Listed below are a few of our upcoming events. Please take a look at our Event Calendar for a full listing!
Memory ScreeningWednesday, May 22, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmLocation: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: 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!
Faith Community SummitWednesday, May 29, 2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pmLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: 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.
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care SeminarSaturday, June 1, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pmLocation: Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Take the path to certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners! All health care professionals and front line staff who work in the health care industry are encouraged to attend. This is the required seminar for those pursuing CDP certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to just come for the education!
The seminar will cover the following modules: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive Behavior, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Wandering, Hoarding, Aggressive Behaviors, Catastrophic Reactions, Intimacy and Sexuality, Personal Care, Pain, Nutrition, Activities, Environment, Staff and Family Support, Diversity and Cultural Competence, Spiritual Care, and End of Life.
Cost is $200 per person. A cancellation fee of $75 will apply. Payment is available by check or credit card:
• Please make checks payable to Insight Memory Care Center. Mail the completed brochure and payment to: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030.
• Pay online by credit card using the Register button below!
Space is Limited. Payment must be received by May 30th to ensure course enrollment. Lunch is on your own. There will be an hour for lunch in the schedule. No form of taping is allowed nor are laptops permitted in the seminar. A Student Handout Notebook will be provided.Contact Information:Christi Clark703-204-4664
Mind & Body Workshop: Travelogue SessionMonday, June 3, 2019 4:15 pm - 6:30 pmLocation: Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Join us for a new session of the Mind and Body Workshop, from June 3rd through June 24th! 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 as we “travel” together! 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.
Group Activity: National Parks discussion
Breakout Sessions: Iconic Park Landmarks (Participants); Understanding dementia-related changes (Caregivers)
Group Activity: Nature Inspired Art
Breakout Sessions: Music through the Seasons (Participants); Communication Techniques (Caregivers)
Group Activity: Balance & Walking Workshop
Breakout Sessions: Foreign Foods, Diets, and Health (Participants); Tips for Travel (Caregivers)
Group Activity: Remembering my Favorite Trip
Breakout Sessions: Crafting a Dream Vacation (Participants); Where to Find Support (Caregivers)
35th Anniversary Celebration!Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmLocation: 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030Description: Join us to celebrate Insight Memory Care Center’s 35th Anniversary on June 5th!
Dust off your shoulder pads and come celebrate in style! Join us from 4:00 to 6:00 pm for great food, music, and entertainment as we look back at where Insight has been and look forward to an exciting future providing care, education, and support for families living with dementia in our community.Contact Information:Robin McGlothin7032044664