Education Programs

Classes for Caregivers

Classes for Caregivers

IMCC offers Classes for Caregivers on the third Wednesday of every month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. These educational programs are specifically designed to assist family caregivers on a variety of topics, legal and financial considerations, community resources, and ways to build coping skills. All classes are free, and open to the public. Respite care may also be available upon request.

 

Upcoming Programs

  • Demystifying Dementia

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Demystifying Dementia

    Location: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: Learn the nuts and bolts of caregiving for someone with dementia, including distinguishing different types, path of progression, communication techniques, dealing with troubling behaviors, and engaging the person with dementia.

    This program is a part of our ongoing Classes for Caregivers series. All sessions are FREE, and held the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Respite care may be available by request; please notify us when registering to confirm availability.
    Contact Information:
    Christi Clark
    703-204-4664
  • Caregiver Bootcamp

    Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Location: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: 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.
    Contact Information:
    Eric Reynolds
    703-204-4664
  • Are They Doing that on Purpose?

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Are They Doing that on Purpose?

    Location: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: For those with memory impairments, sometimes the only form of communication provided is through behavior, both positive and negative. Come and learn strategies for communication and dealing with difficult behaviors.

    This program is a part of our ongoing Classes for Caregivers series. All sessions are FREE, and held the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Respite care may be available by request; please notify us when registering to confirm availability.
    Contact Information:
    Christi Clark
    703-204-4664
  • End of Life Care

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    End of Life Care

    Location: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: As the end of life approaches, it is a difficult time to deal with the emotions, while still coordinating care for a loved one. Come learn about the various aspects and benefits of hospice.

    This program is a part of our ongoing Classes for Caregivers series. All sessions are FREE, and held the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Respite care may be available by request; please notify us when registering to confirm availability.
    Contact Information:
    Christi Clark
    703-204-4664

Education Programs

“The Caregivers Bootcamp was wonderful! What great information and presenters you put together. I’m so glad I decided to go as a participant and enjoy all of it.”