News and Upcoming Events

 

Looking for yoga, concerts, Cooking for One, dementia friends, outings, art?  Check out the schedule at a VPAS senior center near you!

 

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.

Listen to a podcast of the Jan. 29 show, featuring special guest and VPAS Executive Director, Jeri Schaff.

 

Staying Active Through Arthritis - Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Timberville-Broadway Senior Center

Activity and managing your well-being are vitally important when dealing with arthritis. We'll discuss self-care and how to live your best life. Eric Samuelu, EP-C, Fitness Specialist at Bridgewater Retirement Community, will provide a demonstration of exercises to try at home. Join us!

For more information, call 540-820-8556

 

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.

 
See the new schedule of health and wellness classes here.
 
Check out the schedule at a senior center near you.