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Professionals Servicing Older Adults

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
    • Brightview Rolling Hills - 848 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED

    Address: Brightview Rolling Hills - 848 S. Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228

    Speakers: Mark Bobotek, Esq., Golden Oak Elder Law & Cynthia Lifson, Esq., Lifson Law

    Topic: Getting Comfortable with Legislative Advocacy - Some Basics about the Maryland General Assembly

    About Our Speaker:  Click HERE to learn more about Cynthia Lifson, Esq.  More info on Mark Bobotek, Esq., to come!

    Thank You to Our Host: 






    • Thursday, March 12, 2020
    • 8:30 AM (EDT)
    • Neighbor Ride - 5570 Sterrett Place, Suite 102, Columbia, MD 21044
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    Attention All New COGS Members!  Our membership committee cordially invites you to join us for our New Member Orientation!  Sit down with our membership committee to learn more about our organization and how to make the most of your membership!  This orientation is also open to anyone who is considering joining COGS and is interested in learning more!

    Address: Neighbor Ride - 5570 Sterrett Place, Suite 102, Columbia, MD 21044

    Phone Number: 410-884-7433

    Thank You to Our Host:


    • Friday, March 13, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Residences at Vantage Point - 5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044
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    Want to achieve higher levels of success in your business?

    Learn how to make the most of your networking efforts by joining us in an engaging educational seminar facilitated by Mick Carbo.  Corporate leadership coach and current President of the Howard County Chapter of LeTip, a national network of business professionals. He empowers businesses and helps you develop the power of partnerships.


    Many thanks to our Breakfast Sponsor:

    Jeremy S. Dvorak, CFP®, CASL®
    CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

    Click HERE to learn more about our Sponsor!

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Howard County Office on Aging & Independence - 9830 Patuxent Woods Drive, Room 337, Columbia, MD 21046
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED

    Address: Howard County Office on Aging & Independence - 9830 Patuxent Woods Drive, Room 337, Columbia, MD 21046

    Speaker: To Be Announced

    Topic: More info to come...

    About Our Speaker: 

    More info to come....

     

    Thank You to Our Host: 






    • Thursday, April 02, 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • To Be Announced
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED - Cash Only at the Door

    Join us for appetizers, cocktails and a networking Happy Hour! 

    COGS General Members - $15

    COGS Patron, Bronze & Silver Members - 2 Free Tickets

    COGS Gold Members - 4 Free Tickets

    Mark your calendars and save the date!  Location to be announced.  Stay tuned....


    • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Brooke Grove Retirement Village -18131 Slade School Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED

    Address: Brooke Grove Retirement Village - 18131 Slade School Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

    Speaker: To Be Announced

    Topic: To Be Announced

    About Our Speaker: 

    More info to come!

     

    Thank You to Our Host: 





    • Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • To Be Announced
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED

    Address: To Be Announced

    Speaker: Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP - Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing

    Topic: Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Risk in Older Adults

    About Our Speaker: 

    Elizabeth Galik is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She received a BSN from the University of Pennsylvania, an MSN from Villanova University, a post-master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from the University of Maryland. Her research interest is in developing and testing interventions to improve functional performance, physical activity, and quality of life among older adults with dementia. Dr. Galik practices clinically as a nurse practitioner in community and long-term care settings and focuses on the medical and neuropsychiatric care of individuals with dementia. In addition to her research, she also teaches in the adult and geriatric nurse practitioner program. Dr. Galik was awarded a John A. Hartford Foundation pre-doctoral fellowship, and has received extramural research funding from the Alzheimer's Association, Foundation of the American Medical Directors’ Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a Board Member of the Maryland Gerontological Association, and the President Elect for the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Her memberships include Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Kappa Phi, Southern Nursing Research Society, Gerontological Association of America, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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    • Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Residences at Vantage Point - 5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044
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    Address: Residences at Vantage Point, 5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD 21044

    Topic: To Be Announced

    PLEASE NOTEReservations ARE required for the Annual Meeting, and tickets are available for $50 per person.  If your membership level includes free tickets, please register for the meeting but do not submit payment.

    Thank You For Your Support!  Please note that a portion of your registration fee is donated to the COGS HCC Scholarship Program! 

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    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Arbor Terrace Fulton - 11584 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759
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    REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED - Cash Only at the Door

    Join us at Arbor Terrace Fulton for appetizers, cocktails and a networking Happy Hour! 

    COGS General Members - $15

    COGS Patron, Bronze & Silver Members - 2 Free Tickets

    COGS Gold Members - 4 Free Tickets

    Mark your calendars and save the date!  Be sure to bring plenty of business cards!

    Click HERE to learn more about our host!



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