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36th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving with Hope and Inspiration Scheduled for Nov. 9-11
Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults
Community Resources for Preventing Falls
COVID-19 Response Plan for Older Adults
Mature Living – Continuing Community Connections
Newsletter – Access Fairfax (Disability Rights and Resources)
Newsletter – Golden Gazette
Newsletter – The Update (Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman)
Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Caregivers: Sept. 14, 12-1 p.m. (Virtual)
The Department of Emergency Management and Security is partnering with the Department of Family Services to hold an Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Caregivers on Wednesday, September 14. This workshop will include panelists from the Department of Emergency Management and Security, Department of Public Safety Communications (911), Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Fairfax County Police Department, and the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office. During the webinar caregivers will learn how each of these agencies plays a role in preparing for and responding to emergencies. Participants will need computer access to participate in the webinar. Registration is required: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYocOmppjMuE9UrN53JhGEZDwrpQCbHXrlI or call 703-581-9230.
What Legal Tool is Right for Me and My Family: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 12 – 1 p.m. (Virtual)
Not sure what legal tools you need to assist in your caregiver journey? Attend this webinar presentation by Legal Services of Northern Virginia and learn the single most valuable legal tool that EVERYONE should have and use. Figure out if you need a will or a trust; determine if you need a guardianship over your loved one. Plenty of time for questions and answers. Learn more about FREE legal services provided through Legal Services of Northern Virginia. Register to attend via your computer or telephone. You will receive an email with access instructions.
Panel Conversation: Aging in Place- Program Models and Community Resources: Friday, Sept. 30, 2-3 p.m. (Virtual)
Most of us want to age in place and remain in our community, but as we get older, the odds of becoming more dependent and socially isolated are higher. Therefore, to age in place, it is important to have different services and supports to help us meet our basic daily and health needs. In this panel conversation, we will explore different community models that promote social connection, health, quality of life, and in turn, aging in place. Online Registration or call 703-324-5484.
ElderLink Virtual Support Call for Family Caregivers of Older Adults – Multiple Dates
Virtual Center for Active Adults – Multiple Dates
The Virtual Social Visitor Program is provided by the Department of Family Services’ Volunteer Solutions Program. Our vetted volunteers provide support through regular phone calls made to family caregivers, many of whom are or have been caregivers themselves. A few benefits from this program include:
Sign up today by sending an email or calling 703-324-5406, TTY 711. We’ll match you with a volunteer.
Adult Day Health Care
Adult Protective Services
Care Management/Social Work
Caregiver Support Programs and Respite
Disability Rights and Resources
Food Assistance (SNAP); Meals on Wheels
Home Repair; Housing
Home Sharing, A Consumer Guide *
In-Home Care; Home Care Registry
Medicare – Insurance Counseling (VICAP)
Memory – Insight Memory Care
Mental Health Services
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Nursing Homes/Assisted Living Facilities
SeniorNavigator (Public/Private Services)
Speech and Hearing Services
Substance Use Disorder Services
Voting and Election Services
* Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. For reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-246-2411, TTY 711.
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