Calendar of Events
August 21, Richmond - Battery Park Christian Church at 4201 Brook Road, Richmond. 2 - 3 p.m. - Try Improv: You Just Might Like It. Open to seniors 55 and up, this series introduces the fundamentals of improvisation through fun and games. No performance experience required. Senior Center of Greater Richmond. $10/class or $30 for the August series with Elizabeth Byland of Comedy Connects: Improv for Seniors and the Queen City Comedy Club. Email: SeniorCenterRVA@gmail.com to enroll. (804) 353-3171.
August 21, Burkeville - "Professional: Assess Thyself" PGI Workshop. This workshop is designed for professionals who want to learn more about themselves so they can become
more effective in dealing with clients, increase self-awareness and gain job satisfaction. Presenter Sadie C. Hawthorne is currently the Director of Adult Education Services at the Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation. 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $25, or $42 with CEUs. Space is strictly limited to 25; therefore, don't wait to enroll (email email@example.com).
August 28, Charlottesville - Central & Western Virginia Alzheimer's Association Open House. We invite you to learn more about the Alzheimer's Association, our programs and services, and how you can be a part of the fight to #EndAlz. 355 Rio Road West, Ste. 102.
August 30, Burkeville - Essential Supervisory Skills. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (30 minute lunch). Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $25 per person, or $42 with CEUS. Emma L. Lowry, Psy.D, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has extensive experience working with adults and older adults in inpatient mental health settings. Register by August 23 by emailing christy.ballou@ dbhds.virginia.gov.
September 20, Burkeville - Understanding the Basics of Dementia: Knowledge, Signs, Symptoms & Progression. Presenter Lewis Hackett is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $15 or $32 with CEUs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org enroll by September 13.
September 24, Richmond - “Flashback Field Day." Join us for a free community event in celebration of the 2018 Active Aging Week! Families are welcome, but activities are senior focused. Southside Community Center
6255 Old Warwick Rd. 10 -11:45 a.m.: Field Day activities for adults. 11:45 a.m. -1 p.m. Awards and celebration featuring a live DJ and light refreshments.
September 25, Henrico - Play it Forward, Aging together. Healthy Aging starts childhood and lasts a lifetime, bring your children and grandchildren and enjoy a truly intergenerational experience. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Deep Run Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway. RSVP to Jelisa Turner, Henrico Advocate for the Aging. (804) 501 5065 Jelisa.email@example.com.
September 25, Richmond - “Live Well, Richmond." New Data suggests that members of the LGBT population are more likely to live with chronic medical conditions. This is due to a variety of factors resulting from historic marginalization and victimization. 2 - 4 p.m., 1407 Sherwood Ave. To register, contact Jay White at (804) 986-3338 or firstname.lastname@example.org
September 27, Burkeville - Substance Abuse Among Older Adults. Presenters David Norman is a Staff Instructor/Trainer II at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital and Deirdre Ramirez is a Nurse Educator at Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $25 or $42 with CEUs. Email email@example.com to enroll by September 20.
September 25, Richmond - Teepa Snow: Best Practices in Dementia Care for Professional and Family Caregivers. Trinity Family Life Center. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lunch included. Tickets: $100, with $45 discounted tickets for family caregivers. Go to www.circlecenterrva.org for more information and tickets.
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