City of Alexandria, VA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2008
Putting the Pieces Together: Caring For Loved Ones with Dementia
22nd Annual Dementia Caregivers Conference to be Held in Alexandria
A special conference, “Putting the Pieces Together,” will be held in Alexandria on Tuesday, November 11, for those caring for or concerned about family and friends living with dementia. Community health care providers, nursing home, assisted living, home care or adult day center staff are also invited to attend. The conference, scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will be held at T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King St., in the Cafeteria.
Participants will have the opportunity to learn new ways to
Conference speakers include:
The cost is $25 for family caregivers, $45 for professional caregivers, and $10 for .5 CEU from George Mason University. The fees include continental breakfast, lunch, materials and certificate of attendance. The deadline for conference registration is Thursday, November 6. For more information on the conference or about registration, please call Debbie Ludington at 703.838.0920.
Sponsors include AARP; Alexandria Adult Day Services Center; Alexandria Department of Human Services Office Of Aging and Adult Services; Alzheimer’s Association, National Capital Area; Alzheimer’s Family Day Center; Arlington Agency on Aging; ElderLink; Options for Caregiving; Fairfax Area Agency on Aging; Fairfax County Health Department; Goodwin House Incorporated; GraceFul Care, Inc.; and The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton–Vienna.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request materials in an alternative format, call Diana Reynoso at 703.838.0920.