April 2013

Molly Riedel, RN PMH CNS BC, Nurse Psychotherapist Contact info: phone: 703 624 4024 email: mollyriedel@aol.com Click here to read Molly’s notes. Topic: “Ways to keep a relationship strong and healthy, when one person has a chronic condition.” Our speaker for this meeting was Molly Riedel. Molly is a licensed nurse psychotherapist who has spoken […]

February 2013

Howard Houghton, Coordinator Fairfax County VICAP Program Contact Info –  Call 703-324-5851, TTY 711 for help understanding Medicare, Medigap, drug plans and long-term care insurance. If you call, please leave a message and they will call back. –  Go to Services for Older Adults in Fairfax County or call 703-324-7948, TTY 703-449-1186 for service information. […]

January 2013

Karl Robb, support group leader and author Contact Info: Email: asoftvoice@robbworks.com Phone: 703-277-9666 website: http://www.asoftvoice.com A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease Author: Karl Robb, co-leader of the Fairfax City Parkinson’s support group Publisher: RobbWorks (November 27, 2012) Here’s a summary about the book: Whether you […]

December 2012

Greg Sieb, licensed contractor, CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist)  & Suzi Klyber, OTR/L Granting You Access Contact info: Email: Greg@grantingyouaccess.com Phone: (703) 433-0380 Website: http://www.grantingyouaccess.com GREG The focus of Granting You Access is education and modification to make homes safe, accessible and comfortable, to help people stay in their homes and to maintain their quality of […]

September 2012

Peggy Roberge, BSN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, PADRECC Parkinson’s Disease Research Education & Clinical Center (PADRECC) Address: Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond, VA 23249 Phone: 804-938-5173 Website: http://www.parkinsons.va.gov PADRECC is part of the Veterans Affairs (VA) system. There are several in the U.S. and they are set up as centers for clinical […]

August 2012

Tony & Becky Schaffer, Schaffer Construction Designs for Life Certified Aging in place specialist (CAPS) Home access and safety modifications for seniors and people with disabilities. Contact info: 703-443-1861 http://www.schafferconstruction.com Tony Shaffer spoke and said they try to educate people. Sometimes it is not possible to fix accessibility problems in a home because it is […]

June 2012

Jacquelin Branche, Department of Motor Vehicles Contact info: Jacquelin Branche, MBA, R.N. Healthcare Compliance Officer, DMV Medical Review Services Phone: (804) 367-4380 Email: Jacquelin.Branche@dmv.virginia.gov Website: http://www.dmvNOW.com Ms Branche’s bio: • Ms. Branche has been a nurse for 35 years and has worked in hospital settings, as an occupational health nurse, and at one time in […]