Department of Family Services – Older Adults

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, VA 22035

Trina Mayhan-Webb,

36th Annual Caregiver's Conference: Caregiving with Hope and Inspiration

36th Annual Caregivers Conference

Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Friday, Nov. 11, 2022

The Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium has been educating caregivers since 1986. This year’s conference keynote speaker is Peter V. Rabins, MD MPH, author of "The 36-Hour Day.”

Join us to become better prepared to provide care and support at home or in a facility, learn new ways to engage individuals with dementia, and visit with exhibitors who offer supportive services.

This conference is open to family caregivers, volunteers working with older adults, and professionals in aging and related services.

Virtual Sessions Daily

Day 1 - Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:15 a.m. - The 36-Hour Day, Peter V. Rabins, MD MPH

11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - Let’s Improvise! Navigating Dementia (and Life) With Creativity, Humanity, and Joy


Day 2 - Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:45 a.m. - Unmasking Alzheimer’s: Evaluation, Treatment, and Clinical Trials

11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. - Meaningful Music


Day 3 - Friday, Nov. 11, 2022

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:15 a.m. - Communicating With a Loved One With Dementia

11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care


The conference sells out quickly; reserve your spot today.

Registration is now open.

Need accommodations to participate? Call 703-204-4664 ext. 131.

Learn more about this conference, each day's sessions, speakers, and
registration ONLINE or call 703-204-4664 ext. 131.


The 36th Annual Caregivers Conference is provided by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium.

  • AARP Virginia
  • Arlington Aging and Disability Services
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • City of Alexandria Area Agency on Aging
  • ElderLink
  • Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
  • Fairfax County Health Department
  • Goodwin House Incorporated 
  • GraceFul Care, Inc.
  • Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
  • Insight Memory Care Center
  • Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging

Learn about Fairfax County Department of Family Services Older Adults' Services and Family Caregiver Support Programs.

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