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Family Caregiver Education

Family Caregiver Education is specifically designed by topic to help caregivers through specific challenges.
CLICK HERE to see a calendar of scheduled classes and topics.


Family Orientation

Orientation sessions for families of recently diagnosed individuals are available each month. Orientations cover a variety of information including an overview of Alzheimer's disease, first steps to take after receiving a diagnosis and helpful community resources.

All orientations are FREE, but registration is required.

EASTERN SHORE
When: Appointments available as needed.
Where: Eastern Shore Branch office.
Register: Call 800.272.3900 to schedule an appointment and for directions.

NORFOLK
When: The 1st Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
And 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.
Where: Alzheimer's Association, 6350 Center Dr. Suite 102, Norfolk.
Register: You must call 800.272.3900 to RSVP at least 2 days in advance.

PENINSULA
When: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Sentara CarePlex, Hampton (Conf Rm. A).
Register: You must call 800.272.3900 to RSVP at least 2 days in advance.

SOUTH CENTRAL
Call 800.272.3900 to schedule an appointment.

WESTERN TIDEWATER: FRANKLIN
When: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Where: Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 400 N. High Street, Franklin.

Register: You must call 800.272.3900 to RSVP at least 2 days in advance.


WESTERN TIDEWATER: SUFFOLK
When: 2nd Monday of every other month, 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. (November 18 (3rd Monday due to holiday))
Where: Suffolk Department of Social Services, 135 Hall Avenue, 3rd floor conference room.

Register: You must call 800.272.3900 to RSVP by the Thursday prior to class. If there are no registrations, the class will not be held.

WILLIAMSBURG
When: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Williamsburg Office, 213 McLaws Circle, Suite 2-B, Williamsburg.
Register: You must call 800.272.3900 to RSVP at least 2 days in advance.
 


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