8:30-9:00am — Networking and complimentary breakfast (thank you @Ashleigh!)
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.
Dining Room on Main Floor
Ashleigh at Lansdowne
44124 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176
Presentation: Understanding Multi-Dimensional Vulnerability and Risk in Older Adults by Alicea Ardito, MSW
Alicea Ardito, MSW, is a Therapist/Counselor with Northern Virginia Older Adult Counseling, working towards clinical licensure. She has more than ten years of professional experience with older adults. Her background includes working on a community mental health team serving older adults with severe mental illness, in a skilled nursing and long term care setting, with hospice, and as a geriatric care manager.
She is passionate about educating others on how to identify vulnerable and at-risk older adults in the community. Most recently, she has assisted in writing policy for a local non-profit to support the must vulnerable members, and she established a training program to educate their volunteers.