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SANG Meetings

The Senior Advocate Network Group is made up of senior health care professionals on the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. Meetings are $10.00, include breakfast and a speaker, and are open to the public.

Date: November 8, 2017
Meeting Name: "What's New at the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board?"
Description: Join us November 16 to hear "What's New at the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board?" presented by Annie Whittaker, Dir. of Nursing and Adult Outpatient Services, CSB. Location of meeting: Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home (2551 N. Armistead Ave., Hampton.) 8:30 – 10:00AM. FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: October 11, 2017
Meeting Name: "Functional Evaluation for Seniors"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our October 11 to hear "Functional Evaluation for Seniors" presented by Ashley Forrest, MSPT, Clinical Director, Pivot Physical Therapy. 8:30 – 10:00AM. FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: September 13, 2017
Meeting Name: Myths of Aging and Mental Health
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our September 13 SANG at Morningside Assisted Living (440 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg) to hear "Myths of Aging and Mental Health" presented by Dr. Shirley Repta, CEO, The Pavillion at Williamsburg Place. 8:30 – 10:00AM. FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: July 12, 2017
Meeting Name: "What's Trending in Hampton Roads Housing Market"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our July 12 SANG at The Arbors at Port Warwick (1100 William Styron Sq, Newport News) to hear Greg Garrett Realty's Jenna Heuser present "What's Trending in Hampton Roads Housing Market." FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: June 14, 2017
Meeting Name: "How to Plan for Your Death and Breathe at the Same Time"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our June SANG at The Gardens at the Williamsburg Police Department (Stryker Building, 412 N Boundary Street)) to hear Author Karen Jones present "How to Plan for Your Death and Breathe at the Same Time." FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: May 10, 2017
Meeting Name: Benefits of Using Sensory Therapy with Alzheimer's
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our May SANG at The Gardens at Warwick Forest (1000 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News)to hear staff Kristen Mull and Carrie Deweerd present "Benefits of Using Sensory Therapy with Alzheimer's Patients." FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: April 12, 2017
Meeting Name: "Benefits of a Therapy Dog"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our April SANG at The Crossings on the Peninsula (3540 Victory Blvd., Yorktown) to hear Walt Zaremba present "Benefits of a Therapy Dog." FREE admission for everyone. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: March 8, 2017
Meeting Name: "Veterans' Benefits"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our March SANG at Edgeworth Park at New Town in Williamsburg to hear Attorney Donna Wilson present "Veterans' Benefits." This month only FREE admission for everyone - includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: February 8, 2017
Meeting Name: Preparing for Your Income Taxes
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our February SANG at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home in Hampton to hear Cindy Triplett, Owner, CLT Accounting and Business Services, present "Preparing for Your Income Taxes." This month only FREE admission for everyone - includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: January 11, 2017
Meeting Name: "Dynamic Results through Understanding Another's Story"
Description: Join Senior Advocate for our January SANG at The Chamberlin to hear Jeff Byrd, Certified Coach and Trainer present "Dynamic Results through Understanding Another's Story." Free admission to those ages 55+, $10.00 all others. Includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: December 14, 2016
Meeting Name: Let's Disrupt Ageism Together
Description: Join Senior Advocate in December for our December SANG meeting titled "Let's Disrupt Ageism Together."  The presentation will be given by Dr. Ayn Welleford, Gerontologist and Chair, Dept. of Gerontology, Virginia Commonwealth University.  Dr. Welleford will discuss attitudes and prejudices about aging, and what we can all do at any age to help appreciate and celebrate older adults.  The meeting will take place Wednesday, December 14 at Brookdale of Williamsburg(3800 Treyburn Dr.), 8:30AM - 10:00AM with breakfast and CEU's included. Free admission to those ages 55+. RSVP HERE.
Date: November 9, 2016
Meeting Name: "What is New in Geriatrics?"
Description: Join us for our November 9 SANG meeting at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News. "What is New in Geriatrics?" will be presented by Dr. Paul Evans, Jr., Clinical Director, Cardiac Surgery, Riverside Regional Medical Center. $10.00 includes breakfast and CEU's. FREE to those ages 55+. RSVP HERE.
Date: October 12, 2016
Meeting Name: Myths of Aging and Mental Health
Description: Join us for our October 12 SANG meeting at Bucktrout in Williamsburg. Dr. Shirley Repta, CEO, The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place will be presenting "Myths of Aging and Mental Health." RSVP HERE.
Date: September 14, 2016
Meeting Name: Adaptive & Effective Yoga to Age By
Description: Join us for our SANG on September 14 to learn about, "Adaptive & Effective Yoga to Age By" presented by Yoga Teacher Nancy A. Geary, 500 RYT/200-ERYT. Fee: $10.00 Includes CEU's and breakfast. Location: Gloucester House, 7657 Meredith Dr., Gloucester. RSVP HERE.
Date: August 10, 2016
Meeting Name: Driving Rehabilitation Tips: Helping Seniors Drive Safely
Description: Join us for our SANG on August 10 to learn about, "Driving Rehabilitation Tips: Helping Seniors Drive Safely" presented by Rick Jackson, Executive Director, Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health. Fee: FREE FOR AUGUST ONLY. Includes CEU's and breakfast. Location: Morningside Assisted Living, 440 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg. RSVP HERE.
Date: July 13, 2016
Meeting Name: Your Life, Your Legacy
Description: Join us for our SANG on July 13 to learn about, "Your Life, Your Legacy" presented by Scott Ellis, Family Service Director, Dignity Memorial. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. Location: Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 North Armistead Ave., Hampton. RSVP HERE.
Date: June 8, 2016
Meeting Name: Regnerative Medicine with Stem Cell Therapy
Description: Join us for our SANG on June 8 to learn about, "Regnerative Medicine with Stem Cell Therapy," presented by Dr. Raj Sureya of Orthopaedic & Spine Center . Location is Consulate of Williamsburg (1811 Jamestown Rd.) Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: May 11, 2016
Meeting Name: Effective Networking and Marketing tools for Healthcare Professionals
Description: Join us for our SANG on May 11 to learn about "Effective Networking and Marketing tools for Healthcare Professionals," presented by Micah Hunt, Vice President of Marketing, Senior Advocate. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: April 13, 2016
Meeting Name: LSVT-BIG Therapy for Parkinson's Disease
Description: Join us for our Newport News SANG on April 13 to learn about, "LSVT-BIG Therapy for Parkinson's Disease," presented by Ken Morris, PT, DPT, CMTPT, Clinical Director of the Hidenwood Clinic. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: March 9, 2016
Meeting Name: Gadgets, Gizmos and Other Cool Stuff: Assistive Technology For Aging in Place
Description: Join us for our Newport News SANG on March 9 at Denbigh Chapel to learn about, "Gadgets, Gizmos and Other Cool Stuff: Assistive Technology For Aging in Place," presented by Robert Krollman, Assistive Technologist-Aging Coordinator, DARS. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEUs and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: February 10, 2016
Meeting Name: The Pavillion at Williamsburg Place: Services and Admission Requirement
Description: Join us for our Williamsburg SANG on February 10 at The Pavillion Place (5483 Mooretown Rd.) to learn about their Services and Admission/Medical Clearance Requirements. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEUs and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: January 12, 2016
Meeting Name: Genomic Testing: Learn Why the Drugs You're Taking Might Not be Working
Description: Join us for our Newport News SANG on January 13 at Warwick Forest (1004 Old Denbigh Blvd.)"Genomic Testing: Learn Why the Drugs You're Taking Might Not be Working" will be presented by Dr. Tony Valencia, Co-Founder and Director of Medical Affairs, East-West Advocates. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: December 8, 2015
Meeting Name: Personal and Professional Development Through Living Intentionally
Description: Join us for our Hampton SANG on December 9 at Coliseum Convalescent (305 Marcella Rd.) to learn about, "Personal and Professional Development Through Living Intentionally" presented by Certified Coach Jeff Byrd. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: November 10, 2015
Meeting Name: Operation Family Caregiver - A New Program to Provide Support to Families of Veterans
Description: Join us for our Williamsburg SANG on November 11 at Greenfield Senior Living (251 Patriot Lane) to learn about, "Operation Family Caregiver - A New Program to Provide Support to Families of Veterans" presented by Dr. Christy Jensen, Director of Health Services Research, Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: October 13, 2015
Meeting Name: Gadgets, Gizmo's and Other Cool Stuff: Assistive Technology For Aging in Place
Description: Join us for our Williamsburg SANG on October 14 at Bucktrout of Williamsburg (4124 Ironbound Rd.) to learn about, "Gadgets, Gizmo's and Other Cool Stuff: Assistive Technology For Aging in Place," presented by Robert Krollman, Assistive Technologist-Aging Coordinator, DARS. Fee is $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: September 8, 2015
Meeting Name: Living Without Health Insurance
Description: Join us at our September 9 SANG meeting to hear about "Living without Health Insurance,"presented by Dr. William Mann, Jr., Executive Director, Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center. Fee: $10.00 and includes CEU's and breakfast. RSVP HERE.
Date: August 11, 2015
Meeting Name: Non Profit Round Table Discussion
Description: Join us for a round table discussion with 5 local non-profit organizations to learn about how to refer clients to them and volunteer opportunities that are available. Peninsula Agency on Aging, Hospice House, Faith in Action, Colonial Heritage Community Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association will be in attendance. FREE: Includes lunch and CEU's RSVP HERE.
Date: July 7, 2015
Meeting Name: The Future of Long Term Care
Description: Join us July 8 at The Arbors at Port Warwick (1100 William Styron Square South, Newport News)for our monthly SANG meeting. "The Future of Long Term Care," will be presented by Dr. Robert Walters, Jr., Vice Presisdent of Clinial Affairs, Virginia Health Services. $10.00 fee includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: June 9, 2015
Meeting Name: The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse and the Elderly
Description: Join us June 10 at Gloucester House for our June SANG meeting. "The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse and the Elderly," will be presented by Virginia Delegate and Pharmacist Keith Hodges. $10.00 fee includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: April 7, 2015
Meeting Name: BENEFITS OF A GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT
Description: APRIL SANG MEETING: "BENEFITS OF A GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT," WILL BE PRESENTED BY DR. BHARATI SRIVASTAVA, MEDICAL DIRECTOR, GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT CLINIC AND DENISE BUTLER, GERIATRIC CLINIC ASSESSMENT COORDINATOR, RIVERSIDE CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN AGING. LOCATION: MORNINGSIDE OF WILLIAMSBURG, 440 MC LAWS CIRCLE, WILLIAMSBURG. BREAKFAST AND CEU'S INCLUDED IN THE $10.00 FEE. RSVP HERE.
Date: March 10, 2015
Meeting Name: Proactive Patient Partnering
Description: "Proactive Patient Partnering: Critical to Health and Critical to Success in Today’s HCAHPS and HRRP environment," will be presented by Dorothy Erlanger, President, Erlanger, Inc. March 11, 8:30 - 10:00AM at Colonial Harbor, 2405 Fort Eustis Blvd., Yorktown, VA. Fee: $10.00 and includes breakfast and General CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: February 10, 2015
Meeting Name: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE IN HEALTHCARE
Description: Join us for our February SANG meeting at Williamsburg Landing to hear about "The Changing Landscape in Healthcare."
Presenters: Steve Montgomery, President & CEO and Kathy Kammer, Senior Director of Community Relations, Williamsburg Landing
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 8:30 – 10:00AM
Location: Williamsburg Landing, 5700 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg
Cost: $10.00 includes breakfast, CEU’s and CE Credits
RSVP HERE.
Date: January 13, 2015
Meeting Name: VIRGINIA ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES: WHAT WE CAN AND CANNOT DO
Description: Join us for our January 14 SANG Meeting at North Newport News Community Center, 605 South Ave.
Topic: VIRGINIA ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES: WHAT WE CAN AND CANNOT DO
Presenter: Carey Raleigh, Eastern Region Adult Protective Services Program Consultant, DARS
Time: 8:30 - 10:00AM
Fee: $10.00 includes breakfast, CEU's and CE's for Nurses and Social Workers RSVP HERE.
Date: December 9, 2014
Meeting Name: SENIOR CARE MANAGEMENT: PLANNING FOR LONG TERM CARE EXPENSES
Description: Join us for our December SANG meeting at Mennowood Retirement Community in Newport News.
Presenter: Donna Wilson, Founding Attorney, Wilson Law
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 8:30 – 10:00AM Location: Mennowood, 13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport News
Cost: $10.00 includes breakfast, CEU’s and CE's for Nurses and Social Workers
RSVP HERE.
Date: November 11, 2014
Meeting Name: Elder Mediation: Dealing with Aging Issue Differences
Description: “AN INTRODUCTION TO ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND ELDER MEDIATION: DEALING WITH DIFFERENCES WHEN AGING ISSUES CAN LEAD TO FAMILY FEUDS” Presenter: Heather Tanksley, Ex. Dir., COVENIA Mediation and Facilitation Services Date: Wednesday, November 12, 8:30 – 10:00AM Location: The Chamberlin, 2 Fenwick Dr., Hampton Cost: $10.00 includes breakfast, CEU’s and CE Credits. RSVP HERE.
Date: October 7, 2014
Meeting Name: Advance Care Planning: The Next Generation of Advance Directives
Description: Join us for our October SANG at Patriots Colony in Williamsburg to hear about "Advance Care Planning: The Next Generation of Advance Directives," presented by Carol Wilson, Director, Palliative Care and Advance Planning, Riverside.
Cost is $10.00 and includes breakfast, CEU's and CE Credits for Nurses and Social Workers.
RSVP HERE.
Date: September 9, 2014
Meeting Name: Benefits of Funeral and Cemetery Pre-Planning
Description: "Benefits of Funeral and Cemetery Pre-Planning," will be presented by Sondra Holmes, Community Relations Coordinator, Dignity Memorial Providers. Cost is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: August 12, 2014
Meeting Name: Non-Profit Round Table Discussion
Description: Join us Aug. 13 at Morgninside Assisted Living in Williamsburg for our SANG meeting. $10.00 includes breakfast and CEU's. The presentation will consist of a Round Table discussion by local non-profits serving seniors in Williamsburg. RSVP HERE.
Date: July 8, 2014
Meeting Name: Behavioral Treatment Programs for Speech and Body Movement in Parkingson Disease
Description: Join Senior Advocate for their July 9 SANG meeting at Warwick Forest (1004 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News.) "LSVT LOUD/BIG for the treatment of Parkinson's patients," will be presented by Alexis Rudd, SLP and Lise Lapointe-Murer, MS PT, Riverside. Cost is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: June 10, 2014
Meeting Name: How to Advocate for VA Benefits and Services
Description: Join Senior Advocate for their June SANG meeting at The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place. Dr. David Weber, Acute Unit Psychiatrist at The Pavilion, will present, "How to Advocate for VA Benefits and Obtain Services for Veterans."
Location: The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place, 5477 Mooretown Rd., Williamsburg.
Cost: $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP HERE.
Date: May 13, 2014
Meeting Name: Commonwealth Coordinated Care-Medicare & Medicaid
Description: Join Senior Advocate for their May SANG meeting at Gloucester House in Gloucester. Sarah Broughton, Outreach and Education Coordinator, DMAS, will present, "Commonwealth Coordinated Care - Medicare, Medicaid and Duals."
Location: Gloucester House, 7657 Meredith Dr., Gloucester.
Cost is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to MAY SANG.
Date: April 8, 2014
Meeting Name: Palliative Versus Curative Medicine
Description: Join Senior Advocate to hear Dr. Vicki Wilhelm speak about Palliative Vs. Curative Medicine at the April 9 SANG meeting at Chambrel, 3800 Treyburn Dr., Williamsburg.
Dr. Wilhelm is the Hospice Medical Director for Sentara Home Care.
Cost is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's. RSVP HERE.
Date: February 11, 2014
Meeting Name: "Mindful Eating For Energy"
Description: Join us at to hear about, "Mindful Eating For Energy,"presented by Debbi Dunn, Owner of SAGE Holistic Health. Debbi will review foods with the most health benefits and provide easy wholesome recipes.
Location: The Huntington at The Newport (11143 Warwick Blvd., Newport News.)
RSVP to REGISTRATION.
Date: December 10, 2013
Meeting Name: “Stress Less: Learn How to Cultivate Peace and Joy this Holiday Season”
Description: Join us for our December 11 SANG meeting to learn how to “Stress Less: Cultivate Peace and Joy this Holiday Season.”
Program is presented by Amanda Deverich, Therapist & Counselor, Williamsburg Counseling.
Location: Morningside Assisted Living, 655 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News.
SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes lunch and CEU's.
RSVP here:SANG.
Date: November 12, 2013
Meeting Name: “New Opportunities in Aging Related Services; Growing, Partnering and Transforming”
Description: Join us for our November 13 SANG meeting at the Newport News Riverside PACE (439 Oriana Rd.)
“New Opportunities in Aging Related Services; Growing, Partnering and Transforming,” will be presented by Michael Martin, Senior VP, Riverside Lifelong Health. SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes lunch and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com. OR RSVP HERE: SANG. http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=bf9saemab&oeidk=a07e8cdnyik8d24a394
Date: October 8, 2013
Meeting Name: Better Active Aging & Wellness
Description: Join us for our October 9 SANG meeting at The Chamberlin, 2 Fenwick Rd., Hampton.
“Better Active Aging & Wellness,” will be presented by Dr. James Carraway, Professor, EVMS. Dr. Carraway has a long-standing interest in anti-aging and wellness and enjoys sharing information on age management, nutrition, and overall wellness. SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes lunch and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: September 10, 2013
Meeting Name: Hospital Case Manager Panel Forum
Description: "Case Management 101," will be presented by a panel forum of case managers from four local hospital systems:
- Therese Goodell, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center
- Wanda Wilman, Riverside Rehabilitation Institute
- Brandi Sullivan, Mary Immaculate Hospital
- Deborah Braziel, Riverside Doctor’s Hospital of Williamsburg
The September 11 SANG meeting will take place at Williamsburg Landing. 5700 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg.
SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: August 13, 2013
Meeting Name: The Clinical Three; Impacting Quality Patient Outcomes
Description: "The Clinical Three; Impacting Quality Patient Outcomes," will be presented Donna Wilmoth, VP Nurse Executive, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center.
The August 14 SANG meeting will take place at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Hospital, 100 Sentara Way, Williamsburg.
Breakfast is sponsored by Spring Arbor! SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: July 9, 2013
Meeting Name: Sprituality & Aging
Description: "Sprituality & Aging," will be presented by Janna Roche, Chaplain, Patriots Colony.
The July 10 SANG meeting will take place at Patriots Colony, 6200 Patriots Colony Dr., Williamsburg.
SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: June 11, 2013
Meeting Name: Using Social Media to Build Relationships for Business Development and Marketing
Description: "Advanced Social Media Marketing," will be presented by Dr. Dawn Boyer, Professor, O.D.U. & Owner, D. Boyer Consulting.
The June 12 SANG meeting will take place at Mennowood Retirement Community, 13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport News.
SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: May 7, 2013
Meeting Name: Successful Patient Care Results - Care Transitions
Description: "Health Care Initiatives," will be presented by Kathy Vesley-Massey, President & CEO of Bay Aging. Location: The Orchard, 62 Delfae Dr., Warsaw SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: April 9, 2013
Meeting Name: Medicare Fraud & Abuse
Description: “Medicare Fraud & Abuse.” Presented by: Nancy Siford, Voluteer Coordinator, Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol. April 10 SANG is at York Convalescent, 113 Battle Rd., Yorktown. SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: March 12, 2013
Meeting Name: “New Initiatives at the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health"
Description: “New Initiatives and Program offerings at the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health.” Presented by: Richard Jackson, Executive Director & Karl Hoffman, Director of Driver Rehabilitation Services. March 13 SANG at The Arbors at Port Warwick, 1100 William Styron Sq., South, Newport News. SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: February 12, 2013
Meeting Name: APS & Mental Health Diagnosis for the Elderly
Description: Adult Protective Services & Mental
Health Diagnosis for the Elderly
Presented by Denise Kirschblaum,
James City County Social Services &
Deborah LeCalm, Colonial Behavioral Health Services
Chambrel, 3800 Treyburn Dr., Williamsburg
SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: January 8, 2013
Meeting Name: Annual Medicare Physical Components
Description: Annual Medicare Physical Components
Presented by Dr. Bharati Srivastava, Geriatrician, Riverside Lifelong Health
Warwick Forest, 1004 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News

SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast and CEU's.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: December 11, 2012
Meeting Name: Death and Dying: How to Cope Personally and Professionally
Description: Death and Dying: How to Cope Personally and Professionally
Presented by Blair Nelsen, President,Nelsen Funeral Homes
WindsorMeade, 3900 Windsor Hall Dr., Williamsburg

SANG Fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast.
RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com.
Date: November 13, 2012
Meeting Name: Understanding Medicare Part D
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, November 14 to hear Dr John Crowder, Pharmacist and Owner of West Point Pharmacy, present, "Understanding Medicare Part D.".
The SANG meeting will take place at Sentara Regional Williamsburg Medical Center, 100 Sentara Circle.
Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast.
RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, November 9.
Date: October 9, 2012
Meeting Name: Medicaid Waivers, Money Follows the Person and the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, October 10 to hear Steve Ankiel, Program Manager of Long Term Care, Dept. of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) present Medicaid Waivers, Money Follows the Person and the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.
The SANG meeting will take place at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Dr., Irvington, VA.
Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast.
RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, October 5.
Date: September 11, 2012
Meeting Name: Changes in Long Term Care Skilled Care
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, September 12 to hear Jeff Law, Vice President of Operations for Virginia Health Services, present, "Changes in Long Term Skilled Care."
The SANG meeting will take place at Walter Reed Convalescent & Rehabilitation Center, Rt. 17 and Meredith Dr., Gloucester.
Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast.
RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, September7.
Date: August 7, 2012
Meeting Name: Seniors and Family Law
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, August 8 to hear Susan Jean, Elder Law Attorney at The Heritage Law Group, present, "Seniors and Family Law." The SANG meeting will take place at Verena At The Reserve, 121 Reserve Way at 4300 Mooretown Rd., Williamsburg. Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast. RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, August 3.
Date: March 13, 2012
Meeting Name: Overview of the Medicaid Waivers, MFP and PACE
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, March 14 to hear Steve Ankeil, Program Manager - Long Term Care, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services present, "Initiatives from the Dept. of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS.)" The meeting will take place at Chambrel, 3800 Treyburn Dr., Williamsburg. Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast. RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, March 9.
Date: February 7, 2012
Meeting Name: AGING WELL FROM A MENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVE
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, February 8 in the Northern Neck (RGH Rehabiliation and Sports Medicine Center, 43 William B. Graham Ct., Kilmarnock, VA.) Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast. RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, February 3.
Date: January 10, 2012
Meeting Name: DRIVING SAFETY AND THE SENIOR DRIVER
Description: Join the Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) on Wednesday, January 11 at Warwick Forest (104 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News.) Breakfast/Networking is from 8:30 - 9:00 AM and the meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. In case you have not attended a previous SANG meeting, this is a great way to find out about local senior health care services. The fee is $10.00, cash or check only, and includes a full breakfast. RSVP to {stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com} by Friday, December 9. SANG is made up of professionals in the senior healthcare industry who meet the second Wednesday of each month at locations throughout the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck. The mission of SANG is to give professionals a chance to network and promote their services, and to provide a forum for prominent local speakers to discuss new initiatives and future trends in senior healthcare.
Date: October 11, 2011
Meeting Name: Gloucester House SANG
Description: Join us for SANG on Wednesday, October 12 at Gloucester House, 7657 Meredith Dr., Gloucester, Virginia. "Health Care Reform: What Does it Mean for Virginian's," will be presented by Susan Massart, Legislative Fiscal Analyst for the Virginia House of Delegates Appropriation Committee. The fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Meetings run from 8:30 - 10:15AM.
RSVP to info@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com by Friday, October 7.
The Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) is made up of senior health care professionals on the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck.
Date: September 13, 2011
Meeting Name: Patriots Colony
Description: Join us for SANG on Wednesday, September 14 at Patriots Colony, 6200 Patriots Colony Dr., Williamsburg, Virginia. "Myths about Mental Health Issues in Older Adults," will be presented by Marsha Obremski, Executive Director, The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place. The fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Meetings run from 8:30 - 10:15AM.
RSVP to info@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com by Friday, September 9.
The Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) is made up of senior health care professionals on the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck.
Date: August 9, 2011
Meeting Name: Upcoming SANG Meeting - The Future of Senior Services: A Snapshot from Inside the Beltway
Description: Join us Wednesday, August 10 to hear "The Future of Senior Services-A snapshot from inside the Beltway," presented by Bill Massey, CEO, Peninsula Agency on Aging.
Colonial Harbor, 2405 Ft. Eustis Blvd., Yorktown, VA The fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Meetings run from 8:30 - 10:15AM.
RSVP to info@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com by Friday, August 5.
The Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) is made up of senior health care professionals on the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck.
Date: July 12, 2011
Meeting Name: Trends in Senior Housing
Description: Join us Wednesday, July 13 to hear "Trends in Senior Housing," presented by Sue Moniak, Executive Director, The Chamberlin. The fee is $10.00 and includes breakfast. Meetings run from 8:30 - 10:15AM. RSVP to Stephanie@SeniorAdvocateOnline.com by Friday, July 8. The Senior Advocate Network Group (SANG) is made up of senior health care professionals on the Peninsula, Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck.
Date: June 7, 2011
Meeting Name: "Aging Well: The Importance of Optimism and Happiness
Description: Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center
100 Sentara Circle, Williamsburg
Presented by Dr. Dan Longo, Director, Behavioral Health Services, Colonial Behavioral Health
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: May 10, 2011
Meeting Name: "Planning for the Unknown: A Discussion About Your Future Health Care Wishes"
Description: Warwick Forest
1004 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News
Presented by Carol Wilson, Director of Ethics & Palliative Care, Sentara & Craig Conners, Vice President, Homes & Community Based Services, Riverside
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: April 12, 2011
Meeting Name: "Seniors Online: The Internet and Social Media Habits of the Baby Boomers and Older Adults"
Description: The Orchard
62 Delfae Dr., Warsaw
Presented by Susan McFadden, Owner, Open Door Communications
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: March 8, 2011
Meeting Name: "Bright Spots and Challenges in Alzheimer's Research"
Description: Sentara CarePlex Hospital
3000 Coliseum Dr., Hampton
Presented by Patricia Lacey, Director of Education and Family Services, Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: February 8, 2011
Meeting Name: Today's Non-Profit Hospital Environment
Description:
"TODAY'S NON-PROFIT HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT"
Presented by Jim Holmes, President & CEO, Rappahannock General Hospital
RGH Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
43 Harris Rd., Kilmarnock
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: January 11, 2011
Meeting Name: The Future of Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Description: Williamsburg Landing
5700 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg
Presented by Steve Montgomery
President & CEO, Williamsburg Landing
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: December 7, 2010
Meeting Name: Alzheimer's and How it Affects Caregivers
Description: Daffodil Gardens
5954 Garden Grove Ln., Gloucester
Presented by Sherry Peterson
Chief Executive Officer, Greater Richmond Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: November 9, 2010
Meeting Name: The Future of Geriatric Health Care
Description: Mennowood Retirement Center, Co-Sponsored by Hospice of Virginia
13030 Warwick Blvd., Newport News
Presented by Dr. Sharon Petitjean
Medical Director of PACE, Riverside Health Systems
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: October 12, 2010
Meeting Name: Health Care Reform's impact on Aging and Long Term Care Services
Description: Chambrel
3800 Treyburn Dr., Williamsburg
Presented by Bill Massey
Chief Executive Officer, Peninsula Agency on Aging
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: September 7, 2010
Meeting Name: Elder Care 101
Description: Morningside Assisted Living
440 McLaws Circle, Williamsburg
Presented by Elder Law Attorney Susan I. Jean
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: August 10, 2010
Meeting Name: The Latest in Senior Health Care Research
Description: The Chamberlin
2 Fenwick Rd., Ft. Monroe, Hampton
Presented by Rick Jackson
Executive Director, The Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health
RSVP to: delia@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: July 13, 2010
Meeting Name: The Future of Hospitals
Description: Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Co-Sponsored by Spring Arbor
100 Sentara Circle, Williamsburg
Presented by Bob Graves, Administrator
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com
Date: June 8, 2010
Meeting Name: The Graying of our Region During A Red Line Economy: Who Will Survive?
Description: Commonwealth Assisted Living at Kilmarnock
460 S. Main Street, Kilmarnock
Presented by Kathy Vesley-Massey
Chief Operating Officer, Bay Aging
RSVP to: stephanie@senioradvocateonline.com