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AGING MATTERS radio and TV

02/19/2019 to 02/19/2019

2701-C Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

Specialized adult day care centers offer a host of benefits for both attendees with cognitive impairment and their family caregivers. The centers provide close supervision and a safe, enriching environment for the older adults to go to during the day. Additionally, adult day care provides caregivers with a much-needed respite from their many responsibilities. On AGING MATTERS this Tuesday February 19 at 2:00 pm on WERA-LP 96.7 FM, join host Cheryl Beversdorf and Lindsey Vajpeyi, Director, Education and Outreach, Insight Memory Care Center, for a discussion about the Center's programs and services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers and the community. To listen to all AGING MATTERS radio programs, visit www.mixcloud.com/AgingMatters. To view AGING MATTERS TV Show, visit YouTube Channel: http://tiny.cc/AgingMatters TV.

Alzheimer’s Disease — Prevention Has to be the Way Forward

02/20/2019 to 02/20/2019

360 S. Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046

Dr. Emer MacSweeney, the CEO and medical director for Re:Cognition Health, will speak about “Alzheimer’s Disease — Prevention Has to be the Way Forward” at the next ElderPro meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, 360 S. Washington St., Falls Church, Va. The neuroradiology specialist will discuss the causes and impact of Alzheimer’s, current treatments and why they stop working, how biomarkers determine an individual’s risk, and groundbreaking international research trials. Free. For more information, visit www.bit.ly/ElderPro.

Above the Drowning Sea

02/21/2019 to 02/21/2019

15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, MD 21202

Above the Drowning Sea recounts the courageous intervention of Ho Feng Shan, the Chinese Consul in Vienna who defied his own government and braved the Gestapo to issue visas to Jewish refugees. In this film Jewish refugees and the Chinese residents of Shanghai who helped them survive in China recount their experiences, terrors and deprivations as well as the remarkable friendships forged across cultures, friendships that survive to this day. Cost: $10. To learn more and register, visit http://jewishmuseummd.org/single/above-the-drowning-sea.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

02/21/2019 to 02/21/2019

2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton, VA 22124

February 7 & 21, 2019 Thursdays. CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP: The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) hosts a support group for caregivers of adult family members with dementia the first and third Thursdays of each month. The facilitated meetings are from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Program Building, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., Oakton, VA 22124. Come any time in that period. Contact a facilitator, Jack Tarr, at jtarr5@verizon.net or see the SCOV web site: www.scov.org. SCOV support group meetings are FREE. Flyer: http://www.scov.org/files/sptgpflyer_2016_08.pdf

Mozart’s Requiem

02/22/2019 to 02/22/2019

6000 Grove Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226

St. Stephen’s is proud to present W. A. Mozart’s Requiem in concert. This performance of one of the great choral orchestral masterworks of the 18th century will feature the St. Stephen’s Choir and friends with members of the Richmond Symphony. Proceeds from the event will support the music program at St. Stephen’s. Tickets: $25 adults, $15 students. Info at https://www.ststephensrva.org/music/concert-and-recordings/

Job Search in the Digital Age Workshop

02/22/2019 to 02/22/2019

Alexandria Workforce Development Center, 1800 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

AARP in partnership with the Alexandria Workforce Development Center. In this 90-minute session you’ll learn: • How job search engines can help you find jobs online • Resume tips and how to age-proof your resume • How keywords can help your resume get noticed • Tips for online networking through • LinkedIn. Registration is required. RSVP online (http://aarp.cvent.com/events/aarp-va-job-search-in-the-digital-age-alexandria-2-22/event-summary-6ff7caf3d8ee4afe81bee4c86014b082.aspx) or call 877-926-8300. To request a reasonable accommodation or an alternative format, email maurice.tomdio@alexandriava.gov or call 571.384.5244.