Calendar of Events
April 13, Midlothian – Summer Classes at LLI. The Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield will be releasing their Summer Catalog on site and online. For more information, visit www.LLIChesterfield.org or e-mail info@LLIChesterfield.org.
April 24, Williamsburg - Join us for a statewide non-denominational Faithful Aging Conference at Williamsburg United Methodist Church as we address ways faith communities can help us meet the needs of older adults in our communities. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with programs on best practices; building a dementia friendly church; helping older members to live a purposeful life and stay connected through church and volunteer opportunities; scams and financial exploitation impacting older adults; supporting our caregivers; things everyone needs to know when visiting older adults; disaster preparedness and response with older adults; helping older adults through loss and grief; music, spirituality, and faith; spirituality and aging; understanding and meeting the meeting the needs of older orphans and more. Cost is $40/person or $30/person if you are 65 and older. Lunch is included. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information call 434-544-8456 or email Scruggs.firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration ends on April 15, 2018. The event is coordinated by the Beard Center on Aging and Pinnacle Living.
April 25, Richmond - 3rd Annual Joy of Wellness. Free. Learn from professionals about a healthy lifestyle, enjoy a healthy lunch, meet vendors that provide great senior services and learn about the Senior Center of Greater Richmond. Key presenters will talk on Heart and Blood Pressure Health, Isolation, Exercise and Nutrition. Lots of prize drawings. A Senior Center of Greater Richmond Community Event at Diversity Richmond. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.1407 Sherwood Avenue 23220. Call the Senior Center (804) 353-3171 to register in advance. (Vending opportunities are available)
May 1, Burkeville - PGI Workshop: Building Your Toolbox. We will explore the history of various intervention techniques, and then you will be given an opportunity to engage in activities from the techniques. At the end of the day, you will receive a packet full of fun filled activities to take with you, so that you are able to try new ideas in your facility. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Piedmont Geriatric Hospital. $25, including lunch, or $42 with CEUs. For registration info, email email@example.com. Deadline to register is April 24.
May 23, Richmond - Bill Thomas: The Four Types of Ageism: An Ageist Society Cannot Be An Age Friendly One 1 - 3 p.m. University of Richmond, 1 - 3 p.m. More info and registration here.
June 6, Harrisonburg - For Healthcare Professionals Only. Connecting with Persons Living with Dementia, Overcoming Stigma and Social Isolation Featuring Tyler Corson, PhD; Adjunct Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Allied Health Professions. James Madison University, Festival Conference and Student Center, 1301 Carrier Drive. 1-4 p.m. $35. www.alz.org/cwva/
June 7, Harrisonburg - Leading the Way in Dementia Care: A Person-Centered Approach “Progress and Strides in Alzheimer’s & Dementia Research” Heather M. Snyder, PhD, Alzheimer’s Association, Senior
Director of Medical and Scientific Operations, Medical and Scientific Relations. 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. James Madison University, Festival Conference and Student Center, 1301 Carrier Drive. $75. www.alz.org/cwva/
June 19, Culpeper - Teepa Snow will conduct an all-day session on “Helping Through the Journey of Dementia: The Right Care at the Right Time”. Germanna Community College, Culpeper Campus, $30 per person, includes CEUs, breakfast and lunch. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Partial funding from Virginia Geriatric Training and Education Award Fund. For more information, contact Kathi Walker, 540-825-3100 x. 3416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Age Wave Leadership Committee
Quarterly meetings rotate to community partners: 9:00am-11:00am
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