Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Listed below are a few of our upcoming events. Please take a look at our Event Calendar for a full listing!

  • Mind & Body Workshop: Demystifying Dementia Session

    Monday, August 20, 2018 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Location: Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: Join us for a new session of the Mind and Body Workshop, from August 6th through August 27th! The workshop is a multi-session program series for both the caregiver and the recently diagnosed individual to participate, promoting social engagement and peer support, while adjusting to life with a new diagnosis.

    Come and learn more to demystify dementia! The workshop utilizes different topics to promote cognitive enhancement, creative expression, movement, community engagement, and overall well-being while living with memory loss.

    Please contact Lindsey Vajpeyi for details, and to register.

    Session details:
    August 6
    Group Activity: Brain health as we age
    Breakout Sessions: Hands on brain health (Participants); Understanding and Caring for a Person with Dementia (Caregivers)

    August 13
    Group Activity: Music & Memory
    Breakout Sessions: Music assessments (Participants); Legal and Financial Concerns (Caregivers)
    Participants will all receive their own iPod for use with the program at home!

    August 20
    Group Activity: Yoga
    Breakout Sessions: Healthy living goals (Participants); Taking care of yourself (Caregivers)

    August 27
    Group Activity: The Art of Journaling
    Breakout Sessions: Dementia in my own words (Participants); Recommended Readings/Community Resources (Caregivers)
    Contact Information:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664
  • Memory Screening

    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Memory Screening

    Location: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: 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 Lindsey for more information!
    Contact Information:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664
  • Memory Cafe at Famille

    Monday, August 27, 2018 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Memory Cafe at Famille

    Location: Famille Cafe, 700A West Broad Street, Falls Church, VA 22046
    Description: The Memory Café at Famille is a social and recreational gathering of individuals with memory loss and their caregivers, friends and family. Here, they can participate in an engaging activity while keeping the company of others who can relate without explanation, relax without feeling misunderstood, and share freely without fear of judgment. Join us for the summer introductory sessions!

    The Memory Café is a collaborative effort of Famille, The Kensington Falls Church, Falls Church Arts and Insight Memory Care Center. Creative Expression Teaching Artists and Insight staff will lead all programs. Join us to for a cup of coffee and a creative project while meeting others for support, companionship and fun!
    Contact Information:
    Kitty Janney, Director of Community Outreach at The Kensington Falls Church
    703-844-1078
  • Mind & Body Workshop: Demystifying Dementia Session

    Monday, August 27, 2018 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm
    Location: Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: Join us for a new session of the Mind and Body Workshop, from August 6th through August 27th! The workshop is a multi-session program series for both the caregiver and the recently diagnosed individual to participate, promoting social engagement and peer support, while adjusting to life with a new diagnosis.

    Come and learn more to demystify dementia! The workshop utilizes different topics to promote cognitive enhancement, creative expression, movement, community engagement, and overall well-being while living with memory loss.

    Please contact Lindsey Vajpeyi for details, and to register.

    Session details:
    August 6
    Group Activity: Brain health as we age
    Breakout Sessions: Hands on brain health (Participants); Understanding and Caring for a Person with Dementia (Caregivers)

    August 13
    Group Activity: Music & Memory
    Breakout Sessions: Music assessments (Participants); Legal and Financial Concerns (Caregivers)
    Participants will all receive their own iPod for use with the program at home!

    August 20
    Group Activity: Yoga
    Breakout Sessions: Healthy living goals (Participants); Taking care of yourself (Caregivers)

    August 27
    Group Activity: The Art of Journaling
    Breakout Sessions: Dementia in my own words (Participants); Recommended Readings/Community Resources (Caregivers)
    Contact Information:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664
  • Memory Cafe

    Wednesday, September 5, 2018 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Memory Cafe

    Location: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: The Memory Café will be offered on the first and third 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:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664

Upcoming Events

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