Cynthia from Richmond, Virginia selflessly gave up her career and livelihood to become a full-time caregiver to her husband, Jim, who has multiple sclerosis (MS), is a quadriplegic and only has mobility with his head. As her husband’s condition progressed, Jim became physically dependent and needed greater assistance to take care of his needs. Cynthia and Jim looked into hiring a caregiver, but with limited finances, the cost was too great. This was when Cynthia decided to put her career aside to become his primary caregiver.
The AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, and more. Learn about their work and join them in the community. They meet the third Monday of every month at the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse. The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. for coffee, snacks, and socializing, the actual meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. and always has a guest speaker.
Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest choral program for singers 55 plus, is pleased to introduce a chorus for those diagnosed with early or beginning moderate Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments. The “Sentimental Journey Singers” is fifteen-week set to begin Monday, September 9, 2019, rehearsals will be from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at Insight Memory Care Center at 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA.
The Community Center of Abingdon, serving all of Washington County, Virginia would like to extend an invitation to participate in its new fundraiser campaign "Have a Heart" to increase funding for the Meals on Wheels program on behalf of your loved one. Included with your donation is a gift card (pictured on left) that you can give to your loved one showing your donation on their behalf.
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