Free Seminars for Caregivers

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Elderly woman reading paperworkAARP Virginia is a proud member of the Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium; we 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.  AARP brings real possibilities to your community.

Register online or call 703-324-5205.

 

Six Questions to Consider about Paying for Long-Term Care
Wednesday, April 23, 2014  7-8:30 p.m.
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
Get the answers that are right for your family! Learn how to use your resources wisely and avoid common money mistakes that caregivers make
Location: Mason Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
  OR
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Noon-1 p.m.  WEBINAR
Location:
Your computer or telephone. You will receive an email with access instructions.

Tools for Caregiving
Tuesday May 13, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
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.
Location: Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. Germain Drive, Centreville, VA 20121
Directions: 703-830-2223

Legal Tools for Caregivers
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
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.
Location: City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Directions: 703-293-6227
 OR
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Noon-1 p.m.  WEBINAR
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
Location: Your computer or telephone. You will receive an email with access instructions.

Hiring In-Home Care
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
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.
Location: Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015
Directions: 703-978-5600

Medicare 101
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 7-8:30 p.m.
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
Learn the facts about health insurance for seniors.
Location: Mount Vernon Adult Day Health Care Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 137, Alexandria, VA 22309
Directions: 703-704-6050
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014  3-4:30 p.m.
Register online or call 703-324-5205.
Location: Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043
Directions: 703-790-8088

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