Community events

Events are listed by date beginning with the most recent . . .

Senior Health & Fitness Fair
Wednesday, May 29, 9:30 am – 12 Noon,
At: The Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street, Alexandria

This annual Health and Fitness Fair is sponsored by the City’s Successful Aging Committee and will feature a discussion from Inova Alexandria Hospital about how to maintain a healthy weight as we age, and good nutrition tips. Breakout sessions follow with a cooking demonstration from Brandywine Assisted Living’s chef; healthy screening for blood pressure and glaucoma as well as fitness programs including tai-chi. This popular event is a lot of fun. It is free with light refreshments. RSVP online at senior health fair or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110. Click here for their flyer.

Celebrate Lifelong Learning through the Arts!
All through the month of May
Adults 50 and over from all across Fairfax County are joining in a month-long celebration of the visual, literary and performing arts.
Come and enjoy a variety of activities – including performances, demonstrations and interactive classes involving writing, drawing, painting, crafting, music and dance.
Click here for a complete events calendar and more information

Insight Memory Care Center’s 35th Celebration!
Insight Memory Care CenterWednesday, June 5 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
At: Insight Memory Care Center
3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
Do you remember where you were in 1984? Did it involve a lot of big hair and shoulder pads? Or maybe we’d find you at the roller rink or the arcade?
Insight was just starting in 1984. You could find us in a church basement, offering respite services for families living with memory impairment. Caregivers came for support group, and we quickly added five days a week of respite care. Lin Simon, our founder, was motivated by her passion, knowledge, and supportive friends and community. She didn’t turn anyone away that came for assistance.
Now in 2019 we’re celebrating 35 years of care and support! No longer in the basement, we’ve been through several moves as we’ve expanded our space and services to serve more in need. We now open our doors to thousands of caregivers and families each year!
We hope you’ll join us to celebrate! We’ll take a look back at where we’ve been, and look forward to an exciting future providing care, education, and support for families living with dementia in our community. Click here to RSVP.

What’s New at Insight Memory Care Center?

Insight Memory Care Center always has interesting workshops and classes that are specifically designed to assist family caregivers on a variety of topics. Check out their Events page by clicking here to see what’s happening soon.

Events available online

Dance for PD
*Update 4/28/19* Dance for PD® released it’s streamed class this month. Anyone can join these classes from the comfort of their home!
This particular class is taught by Janelle Barry. Click here to view and participate in Janelle’s class.
There’s a new class available every month, usually with a different teacher, too. To check out their archive and keep on movin’ to the music click here.

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