Listed below are a few of our upcoming events. Please take a look at our Event Calendar for a full listing!
Conversations with CaregiversWednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 amLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Join us at Insight for Conversations with Caregivers! These sessions provide opportunity for learning and open discussion with local authors on topics of interest for caregivers of a loved one with dementia or a related memory impairment. Come for a great morning of conversation!
Join us for a conversation with Margaret Barnes Carter, author of "Living with Alzheimer's: A Poetic Expression."
Living with Alzheimer’s is a collection of poems that explore the experience of living with Alzheimer’s Disease. She states, “These poems were written so those who do not have Alzheimer’s can know what it feels like to us.” Margaret Barnes Carter has been a writer and teacher all of her life. She has a PhD in Learning Theory from Old Dominion University. She is married to Roscoe O. Carter and has three grown children and four grandchildren. in 2015, she was diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s.
Registration is required as only 25 spots are available. Many thanks to our Book Sponsor Eden Homes/Larmax Homes. All attendees will receive a copy of Living with Alzheimer's!Contact Information:Niki Tindall703-204-4664
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care SeminarSaturday, December 2, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pmLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners! All health care professionals and front line staff who work in the health care industry are encouraged to attend. This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to just come for the education!
The seminar will cover the following modules: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain,
Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support, Diversity and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care, and End of Life.
Cost is $200 per person. A cancellation fee of $75 will apply. Payment is available by check or credit card:
• Please make checks payable to Insight Memory Care Center. Mail the completed brochure and payment to: Insight Memory Care Center,
3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030.
• Pay online by credit card using the Register button below!
Space is Limited. Payment must be received by November 29th to ensure course enrollment. Lunch is on your own. There will be an hour for lunch in the schedule. No form of taping is allowed nor are laptops permitted in the seminar. A Student Handout Notebook will be provided.Contact Information:Christi Clark703-204-4664
Volunteer OrientationTuesday, December 5, 2017 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmLocation: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Join us for an overview on different ways that you can get involved with IMCC and the process for getting started. There are many opportunities that can benefit you and our center!Contact Information:Katie Zatt703-204-4664
Memory CafeWednesday, December 6, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: The Memory Café will be offered on the first Wednesday of each month from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Join us!
The café is an opportunity for you and your loved one to meet with others for support, companionship, and fun! The program will provide structured activities that you can participate in with your loved one to promote reminiscence, cognition, and engagement. Caregivers also have the option of participating in a caregiver support group. A light dinner will be served towards the end of the program to provide opportunity to share conversation and get to know others in a safe, supportive environment.Contact Information:Christi Clark703-204-4664
Holiday PartyThursday, December 7, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmLocation: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Mark your calendars and join Insight Memory Care Center for some holiday fun! Join us on Thursday, December 7th for an open house between 4:00 and 7:00 pm to enjoy some holiday cheer. Come for festive food and drinks, holiday music, and fun with Insight friends!Contact Information:Eric Reynolds703-204-4664