Online Registration — Free Webinars for Family Caregivers of Older Adults




The Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium offers free webinars
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 webinars are easily accessed
through your computer or telephone.

   Please join us to get helpful information and resources. All are welcome!   

Webinars are usually recorded, so if you are unable to join us live,
please register and a recording will be sent to you if available.

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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**Weather Policy - If Fairfax County Government is closed
on the day of your session, your session will be cancelled.


Sponsored by the Fairfax Family Caregiver Support Program and its
Consortium members* with funding from the National Family Caregiver Support Program




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

Carrying Out Caregiving: Checklist for Family Caregivers

This webinar will explore all the other legal tools a caregiver may need to have when being "just a caregiver" is not enough. The presentation will cover the tools--joint accounts, powers of attorney, advance directives, representative payeeships, and guardianships--and how best to use them.



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

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

Do’s and Don’ts for Discussing Dementia

When a loved one has a new diagnosis of dementia, it can be difficult to know how to talk about this with others. These conversations can be intimidating, but they are necessary to plan for the future. We’ll share some do’s, don’ts, and tips for successfully and confidently discussing this sensitive topic with the person living with dementia, other family members, friends, and health care providers.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Technology & Caregiving: Latest Devices and Apps

This webinar will provide an overview of how emerging technology can help family caregivers care for a loved one at home. Participants will learn about the benefits of using technology, as well as how to improve caregiving activities/tasks.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Driving Safety Among Older Adults: A Medical Perspective

This presentation will provide an overview of the reasons why we need to address driving safety among seniors, as well as the causes that impair driving ability, and how to address driving ability with your loved one and keep Carfit. In addition, it will give an overview of places that provide driving safety courses and Carfit checks



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Fairfax, VA

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

Caregivers’ Grief, Loss, and Coping

It is natural to grieve the death of a loved before the actual time of their passing, and there can be so many complex and unexpected layers to it. In this webinar, we will learn about the grief related to chronic illness, death and dying that many families experience throughout their caregiving journey, as well as healthy ways to cope with the grieving process.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Preparing for the Increased Cost of Caregiving

The costs of caregiving can be enormous, and are typically a stress point for families. Learn appropriate methods to evaluate your situation and decide among financial options for how to pay for care and preserve quality of life for the whole family.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Medicare 101

The Medicare 101 training is for individuals who will be eligible for Medicare and want to learn about their options. The session will provide an overview of the many components of Medicare: Part A (inpatient hospitalization, skilled nursing), Part B (outpatient hospital, doctors, labs, radiology), Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans), and Part D (prescription drugs), as well as how to cover the gaps in Medicare benefits through Medicare Supplement Plans.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Medicare 102

The Medicare 102 training is for individuals who are interested in learning more about Medicare coverage. The session will provide an overview of advanced Medicare details, such as the Medicare.gov website, the latest regulatory changes and key legislative proposals, as well as provide individuals an opportunity to ask more complex questions.



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Fairfax, VA

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

Self-Care for Caregivers

This presentation/discussion will highlight the importance of taking care of yourself. Recognizing when you need care and attention is vital so that you can continue to provide care for your loved one. Learn tips and strategies to help avoid/prevent burnout, reduce stress, and manage expectations.



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Fairfax, VA

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Attendee Contact Information
                               
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To request this information in an alternate format, please call
703-324-7694, TTY 711.   If you have further questions about the
caregiver webinars, please contact our
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
    TTY: 711 | Fax: 703-653-9577
    E-mail: Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
    Website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/familyservices/Older-Adults