The 2021 Time Out Workshop Will Be In Person This Year

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - The Inn at Opryland

Participant Registration is OPEN

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This is event is for Social Workers, Case Managers, Discharge Planners, and other professionals in the healthcare industry serving seniors.

All you need is $55 and a little time out! 

FEE: $55 per person (registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. is September 17, 2021). 

- Provides CEUs for Social Workers

- Certificates of Attendance and program information will be available for documentation

- Lunch will be provided (Courtesy of the Vendors)

- Door prizes (Courtesy of the Vendors)

The goal of this one-day, low cost workshop is to examine several issues especially crucial to social workers and other professionals who

serve older adults and people with disabilities. Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, PLLC offers an opportunity for professional growth with 

practical tools to use every day, from clinical to ethical issues. 



9:00 a.m. – Lewy Body, Frontal Temporal Lobe, Vascular, Alzheimer’s – How they all can present differently and provide their own sets of challenges
Dr. Ronald Wilson, Centennial Neuroscience, LLC

10:15 a.m. Diversity, Inclusion, and Difficult Conversations in the Workplace*
Dr. Roshanda Odom, Owner, Success Squad, Training & Consulting 

11:30 a.m. Positive Approach to Care "Normal Aging vs. Not Normal Aging"
Lynn Wood, Caregiver Support Coordinator, Mental Health America of the MidSouth

1:30 p.m. How to Protect Yourself, Staff, and Your Residents from a Mass Shooter
Brink Fidler, Owner & President, Defend Systems

2:45 p.m. Burnout and Setting Boundaries*
Melissa Burton, LCSW, CMC, Connection First Counseling

*Includes CEUs in Ethics

For more information, contact Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, PLLC at (615) 824-2571 or email




Takacs McGinnis is now accepting sponsor registrations for the 2021 Time Out Workshop.

If your company sells products or services that benefit older adults, people with disabilities, and their family caregivers, the Time Out Workshop

will put you in front of professionals who serve these important populations.

Vendor sponsorships go quickly so register soon using the 2021 vendor registration form

Questions? Email Dana Hentschel or call (615) 824-2571 for more information.




Caregivers are an invaluable part of our society, offering not only their support and aid but friendship and meaningful connections. Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law wants to honor the work of caregivers in our area. We invite you to nominate a full-time, working professional in the senior care industry who provides exceptional care.

The winner of this esteemed award will be announced during our Time Out Workshop on October 7 and will be presented a trophy and a $250 Visa Gift Card.

Nominators are asked to submit a brief form and a statement answering the question: "How Has This Caregiver Made a Positive Difference in the Life of a Senior they serve?" (250 Word Maximum).

Deadline for nominations is Monday, August 30, 2021. Show your support for caregivers by clicking the button below.

Caregiver Award Nomination



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