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Classes for Caregivers

 

Whether you're brand new to caregiving, or you just want to brush up on a specific topic, Insight is here to help! We offer a variety of caregiving classes throughout the year, specifically geared towards family caregivers providing care for a loved one at home. All classes are free, and open to the public. Respite care may also be available upon request.

 

Upcoming Programs

 

Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Virtual
Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Join us virtually for this Caregiver Cohort series as we explore many common caregiving topics together! Each weekly session will include an educational portion, group discussion, and interactive activities as we digest and apply each chapter of Insight’s Caregiving at a Glance guide. Guest facilitators will also provide expert advice for each session topic. A one-hour consultation is included at the end of the series to apply course learning to your specific family situation.

Tuesday, January 12: Chapter One: Dementia 101
Tuesday, January 19: Chapter Two: Activities of Daily Living
Tuesday, January 26: Chapter Three: Communications & Behaviors
Tuesday, February 2: Chapter Four: Activities
Tuesday, February 9: Chapter Five: Safety
Consultation: One-hour consultation by appointment

This cohort session will be limited to 20 participants in order to ensure that everyone can actively participate. We know that as much as you can learn from the experts, you can also learn from each other along our shared caregiving journey!

Cost is $100 for the series. Attendees will receive a Caregiving at a Glance guidebook and class materials shipped to your home. Registration deadline is January 5th to ensure you receive course materials before the first workshop!

Many thanks to Old Dominion Home Care and Renaissance of Annandale for sponsoring this series!

Dementia Friendly Fairfax: Where to Turn for Help - Resources in Fairfax County

Friday, January 29, 2021
2:00 pm3:00 pm
Virtual
Dementia Friendly Fairfax: Where to Turn for Help - Resources in Fairfax County

You are not alone. A multitude of services are available right here in Fairfax County! Learn about what’s available and how to access services and resources for your family and neighbors.

How can we make our community a little more dementia friendly? Learning more! Join us for this webinar series in January to cover the basics of dementia and taking care of your brain.

This webinar series will be presented by Insight Memory Care Center and Fairfax County Area Agency on Aging. Sessions will be interactive and not recorded, so please plan to join us ready to learn!

About Dementia Friendly Fairfax
Dementia Friendly Fairfax envisions our community as a place where people living with dementia and their care partners will be able to engage in a variety of activities, be supported in the highest quality of life, and can live independently for as long as possible.

Dementia Friendly Fairfax initiative started in July 2019 through a partnership with Goodwin House and Insight Memory Care Center. The Fairfax Area Commission on Aging and Fairfax Area Agency on Aging support Dementia Friendly Fairfax.

Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Virtual
Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Join us virtually for this Caregiver Cohort series as we explore many common caregiving topics together! Each weekly session will include an educational portion, group discussion, and interactive activities as we digest and apply each chapter of Insight’s Caregiving at a Glance guide. Guest facilitators will also provide expert advice for each session topic. A one-hour consultation is included at the end of the series to apply course learning to your specific family situation.

Tuesday, January 12: Chapter One: Dementia 101
Tuesday, January 19: Chapter Two: Activities of Daily Living
Tuesday, January 26: Chapter Three: Communications & Behaviors
Tuesday, February 2: Chapter Four: Activities
Tuesday, February 9: Chapter Five: Safety
Consultation: One-hour consultation by appointment

This cohort session will be limited to 20 participants in order to ensure that everyone can actively participate. We know that as much as you can learn from the experts, you can also learn from each other along our shared caregiving journey!

Cost is $100 for the series. Attendees will receive a Caregiving at a Glance guidebook and class materials shipped to your home. Registration deadline is January 5th to ensure you receive course materials before the first workshop!

Many thanks to Old Dominion Home Care and Renaissance of Annandale for sponsoring this series!

Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Virtual
Caregiving at a Glance Workshop Series

Join us virtually for this Caregiver Cohort series as we explore many common caregiving topics together! Each weekly session will include an educational portion, group discussion, and interactive activities as we digest and apply each chapter of Insight’s Caregiving at a Glance guide. Guest facilitators will also provide expert advice for each session topic. A one-hour consultation is included at the end of the series to apply course learning to your specific family situation.

Tuesday, January 12: Chapter One: Dementia 101
Tuesday, January 19: Chapter Two: Activities of Daily Living
Tuesday, January 26: Chapter Three: Communications & Behaviors
Tuesday, February 2: Chapter Four: Activities
Tuesday, February 9: Chapter Five: Safety
Consultation: One-hour consultation by appointment

This cohort session will be limited to 20 participants in order to ensure that everyone can actively participate. We know that as much as you can learn from the experts, you can also learn from each other along our shared caregiving journey!

Cost is $100 for the series. Attendees will receive a Caregiving at a Glance guidebook and class materials shipped to your home. Registration deadline is January 5th to ensure you receive course materials before the first workshop!

Many thanks to Old Dominion Home Care and Renaissance of Annandale for sponsoring this series!

 

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