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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.

Building Your Skills as a Caregiver:  Dressing, Bathing, Nutrition and Communication
Alzheimer's Association, 4600 Cox Road, Salon A, Glen Allen, VA 23060
$10.00 per person - Lite lunch provided.  Click here for flyer.

  • August 5, 2014, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Legal and Financial Planning
Shalom Baptist Church, 6395 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • August 20, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Use Your Resources:  Reach Out and Accept Help
Spring Arbor Richmond, 9991 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 23233

  • September 9, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

What is Respite and What Are Your Options?
Hanover Adult Day Care, 7231 Stonewall Parkway, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • September 16, 2014, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  A Personal Perspective
Shalom Baptist Church, 6395 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • September 17, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Moderate Stage - for Caregivers
Spring Arbor Salisbury, 14001 Turnberry Lane, Midlothian, VA 23113 - Lite lunch provided.

  • September 24, 2014, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Early Stage - for Caregivers
Powhatan County Library, 2270 Mann Road, Powhatan, VA 23139 - Lite lunch provided.

  • September 30, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Moderate Stage - for Caregivers
St. John's Episcopal Church, 12201 Richmond Street, Chester, VA 23831 - Lite lunch provided.

  • October 16, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Care Partner Frustrations
Shalom Baptist Church, 6395 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • October 22, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A Slice of Knowledge for the Caregiver:  Family Dynamics and Stress
Heritage Public Library, 6125 Chesapeake Circle, New Kent, VA 23124

  • October 29, 2014, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrating the Holidays: Tips for Caregivers
Shalom Baptist Church, 6395 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

  • November 12, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dessert for the Caregiver:  How to Survive the Stress of Caregiving
Spring Arbor Richmond, 9991 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico, VA 23233

  • November 13, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:30 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.

Living with Alzheimer's:  Early Stage Program for Caregivers
Dorothy Hart Community Center, 408 Canal Street, Room #1, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • August 8, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  Late Stage Program for Caregivers
Always Best Care, 1320 Central Park Blvd., Suite 208, 2nd floor Conference Room, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • September 17, 2014, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Getting Started:  What to do if you Suspect a Family Member has Dementia or has been Diagnosed with Dementia
2217 Princess Anne Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • September 18, 2014, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Living wih Alzheimer's:  Moderate Stage Program for Family Caregivers
Mary Washington Hospital, 1001 Sam Perry Blvd., Classroom A, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • October 25, 2014, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Preparing for the Holidays:  For Family Caregivers and Friends
Home Care America, 2017 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • November 18, 2014, 1:00 pm

Getting Started:  What to do if you Suspect a Family Member has Dementia or has been Diagnosed with Dementia
2217 Princess Anne Street, 2nd floor Conference Room, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • November 20, 2014, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Caregiver Stress:  Taking Care of Yourself
Scott Insurance and Financial Services, 2115 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • December 10, 2014, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

 

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.

Ten Signs of Caregiver Stress
Commonwealth Assisted Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, VA 22460
Lunch will be provided.

  • July 29, 2014, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Healing Power of Touch
Speaker:  Ginger Platsis, CMT

Gloucester House, 7657 Meredith Drive, Gloucester, VA 23061

  • August 6, 2014, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  The Early Stage
Daffodil Gardens, 5954 Garden Grove Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061
Lunch will be provided.

  • September 30, 2014, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  The Moderate Stage
Daffodil Gardens, 5954 Garden Grove Lane, Gloucester, VA 23061
Lunch will be provided.

  • October 14, 2014, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  The Early Stage
St. Mary's White Chapel Parish Hall, 5940 White Chapel Road, Lancaster, VA 22503
Lunch will be provided.

  • October 22, 2014, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Symptom Management in Dementia Patients and Hospice Care for Dementia Patients
Speakers:    Dr.Laura Cunnington, Director, Palliative Care &
                       Hospice Services
                   Dr. Gregg Shivers, Medical Director, Walter Reed
                       Hospice
                   Riverside Health System
Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA 22480

  • November 3, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  Legal and Financial
Commonwealth Assisted Living at Farnham, 511 Cedar Grove Road, Farnham, VA 22460
Lunch will be provided.

  • November 13, 2014, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's:  The Moderate Stage
St. Mary's White Chapel Parish Hall, 5940 White Chapel Road, Lancaster, VA 22503
Lunch will be provided.

  • November 19, 2014, 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Tri-Cities Area Programs

Pre-registration required for all programs.
Pre-register by calling 804-967-2580 or
e-mail ffoster@alz.org

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

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Early Stage - for Caregivers
John Randolph Medical Center, Family Life Center, 411 W. Randolph Street, Hopewell, VA 23860

  • August 6, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dementia:  What Is It?
Alzheimer's Association Office, 201 Temple Avenue, Suite E, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

  • August 13, 2014, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Moderate Stage - for Caregivers
John Randolph Medical Center, Family Life Center, 411 W. Randolph Street, Hopewell, VA 23860

  • September 3, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia:  Moderate Stage - for Caregivers
Goodwill of Central Virginia, 65 Crater Circle Drive, Petersburg, VA 23805

  • October 15, 2014, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Getting Started:  What To Do When Your Loved One Has Been Diagnosed
A family orientation for those whose loved ones are showing signs of dementia or have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other dementia disease.  Topics include:  steps to getting a diagnosis; important legal documents; financial resources; services of the Alzheimer's Association; resource lists; and question and answer session.  Will be held at the Alzheimer's Association Office, 201 Temple Avenue, Suite E, Colonial Heights, VA 23834.

  • November 4, 2014, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

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