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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

 

Virtual Classes for Caregivers: Normal Aging vs. Dementia

Thursday, April 9, 2020
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Virtual
Virtual Classes for Caregivers: Normal Aging vs. Dementia

Join us for this virtual four-part series as we Demystify Dementia! Throughout this series, learn the nuts and bolts of caregiving for someone with dementia, including distinguishing different types, path of progression, communication techniques, dealing with troubling behaviors, and engaging the person with dementia.

Sessions include:
April 9: Normal Aging vs. Dementia
April 16: Diagnosis Dementia - Now What?
April 23: Understanding Communication and Behavior Changes
April 30: Person-Centered Care at Home

All classes are held on Thursdays from 7:00-8:00pm, and caregivers are invited to attend any or all of the sessions. Please register for each session you are interested in attending, and you will receive log-in instructions for that session.

Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Legal Planning

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
1:00 pm3:00 pm
Linda and Lou Mazawey Education and Support Center, 3955 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Legal Planning

There are many legal needs to be taken care of such as powers of attorney, wills and estates, guardianships, and trusts. An elder law attorney will help you get your ducks in a row.

This program will now be held virtually. Log-in information will be sent to registrants prior to the class!

This program is a part of our ongoing Classes for Caregivers series. All sessions are FREE, and held the third Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Respite care may be available by request; please notify us when registering to confirm availability.

Presenters:
Valerie Geiger and Jesci Norrington, Cucinelli Geiger, PC
Cucinelli Geiger, PC is a boutique law firm that focuses on Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Special Needs Planning. They work with seniors and their families to provide legal advice and legal services specifically for each family's unique financial and medical situation. They also help families who are planning for disabled adults or children.

Virtual Classes for Caregivers: Diagnosis Dementia - Now What?

Thursday, April 16, 2020
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Virtual
Virtual Classes for Caregivers: Diagnosis Dementia - Now What?

Join us for this virtual four-part series as we Demystify Dementia! Throughout this series, learn the nuts and bolts of caregiving for someone with dementia, including distinguishing different types, path of progression, communication techniques, dealing with troubling behaviors, and engaging the person with dementia.

Sessions include:
April 9: Normal Aging vs. Dementia
April 16: Diagnosis Dementia - Now What?
April 23: Understanding Communication and Behavior Changes
April 30: Person-Centered Care at Home

All classes are held on Thursdays from 7:00-8:00pm, and caregivers are invited to attend any or all of the sessions. Please register for each session you are interested in attending, and you will receive log-in instructions for that session.

Navigating the Caregiving Journey Conference - CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:30 am3:30 pm
Strategic Management Partners, 12934 Harbor Drive, Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Navigating the Caregiving Journey Conference - CANCELLED

Caring for a loved one? Have caregiving challenges and questions?
The goal of this conference is to connect you with support and solutions; empower you with insights and information; and educate you with engaging and enlightening presentations.

You’ll want to attend the conference if:
- You care for (or will care for) a family member or friend;
- You work with (or want to work with) persons requiring care, either in your own business or in an organization or agency;
- You offer products and/or services for family caregivers and/or those in their care.

The conference will include an exhibitor hall and educational sessions.

Registration is required. Registration is $25. The cost includes a program guide, access to the exhibitor hall, educational sessions, breakfast and lunch. Respite care will be provided by the event sponsor, Right At Home, but must be reserved no later than April 5.

 

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