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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.

Healthy Brain
Henrico County Public Library - Varina, 1875 New Market Road, Varina, VA 23231

  • September 6, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chapter Resources/Know the 10 Signs
First English Lutheran Church, 1603 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220

  • September 8, 2017, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

2017 Annual Conference on Dementia
Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 11220 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059.  Pre-registration required.  Call 804-967-2580 or e-mail ffoster@alz.org to register.  Click here for flyer and registration form.  Cost:
Family Caregiver - $5
Professional Caregiver - $25
CEUs - An Additional $15

  • September 14, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

How to Support a Person Who Has Dementia
Lebanon United Methodist Church, 8492 Peaks Road, Hanover, VA 23069

  • September 17, 2017,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dementia Friendly Church
Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 1127 N. 28th Street, Richmond, VA 23223

  • September 18, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Volunteer Orientation
Alzheimer's Association, 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060.  Pre-registration required.  Call 804-967-2575 or e-mail scarroll@alz.org to register.

  • September 26, 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Memory Café at Sandston Library
23 E. Williamsburg Road
4th Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Memory Café - Richmond (Church Hill Area)
Starting September 21, 2017
Great Hope Baptist Church
2101 Venable St., Richmond, VA 23223
3rd Thursday of each month, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

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Fredericksburg Area Programs

Pre-registration Required for All Programs.
Pre-register by calling 540-370-0835, ext. 8407 or
e-mail lori.myers@alz.org

Click here to print list of Fredericksburg Area Programs.

Dementia Conversations
Mary Washington Health Care, Thompkins Martin Medical Plaza, Classroom A, 1101 Sam Perry Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • August 29, 2017, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Cooper Library, 20 Washington Street, Colonial Beach, VA 22443

  • September 27, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
Ladysmith Library, 7199 Clara Smith Street, Ruther Glen, VA 22546

  • October 19, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

10 Warning Signs:  When Is Forgetfulness a Problem?
Salem Church Library, 2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407

  • November 15, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Caregiver Stress and Preparing for the Holidays
Dorothy Hart Community Center, Classroom #1, 408 Canal Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

  • December 6, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Memory Café at Keystone Coffee
2206 Princess Anne Street
Last Wednesday of each month, 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Area Programs

Pre-Registration Required for All Programs.
Pre-Register by calling 804-446-5857 or
e-mail ellie.galloway@alz.org

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

Caregiver Education Series
The following programs will be presented at the Alzheimer's Association Office, 7335 Lewis Avenue, Gloucester, VA 23061 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm on the following dates:

  • October 12, 2017
    The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
  • January 11, 2018
    The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's
  • February 20, 2018
    Effective Communication Strategies
  • March 8, 2018
    Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behaviors

Click here for flyer.

Living with Alzheimer's Series
All programs will be presented at Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury Auditorium, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, VA from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm on the following dates:

  • September 26, 2017 - The Early Stage
  • October 10, 2017 - The Moderate Stage Part 1
  • October 24, 2017 - The Moderate Stage Part 2
  • November 14, 2017 - The Late Stage

Click here for flyer.

Caregiver Forum
Gloucester Main Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA.  Click here for flyer.

  • November 3, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Memory Café at Sage Café
68 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
First Tuesday of each month, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

 

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Tri-Cities Area Programs

Pre-registration required for all programs.
Pre-register by calling 804-446-5860
or e-mail chamlin@alz.org

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

Conversations About Alzheimer's and Dementia
The 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 Petersburg Public Library, Multi-Purpose Room, 201 W. Washington Street, Petersburg, VA from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  RSVP to Cindy Hamlin, Alzheimer's Association, 804-446-5860 or e-mail chamlin@alz.orgClick here for flyer.  

  • September 12, 2017:  Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers
  • October 10, 2017:  Dementia Conversations - Preparing the Family
  • November 14, 2017:  Caregiver Lifelines - Bill Humphreys, Crater Community Hospice
  • December 12, 2017:  Putting the JOY back in the Holidays - Helen Peace, M.Ed., Crater Community Hospice

Alzheimer's & Dementia Family Education Series
The 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 Sunflower Gardens, 5305 Plaza Drive, N. Prince George, VA from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  RSVP to Cindy Hamlin, Alzheimer's Association, 804-446-5860 or e-mail chamlin@alz.orgClick here for flyer. 

  • September 20, 2017:  Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers
  • October 18, 2017:  Dementia Conversations - Preparing the Family
  • November 15, 2017:  Preparing for the Holidays
  • December 20, 2017:  Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

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 Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive, Prince George, VA from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.  Click here for flyer.

  • November 9, 2017:  Navigating the Holidays

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 Dinwiddie Public Library, 14103 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie, VA from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.   Click here for flyer.    

  • October 19, 2017:  Legal and Financial Planning - Fletcher Cooke, Esquire
  • December 21, 2017:  Navigating the Holidays

Memory Café at Perk's Coffee Shop
8 W. Bank Street
4th Wednesday of each month, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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