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.
Email your comments to Caregiver@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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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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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Caregiving 101

Learn about resources and get useful information to help you navigate the caregiving journey.



Thomas Jefferson Library
7415 Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA 22042
For directions: 703-573-1060


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

Money Management Tips and Tools for Caregivers

Learn how to handle the unique money management challenges associated with being a caregiver while keeping your finances organized at the same time.



Herndon Fortnightly Library
768 Center Street
Herndon, VA 20170
For directions: 703-437-8855


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

Legal Tools for Caregivers – WEBINAR

As a family caregiver you may need to make legal and health care decisions for a loved one. Learn about legal tools that can help you ensure your loved one's wishes are carried out. Topics include durable power of attorney, trusts, guardianship, and advanced medical directives. Join us without having to travel.



Your computer or telephone.
You will receive an email with access instructions.
Fairfax, VA

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

Strategies for Managing the Stress of Caregiving

Do you feel like a rubber band about to snap? Learn how to care for your own mental health.



Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
7584 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043-2099
For directions: 703-790-8088


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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Alive Inside Movie and Discussion

Join us for a special viewing of the film, “Alive Inside,” featuring the Music & Memory program and its ability to combat memory loss and restore meaning to the lives of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Following the film will be a discussion.



Insight Memory Care Center
3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
For directions: 703-204-4664


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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Medicare 101

Learn the facts about health insurance for seniors.



City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North Street
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514
For directions: 703-293-6227


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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Medicare Part D Plan Finder

Get the facts about Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage and receive expert assistance in choosing and signing up for a plan for you or your loved one.



Martha Washington Library
6614 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, VA 22307-1799
For directions: 703-768-6700


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Registration Intake Line at 703-324-5205, TTY 711.





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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
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    E-mail: Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
    Website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults

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