Calendar of Events
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August 1, Richmond - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Coffee and
Conversation – Men’s Meeting, 10:30 a.m., Spring Arbor Cottage of Richmond, 10601 Barbara
Lane, Richmond. Part educational, part support group, men with a dementia diagnosis meet to
discuss a topic relevant to life with dementia. Register here: http://bit.ly/2J5Yt9y
August 6, Burkeville - Five Skills for a Better Life. Presenter: Sadie C. Hawthorne. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $25, including lunch, or $42 with CEUs. Please enroll by July 30 by emailing email@example.com.
August 15, Richmond – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will hold its
monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street,
Richmond. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other
dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily
routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided. For
more information please call 804.967.2580
August 16, Leesburg - Loudoun County Agency on Aging presents a screening of Gen Silent. 742 Miller Dr. SE, 1-3 p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-771-5407.
August 16, Midlothian – Fall Classes at LLI. The Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield will be releasing their Fall Catalog onsite and online on Friday, August 16! For more information, visit www.LLIChesterfield.org or e-mail info@LLIChesterfield.org.
August 23, Chesapeake - Senior Advocate Professional Development Summit, 10:30AM - 3:30PM at Chesapeake Regional Library (298 Cedar Rd.) Calling all health care professionals to join us for this free Summit to promote greater personal and organizational development. RSVP to www.SeniorAdvocate.live or call 757-724-7001.
August 27, Midlothian– Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter is
offering Music and Dementia, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Spring Arbor Cottage of Salisbury. This program
focuses on the role of social engagement in promoting healthy aging through the experience of
music. Music is a powerful stimulus for affirming personal identity and increasing social
connectedness for persons with dementia. The experience of music is preserved in most instances
of dementia and is very resistant to decline. You may register on line at http://bit.ly/2XxzJ2N
August 27, Richmond – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond hosts Coffee and
Conversation, 6-7 p.m., Manor House, 13500 North Gayton Road, Richmond. Part educational,
part support group, persons with dementia, their families and caregivers meet monthly to discuss a
topic relevant to life with dementia. For more information call 804.967.2580.
August 28, Burkeville - PGI Workshop: Dealing Effectively with Difficult Communication Issues in the Workplace (The Basics). Presenter Sherry Avery, BSN, RN-BC, is currently a Nurse Trainer at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital on the Nottoway Campus. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $25 per person or $42 with CEUs. To register email email@example.com.
August 30, North Chesterfield - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond hosts
Dementia Conversations, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewrys Bluff
Road, North Chesterfield, offering helpful tips to assist families in having honest and caring
conversations with family members about dementia. The program reinforces the need to plan
ahead and build a care team that communicates well in order to reduce the stress that can
accompany a disease like Alzheimer’s and connects you with helpful resources to enhance quality
of life for everyone involved. You may register on line at http://bit.ly/2NKugRw
September 5, Burkeville - PGI Workshop: Trauma Informed Care & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Instructor Deirdre Ramirez, RN, MSN, is a Nurse Educator at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $25 per person or $42 with CEUs. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 17, Richmond - Senior Connections presents Decluttering and Downsizing - You Can’t Take it With You! 24 East Cary St. 11:30 - 1 p.m. Advance registration is required as lunch is provided. Limited to first 25 participants. Registration deadline: September 13. Register online or call 804.672.4498. For more information, contact Dee Caras at email@example.com.
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