The mission of Fairfax County's Land Development Services (LDS) focuses on the safe and sustainable building of our communities, which includes the regulation of off-street parking. As such LDS is conducting a survey to determine the nature and extent of available accessible, off-street parking within Fairfax County. Your survey response will help to provide a more informed view of accessible parking as we consider and evaluate future options. If you use off-street accessible parking or would like to answer on behalf of a person with a disability, please participate. The survey will be available until April 15.
Fairfax County, together with the City of Fairfax and City of Falls Church, has developed the SHAPE the Future of Aging Plan, a strategic plan to make the Fairfax area a better place to age, and for older adults to live safely, independently, and with dignity. Learn more.
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Caring for You, Caring for Me
Wednesdays, Feb. 28 – March 27, 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Register to attend this free, weekly blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. The program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. The weekly program meets in-person at Insight Memory Care, 3953 Pender Drive, #100, Fairfax, VA 22030. Register to attend: https://bit.ly/CFYCFM. For more information, please call Kristin Martin 703-324-7577, TTY 711.
Family Caregivers are Invited to Sign Up for the Virtual Social Visitor Program
The Virtual Social Visitor Program is provided by the Department of Family Services' Volunteer Solutions Program. Our vetted volunteers provide support through regular phone calls made to family caregivers, many of whom are or have been caregivers themselves. A few benefits from this program include:
Alleviation of loneliness/isolation.
Opportunity to chat with a volunteer about lighthearted topics as well as share journeys/stories.
Development of a supportive relationship with a volunteer.
Provision of an informal listening ear/sounding board.
Sign up today by sending an email or calling 703-324-5406, TTY 711. We’ll match you with a volunteer.
* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. For reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-246-2411, TTY 711.
The Fairfax Area Agency on Aging is a member of USAging, a national association representing and supporting the network of Area Agencies on Aging. Its members help older adults and people with disabilities throughout the United States live with optimal health, well-being, independence and dignity in their homes and communities.