Join us for lunch and hear from medical and community professionals on a wide range of topics that help you stay informed and active.  ACTIVE meets every last Wednesday of the month from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the Engh Conference Center of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

ACTIVE: Adult Community That Is Very Energetic is the name of the monthly active adults’ community group co-sponsored by Inova Mount Vernon Hospital and AARP Virginia.

Last Wednesday of each month
12 noon – 1:30 p.m.

October 31
November 28

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
2501 Parkers Lane, Engh Conference Center, 2nd Floor
Alexandria VA 22306

Carpal Tunnel & Related Nerve Disorders – What Should You Do? – October 31

What are “peripheral nerves” and how do they affect your ability to perform day-to-day functions? What are some things you can do yourself to help improve these conditions? When should you consider seeking medical help?

Join John Barbour, MD, Director of the IMVH Peripheral Nerve Center for this important discussion about your peripheral nerves.

Buying and Using a New TV and Trends in TV Viewing – November 28

In case you are interested in buying a new TV or just interested in finding out more about the recent huge leaps in TV technology, this presentation will explain the latest features found on TV’s in an easy to grasp way. We will also look at some of the latest trends in TV viewing such as getting TV over the Internet.

For example, learn to determine what TV types and sizes may be best for you and what to look out for when buying a new TV. See how a “Smart TV” can access the Internet and allow “streaming” of (sometimes free) movies and other programming including material from Youtube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon etc. Also, learn about streaming media players/ or devices that can be attached to your TV to allow access to Internet programming. Learn how you can access TV programming remotely from your cable provider.

In addition, see how you can view your local broadcast stations over-the-air for free, the old fashioned way, using an antenna.

Space is limited each month to the first 50 respondents; register today!
Register by on clicking on the date below:
October 31
November 28

This event is open to the public and all are welcome.

The fee to cover lunch: $5 cash or check only – payable at the door

No products or services will be sold or promoted at these events.




Founded in 1976, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a 237-bed community hospital offering patients convenience and state-of-the-art care in a unique healing environment. Supplementing its comprehensive acute care and emergency department services, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is home to the nationally recognized Inova Joint Replacement Center and the Inova Rehabilitation Center. Both are ranked among the top orthopedic and rehabilitation programs in the country. It also is the administrative and clinical home for the Inova Wound Healing Center, the region’s largest and most experienced. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital also administers Inova HealthPlex – Lorton, a full-service healthcare facility that combines the latest technology with a comprehensive array of services, including 24-hour emergency department, radiology and laboratory services.