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December 1, Petersburg - Crater Community Hospice is sponsoring a motor coach trip for a day of shopping at Potomac Mills. The bus will leave the Crater Community Hospice building promptly at 7: a.m. and return by 8 p.m. The cost for the trip is $50 per person and space is limited to 55 people. The cost includes breakfast provided by Chick-fil-A inside Southpark Mall, drinks, and snacks on the ride up. To reserve your spot on the trip, bring your money to Crater Community Hospice’s office located at 3916 S. Crater Rd. during operating hours or call (804) 526-4300 to charge by credit card. Questions: Cindy Hamlin at 804-526-4300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 5, Williamsburg - Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar, Instructed by Teresa Sweaney, BA, LPN, CDP, CADDCT,-Certified Senior Advisor, and Certified Geriatric Care Manager for Riverside Health Systems ChooseHome. 8 a.m., Thomas Nelson Workforce Center located at 4135 Ironbound Road Second Floor. Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Eight CEU's available from TNCC Register by calling 757-825-2937 tncc.edu/workforce
December 6, Burkeville - An Introduction to Depression and Suicide in Older Adults, featuring Dr. Sean Goodwin, licensed Clinical Psychologist at Piedmont Geriatric.. 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. $20 or $37 with CEUs. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. Email email@example.com to enroll by November 29.
December 10, Richmond - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts African- American Community Forum on Memory Loss, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 North Laburnum Ave. Instances of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias occur disproportionately higher in the African-American community. Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss. Share your thoughts on how the Association can better help people in the African-American community. Light refreshments will be provided.
December 12, Charlottesville - Alzheimer's Association Central & Western VA Chapter Volunteer Orientation.
10:30 a.m. - noon. Pizza provided. 355 Rio Rd. West, Suite 102. Please call (434) 073-6122 ext. 103 for more information.
December 13, Prince George - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents an educational program, Holiday Tips, 3-4 p.m., Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Dr. Holidays can be especially stressful for families with a loved-one with dementia. Learn ways to minimize stress and enhance everyone’s enjoyment of the upcoming holidays. Register here.
December 17, Powhatan - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Community Forum – Powhatan County, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Powhatan Public Library – Large Conference Room, 2270 Mann Rd. Learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss. Bring a friend who has been affected by the disease. Share your thoughts on how we can help people in your community. Register here.
December 18, Henrico - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents an educational program, Know the Ten Signs, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Bon Secours Short Pump Emergency Center, 12320 West Broad St. Learn the early signs that differentiate Alzheimer’s or another dementia from normal age-related changes in the brain.
December 20, Richmond - Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Memory
Café, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable St. Memory Café offers a fun and relaxed way for people living with early-stage memory loss to get connected with one another through social events that promote interaction and companionship. Care partners receive information while connecting and sharing with other people in similar situations. Register here.
February 21 - MicroLearning: Little Messages with a Big Impact Webinar, presented by Mary Martha Stewart,MA, Director of Culture Change & ClearPath, Riverside Health System and Christine J. Jensen, PhD, Director ofHealth Services Research, Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health. 1:30-2:45 p.m. Presenters will share how Virginia nursing homes have been breaking new ground using microlearning, its impact,and lessons learned. Participants will experience Microlearning through a variety of relevant, interactive learning resources they can apply right away and will discover in the process, new pathways for person-directed education.Register Online.
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