Whippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 27, 2013
The Lester Senior Housing Community in Whippany will host a free seminar on Thursday, March 7 titled, “Advance Care Planning: Helping Residents Live Life on Their Own Terms” from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The seminar is sponsored by the State of New Jersey Office of the Ombudsman and will be led by James McCracken, New Jersey Ombudsman, Division of Elder Advocacy. It is open to social workers, registered nurses, licensed nursing home administrators, and certified assisted living administrators, who will earn 2.5 continuing education credits for attending. The program is being held in honor of National Association of Social Worker Appreciation Month. A continental breakfast will be served.
The Lester Senior Housing Community comprises two residences on the Aidekman Jewish Federation Campus at 903-905 Route 10 East in Whippany, N.J.; it offers independent living and assisted living options, kosher dining, a wide range of enriching programs, and hotel-style amenities in comfortable rental apartments. It is one of four senior living communities owned and managed by the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey in Essex and Morris counties.
Anyone interested in attending the seminar must register in advance, no later than Monday, March 4 by calling Lester Senior Housing at (973) 929-2700. For more information about the cultural, educational, and social programs for residents at Lester Senior Housing, visit http://www.jchcorp.org. To find out more about the State of New Jersey Office of the Ombudsman, Division of Elder Advocacy, go to http://www.nj.gov/ooie