Dec
6
11:30 AM11:30

LSIN Holiday Luncheon

 
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Come join us for the Loudoun Senior Interest Network’s Holiday Luncheon! We will be meeting on Wednesday, December 6 from 11:30AM-2:00PM at Falcon’s Landing (20522 Falcon’s Landing Circle, Sterling, VA 20165.

Please RSVP for holiday party by December 1st 2017 either on the Facebook event page, or by emailing info@loudounseniors.org.

Note: There will be event parking signs on the streets inside the Falcons Landing gates and shuttles available to pick up holiday party attendees who need a ride to the event.

Guest Presentation

In addition to a time of festivities and networking, we will be having a guest presentation by Angela Inzerillo of Impact Business Solutions, LLC. She will be educating us on “Getting Quality Leads from your Circle of Influence.”

One of the best and most leveraged ways to generate leads is by using your Circle of influence (COI), that is, people with whom we interact on a regular basis. Because people are more likely to do business with the people they know and trust or with people recommended by a friend or family member, these relationships are vital to our success.

During this presentation, you will learn how to turn the top people within your COI into quality referrals ‐ EVERY time! We will also help you create your "Ideal Client" profile, and explain why this is critical. Learn to improve your referral rate based on "quality" not "quantity." You will get to try your new skills almost immediately!

About Angela Inzerillo:

Angela is the Co-Founder of Impact Business Solutions LLC, a sales and marketing training and consulting firm based in Northern Virginia.  Focused on lead generation and conversion, her company gives small business owners the strategy, system and support they need to get results fast.

 
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Dec
9
7:00 AM07:00

Arthritis Foundation's Loudoun Jingle Bell Run 5K

Be part of the longest-standing, holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere – and fight with us to conquer arthritis!

The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.

For more help or information about the 2017 Jingle Bell Run of Loudoun County, contact Rachel Wissinger at rwissinger@arthritis.org or call 703-743-7532.

 
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Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Passion for Caring Gala by Capital Caring

 

Capital Caring will celebrate its 40th Anniversary with a special Passion for Caring Gala on November 11 at the MGM National Harbor Resort. This event is one of the premier events in our region and each year, Capital Caring is joined by hundreds of family members, champions, friends and supporters to celebrate the impact of the organization and another year of improving care for families in our community.

Here is a top 10 list of why the 2017 Gala is NOT TO BE MISSED!

10. The opportunity to win the Capital Caring Gala Vacation Raffle and decide which trip will be yours – Iceland, Napa, or Bali. (Better hurry – only 87 tickets remain…)

9. Enjoy a champagne toast to celebrate four decades of care and nearly 110,000 families served!

8. Sample delicious fare and fantastic wine with an amazing selection of Italian inspired treats.

7. The chance to place the winning bid on a trip to Italy in the live auction.

6. Create a keepsake that will make you the social media envy of all your friends with the new GIF photo booth provided by HomeCare.com.

5. Who can resist live music and dancing?

4. You’ve been meaning to check out the new MGM National Harbor Resort and play a few games of chance. Reserve a room in our discounted block and make it a weekend escape.

3. Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping with a huge selection of items at the silent auction including jewelry, art, sports memorabilia, vacations, and more.

2. Be part of the DC scene with an incredible group of honorees and attendees from across the region and beyond.

1. Be inspired by the stories of the families we’ve served and leave knowing that you helped provide the critical care and support to others in our community.

 
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Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Caregivers Conference: Creating Moments of Joy

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Please join us for our 31st Annual Caregivers Conference: Creating Moments of Joy. This year's speakers include:

  • Jolene Brackey, Founder, Enhanced Moments, who specializes in creating positive outcomes and moments of joy for the individuals with the disease, their loved ones, and professional caregivers. Her messages of hope, encouragement - along with generous helpings of humor - is warmly embraced by the family members and professional caregivers alike!
  • Melanie Chadwick, RN, MD, NP is certified as an Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner with Georgetown University Medical Center's Memory Disorder Program. Melanie specializes in evaluating and treating patients with memory problems, and functions as a clinican in the research program.
  • Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE, spent the first part of his career working in a large hospice organization as a clinical social worker, middle manager, and senior leader. As a speaker, humorist, and author of Do it Well. Make it Fun. The Key to Success in Life, Death, and Almost Everything in Between, he has delivered more than 1,000 presentations to associations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
  • Ann Morrison, PhD, RN is a well-recognized expert on Alzheimer's disease. As staff and later as faculty for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, she conducted clinical drug trials, risk factor identification trials, behavioral management trials, and caregiving research trials.
  • Paula Kyle is a professional dance instructor in The Dance for Parkinson's Disease Program. Her 17 years of dance training and performance experience earlier in life was the key factor in being accepted. After completing the online course and the training at The Mark Morris Studio in Brooklyn, she is now qualified to teach Dance for Parkinson's. 

Conference Schedule

8:00    Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45    Welcome
9:00    Creating Moments of Joy, Jolene Brackey
10:15 Guilt, Anger, and Stress: Working Through Difficult Feelings as a Caregiver, Ann Morrison, PhD, RN
11:15 Break and Visit Exhibitors
11:30 Research Updates and Trials, Melanie Chadwick, RN, MS, NP
12:15 Lunch and Visit Exhibitors
1:00    Dance for Parkinson's, Paula Kyle
1:30    Creating Moments in Bathing and Dining, Jolene Brackey
2:30    Break and Snack
2:45    If Not Now, When?, Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP, CPAE
3:30    Adjourn

If you've attended the conference in the past, you know what an educational and inspirational day you'll have. And if you've never been to the Northern Virginia Dementia Caregiver's Conference, please come join us - we know you'll be glad you came. The conference features an array of presentations for family caregivers and for professionals. .50 CEUs available through George Mason University.

Looking to have a spot as an exhibitor? Contact nvdcc1@gmail.com.

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Nov
1
8:30 PM20:30

November 2017 Monthly Meeting @ Ashleigh at Lansdowne

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Presentation: Caroline Raker will be speaking to us on "Bridging the Gap: Medicaid Help for Senior Care." She is the Division Manager for Fairfax, Loudoun, Clarke, Frederick Counties at Medicaid service providers At Home Your Way and Moms In Motion. To learn more about Caroline, you can read her bio here.

Agenda:
8:30-9:00am — Networking
9:00-9:35am — Guest Speaker
9:35-9:45am — Introductions-Name and company only please
9:45-9:55am — Member Event announcements
9:55-10:00am — Old business, new business
10:00-10:30am — Networking

Open to all businesses and individuals interested in participating. No RSVP is necessary.

Location:
Dining Room on Main Floor
Ashleigh at Lansdowne
44124 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176

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Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Presentation: "Effective Communication With Those Who Have Dementia" at Great Falls

 

Join us for a free dementia education event- "Effective Communication With Those Who Have Dementia" featuring Nancy Dezan from ElderTree Care Management Services. This presentation will include:

• Communicating with someone who does not speak
• Techniques to help engage the person with dementia
• Successful communication to reduce behavior issues
• Using communication to avoid resistance and gain understanding

Space is limited so please register in advance at (703) 421-0690 or greatfalls@greatfallsassistedliving.com

For more information, see the flyer below:

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Oct
28
10:30 AM10:30

Social Security: Your Questions Answered

 

Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it's important to understand your options and the effect your decisions have on your retirement. Kobby Okum, financial advisor for Edward Jones, will discuss:

  • How does Social Security fit into my retirement income plan?
  • When should I start taking benefits?
  • What about taxes?
 
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Oct
18
12:00 PM12:00

Keynote Speaker Sardek Love @ Gainesville Encouraging Networkers Luncheon

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You are invited to our Special October 18 Gainesville Encouraging Networkers Luncheon!

This month, we are honored to have International Keynote Speaker Sardek Love!

Sardek, President and Founder of Infinity Consulting and Training Solutions, will be sharing 3 life changing principles that will unlock your full potential for success and achievement.

"Building leaders who transform thoughts and empower enterprises" -- that is what audiences around the world get when attending an event with the man affectionately known as "Dr. Love".

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We will also have special music by Tina Murray from her CD Project Infusion: Building an Atmosphere.

Please note this event is taking the place of our regular scheduled 2nd Thursday monthly luncheon. Also note new venue only for this special event.

REGISTER EARLY to make sure you have a seat for this once in a lifetime experience. Tickets are $40.00 if purchased by October 10.

To register, please visit the event page.
 

 
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Oct
7
4:00 PM16:00

Hope for Lyme Music Fest

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Attention music and wine lovers!  Hope for Lyme Music Fest is coming to the best outdoor concert venue in Loudoun, Tarara Winery!  

Featuring special performances by the Reflex - the Ultimate 80s Tribute Band and School of Rock, along side a Health & Wellness Expo and guest speakers! 

Grab your chairs, blankets, and dust off your parachute pants, Jordache jeans, and Rubik’s Cubes and prepare yourself for the sounds of The Reflex – The Ultimate 80’s Tribute Band & School of Rock because this is one lyme awarness event you won't want to miss!

You're also more than welcome to bring a cooler with anything EXCEPT for alcoholic beverages.

Doors Open @ 4pm

4pm-8pm          Health & Wellness Expo
                          Featured Speakers
5pm-6pm          School of Rock
7pm-9:30pm     Reflex - The Ultimate 80s Tribute Band

Tag your pictures on FaceBook & Social Media at #HopeForLymeVA and win a prize for best picture at the concert!

$20/pp until August 31st
$25/pp from 9/1 - 10/6
$30/pp day of event

To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit our website!

Can't make the date? Your contribution is still welcome and your tax deductible donation can be made here.

Want to get involved?!

Sponsorship
Sponsorship opportunities and booths for the Health & Wellness Expo are still available so reach out if you're interested before space fills up!  Click here for more information about sponsorship levels!

Volunteers
We're also looking for volunteers so be sure to touch base if you'd like to help!
 
For more information on how you can get involved in this event email us at info@keylyme.org.

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Oct
4
8:30 AM08:30

October 2017 General Meeting @ Ashleigh of Lansdowne

Presentation:  Anthony Nunez of INF Robotics, Inc.

Summary: INF Robotics Inc. was founded to bring to market an in-home automated companion for seniors ("RUDY")that also works well alongside caregivers. We have a different approach to our solution and that is one that is a user centered design. Seniors have specific needs and expectations when it comes to technologies they work with and we are the experts in fulfilling those needs and expectations.

Learn more about INF Robotics, Inc. on their website (http://www.infrobotics.com/) or Facebook page (INF Robotics Inc)

 
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Agenda:
8:30-9:00am — Networking
9:00-9:35am — Guest Speaker
9:35-9:45am — Introductions-Name and company only please
9:45-9:55am — Member Event announcements
9:55-10:00am — Old business, new business
10:00-10:30am — Networking

Open to all businesses and individuals interested in participating. No RSVP is necessary.

Location:
Dining Room on Main Floor
Ashleigh at Lansdowne
44124 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176

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September WFAHA Meeting: Presentation from Meagan Funn of HealthSouth
Sep
27
8:30 AM08:30

September WFAHA Meeting: Presentation from Meagan Funn of HealthSouth

 

HealthSouth representatives speak on their requirements for admissions, preferred insurance providers, how HealthSouth has changed, any new services that they offer, any challenges that they are facing, what kind of patients/clients they are looking for, what would disqualify a patient from being able to be admitted, how referrals work/the process, preferred providers (MDs?), how they are getting around challenges from other rehab facilities, what their territory is, what other partnerships they have currently, and the criteria for Parkinson's patients.

For more information about this event and to register, please visit their website.

Reminder: Additional parking available at the Bowling Alley behind the community. The shuttle will transport you to the community. 

 
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