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Caregiver Bootcamp

Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Caregiver Bootcamp

Location: Insight Memory Care Center, 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030
Description: Join IMCC for a special day-long training event covering many essential caregiving topics!

We know it can be hard as a busy caregiver to find all the information you need to best care for your loved one with dementia. Insight offers the Caregiver Bootcamp to help you learn more about essential caregiving topics, all in one place! Come and learn from experts in their fields and gain knowledge on the basics you need to know as a caregiver.

A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided free of charge! Thanks to Brightview Great Falls and Old Dominion Home Care for sponsoring our breakfast and lunch.

9:30 am – 10:00 am | Registration & Breakfast

10:00 am – 11:30 am | Dementia Overview
Chiadi Onyike, MD, MHS, Director of Frontotemporal Dementia Program and Associate Professor of Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins
Learn how to distinguish the different types of dementia and gain and understanding of the typical behaviors associated with the disease. Dr. Onyike will also be providing a special focus on FTD.

11:45am – 12:45 pm | Legal Needs
Elizabeth L. Gray, Elder Law Attorney, McCandlish Lillard
There are many legal needs to be taken care of, including powers of attorney and medical directives, wills and estate planning, guardianships, and long-term care planning. Learn where to turn for guidance.

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm | Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Understanding Communication and Behavior Changes
Maureen Charlton, BSW, Reminiscence Coordinator, Sunrise at Silas Burke House
For those with memory impairments, sometimes the only form of communication provided is through behavior. Learn strategies for effective communication, even as abilities are changing.

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Know your Community Resources
Megan Descutner, RN, MS, CMC, Golden Pond Elder Care Strategies
You are not alone! A multitude of services are available right here in our area. Learn more about what’s available and who to call.

Contact Information:
Lindsey Vajpeyi

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