Online Registration for Fairfax County's "Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program (Free)




ElderLink is pleased to present:

"Caring for You, Caring for Me"

(A free signature program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving)

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"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive
support and education for caregivers of older adults. The program focuses
on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient.

Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence
in their caregiving role after attending the program.


This free 5-week program meets for 2 hours weekly,
and focuses on a different module each session:
  • What it means to be a caregiver
  • Taking care of yourself
  • Building cooperative relationships
  • Preventing and solving problems
  • Accessing and developing resources

** Respite services are available on a sliding fee scale for caregivers who
would like to attend, but are unable to make arrangements for their loved one.
Advance notice of 3 weeks is required if respite services are being requested.
Please call 703-324-7577 or 703-324-7210, TTY 711 to request respite services.




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



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    and then scroll down and provide your contact information.



1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Thursday
from May 31-June 28, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Herndon Fortnightly Library
768 Center Street
Herndon, VA 20170

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1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Thursday
from June 7-July 5, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Richard Byrd Library
7250 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA 22150

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

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Thursday
from July 12-August 9, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Thomas Jefferson Library
7415 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22042

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1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Monday
from August 27-October 1, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Road
Burke, VA 22015

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

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Thursday
from September 6-October 4, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Great Falls Library
9830 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA 22066

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1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Thursday
from October 11-November 8, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Kingstowne Library
6500 Landsdowne Centre
Alexandria, VA 22315

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

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Monday
from October 15-November 19, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Lauren Elcesser at 703-324-7210, TTY 711.



Patrick Henry Library
101 Maple Avenue East
Vienna, VA 22180

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1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" Program
(Sessions are held for 5 weeks every Tuesday
from November 13-December 11, 2018.)

"Caring for You, Caring for Me" is a blend of interactive support and education for caregivers of older adults. This free program focuses on advocacy and care for both the caregiver and care recipient. Participants report increased feelings of confidence and competence in their caregiving role after attending this program. For more information, please contact Kristin Martin at 703-324-7577, TTY 711.



Falls Church Community Center
223 Little Falls Street
Falls Church, VA 22046

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If you have further questions about the "Caring for You, Caring for Me" program, please call 703-324-7577 or 703-324-7210, TTY 711.

 
ElderLink
Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
Fairfax County Department of Family Services
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1104
703-324-5374, TTY 711

Aging Information Specialists: 703-324-7948
Toll-Free: 1-866-503-0217
TTY: 711 | Fax: 703-449-8689
E-mail: Fairfax Area Agency on Aging
Website: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/familyservices/Older-Adults