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February 01, 2024

CAREGIVER ESSENTIALS Education Series

Green Acres • 4401 Sideburn Road FairfaxVA  22030 Organized by City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation Dept
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Thursday, February 1, 2024.

CAREGIVER ESSENTIALS educational workshopsA series of 5 workshop with food provided before each talk.Normal Aging versus DementiaJoin us for a discussion on changes that occur with age, warning signs of a memory problem, and what to do if someone you love is experiencing symptoms of dementia or memory impairment. Dementia 101Learn the basics of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. While not everyone travels the same path, come and learn about the general stages to help you anticipate future changes. Enhancing Communication with a Loved OneCommunication, both expressive and receptive, often becomes difficult as you struggle to meet the needs of your loved one. Learn some communication skills that can help ease the frustration and lead to successful interactions. Are They Doing That on Purpose?For those with memory impairments, sometimes the only form of communication provided is through behavior, both positive and negative. Come and learn strategies for communication and dealing with difficult behaviors. Taking Care of Yourself: Tips to Survive CaregivingA caregiver’s needs are always at the bottom of the list. Learn more about the impact of caregiving, while also developing strategies for self-care, ways to deal with stress and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and take care of yourself!

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GA Room 111 at Green Acres

When

February 01, 2024

2:35 PM to 4:35 PM

Thursday

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Ages 55-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Green Acres

4401 Sideburn Road FairfaxVA  22030

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