Faith Community Summit
Learn more about how you as a faith community can help provide support, resources, and a welcoming environment for your members and families living with dementia. This is a free event, and all faith leaders and community members are invited to attend.
9:15-10:15 | Dementia Friends Training
Ruth Reagan, Goodwin House
We all have a part to play in creating dementia friendly communities; learn how you as a faith community member can play a vital role!
10:30-12:00 | Effective Communication
Toni Reinhart, Positive Dementia Care Training, LLC
Communication with a person with dementia requires patience, good listening skills, and sometimes even a sense of humor! Learn communication skills that can help lead to successful interactions.
12:15-1:00 | Community Resources
Lindsey Vajpeyi, Insight Memory Care Center
A multitude of services are available here in our Northern Virginia region. Learn about what’s available and resources you can share with members of your faith community.
This event is provided in partnership with AARP, Fairfax County, Insight Memory Care Center, George Mason University, and the Virginia Geriatric Education Center.