Virtual “Lunch n Learn” Educational Workshops

Two times each month we offer lectures and presentations on a variety of topics related to issues of aging and the care-giving of the aging. Speakers include medical professionals and other agency and service providers in the local area.

Come join us – knowledge is power!

The upcoming schedule is as follows:

 

 

Monday, May 24th @ 12 pm 

co-hosted by the Washington Township Public Library

“Get a Grip on Medicare”

Presented by:

Andrew Vasta 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM via Zoom 

 

This presentation will give a clear understanding of the Medicare program and the options you have with it.  We’ll also discuss how to save money through assistance programs and shopping around to find the best plan for your Medicare coverage.  There are over 1,000 ways to get your Medicare coverage in New Jersey and it’s important to understand what you have and what is available.   
Andrew Vasta is the owner of New Jersey Medicare Brokers.  He has been helping people with their Medicare options for over 10 years and focuses only on Medicare plans throughout the state of New Jersey.  There’s no charge to work with Andrew as your agent.

 

Lunch ‘n’ Learn is sponsored by the Senior Resource Center and is free and open to all.

This session will be held live over Zoom.  Please register with the Washington Township Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend.  PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email william.haggis@wtpl.org so it can be resent.

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or IPAD. If you are new to Zoom – try it out here before the session. Simply click the test zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

Monday, June 7th @ 12 pm 

co-hosted by the Chester Public Library

“Poison Prevention: Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons!”

Presented by:

Claire Caruana

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM via Zoom 

 

Claire Caruana will be presenting various issues that lead to poisonings, how to be safer in your home, consequences of poisonings, and what to do in case of emergency.
Claire has been a Pharmacist since 1980, when she graduated from Rutgers College of Pharmacy (now known as Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University).  She has practiced in Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Consulting, Long-term Care Pharmacy, and Infusion Pharmacy.  She currently works as a per diem Pharmacist for Matheny Medical Center and at Robinson Drug & Compounding Pharmacy in Mendham.
Poison Prevention has always been a very important topic for her.  She has done programs for schools when her children were young, lectured for Ford Retirees, community groups, and written articles for national pharmacy publications and local newspapers on this topic.

 

Lunch ‘n’ Learn is sponsored by the Senior Resource Center and is free and open to all.

 

This session will be held live over Zoom.  Please register with the Chester Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend.  PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email donnella.tilery@chesterlib.org so it can be resent.

 

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or IPAD. If you are new to Zoom – try it out here before the session. Simply click the test zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

 

 

 

Monday, June 21st @ 12 pm 

co-hosted by the Washington Township Public Library

“Poison Prevention: Children Act Fast, So Do Poisons!”

Presented by:

Claire Caruana

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM via Zoom 

 

Claire Caruana will be presenting various issues that lead to poisonings, how to be safer in your home, consequences of poisonings, and what to do in case of emergency.
Claire has been a Pharmacist since 1980, when she graduated from Rutgers College of Pharmacy (now known as Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University).  She has practiced in Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Consulting, Long-term Care Pharmacy, and Infusion Pharmacy.  She currently works as a per diem Pharmacist for Matheny Medical Center and at Robinson Drug & Compounding Pharmacy in Mendham.
Poison Prevention has always been a very important topic for her.  She has done programs for schools when her children were young, lectured for Ford Retirees, community groups, and written articles for national pharmacy publications and local newspapers on this topic.

 

Lunch ‘n’ Learn is sponsored by the Senior Resource Center and is free and open to all.

 

This session will be held live over Zoom.  Please register with the Chester Library (click here) so we can send you a link to attend.  PLEASE NOTE: The link to attend will be emailed to you at least 24 hours in advance. If you have not received it by then, please check your spam folder. If it is not there, please email donnella.tilery@chesterlib.org so it can be resent.

 

Zoom is free, and you can access it on any iPhone, Android, tablet, or IPAD. If you are new to Zoom – try it out here before the session. Simply click the test zoom link to see how easy it is to see and hear a presentation right from your home: https://zoom.us/test

 

 

 

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