Caregiver Education Series

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All 4 Wednesdays in April 2017
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

  • April 5: Where to Reach Out for Help
    Adrienne Johnson, Senior Navigator
    Bring your laptop, tablet or phone!
  • April 12: Assistive Technology at Home
    Tina Ross, Simple Comforts/Home Medical
  • April 19: Meaningful Activities for Your Loved One – Megan Bailes and Kevin Grunden, Blue Ridge PACE
  • April 26: Self-Care for the Caregiver
    Catherine Hughes, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital – Outpatient Care Center
Kessler Conference Room
595 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville

Cost: $25 for the full series

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A thank you to our sponsors: Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and CBS 19.

About the GCCV

The Geriatric Collaborative of Central Virginia (GCCV) was formed in 2013 to bring training and education in geriatrics and gerontology to professionals serving our senior population, including, but not limited to, physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, pharmacists, and dentists. Currently, it is estimated that less than 4% of the nation’s health care professionals are adequately trained to deal with the complexities of treating a population with an average of 3 or more chronic disorders.

There are few local programs available to train the regional workforce, requiring health care professionals to travel out of the area to get needed training. Central Virginia has a wealth of experts in the field who could provide training locally to create employment opportunities, advance careers and maintain the quality of health care for which our region is known. GCCV serves as a mechanism to provide local training drawing on these local experts.

Save the Date: Elder Care Conference 2017

September 7-8, 2017
 Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge