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Medicare, Caregiving Seminars

Fairfax County is offering Medicare 101—a two-three hour program on Medicare basics. Find more information and register at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/vicap.htm or call the numbers below.

*Medicare 101

Thursday, Oct. 10

10 a.m.- noon

Shepherd's Center of Oakton-Vienna

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax

2709 Hunter Mill Road

Oakton, 703-281-0538, TTY 711.

*Fairfax County’s free Family Caregiver Telephone Support Group meets by phone on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7-8 p.m. Register beforehand at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/caregiver.htm. Call 703-324-5484, TTY 711.

*Fairfax County is offering free Family Caregiver Seminars throughout October and November at the following locations. To register, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/OlderAdults and link to Register Now for Caregiver Seminars, or call 703-324-5205, TTY 711.

Diagnosis: Dementia... Now What?

Wednesday, Oct. 2—7 to 8:30 p.m.

Little River Glen Senior Center, 4001 Barker Court, Fairfax

*Financial Issues for Caregivers

Tuesday, Oct. 8—7 to 8:30 p.m.

Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke *When Home Is No Longer an Option (Webinar)

Thursday, Oct. 31—Noon to 1 p.m.

Meet over your computer or telephone.

*Strategies for Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, Nov. 13—7 to 8:30 p.m.

Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area Chapter, 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax

*Legal Tools for Caregivers

Thursday, Nov. 14—7 to 8:30 p.m.

Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean

*Legal Tools for Caregivers (Webinar)

Wednesday, Nov. 20—Noon to 1 p.m.

Meet over your computer or telephone.

*Caregiving 101

Monday, Nov. 18—7 to 8:30 p.m.

Herndon Fortnightly Library, 768 Center Street, Herndon

Fairfax County is offering free Chronic Illness Management workshops. Topics include managing pain and emotions, using medication properly, communicating with health care providers, adopting exercise and nutrition goals and making informed medical decisions. Register and learn more at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs/olderadultservices/chronic-disease.htm or call 703-324-5489, TTY 711.

*Wednesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 6

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

City of Fairfax Regional Library

10360 North Street

Fairfax

*Mondays, Oct. 21-Dec. 2

1-3:30 p.m.

Reston Community Center Hunters Woods

2310 Colts Neck Road

Reston

*Tuesday, Oct. 22-Nov. 26

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church

3035 Cedar Lane

Fairfax

*Thursdays, Oct. 24-Dec. 5

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Great Falls Library

9830 Georgetown Pike

Great Falls

*Wednesdays, Oct. 30-Dec. 11

1-3:30 p.m.

Sherwood Regional Library

2501 Sherwood Hall Lane

Alexandria