Time for your Flu shot!

It’s that time of year—time for your flu shot! Getting a flu shot every year can help you stay healthy. A flu shot contains the flu vaccine, which could keep you from getting the flu. Medicare will pay for the

Depression in older people—know the signs

Depression is a common problem among older adults, but it is NOT a normal part of aging. In fact, studies show that most older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems. However, important life

Alzheimer training for family caregivers

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

ACL Releases New Briefing on Educating Adults about Chronic Disease Self-Management

Chronic conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, and heart, lung, or brain diseases, are a part of most Americans’ lives.  People with chronic conditions, as well as their caregivers, live with and adapt to the presence of these diseases.   While

Globalhealthnow.org Partnership with John Hopkins University Alzheimer’s Article

From Global Health Now website: A study of Colombia’s largest family with inherited early-onset Alzheimer’s may lead to important advances in prevention. Supported by the NIH, the first-of-its-kind study will test the drug crenezumab on family members who are high

Partnership to Reduce Antisphchotic Medication in Nursing Homes

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is committed to improving the quality of care for individuals with dementia living in nursing homes. The National Partnership has a mission to deliver health care that is person-centered, comprehensive

Webinar: Providing Safe and Effective Nutrition for People with Dementia (copied)

May 16th Webinar: Providing Safe and Effective Nutrition for People with Dementia   As we age, our nutritional needs change, and concerns arise around safety and feeding abilities. This presentation will identify the unique concerns and needs of people with

A social entrepreneur by Pat Williams

There’s a Name for You By Pat Williams, (Chesapeake Member) Are you the kind of person who feels injustice deeply and simply HAS to do something about it? Do you lead the way to solve a burning community problem? If