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Making the Most of Life with Parkinson’s: A Care Partner’s Perspective

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Strategic Management Partners announced today that Arlene Edwards of the Parkinson Social Network will share her personal experiences as a “been there, done that” care partner in a session focusing on life with Parkinson’s disease and how care partners can best help their loved ones at Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family …

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Sentara Back and Neck Center Launched Sept. 18

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center announces its newest addition to help you get back in the game. On Monday, Sept. 18, the hospital launched the Sentara Back and Neck Center during a ribbon cutting attended by doctors, nurses and staff. The Sentara Back and Neck Center offers patients a ‘one-stop shop’ for complete, compassionate …

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Bedrock YOGA to offer “Deconstructing Sun Salutes”

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will offer “Deconstructing Sun Salutes” workshop on Saturday, September 30, from 3:00-5:00 p. m. Sun Salutation is a traditional way to greet a new day. Its series of twelve poses include a forward bend, a backbend, upper body strengtheners, and hip stretches, and it increases strength, stamina, and flexibility. We will examine each of …

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Bedrock YOGA Announces New Student Special

Provided by bedrock YOGA Have you ever wanted to try yoga but are unsure about making a large commitment? Bedrock YOGA has the answer – our New Student Special! We’ll be offering a New Student Special for our Fall classes. Students who are new to bedrock YOGA can purchase a New Student Pass from September 20 through October 6. Passes can …

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Another Speaker Confirmed for Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Oct. 7

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Strategic Management Partners announced  that Molly Boone of Brookdale Senior Living will address participants of Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge. Her talk will include a general overview of what dementia is, examples of different types of dementia and the associated symptoms, progression of the disease and …

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Rep. Comstock On Passage of the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the House passed by voice vote, H.R. 931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, legislation which she cosponsored: “I am pleased to support the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act which passed by a wide bipartisan margin tonight.  The legislation will create a first of its kind national …

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Another Speaker Confirmed for Navigating the Caregiving Journey

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Timothy Camus, Deputy Inspector General for Investigations, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), will lead a session focusing on financial frauds impacting seniors at Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge. In this session, you will learn how to recognize these scams and fraudulent activities, what you …

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Bedrock YOGA Announces Fall Class Schedule

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA’s fall 2017 class schedule has been finalized. Classes will feature a progressive yoga series for students who want to advance through their practice at an individual pace. We also offer Gentle Yoga classes for every level of experience. Other classes include Yoga for Kids (age 5-12), Chair Yoga, Shape Up Yoga, Yoga for Strength …

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Registration Now Open for Navigating the Caregiving Journey

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Registration to participate in Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge, is now open. This conference will feature educational sessions every hour throughout the day as well as an Exhibit Hall where attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with representatives from many local organizations that offer …

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Is Your Back a Pain?

A twinge in your knee when you run, a stiff back when you wake or just a new ache you didn’t remember being there. September is Pain Awareness Month. And whether they are due to the normal discomfort of overexertion, aging or something more serious, doctors say you should be mindful of those pains. “Most people realize they’re going to have some aches and pains, …

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