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Receiving an Alzheimer's or dementia diagnosis is daunting enough, but navigating all the options for care can quickly become even more overwhelming. One option that many have never heard of? Adult Day Programs. While we might be a bit biased here at Insight, we believe that day centers and day programs can be the perfect happy medium for many families - support, engagement, and safety during the day, and the comforts of family and home in the evening. In honor of National Adult Day Services Week, here are a few reasons to consider a day program.

The gerontological research team at George Mason University is committed to improving the lives of people living with ADRD and their caregivers. To that end, your participation in our studies help provide critical information about your lived experiences!

Celebrating our 10th year, the virtual Paintings & Pairings event features kick-off festivities, a week-long online auction, and an inspiring evening of Insight stories, interactive networking, and the Excellence in Memory Care Award. Celebrate the care, support, and education Insight provides for thousands in our community - all while keeping our community safe at home. Get your tickets today!

Insight is a nonprofit organization that relies on community support to fund our programs and services. This includes individual donors, corporate gifts, and grants to name a few. Insight recently received approval from Board of Directors of The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area to receive a $3,000 grant.

Insight is proud to share that our Financial Assistance Fund has been renamed the Kenneth G. Wood Financial Assistance Fund. It is in memory of and appreciation of Ken Wood's dedication to our mission, and for his service on the board from July 2017 to June 2020. Ken will forever be a part of the Insight family.

We aim to create a community where those affected by Alzheimer’s disease can achieve the highest quality of life. Our board of directors spent many hours over the past year brainstorming how Insight can best continue to serve families living with dementia. They developed new strategic goals to guide us over the next three years. We’re working towards this vision in three ways.

With all the problems across the globe in 2020, it was easy to forget about dementia. Unless your mom was becoming more and more forgetful. Or your spouse was just diagnosed. Or you weren’t able to go visit dad with all the COVID restrictions, and you worried about him even remembering you when you could visit again. While it didn’t make the daily news, dementia is still a problem.

If we've learned anything this year, it's that we're Stronger Together. And every little bit helps. Your small actions - like sharing a Facebook event - join with other’s actions - signing up for Amazon Smile - can add up to something big! Here are a few easy ways you can help Insight Memory Care Center.

 

 

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