Jun
24
2:00 PM14:00

Alzheimer's "The Longest Day" Fundraiser - Sip, Shop and Support!

The Longest Day is an event to show love and support while spreading awareness for all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. In conjunction with this campaign, we invite members of our community to come together for a memorable afternoon of fundraising and wine. The ticket price will include one glass of Paradise Springs wine and light fare. Guests will enjoy a DJ, photo booth, silent auction, and door prizes. Additional bottles and glasses of wine will be available for purchase in the venue. 

BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

The monthly caregiver support group will be held on the third Saturday of every month: February 17th, March 17th, April 21st, and May 19th.

To register, please send an email to aaasupport@loudoun.gov or call 703-771-5407.

Open to caregivers of people with dementia or memory loss. Starbucks coffee will be served. 

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Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

From Overwhelmed To Ordered Presented

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From Overwhelmed To Ordered Presented By Best Selling Author Kay Bransford

Join us for light refreshments while we learn how to become advocates for our loved ones. 

Learn the caregiver journey including elder exploitation, fraud and trust abuse. Come find out how you can help protect your loved ones.

Please RSVP by April 23rd to nyassawy@spring-hills.net or 571.224.9516

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

The monthly caregiver support group will be held on the third Saturday of every month: February 17th, March 17th, April 21st, and May 19th.

To register, please send an email to aaasupport@loudoun.gov or call 703-771-5407.

Open to caregivers of people with dementia or memory loss. Starbucks coffee will be served. 

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Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

National Healthcare Decisions Day Workshop

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Have you effectively communicated your healthcare wishes and appointed someone to make decisions on your behalf if you are unable to? National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), part of Annual Healthcare Decisions Week in Virginia (April 16-22, 2018), exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

Please join us for tips and tools on how to start the conversation, and learn what legal documents you should have in place to provide peace of mind and avoid unnecessary emotional burdens and financial costs for you and your family. We will discuss the ins and outs of Advance Medical Directives/Living Wills, Health Care Powers of Attorney, HIPAA Authorizations, DNRs, POSTs and more. We will also hear practical considerations from the physician's and care manager's perspectives, and try to dispel some of the myths surrounding end of life decisions and treatment.

Speakers:

Dr. Rahel Yirga, Medical Director, Allegiance Aging Care Services
Megan Descutner, MSN, RN, CMC, CDP, Care Manager, Golden Pond ElderCare Strategies, LLC
Dawn Dale, JD, LLM, CFP®, Partner, SageTrust Law Group, PLLC
Melinda Merk, JD, LLM, CFP®, Partner, SageTrust Law Group, PLLC
 

Continental breakfast will be provided.

Please register in advance by visiting https://www.sagetrustlaw.com/nhddworkshop.

Seating is limited. This event is for education purposes, and is not intended for networking or promotional use by attendees.

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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Prime Time for Seniors

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Prime Time for Seniors connects seniors and their friends and family to local resources aimed at enhancing health and lifestyle. Held at a beautiful venue, the mixer is informative and engaging, with a keynote speech by Bob Bell, Director of Programs, National Alzheimer's Association.

The event is sponsored by Legacy Law Centers, RUI Ashleigh at Lansdowne, Eddie Merlot's, Blue Ridge Hospice, and Edward Jones - Potomac Falls & Leesburg.

REGISTER HERE FOR A COMPLIMENTARY GLASS OF WINE AND APPETIZERS

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Katie Wilson, kwilson@loudountimes.com.

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April 2018 Monthly Meeting @ Ashleigh at Lansdowne
Apr
4
8:30 AM08:30

April 2018 Monthly Meeting @ Ashleigh at Lansdowne

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

Presentation: Dr. Matthew Kestenbaum will be giving us an overview of the Virginia POST Initiative.

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Dr. Kestenbaum will provide an overview of the Virginia POST Initiative, including the following: How POST fits into your Advance Care Plan, how POST differs from an advance directive, the effectiveness of POST, and the intended population for POST.

Dr. Kestenbaum has been a hospice and palliative medicine physician for the past 20 years and was named a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2016.  Currently, he is the Medical Director of Health Information and Training for Capital Caring and the Associate Medical Director of the Virginia POST Collaborative.

At the national level, Dr. Kestenbaum chairs the Mature Status Standards Revision Committee as well as the Consultation Committee of the National POLST Paradigm Task Force and was elected to the Executive Committee of that organization in early 2017.

 

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Mar
28
11:30 AM11:30

LSIN’s 1st Professional Development Lunch and Learn!

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Join us for the FIRST in a Series of Quarterly Lunch and Learns focused on helping you grow your business and expand your professional network.

Join us for the FIRST in a Series of Quarterly Lunch and Learns focused on helping you grow your business and expand your professional network!

First, we will hear from an expert in the field of business development who will share their best practices and secrets to making networking work. Then, we’ll put our new skills and knowledge to the test while participating in “speed networking.”


Please RSVP  AGAIN as Soon as Possible (even if you did already). So we know that you can make the new date. Bring lots of business cards for the speed networking portion of the event!

Just click to RSVP through Facebook - the button below.

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Agenda:

11:30am-11:45am  — Welcome
11:45am-12:15pm  — Lunch is served
12:15pm-12:45pm — Keynote Speaker- Eric Byrd. 
12:45pm-1:30pm — Speed Networking (bring lots of business cards!)
1:30pm — Adjourn, stay for a tour of Waltonwood Ashburn

 

 

 

You can subscribe to the Pitch for Success newsletter at www.pitchforsuccess.com/blog  and receive a 30 Second Networking Tip video each week. You can also find out about his other training programs by calling (571) 207-7079.

Follow Eric on Twitter @pitchforsuccess or at Facebook.com/pitchforsuccess

Click here for Eric's Bio

Location:

 
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Magnolia Dining Room
44141 Russell Branch Parkway
Ashburn, VA 20147

RSVP requested by 3/24/18. Please email info@loudounseniors.org if you would like to attend!

*Please note that this event will be held in PLACE of a Happy Hour for the month of March! There will BE NO Welcome Wednesday Happy Hour in March!

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Still Here, But Not: Managing Loss and Understanding Grief
Mar
17
12:00 PM12:00

Still Here, But Not: Managing Loss and Understanding Grief

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Still Here, But Not: Managing Loss and Understanding Grief

Presented by Mary Ellen Gizzie

To register for these free programs, please send an email to aaasupport@loudoun.gov or call 703-771-5407.

A complimentary lunch is provided for all education programs and the spring concert.


More events in the spring series:

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's
Mar
17
10:00 AM10:00

Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

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Monthly Caregiver Support Group: How to Live with Alzheimer's

The monthly caregiver support group will be held on the third Saturday of every month: February 17th, March 17th, April 21st, and May 19th.

To register, please send an email to aaasupport@loudoun.gov or call 703-771-5407.

Open to caregivers of people with dementia or memory loss. Starbucks coffee will be served. 

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