Listed below are a few of our upcoming events. Please take a look at our Event Calendar for a full listing!
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care SeminarMonday, April 24, 2017 8:00 am - 4:00 pmLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: **This session is currently full. Please check back for future dates!**
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 this completed form and payment to: Insight Memory Care Center,
3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030.
• Pay online by credit card at InsightMCC.org. Click on the Events icon at the top right to find and register for the April 24th class!
Space is Limited. Payment must be received by April 21st 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.This form stopped accepting submissions on April 17, 2017 8:00 am EDT.
Memory ScreeningWednesday, April 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmLocation: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Insight Memory Care Center offers free, confidential, face-to-face memory screenings and educational materials to people with concerns about their memory or who want to check their memory now for future comparison. This is a part of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Memory Screening initiative. Monthly screenings are held at our center on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Feel free to drop in, or contact Christi for more information!
Caregiver BootcampSaturday, April 29, 2017 8:30 am - 3:00 pmLocation: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Join IMCC for a special day-long training event covering many essential caregiving topics!
We know it can be hard as a busy caregiver to find all the information you need to best care for your loved one with dementia. Insight offers the Caregiver Bootcamp to help you learn more about essential caregiving topics, all in one place! Come and learn from experts in their fields, and gain knowledge on the basics you need to know as a caregiver.
8:30 am – 9:00 am | Registration & Breakfast
Thanks to Arden Courts for providing breakfast!
9:00 am – 10:00 am | Dementia 101
Dr. Natalia Kayloe, Integrated Neurology Services
Learn how to diagnose dementia, distinguish the different types, and gain an understanding of the typical behaviors associated with the disease.
10:00 am – 11:00 am | Activities of Daily Living Success
Colleen Walker, Brookdale Arlington
Make each day more successful! Learn tips and tricks for providing hands-on care for eating, dressing, bathing, hygiene and toileting.
11:15 am – 12:15 pm | Community Resources
Buckley Fricker, Aging Life Care Manager, Buckley’s For Seniors, LLC
You are not alone. A multitude of services are available right here in our local area! A discussion will help you learn how to navigate your choices.
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm | Lunch
Thanks to Staywell Home Health Care for providing lunch!
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Financial Needs
Tom West, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC
The financial costs of long term caregiving are enormous. Presented by a financial manager with expertise in long term care planning, explore some of your options for this important aspect of caregiving.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Legal Needs
Abigail Wolf, The Elder & Disability Law Center
There are many legal needs to be taken care of, including powers of attorney and medical directives, wills and estate planning, guardianships, and long-termcare planning. Learn where to turn for guidance.
Memory CafeWednesday, May 3, 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.
Volunteer OrientationTuesday, May 16, 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!
If you would like to attend, please RSVP using the link below, or contact Maria Hoffman.Contact Information:Maria Hoffman703-204-4664