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2 events for caregivers

Caregiver’s Treat

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:00 am – 1:30 pm (Registration: 9:00 am – 9:30 am) 

At: DeSales Hall Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish
8603 Wolftrap Rd., Vienna, VA 22182

Free, special half day of relaxation, socialization,  and lunch for caregivers of older adults.
Sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna,  Insight Memory Care Center, Arden Courts of Annandale/Fair Oaks, and Home Instead Senior Care.
Activities include massages, entertainment,  lunch and a speaker.
Registration is required. Space is limited, so please make your reservations as soon as possible.

For additional information and registration, call the Shepherd’s Center at 703-281-0538 10am–2pm,  M-F

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 29
Sorry to get this out after the deadline, but I’m hoping if they have space, you may still be able to register. – Sonia

28th Annual Caregivers Conference – Caregiving: Taking a Closer Look

Tuesday, November 11, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

At: First Baptist Church of Alexandria
2932 King Street, Alexandria , VA 22302

Organized by: Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium

Conference Schedule
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcome
9:00 Brain Health Across the Lifespan, Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D.
10:30 Break and Visit Exhibitors
10:45 Understanding and Approaching Challenging Behaviors in Dementia, Jonathan Evans, MD
11:45 Lunch, Visit Exhibitors, and Book Signing
12:45 Music and Memory, Christi Clark
1:30 Seeing the Person, Not the Disease, Steven R. Sabat, Ph.D.
2:30 Break and Visit Exhibitors
2:45 Hugs, Humor, and Hope, Greg Risberg
3:30 Adjourn

If you’ve attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational day you’ll have. And if you’ve never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver’s Conference, please come join us – we know you’ll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.

Do you need someone to care for your loved one so you can attend the conference?
Limited free in-home respite care for persons with Dementia, living in northern Virginia only, will be provided by GraceFul Care.
For more information about respite, call (703)904-3994 no later than October 15.

For more information click here.

To register, click here.

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