Family Caregiver Support Programs

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Seminars & Webinars

NewRegister online for this Fall 2017 Caregiver Webinar or call 703-324-5205, TTY 711:

Effective Communication Strategies in Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia - WEBINAR, Nov. 29

Check out these previously recorded Caregiver Webinars:

Planning for a Financial Future in the Face of a Terminal Illness
Speaker: Thomas West, AIF, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors

Legal Tools for Caregivers
Speaker: Valerie Geiger, Esq., Cucinelli Geiger, PC

Caregiving Through the Holidays
Speaker: Kristin Martin, Geriatric Care Manager, ElderLink, Options for Caregiving

Medicare 101
Speaker: Bill Vaughan, Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program, Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

Simple Meals for Healthy Eating
Speaker: Maria Loh, Registered Dietitian

When is it More Than Just a Bad Day?
Learn how to identify and cope with depression. Speaker: Karen Hannigan, LCSW

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


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Support & Respite

Caregiver Telephone Support Groups

Additional Caregiver Support Programs and Groups

Caregiver Respite

Caregiver respite service allows family caregivers to take a well-deserved break. Call 703-324-7948, TTY 711 to discuss two county programs that provide up to 6 hours of respite monthly.

Find out about Virginia's respite voucher program.



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Call the Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Line at 703-324-7948, TTY 711.

Free Consultations for Caregivers

Need an in-depth conversation with a social worker? Call 703-324-5374, TTY 711 and ask for a one-hour caregiver  consultation, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Subscribe to:

Caregiver's Corner Online — See Sample E-newsletter

Fairfax 50+ E-News

Golden Gazette Monthly Newspaper

Check out:

Facebook icon Facebook – Fairfax 50+

SoundCloud icon Fairfax 50+ Podcasts 

SoundCloud icon Fairfax 50+ Podcast: Alzheimer’s Disease & Services w/ Ana Nelson

SoundCloud icon Fairfax 50+ Podcast: Why Yoga is Great for Older Adults!

new youtube icon It Takes a Community: Adult Day Care

new youtube icon Everyday Yoga for Mature Living —  Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

new youtube icon Managing Someone Else's Money

new youtube icon Hospitalization Happens

new youtube icon More Programs for Older Adults on Fairfax County's YouTube Channel

Find Publications:

Guide to In-Home Care, etc.

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