Online Registration — Free Seminars for Family Caregivers of Older Adults

The Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium offers seminars designed to help
family caregivers of older adults or adults with a disability manage their day-to-day issues.

Speakers include experts in law, care management,
finances and community resources. The events take place
at locations throughout the Fairfax area.

Please join us for information, resources, and networking with other caregivers.

We'd appreciate hearing from you if you have attended any of the
seminars in the past and whether the seminars were helpful.
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Sponsored by the Fairfax Family Caregiver Support Program and its
Consortium members* with funding from the National Family Caregiver Support Program

Weather Policy - If Fairfax County schools are closed
on the day of your seminar, that seminar will be cancelled

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hiring In-Home Care — WEBINAR

As a caregiver, you may need help caring for your loved one at home. Learn what to consider before hiring an independent aide or agency provider.

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Fairfax, VA

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7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

10 Legal Issues Caregivers Should Know About

As a caregiver it is likely you will make health care and financial decisions for your loved one. At this seminar you will  learn what documents loved ones need to put in place and why, does the age of the documents matter, and what happens if  the documents fail or cannot be drafted.

George Mason Regional Library
7001 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003-5975
For directions: 703-256-3800

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

When is it More Than Just a Bad Day? — WEBINAR

Learn how to identify, cope, and find partnerships to support your family if depressive symptoms hit you or your loved one.

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Fairfax, VA

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12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Simple Meals for Healthy Eating — WEBINAR

Learn tips to simplify meal preparation and eat healthy during the holidays and beyond.

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Fairfax, VA

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7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Improving Family Conversations About Aging Issues

It’s difficult for many families to talk about topics related to aging – e.g., help at home, driving, and financial management.  Discussions with older family members and with siblings can trigger anxiety and turmoil.  Learn easy-to-use tips for starting the conversation and keeping it going in a positive direction.

Chantilly Regional Library
4000 Stringfellow Road
Chantilly, VA 20151-2628
For directions: 703-502-3883

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  • *Members of the Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium are:

    • Fairfax County Department of Family Services, Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
    • Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
    • Fairfax County Health Department
    • Fairfax County Public Library
    • Fairfax Area Long Term Care Coordinating Council
    • AARP Virginia
    • Insight Memory Care Center
    • ElderLink
    • Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA)

    Fairfax Family Caregiver Support Program
    Fairfax County Department of Family Services
    Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
    12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
    Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1104

    Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resources Line: 703-324-7948
    Toll-Free: 1-866-503-0217
    TTY: 711 | Fax: 703-449-8689
    E-mail: Fairfax Area Agency on Aging

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