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

Planning for Your Financial Future
After the Death of a Loved One — WEBINAR

Don't let your emotions make financial decisions for you! Join our webinar as we explore important financial decisions to be handled before a person dies as well as issues to attend to after a death.



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.

Brain Health As You Age

Learn more about age-related changes in memory and learning, along with healthy practices to keep your brain sharp! Learn what to expect, what’s "normal," and when it’s time to seek a doctor’s input.



Lincolnia Adult Day Health Care Center
4710 N. Chambliss St.
Alexandria, VA 22312
For directions: 703-914-0226


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

Services for Caregivers, Older Adults
and Adults with Disabilities — WEBINAR

Learn about Fairfax County services for caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities.



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Fairfax, VA

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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 advance medical directives.



Your computer or telephone
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Fairfax, VA

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

Long-Term Care:
The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Find out what you need to know about choosing a nursing home or assisted living facility. Learn about the local advocacy program that protects the rights of people who live in long-term care facilities as well as people who receive long-term care services in their homes.



Sherwood Regional Library
2501 Sherwood Hall Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306
For directions: 703-765-3645


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

Caregiving Through the Holidays — WEBINAR

For many family caregivers, the holiday season is stressful and challenging. Explore ways to prepare for the holidays, reduce stress, and keep the holidays a happy time. The group will discuss how to keep holiday traditions alive by assessing what is actually “manageable” and modifying your activities.



Your computer or telephone
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Fairfax, VA

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

Effective Communication Strategies in
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia — WEBINAR

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages and identify strategies to help connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.



Your computer or telephone
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Fairfax, VA

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

Strategies for Difficult Conversations

Conversations with an older family member about issues like driving, accepting help in the home or moving to a safer environment are often difficult. Learn how to make these conversations as successful as possible.



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


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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 seminars, 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


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    Toll-Free: 1-866-503-0217
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    E-mail: Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
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