Seminars & Webinars
online for these Fall 2016 Caregiver Seminars or
call 703-324-5205, TTY 711:
10 Legal Issues
Caregivers Should Know About, Oct. 5 (Webinar) & Nov. 3,
Caregiving 101 –
Prepare to Care, Oct. 6, Alexandria & Oct. 24,
Caring for a Person with Dementia, Oct. 13, Alexandria
more Caregiver Seminars.
Five Questions to Consider About Paying for Long-Term Care -
Speaker: Thomas West, AIF, Signature Estate and Investment Advisors
Hiring In-Home Care - Speaker: Kristin Martin, Geriatric Care
Manager, ElderLink, Options for Caregiving
Is it Normal Aging or Dementia - Speaker: Cynthia Sullivan
Legal Tools for Caregivers - Speaker: Valerie Geiger, Esq., The
Geiger Firm, LLC
Medicare 101 - Speaker: Bill Vaughan, Virginia Insurance
Counseling and Assistance Program, Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
Support & Respite
Caregiver Telephone Support Groups
Community Caregiver Support Groups
Free Consultations for Caregivers
Need an in-depth conversation with a social worker about the
caregiving needs of a loved one? Free one-hour consultations are
available through ElderLink. Call
703-324-7948, TTY 711 and ask for a caregiver consultation,
between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Caregiver respite service allows family caregivers to take a
well-deserved break. Call 703-324-7948, TTY 711 to discuss
county programs that provide:
Up to 6 hours of care/week from a certified nursing
assistant to relieve a full-time family caregiver. There are
income and functional requirements. Fee for service based on
sliding fee scale.
Up to 6 hours/month from a trained volunteer who provides
oversight and companionship. There are functional requirements. No
fee for service.
about Virginia's respite voucher program.