Calendar of Events
July 19, Prince George - Alzheimer's & Dementia Family Education Series. Living with Alzheimer's: Middle Stage. Sunflower Gardens, 5305 Plaza Dr. 6 - 7 p.m. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 20, Richmond - Senior Safety Day. 3rd Annual Senior Safety Day of Greater Richmond. Event is free and lunch is provided. Workshops. Drawings. Vendors. Join community seniors for information on how to be a savvy and safe senior living independently. Meet local officials; attend valuable workshops, door prizes, visit vendor tables and network with people from across the Commonwealth. You can bring up to 4 bags of documents to shred before you check in. First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Ave. from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. Information, Connections, Resources and Fun. Registration is required online at https://SeniorSafetyDay2017.eventbrite.com, by calling 804-353-3171, or email SeniorCenterRVA@gmail.com.
July 26, Petersburg - Memory Cafe: a gathering place for friends with Alzheimer’s and other dementias along with their caregivers to relax and enjoy socialization, refreshments, and discussion. Perk's Coffee Shop, 8 W. Bank St. 3 p.m.
July 27, Burkeville - History of Disability and Elder Civil Rights. Presenter: Dana Traynham has worked with and for people with disabilities for over 25 years. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $15, or $32 with CEUs. Please enroll by July 20. Email email@example.com for payment and enrollment information.
August 8, Petersburg - Living with Alzheimer's: Late Stage. Petersburg Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room, 201 W. Washington Street. 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 9-10, Roanoke - LOA’s Caregiver Conference Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together. Holiday Inn Valley View 3315 Ordway Dr. Register by August 4. Call (540) 345-0451 for more info. Online reservations can also be made at www.loaa.org
August 16 , Prince George - Alzheimer's & Dementia Family Education Series. Living with Alzheimer's: Late Stage. Sunflower Gardens, 5305 Plaza Dr. 6 - 7 p.m. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or e-mail email@example.com.
August 17, Dinwiddie - Dementia 411: Effective Communication Strategies. Dinwiddie Public Library, 14103 Boydton Plank Rd. 5:30 pm - 6:30 p.m. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
August 18, Midlothian – Fall Classes at LLI. The Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield will be releasing their Fall Catalog on site and online. For more information, visitwww.LLIChesterfield.org or e-mail info@LLIChesterfield.org.
September 12, Petersburg - Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers. Petersburg Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room, 201 W. Washington Street. 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or e-mail email@example.com.
September 14, Richmond - Annual Conference on Dementia presented by the Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter will be held at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 11220 Nuckols Road from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for family caregiver, $25 for professional caregiver, and $15 for CEUs. Pre-registration required. For more information or to register, please call 804-967-2580 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 20, Prince George - Alzheimer's & Dementia Family Education Series. Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers. Sunflower Gardens, 5305 Plaza Dr. 6 - 7 p.m. Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860 or e-mail email@example.com.
September 25, Richmond – 3rd annual Bon Secours Richmond Successful Aging Forum, the kickoff event to the 2017 Richmond celebration of International Active Aging Week. This year’s theme is “Aging and the Arts,” and will feature Dr. Ronald Crutcher, renowned musician and University of Richmond president, as keynote speaker. Come prepared to enjoy a three course luncheon, a health and wellness expo, a vaccine clinic, a Zumba class, and some of Bon Secours “Top Docs” presenting interesting and engaging ways to age successfully! The event costs $10 and includes lunch. Free parking. The event is from 10 am – 3 pm at West End Assembly of God, 401 North Parham Road. To register, visit www.bsvaf.org/successfulagingforum. Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities available. Please direct any questions toKerrissa_macpherson@bshsi.org.
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