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National Research Summit on Dementia Care

    September 21, 2017 National Research Summit on Dementia Care: Building Evidence for Services and Supports The National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers is a two-day meeting sponsored by the

Fall Prevention event and Volunteer Fair

Fall Prevention event and Volunteer Fair same day/time, same location September 28, 2017 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Physicians Conference Center 3300 Gallows Rd Falls Church, VA 22042 Fall Prevention Event – Healthy living is about

How to stay Young

As we become older, tasks can become more difficult, and life can seem to get harder. As we worry about this aging process and what it will do to us, here are eight easy things to keep in mind to

Helping Aging Parents

As parents get older, things can become more challenging and it can become harder to communicate with them.  As different things come up, life can seem to get more overwhelming and more difficult.  Here are ten great tips to keep

Ten Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

Communicating with a loved one who has dementia is a huge challenge and takes lots of patience and love.  There are times when it is difficult and frustrating to have the simplest conversation.  On the Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s Disease has become a huge part of our society today, but has been able to stay a mystery as to what is the true cause to developing it.  An article from the New York Times by Pam Belluck describes

Making Aging Positive

Found a great article on aging by Linda Fried from The Atlantic, and how to not just stay alive, but actually live. Making Aging Positive Many of my older-adult patients wanted to make a difference in the world but, finding

Better Balance can prevent falls-From Sequoia Health and fitness

Better Balance Good Balance is Critical to a Long Life As you age, good balance is one of the key components to maintaining a healthy and independent lifestyle. Did you know that the #1 cause of accidental death in people

Senior Safety Summit in McLean Virginia February 6, 2015

There is a safety summit being put on by Fairfax County Fire and Rescue.    McLean Community center, here are the details. Senior Safety Summit: “Safety in Our Community – Preventing the 911 Call” On February 6, Dranesville Supervisor John