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Richmond Programs
Fredericksburg Area Programs
Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Programs
Tri-Cities Programs

As part of our mission to provide education and support to Alzheimer's patients, their families, and caregivers, the Greater Richmond Chapter offers a number of programs. The following are offered to the public at no cost unless otherwise noted.

Richmond Area Programs

Pre-registration Required for All Programs.
Pre-register by calling 804-967-2580 or e-mail fran.foster@alz.org

Click here to print list of Richmond Area Programs.

SAVE THE DATE
Annual Conference on Dementia
The Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23230
Click here for flyer with registration form.

  • September 13, 2016, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

"Alive Inside:  A Story of Music and Memory" - Movie and Discussion
The Crossings at University Park, 2422 Pemberton Road, Richmond, VA 23233

  • July 13, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Effective Communication Strategies
Hanover Adult Day Center, 7231 Stonewall Parkway, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • July 19, 2016, 5:30 pm

Healthy Habits for Your Brain and 10 Ways to Love Your Brain
The Memory Center, 13800 Bon Secours Drive, Midlothian, VA 23114

  • July 20, 2016, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Healthy Living - Healthy Brain
St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 4101 Fordham Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23236

  • July 25, 2016, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Know the 10 Signs
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 5155 Ironbridge Rd., N. Chesterfield, VA 23234
Click here for flyer.

  • August 16, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Basics of Alzheimer's:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Covenant Woods, 7090 Covenant Woods Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • August 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dementia Conversations
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 5155 Ironbridge Rd., N. Chesterfield, VA 23234
Click here for flyer.

  • August 30, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Navigating the Maze of Memory Care
Historic Fifth Baptist Church, 1415 W. Cary St., Richmond, VA 23220
No cost to attend.  Lunch is included.  Click here for flyer.

  • September 24, 2016, Registration:  8:30 am -- Program:  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Healthy Habits for a Healthy You
Covenant Woods, 7090 Covenant Woods Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • November 16, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

2017

Effective Communication Strategies
Covenant Woods, 7090 Covenant Woods Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • February 15, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Covenant Woods, 7090 Covenant Woods Drive, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • May 17, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

 

 

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Fredericksburg Area Programs

Pre-registration Required for All Programs.
Pre-register by calling 540-370-0835 or
e-mail lori.myers@alz.org

Click here to print list of Fredericksburg Area Programs.

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
The Crossings at Falls Run, 60 Brimley Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22406

  • July 21, 2016, 12:00 pm - Lunch and Learn

Communication Strategies
Westmoreland Rehabilitation & Health Center, 2400 McKinney Blvd., Colonial Beach, VA 22443

  • August 15, 2016, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

"Ask the Experts" - Dementia Basics, 10 Warning Signs
Presented by Lori Myers & Jane Priest

Stafford Hospital, 101 Hospital Center Blvd., Classrooms 5 & 6, Stafford, VA 22554

  • August 25, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
The Crossings at Falls Run, 60 Brimley Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22406

  • August 30, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Legal and Financial Program
Scott Insurance and Financial Services, 2115 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • September 29, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:30 am


 

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Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Area Programs

Pre-Registration Required for All Programs.
Pre-Register by calling 804-695-9382 or
e-mail ellie.galloway@alz.org

Click here to print list of Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Area Programs.

Dementia:  The Basics
Abilities Abound, 765 Northumberland Highway, Callao, VA
Lunch will be provided by Commonwealth at Farnham.  Registration is required.

  • Thursday, August 18, 2016, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Dementia Conversations and Coffee
Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Alzheimer's Association Office, 7335 Lewis Avenue, Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061

  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Dementia:  The Basics
Alzheimer's Association Office, 7335 Lewis Ave., Gloucester, VA 23061.  The program will be presented on the following dates from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

  • September 1, 2016
  • November 3, 2016

 

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Tri-Cities Area Programs

Pre-registration required for all programs.
Pre-register by calling 804-526-2359
e-mail chamlin@alz.org

Click here to print list of Tri-Cities Area Programs.

Conversations About Alzheimer's and Dementia
Petersburg Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room, 201 W. Washington St. - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.   Light refreshments will be provided.  Click here for flyer.  The following are dates and topics that will be discussed:     

  • July 12, 2016 - Living with Alzheimer's Disease:  Moderate Stage
  • August 9, 2016 - Living with Alzheimer's Disease:  Late Stage
  • September 13, 2016 - Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
  • October 11, 2016 - Living with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia:  Younger Onset
  • November 8, 2016 - Caregiver Lifelines:  Bill Humphreys, Physician & Community Liaison, Crater Community Hospice
  • December 13, 2016 - Putting the JOY Back into the Holidays:  Helen Peace, M.Ed., Ambassador, Crater Community Hospice

Dementia 411
The following monthly talks will address concerns, questions and answers that will be helpful to anyone whose life is being affected by Alzheimer's or dementia.  Each session will be held at Surry County Public Library, 270 Colonial Trail East, Surry, VA 23883, beginning at 6:30 pm.  Click here for flyer. 

  • July 19, 2016 - Effective Communication Strategies
  • September 20, 2016 - Dementia Conversations
  • November 15, 2016 - Navigating the Holidays

Know the 10 Signs - Early Detection Matters
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.  Click here for flyer.  Each session will be held at the Hopewell Public Library, 209 E. Cawson Street, Hopewell, VA, beginning at 6:30 pm on the following dates:

  • August 4, 2016
  • November 1, 2016

Know the 10 Signs - Early Detection Matters
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer's disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer's disease.  Click here for flyer.  Each session will be held at the Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive, Prince George, VA, beginning at 6:30 pm on the following dates: 

  • August 11, 2016
  • November 10, 2016

Dementia 411
The following talks will address concerns, questions and answers that will be helpful to anyone whose life is being affected by Alzheimer's or dementia.  Each session will be held at Dinwiddie Public Library, 14103 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie, VA beginning at 5:30 pm.  Click here for flyer.  

  • August 16, 2016 - Dementia Conversations - Preparing the Family
  • October 20, 2016 - Legal and Financial Planning - Fletcher Cooke, Esquire
  • December 15, 2016 - Preparing for the Holidays


 

 

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