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!

  • Pie in the Face Fundraiser!

    Friday, September 20, 2019 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Pie in the Face Fundraiser!

    Location: 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: Join us as we celebrate National Adult Day Services week from September 16th to 20th. We have fun spirit days planned all week, but the part you won't want to miss? The week culminates with our Pie in the Face Fundraiser! You are invited to join the fun on Friday the 20th for a little pie-in-the-face fun!

    Staff, families, friends (and anyone interested!) can make your donations during the week in the change jars throughout the center, or using the form below. For each $100 donated, the designated staff member will receive a pie in the face.

    Christi, Anita, and Scot are all participating - so let the competition begin!
    Contact Information:
    Christi Clark
    703-204-4664
  • Mind & Body Workshop: "Back to School" Session

    Monday, September 23, 2019 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 September 9th through 30th! 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 go ”back to school" 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.

    Session details:
    September 9
    Group Activity: Art Class
    Breakout Sessions: 19th and 20th century art critiques (Participants); Understanding a changing brain (Caregivers)

    September 16
    Group Activity: Exploring STEM
    Breakout Sessions: Fun with physics (Participants); How to prepare for doctor's visits (Caregivers)

    September 23
    Group Activity: History Pop Quiz
    Breakout Sessions: Major events in world history (Participants); Considering future care options (Caregivers)

    September 30
    Group Activity: Physical Education
    Breakout Sessions: Global exercise traditions (Participants); Taking care of yourself (Caregivers)
    Contact Information:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664
  • Memory Screening

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 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
  • Senior Spelling Bee

    Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Senior Spelling Bee

    Location: Hunters Woods at Trails Edge, 2222 Colts Neck Rd, Reston VA 20191
    Description: The 7th Annual Spelling Bee brings together seniors from all over the Northern Virginia area to compete in this wonderful, social event! This year, Dementia Friendly Herndon will host the Spelling Bee at Hunters Woods at Trails Edge in Reston. There are many ways to get involved, we hope you will join us for this fun event and support our community.

    Spelling Bee Sponsorship Levels
    Winner Sponsor - $500 SOLD OUT!
    • Present awards to Spelling Bee winners!
    • Exhibit table with two attendees
    • Logo listed in the Spelling Bee program
    • Opportunity to provide a door prize and have stage presence at Spelling Bee

    Table Sponsor - $250 (10 available)
    • Exhibit table with two attendees
    • Logo listed in the Spelling Bee program
    • Opportunity to provide a door prize and have stage presence at Spelling Bee

    Door Prize Sponsor -$100 (10 available)
    • Name listed in the Spelling Bee program
    • Opportunity to provide a door prize and have your name thanked at the event

    Team Registration
    Each team consists of two spellers (65 or older). We suggest communities that would like to send a team to have a senior Spell-Off event to select your top spellers. We will provide communities with the following toolkit items to prepare for the Spelling Bee:
    • Practice Spelling Bee List
    • Tips for Preparing for your Spelling Bee
    • Spelling Bee Rules
    • Volunteer to run your spell-off event

    We encourage teams to show up with your winners and cheering section. Cheering sections have showed up with signs, T-shirts, noisemakers and pom-poms – so don’t be afraid to show your community’s spirit!
    Contact Information:
    Toni Reinhart
    571-373-7464
  • Caregiver Bootcamp

    Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Caregiver Bootcamp

    Location: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
    Description: Join IMCC for a special day-long training event covering many essential caregiving topics!

    We know it can be hard as a busy caregiver to find all the information you need to best care for your loved one with dementia. Insight offers the Caregiver Bootcamp to help you learn more about essential caregiving topics, all in one place! Come and learn from experts in their fields and gain knowledge on the basics you need to know as a caregiver.

    A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge! Thanks to Great Falls Assisted Living and Right at Home for sponsoring our meals. Need respite? Great Falls Assisted Living is providing a Caregiver Rest Day. Please contact 703-421-0690 or greatfalls@greatfallsassistedliving.com.

    Schedule:
    9:30–10:00 | Registration & Breakfast

    10:00–11:15 | Dementia Overview & Research
    James Bicksel, MD, Capital Neurology Services
    While not everyone travels the same path, come and learn about the general stages to help you anticipate future changes. Learn the basics of dementia, along with what current research is underway.

    11:30–12:30 | Financial Considerations
    Thomas C. West, CLU, ChFC, AIF, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors
    The costs of long term care giving can be enormous, and are typically borne by families. Learn appropriate methods to evaluate your situation and decide among financial options how to pay for care and preserve quality of life for the whole family.

    12:30–1:15 | Lunch

    1:15–2:15 | Reduce Falls with Balance Training
    Julie D. Ries, PhD, PT, Program in Physical Therapy, Marymount University
    Help your loved one with simple at-home balance exercises and activities that can build strength and reduce the fear of falling!

    2:15–3:00 | Best Friends Approach to Care
    Lindsey Vajpeyi, ADC/MC, BF-CMT, CDP, Insight Memory Care Center
    Many times, what a person with dementia needs the most is a friend! Learn about the Best Friends approach to care and how building a personal relationship can help provide more meaningful care.
    Contact Information:
    Lindsey Vajpeyi
    703-204-4664

Upcoming Events

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