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International Walk to School Day is Wednesday, Oct. 4

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue International Walk to School Day is on Wednesday, Oct. 4. More than 1,000 schools nationwide participate in this event. The event was created as a means to encourage more children to safely walk and bicycle to school emphasizing the importance of increased physical activity and pedestrian safety. In addition, not only our children but our communities will benefit due …

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Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center to Host Community Appreciation Week

Provided by Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center On a daily basis, the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center strives to meet the needs of the community as the destination for lifelong health and wellness, fitness, recreation and athletics. In celebration of the community and the facility’s members, the Freedom Center will host an annual celebration Oct. 23-29, 2017. This annual event in …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s estimated that this year alone, 252,710 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer (Breastcancer.org). The majority of those cases are invasive, but approximately 20 percent of them are not. Non-invasive breast cancer is also known as Stage 0, a diagnosis that is debated in some healthcare circles. Some experts approach Stage 0, or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), as a cancer …

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Ingleside Launches Ingleside at Home, a Home- and Community-Based Service

Provided by Ingleside Ingleside, a premier not-for-profit provider of comprehensive senior living services in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, announced a new home- and community-based service, Ingleside at Home, which will provide an array of services to senior citizens, including personal care; companionship and socialization; homemaking; medical escort and special care needs. “Ingleside’s vision is to enhance and enrich the lives …

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

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Gary Altman, Esq., recognized as a Maryland & Washington, DC “Super Lawyer,” is confirmed to speak at Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Oct. 7, 2017. He will lead a discussion on basic estate planning documents needed by the elderly; how to own & title assets in order to minimize financial elder abuse and insure wishes are …

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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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