Community events

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

Caring for our Caregivers ~
PSN’s 2nd annual Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon
RSVP today! – Saturday, November 9, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
At: Insight Memory Care Center
3953 Pender Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

In recognition of National Family Caregivers Month Parkinson Social Network is honoring family caregivers in our Parkinson’s community. You are invited to our second annual caregiver appreciation luncheon to relax, refresh and enjoy!
Featuring door prizes, coffee and donuts, and buffet luncheon.

Our keynote speaker will be Martha Brettschneider . . .
Mindfulness teacher, speaker, writer, and photographer, with a passion for inspiring and supporting mindful living.

If you need someone to care for your significant other, we have arranged activities and lunch in an adjacent room. To make arrangements for care, please register by Friday, October 25, 2019.
Please help us to make this a Very Special Event and register by October 25. Limited seating for this event, so don’t delay!

Questions? Please contact Sonia at Sonia@ParkinsonSocialNetwork.org or 571-286-5000.
To register, please go to our website:
https://parkinsonsocialnetwork.org/caring-for-our-caregivers

** We would love your help and feedback to make this another happy event for both caregivers and people living with Parkinson’s. Please mark the date on your calendar, and drop me a line if you’d like to help!

Caregiver’s Conference: The Art of Friendship in Caregiving
Presented by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium
Monday, November 11, 2019 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
At: Korean Central Presbyterian Church
15451 Lee Highway, Centreville, VA 20121
Topics – Speakers
Creating a Dementia Friendly Virginia – Melissa Andrews
Latest Updates in Dementia Research – Dr. Tabassum Majid
Mona Lisa and the Art of Dementia Care – David Troxel
Ethical Challenges in Dementia Care – Dr. Michael Gillette
Physicians of the Human Spirit – David Troxel
Who Should Attend
• Family caregivers
• Volunteers working with older adults
• Professionals in aging and related services
$35 conference fee. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, snack, materials, and certificate of attendance.
Register at https://nvdcc2019.eventbrite.com
This conference sells out quickly. Purchase your ticket today! Registration ends Nov. 3rd or earlier if capacity is reached.
For more information about the conference, please call Lindsey Vajpeyi at 703-270-0043 or click here to download the flyer.

Caregiver Wellness Workshop
November 16, 2019, 8:45 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
As a good caregiver, you must take good care of yourself too! Join us for this Wellness Workshop to focus on your own health and wellbeing – to take good care of yourself too! Hear from several experts in their fields and learn strategies to manage your own health in your caregiving role.
The event is free, and a continental breakfast will be provided. Thanks to Allegiance Home Care & House Calls and Hunters Woods at Trails Edge for sponsoring this event!
RSVP: Click here to register, or contact Lindsey Vajpeyi at 703-204-4664 or lindsey.vajpeyi@insightmcc.org.

Dance for Parkinson’s
The Kennedy Center will be having dance therapy for Parkinson’s events this fall and over the winter and spring.

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease: Mark Morris Dance Group
Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:00 AM

www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/EUEDE

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease: Lucy Bowen McCauley
Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Saturday, May 16, 2020

www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/EUEDR

They are free, but pre-registration is required. (Registration opens about a month before each event.) With the new REACH facilities, the Kennedy Center looks like it is expanding its offerings related to wellness.

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.

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