Skip to main content
Close

Event Listing

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

 


Memory Cafe - Virtual Meeting

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
4:00 pm6:00 pm
Virtual

The café is an opportunity for you and your loved one to meet with others for support, companionship, and fun! The program will provide activities that you can participate in with your loved one at home to promote reminiscence, cognition, and engagement. There will be opportunity to share conversation and get to know others in a safe, supportive environment.

Please RSVP today, and you'll receive instructions to join from your computer or phone.

Sign Me Up!

35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
10:00 am12:30 pm

Please join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium for the 35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade. This year, the conference will be held virtually, spread out over three days of fantastic presentations. Join us!

If you've attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational event it can be. And if you've never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver's Conference, please come join us - we know you'll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.

Conference Schedule:

Day One | Tuesday, November 9
Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Gary Chapman, PhD, author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey.

Get Moving with Chair Fitness
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Alexis Perkins, founder and creative director of Chair One Fitness.

Day Two | Wednesday, November 10
Managing Challenging Behaviors in People with Dementia
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Linda Ercoli, PhD, health sciences clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Semel Institute, director of geriatric psychology-neuropsychology training program and interim director of the UCLA Longevity Center.

A Mind for Music
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Tom Sweitzer, MTT, MT-BC, co-founder, creative director and head of music therapy at A Place to Be.

Day Three | Thursday, November 11
Understanding Young-Onset Dementias
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Dr. Chiadi Onyike, director of Frontotemporal Dementias Program, director of Young-Onset Dementias Program, co-director of Lewy Body Disease Research Center of Excellence, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The Joy of Using LEGO: Serious Play in Caregiving
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Loretta Veney, author of Being My Mom’s Mom and Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit.

35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
10:00 am12:30 pm

Please join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium for the 35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade. This year, the conference will be held virtually, spread out over three days of fantastic presentations. Join us!

If you've attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational event it can be. And if you've never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver's Conference, please come join us - we know you'll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.

Conference Schedule:

Day One | Tuesday, November 9
Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Gary Chapman, PhD, author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey.

Get Moving with Chair Fitness
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Alexis Perkins, founder and creative director of Chair One Fitness.

Day Two | Wednesday, November 10
Managing Challenging Behaviors in People with Dementia
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Linda Ercoli, PhD, health sciences clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Semel Institute, director of geriatric psychology-neuropsychology training program and interim director of the UCLA Longevity Center.

A Mind for Music
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Tom Sweitzer, MTT, MT-BC, co-founder, creative director and head of music therapy at A Place to Be.

Day Three | Thursday, November 11
Understanding Young-Onset Dementias
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Dr. Chiadi Onyike, director of Frontotemporal Dementias Program, director of Young-Onset Dementias Program, co-director of Lewy Body Disease Research Center of Excellence, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The Joy of Using LEGO: Serious Play in Caregiving
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Loretta Veney, author of Being My Mom’s Mom and Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit.

35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade

Thursday, November 11, 2021
10:00 am12:30 pm

Please join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium for the 35th Annual Caregivers Conference: Caregiving as Memories Fade. This year, the conference will be held virtually, spread out over three days of fantastic presentations. Join us!

If you've attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational event it can be. And if you've never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver's Conference, please come join us - we know you'll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals.

Conference Schedule:

Day One | Tuesday, November 9
Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Gary Chapman, PhD, author of Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey.

Get Moving with Chair Fitness
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Alexis Perkins, founder and creative director of Chair One Fitness.

Day Two | Wednesday, November 10
Managing Challenging Behaviors in People with Dementia
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Linda Ercoli, PhD, health sciences clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Semel Institute, director of geriatric psychology-neuropsychology training program and interim director of the UCLA Longevity Center.

A Mind for Music
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Tom Sweitzer, MTT, MT-BC, co-founder, creative director and head of music therapy at A Place to Be.

Day Three | Thursday, November 11
Understanding Young-Onset Dementias
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Presented by Dr. Chiadi Onyike, director of Frontotemporal Dementias Program, director of Young-Onset Dementias Program, co-director of Lewy Body Disease Research Center of Excellence, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The Joy of Using LEGO: Serious Play in Caregiving
11:45 am to 12:15 pm
Presented by Loretta Veney, author of Being My Mom’s Mom and Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit.

Memory Cafe - In-Person Meeting

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
4:00 pm6:00 pm
Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030

The café is an opportunity for you and your loved one to meet with others for support, companionship, and fun! The program will provide activities that you can participate in with your loved one at home to promote reminiscence, cognition, and engagement. There will be opportunity to share conversation and get to know others in a safe, supportive environment.

Participants are required to register in advance to keep our group size small. All attendees will need to be vaccinated. Please contact Insight to reserve your spot!

Upcoming Events

"Just hearing the name IMCC makes me smile."