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What Does Quality of Life Look Like for Seniors?

By Errand Works Ask almost anyone and they will respond that they want to live a long and healthy life. However, as we reach and surpass our retirement years, longevity isn’t the only goal. It’s also the quality of each and every day. Quality of life may not be something we think about when we are younger, but as mobility …

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“Wisdom Meets Technology” Expands to Northern Virginia

Provided by Contract Solutions Inc. (CSI) Agape Love in Action (ALIA) – the non-profit arm of Contract Solutions, Inc. (CSI) – is pleased to announce a partnership between Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) and Carteret Community College (CCC). These partnerships will provide free computer classes to senior citizens. Classes for NVCC will begin Dec. 1, 2017 at their Woodbridge Campus. …

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It Happened at the County Fair

Provided by Prince William County Lots of ribbons are handed out each year during the Prince William County Fair. Blue ribbons, yellow ribbons and several other awards are given for everything from crafts to animals and given to all ages from babies to seniors. One group in particular seemed to do very well with their entries this year – those …

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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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AARP Free Coffee Friday on Oct. 13

Provided by AARP Stop by for a cup of coffee or tea at the Jirani Coffeehouse, compliments of AARP!  We know you’re busy, so feel free to grab a coffee or tea and head out to start your day, or have a seat and chat with AARP Virginia Volunteer Community Ambassadors. We would love to meet you! AARP volunteers will …

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

Provided by Strategic Management Partners Strategic Management Partners announced that Molly Brooks of Capital Caring will give a presentation to participants of Navigating the Caregiving Journey, a conference to empower family caregivers with resources and knowledge. She will define and discuss the difference between hospice and palliative care; discuss the who, what, when, where, and why of hospice; and discuss …

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Tribute at The Glen’s Weeklong Celebrations

By Marianne Weaver Tribute at The Glen, an assisted living and memory care facility in Woodbridge, honored and entertained residents and guests with daily activities to celebrate National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 10-17. The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) dubbed this year’s celebration “Family is Forever,” and Tribute at The Glen staff put together a week of activities to …

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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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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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