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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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Donated Flowers Transformed Into Beautiful Arrangements for Hospice Patients

Provided by Capital Caring Volunteers and staff at Capital Caring were thrilled to once again receive a delivery of nearly 400 fresh-cut flowers from Sweet Virginia Foundation. After being trimmed, sorted, and placed in individual containers, the flowers were delivered to Capital Caring’s patients residing in assisted living facilities in Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William counties, as well as those currently receiving …

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Back to School Sports and Injuries

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center It’s that time of year again. Students will soon enter new classrooms for another exciting year of learning. They also will be returning to gymnasiums, playing fields and playgrounds. Unfortunately, some of these children will also be visiting doctors’ offices and emergency departments for sports-related injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each …

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Let’s Move Woodbridge Expo – September 16, 2017

Provided by LOCKS4ever LOCKS-4-EVER, LLC has been inspired by Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Initiative to host an event that will give us the opportunity to MOVE!! This event was created for the person who wishes they had that exercise activity that they can’t live without, the thing that they can get EXCITED about doing! Most times, it’s just a matter …

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More Exhibitors Announced for Navigating the Caregiving Journey in October

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Strategic Management Partners announced  that AARP – Virginia and the Prince William County Area Agency on Aging will exhibit at Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge. Attendees of the conference will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with representatives from these organizations as well as many others. …

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Residential Substance Abuse Program Begins September 1

Provided by Youth for Tomorrow Youth For Tomorrow (YFT) has a 30 year record of distinguished service to vulnerable children. YFT is a nationally accredited Residential Treatment Center (RTC) providing behavioral health interventions along with educational services, including special education. YFT’s 215-acre campus consists of 10 residential homes and a nationally accredited secondary school. On September 1 we will open the Residential Substance …

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First Phase of Sentara Emergency Department Renovation Completed

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center is expanding upon its commitment to serve the community by redesigning and renovating its Emergency Department. On Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7:00 p. m., the main emergency department lobby reopened. The hospital is redesigning the Emergency Department in its efforts to meet the needs of the community by offering …

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Bedrock YOGA to offer “Dog Pose Deconstructed”

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will offer “Dog Pose Deconstructed” workshop on Saturday, August 19, from 3:00-5:00 p. m. Dog Pose is one of the most frequently practiced poses. It is a forward bend, a backbend and an inversion, and it benefits all areas of the body. We will explore this pose from fingertips to toes, focusing on one …

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Don’t Delay – Tdap Immunization Required for Sixth Graders

Provided by Prince William County Schools Parents are reminded that the State of Virginia requires students entering sixth grade in Prince William County Public Schools this fall to present proof that they have had one booster shot of the Tdap vaccine. This is the vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap). If a Tdap has been administered after age 7, the requirement is met. By state law, without proof of …

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