Financial Planning Association of Central Virginia
December 2, 2016
Early deficits, stage prediction in terms of skill loss, caregiver needs, cost of care and care options, the problem of aggression and other challenging behaviors, difficulty discerning level of function, competence vs incompetence, recommendations
Community Ideas Station
November 17, 2016
How to Encourage Others to be a Better Friend to You and Your Loved One
ReFresh, ReFuel & ReTool, from the program brochure: This interactive workshop will be a time of engagement for family caregivers with experts in the field of Alzheimer's and dementia. Sessions will explore positive approaches to living with the disease from the perspective the caregiver as well as the loved one with Alzheimer's. It is presented in partnership with The Community Idea Stations, Public Broadcasting System, National Public Radio, and the Alzheimer's Association.
15th Annual Alzheimer's Education Conference
November 10, 2016
How to Support Friends and Relatives Coping with Alzheimer's Disease
Enhancing the Quality of Life in Dementia Care, from the program brochure: This conference brings together health professionals and families to understand a person-directed approach to caring for those living with Alzheimer's. It is presented by the Alzheimer's Association of Central and Western Virginia in partnership with the Virginia Geriatric Education Center.
"Often Overlooked": Caring for Those with Alzheimer's and Their Caregivers
Mary Cail, author of Alzheimer's: A Crash Course for Friends and Relatives will discuss specific techniques for supporting patients who are coping with dementia, as well as their caregivers.
University of Virginia Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
August 29, 2016
"Easy Ways to Support Friends with Alzheimer's and Caregivers"
The Lodge at
August 18, 2016
An Evening with Author Mary Cail, from the flyer: This month we welcome Mary Cail, PhD, the author of Alzheimer’s: A Crash Course for Friends and Relatives, and founder of The All-Weather Friend, an organization which helps people support friends during life’s most difficult circumstances. Mary will be on hand to discuss easy ways to support friends with Alzheimer’s and caregivers, as well as share the backstory behind The All- Weather Friend.