Online Registration - Free Seminars for Family Caregivers of Older Adults




10th Anniversary of the Caregiver Seminar Series!

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.

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. Using driving as a tough example, we'll explore strategies to identify the roadblocks to successful conversations and offer tools to overcome them.



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.

Legal Tools for Caregivers – WEBINAR
(This same seminar will be presented
in-person on May 14, 2014.)

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

Six Questions to Consider About Paying for Long-Term Care – WEBINAR
(This same seminar will be presented in-person on April 23, 2014.)

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



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.

Tools for Caregiving

As a family caregiver, how do you know when to help, how to help and who can help?  Concerns about safety, nutrition, health and a person's ability to manage on their own can be overwhelming.  Learn strategies to help you manage your important caregiver role whether you are the local caregiver or managing long distance.



Centreville Regional Library
14200 St. Germain Drive
Centreville, VA 20121
For directions: 703-830-2223


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

Legal Tools for Caregivers
(This same seminar will be presented as a webinar on April 30, 2014.)


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.



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


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

Hiring In-Home Care

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



Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Road
Burke, VA 22015-1683
For directions: 703-978-5600


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

Medicare 101

Learn the facts about health insurance for seniors.



Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care Center
8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 137
Alexandria, VA 22309
For directions: 703-704-6050


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

Medicare 101

Learn the facts about health insurance for seniors.



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


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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
    • Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area
    • Alzheimer's Family Day Center
    • ElderLink
    • Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna
    • Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA)






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    Fairfax County Department of Family Services
    Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
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    Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1104


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