will talk about his education, the Boston Massacre Trial, his relationships with Franklin and Jefferson, politics, slavery, his personal library and founding the Library of Congress.

A reception and OceanView tours will follow the performance.

Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460


Nancy Richeson

Activities With Purpose & Meaning

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Sharing the Journey

OceanView’s Memory Care Series
for Non-Professional Caregivers

Nancy Richeson

Guest Speaker: Nancy Richeson, PhD, CTRS, FNART
Editor-in-Chief,
American Therapeutic Recreation Journal

Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 p.m.
RSVP: 207-781-4460

Nancy Richeson has been at the forefront of developing recreational therapy interventions for use in the care of older adults. Dr. Richeson’s research interests include creating evidence-based practice in recreational therapy by testing the effects of such interventions as animal-assisted therapy, Reiki, and pedometers. In addition to coordinating USM’s online gerontology program, she teaches a variety of courses in the Recreation and Leisure Studies Department as well as health/geriatric-related course work, including wellness education and health in later years.

Recently Dr. Richeson and her colleagues developed a recreational therapy assessment in long-term care titled the BANDI-RT. She has been on the board of directors for the American Therapeutic Recreation Association and the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification. She was recognized as the American Therapeutic Recreation Association’s Member of the Year in 2003 and in 2011 was awarded the Scholarly Achievement award. In 2012, Dr. Richeson took on the role of Editor-in-Chief of the American Therapeutic Recreation Journal.  Last year she was inducted as Fellow to the National Academy of Recreational Therapists (NART).

 

Refreshments Served

Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460

This presentation is the fourth in a series which will include topics such as: communication basics, person-centered care, understanding behavior, activities for purpose and meaning, Habilitation Therapy, what to look for in a day services or residential environment, caring for the caregiver, and financial and legal planning. [Download Presentation Series Flyer Here]

For more information about Legacy Memory Care at OceanView, our new memory care residence, now under construction for a Summer 2014 opening, please call Elaine DuMais at 207-781-4621 or click here.


Kate Geoffroy

Legal Implications of Dementia Care

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Sharing the Journey

OceanView’s Memory Care Series
for Non-Professional Caregivers

Kate Geoffroy

Guest Speaker: Kate L. Geoffroy, Esq., CELA
Nelson-Reade Law Office, P.C.


Thursday, June 26th,
6:30 p.m.
RSVP: 207-781-4460

Kate has been practicing law in Maine since 1988. She joined the Nelson-Reade Law Office in 2003 and has qualified as a certified elder law attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation.  Her practice focuses on all aspects of elder law, including estate and long term care planning, probate, guardianship and conservatorship, and special needs planning.  She speaks regularly on elder law issues at professional conferences and community events. Kate is a member of the Maine Bar Association, Elder Law Section, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Kate holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Yale University (1980) and a J.D. cum laude (1988) from Boston College Law School, where she was an editor of the Boston College Law Review.  After graduating from law school, Kate clerked for Chief Justice Vincent McKusick of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.  Prior to joining the Nelson-Reade Law Office, Kate was with Pierce Atwood, the largest law firm in Maine, for fourteen years.

Refreshments Served

Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460

This presentation is the fifth in a series which will include topics such as: communication basics, person-centered care, understanding behavior, activities for purpose and meaning, Habilitation Therapy, what to look for in a day services or residential environment, caring for the caregiver, and financial and legal planning. [Download Presentation Series Flyer Here]

For more information about Legacy Memory Care at OceanView, our new memory care residence, now under construction for a Summer 2014 opening, please call Elaine DuMais at 207-781-4621 or click here.


Frederick Moyer

Frederick Moyer Piano Concert

Frederick Moyer

Wednesday, July 9th, 1:00 p.m.
RSVP: 207-781-4460

During 30 years as a full-time concert pianist, Frederick Moyer has carved out a vital and unusual career that has taken him to 41 countries and to such far-flung venues as Suntor Hall in Tokyo, the Sydney Opera House, Windsor Castle and the Kennedy Center.

Join us for his return performance at OceanView!

A reception and OceanView tours will follow the performance.

Limited Seating – RSVP 207-781-4460