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.

*   *   *   *   *


Web Privacy Policy



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
.





  • Please check the Caregiver Seminars you plan to attend.
  • Scroll down and provide your contact information.



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

Five Questions to Consider About
Paying for Long-Term Care — WEBINAR

Get the answers that are right for your family. Learn how to use your resources wisely and avoid common money mistakes caregivers make.



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

[More Details ...]



2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Medicare 101
(For additional seminar dates and locations visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/vicap.htm.)

Learn the facts about health insurance for seniors.



Reston Community Center - Hunters Woods
2310 Colts Neck Road
Reston, VA 20191
For directions: 703-390-6157


[More Details ...]



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.



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


[More Details ...]



8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Caregiver Boot Camp - Dementia 101
(You must be registered to attend. Lunch provided.)

Join Insight Memory Care Center for a special daylong training event! Enjoy presentations from experts in the fields of financial planning, medical issues, legal needs, and caregiver support. You must be registered to attend. Lunch will be provided. The Insight Memory Care Center offers additional seminars. Check their website at http://www.insightmcc.org or call 703-204-4664, TTY 711.



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


[More Details ...]



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

Fall Prevention - Making Home Safer for You and Your Loved One

Is the home environment physically safe? Are falls, mobility issues, or low vision a concern? Hear about practical, cost-effective changes you can make to help prevent safety problems and make your daily activities easier — these will make you think!



Pohick Regional Library
6450 Sydenstricker Rd.
Burke, VA 22015-4274
For directions: 703-644-7333


[More Details ...]



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

Emergency Preparedness for Caregivers — WEBINAR

What caregivers need to know to prepare themselves and their loved ones for an emergency.



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

[More Details ...]



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

The Basics of Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease — WEBINAR

If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.



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

[More Details ...]



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

Care Plan for Life

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on what you should consider before creating an advance directive. The focus will be on the emotional, family, and ethical issues related to making these sensitive decisions.



Sully District Governmental Center
4900 Stonecroft Boulevard
Chantilly, VA 20151
For directions: 703-324-5205


[More Details ...]



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

Caregiving 101 - Prepare to Care

Learn how to form a team, make a plan, find support, and still care for yourself. All participants will receive a copy of AARP's "Prepare to Care Planning Guide."



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


[More Details ...]



1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Legal Considerations for Caregiving

There are many legal needs to be taken care of such as powers of attorney, wills and estates, guardianships, and trusts. An elder law attorney will lead this discussion on steps to help get all your ducks in a row.



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


[More Details ...]



Attendee Contact Information
                               
Please enter your name.
 
 
                                Please provide either your e-mail address or telephone number
so that we may contact you if necessary.
 
-- 
                                If you are interested in receiving information on future Fairfax Family Caregiver Support Program-sponsored events, please check the "Send information on future events to my e-mail address" box or provide your mailing address below.
 
           

People With Disabilities    Will you need a reasonable ADA accommodation?


 
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.





  • Spring 2017 Free Seminars for Family Caregivers of Older Adults - Flyer

  • Subscribe to Caregiver's Corner Online, a free monthly e-newsletter for family caregivers

  • Subscribe to Golden Gazette, a free monthly newspaper




  • *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
    Website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults

    Contact Fairfax County: Phone, Email or Twitter | Main Address: 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
    Technical Questions: Web Administrator

    ADA Accessibility | Website Accessibility
    Awards | FOIA | Mobile | Using this Site | Web Disclaimer & Privacy Policy | Get Adobe Reader
    Official site of the County of Fairfax, Virginia, © Copyright 2017

    Website Feedback Website Feedback    Globe with various flags representing Web site language translations   Language Translations