Calendar of Events
October 23, Richmond - Eighth and Ninth City Council District’s Senior Safety and Resource Fair. Southside Community Center, 6255 Old Warwick Rd. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
October 25, Richmond - "Longevity Economy" including speakers Susan Amat, Ph.D., Venture Hive Founder and CEO Derek Holt, K4 Connect, CEO Matt Thornhill, SIR: Institute for Tomorrow. Registration and breakfast at 8 a.m. Symposium 9 - 11 a.m. Westminster Canterbury Richmond Center for Creative Living, 1600 Westerbook Ave. RSVP by Oct. 10 to email@example.com.
October 29, Newport News - Community leaders and state officials encourage the public to
attend a listening session to provide input on the development of the next four-year plan for services to aging Virginians. The Commonwealth Council on Aging and the Peninsula Agency on Aging will host the
session at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center, 570 McLawhorne Dr. 10 a.m.-noon.
October 30, Richmond - This edition of the RVA Table Talk series will focus on the topic of ageism, partnered with the Greater Richmond Age Wave, the Virginia Center on Aging, and the VCU Department of Gerontology. Temple Beth-El, 3330 Grove Ave. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided, registration in advance is required. More details and registration are available here.
October 30, Williamsburg - Seniors Community Conversation with Congressman Rob Wittman. Morningside of Williamsburg, 440 McLaws Circle. 9 - 10:30 a.m.
October 30, Burkeville - PGI Workshop: Civility in the Workplace: How to Create and Maintain it. Presenters Michelle Wingo, human resources professional, and David Norman, staff instructor at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. $15, or $32 with CEUs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll.
October 31, Richmond - Genworth Hosts Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Event Featuring Founder Maria Shriver. The public is invited to attend a free Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) event, featuring founder Maria Shriver and a panel of noted experts that includes VCU Gerontology's Dr. E. Ayn Welleford, co-lead of Greater Richmond Age Wave. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Dominion Energy Center, Carpenter Theatre, 600 E Grace St. Register here.
November 2, Richmond - 12th Annual HIGHER Ground Women's Leadership Conference - The Power of Collective Action: Shifting the Leadership Culture. This event will feature VCU Gerontology's Dr. Jenny Inker, who will be presenting a session on Creating and Celebrating Age Diversity in Organizations: The Leader’s Challenge. Her session will concentrate on how leaders can disrupt ageism and promote elderhood in their organizational cultures. More details and registration available here.
November 8, Burkeville - Improving Dementia Care: How the Positive Approach to Care Program Can Make a Meaningful Difference. Presenters Kim Weitzenhofer and Denise Butler. 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. $20 or $37 with CEUs. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. Email email@example.com to enroll.
November 15, Roanoke - Enchancing Quality of Life in Dementia Care. Registration, programming, fee and CEU info available at alz.org/crf
November 28, webinar - Opioid Use in Older Adults: The Double-Edged Sword.1:30-2:45p.m. This webinar will review special considerations for the use of opioids for pain management in older adults as well as the challenge of opioid misuse in this population. Speakers: Laura Morgan, PharmD, MEd, Assoc. Professor and Vice Chair of Education, VCU School of Pharmacy and Ericka L. Crouse, PharmD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science, VCU School of Pharmacy. Moderated by VCU Gerontology's Dr. Jenny Inker. Register here.
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