Fairfax County's Independent Living Project


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Upcoming Sessions

  • Mondays, June 2-July 21, 2014
    10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
    Herndon Senior Center
    873 Grace Street
    Herndon, VA 20170
    Register online or call 703-324-5429, TTY 711.


The Independent Living Project is held at various venues throughout the county including libraries, senior centers and churches.

Contact us at 703-324-5429, TTY 711 or email Jennifer Rodriguez, if you are interested in attending a session or hosting a program in your area. 

 

 

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The Project

The Independent Living Project helps older people continue to live independently in their homes for as long as they like.

The program consists of weekly two-hour sessions and lasts six to eight weeks.

Each session has a workshop and a gentle exercise program that focuses on fall prevention.

Participants may also sign up for a home safety inspection.

Workshops cover:

  • Fire and Fall Prevention
  • Finding Services for Older Adults -Where to Begin
  • Recognizing the Signs of Dementia
  • Your Medications Should Make You Feel Better – Not Worse
  • Getting the Most out of Your Next Doctor Visit
  • Aging Eyes/Aging Ears
  • 50+ Nutrition
  • Food Safety
  • Getting Around in Fairfax
  • Are You Ready? Fairfax Prepares for the Unexpected

 

 

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Connections

Contact 703-324-5429; TTY 711 or email Jennifer Rodriguez.

Watch this quick YouTube video on the Independent Living Project.

Find 4 ways to reduce falls now.

Find Fairfax County Services for Older Adults.

Find a program that helps you manage chronic disease.

Find more prevention events for older adults.

Subscribe to Fairfax 50+ and Caregiver Online.

Subscribe to the Golden Gazette!

Partners

A partnership of county agencies and community programs and businesses sponsor the Independent Living Project.

County programs include:

 

 

Community partners include:




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