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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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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.

Click here for Geoff's Bio

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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March 2018 Monthly Meeting @ Ashleigh at Lansdowne
Mar
7
8:30 AM08:30

March 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: Bobbi Carducci will giving a presentation and holding a book signing for "Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver"

Bobbi Carducci is a caregiver advocate, caregiver support group leader, author, and blogger. A caregiver for her father-in-law, Rodger, for seven years, Bobbi’s presentations connect with and educate caregivers as she speaks with honesty, compassion, and humor about caring for an ageing family member.

Bobbi is the author of Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver.

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Valuable Allies on Your Loved One's Care Team
Mar
6
12:00 PM12:00

Valuable Allies on Your Loved One's Care Team

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Valuable Allies on Your Loved One's Care Team

Rahel Yirga, MD, Farrah Daly, MD & Megan Descutner, MSN, RN, CMC, CDP

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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How to Plan and Pay for Long-Term Caregiver Expenses
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

How to Plan and Pay for Long-Term Caregiver Expenses

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How to Plan and Pay for Long-Term Caregiver Expenses

Presented by John P. Bennett, The Eveland Group at Merrill Lync

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 series:

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Feb
7
8:30 AM08:30

February 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: Lindsey Vajpeyi will be speaking to us on “A Person-Centered Approach to Care”

Person-centered care is the gold standard in dementia care! Learn about this philosophy, ways to keep individuals active and engaged, and get tips for making each day a little more personalized.

Lindsey Vajpeyi is the Director of Education and Outreach at Insight Memory Care Center.

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