Issues in Aging Radio Show - 4th Monday of each month, WSVA 550 AM or 92.1 FM at 9:15 AM
Hosted by VPAS Director of Senior Services in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Beth Bland.
Memory Cafe: August Blooms - Tues., August 13, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., - Rockbridge Regional Library, Lexington
No cost. Register here.
Now You Know: Spotting Drug Use in Your Home and Community - Wed., August 14, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., - Timberville-Broadway Senior Center, Timberville
Join us for an interactive workshop on drug identification and awareness, the drug take back program and the current drug trends affecting older adults in Rockingham County. Sergeant Wes Campbell of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office and Detective Gavin Lam of the Harrisonburg Police Department will be representing the RUSH Drug Task Force for this presentation.
No cost, but call 540.820.8556 to RSVP.
Aging with Confidence: Volunteer Fair - Thurs., August 15th, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 pm - Maury River Senior Center, Buena Vista
Volunteer Fair with Holly Otsby, Outreach Coordinator for Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Register here.
Aging with Confidence: Remaining at Home - Thurs., August 22, 4:00 p.m. -5:00 pm - Maury River Senior Center, Buena Vista
Presented by: Paula Ford of Valley Associates for Independent Living, Inc. (VAIL). Register here.
East Rockingham Community Health Fair - Sat., August 24, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., - Elkton Area Community Center, Elkton
Free admission! Screenings, health and wellness workshop previews, recreational opportunities, medical information, door prizes, lunch, and more. Join us for exciting activities and freebies!
Aging with Confidence: Becoming Dementia Friendly - Thursday, September 12, 4:00-5:00 pm - Maury River Senior Center, Buena Vista
Presneted by: Laura Hotinger, VPAS Director of Senior Services in Buena Vista, Lexington, Rockbridge, and Bath Co. Register here.
The Confident Caregiver: A Family Caregiver Conference - Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - JMU Festival Center, Harrisonburg
Brought to you by JMU's Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services and VPAS, join us for day of empowerment for family caregivers, featuring sessions on health management, caregiver burnout, managing the costs of caring for a loved one, the legal aspects of caregiving, and much more. Keynote speaker is the very engaging Loretta Veney, motivational speaker and author of Being My Mom's Mom and Refreshment for the Caregiver's Spirit. Lunch is provided. Come with your questions and leave feeling confident and refreshed!
No cost, but registration is required. Register here or call 615-5341.
Take Charge of Your Health! Exercise, pain prevention, and chronic disease management workshops forming now.