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Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

Provided by Ingleside at Home Ingleside at Home provides this checklist, which offers exterior, interior, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen safety recommendations. For more information, visit inglesideathome.org.

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Q&A with Leading Women Sentara Physicians

By Helena Tavares Kennedy You may have seen their faces on billboards around the Prince William region – leading Sentara doctors from different service lines. They aren’t just our doctors, they are women who are leaders in their fields and we had a chance to have a Q&A with them recently to learn the personal stories behind the billboard faces. …

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Director of Excitement Brings Smiles to Tribute at the Glen Residents

By Helena Tavares Kennedy Tribute at The Glen, an assisted living and memory care facility in Woodbridge, has a job position, Director of Excitement, that has people talking and wondering how they can get such a fun sounding job. Tribute’s current Director of Excitement, Meagan Cunningham, offered some insight into her job and what it entails. The formal job description …

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VITAS Community Connection Makes Donation in Support of Northern Virginia Veterans

Provided by NOVA Veterans Association VITAS Community Connection (VCC), the charitable arm of VITAS Healthcare, donated $1,000 to Northern Virginia Veterans Association on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the NOVA Veterans Quarterly Membership Meeting in Manassas. “As part of our commitment to caring for our veteran community, VITAS is proud to support the Northern Virginia Veterans Association through VCC that will …

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Annual National Poison Prevention Week March 18 – 25

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue It’s National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) (March 18 -25). The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) are uniting with the nation’s 55 poison control centers to celebrate this annual event in an effort to raise awareness about poisonings in the U.S. while highlighting specific ways in which to prevent it. National Poison Prevention Week occurs …

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HarborChase of Prince William Commons to Sponsor Navigating the Caregiving Journey

Provided by Strategic Management Partners The newest premier assisted living and memory care community in Prince William County, HarborChase of Prince William Commons, has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference for family caregivers, on April 28, 2018. Set to open in 2018, HarborChase offers an engaging and active new lifestyle for residents. The community …

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Hypnosis and the Power of the Virtual Gastric Band

Provided by Hypnoconsult LLC Take a deep breath and imagine your longing for chocolate cake getting carried away in the wind. And that apple pie a la mode you’ve been thinking about for two days? You just swept it right out the door with the rest of the dust. It may surprise you to know how these food cravings and …

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Silver Sparkles Family Fun Day Shines

By Emma Young Nearly 600 people attended Silver Sparkles Family Fun Day on Saturday, March 3, estimated founder Kristina Schnack Kotlus, owner of PWCMoms.com. Proceeds from the annual family-friendly festival, held at Competitive Edge Sports Center in Woodbridge, benefit brain tumor research. Kotlus began Silver Sparkles Family Fun Day after the diagnosis of her own brain tumor. “Our beneficiary this …

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Registration is Now Open for Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28

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 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 resources that offer products and …

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