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Articles of Interest

Building Your Care Team For Success

Building Your Care Team By Kristine Dwyer, LSW Life was significantly changing in the home of Helen’s parents. Her father’s tremors had increased and his falls had become more frequent in recent weeks. He also had difficulty sleeping and caring for his personal needs. His Parkinson’s disease was noticeably taking its toll on Helen’s mother as well. She was weary Continue Reading


SeniorNavigator for Fredericksburg Region

, is a free on-line resource for seniors and their families in the Fredericksburg region (and across the Commonwealth) to research and receive information relevant to seniors. Categories covered include: Aging Well, Caregiving, Community, Financial, Housing and Legal. The Aging Well category covers subjects ranging from: Health Screenings and Medical Concerns to Mind and Body and Prevention. Caregiving subjects available Continue Reading


Art of Aging Life Begins at 50 Expo

Come out to the Art of Aging, Life Begins at 50 Expo on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, from 10 am - 2 pm at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. This free community event includes recreational activities, health services and educational workshops. Over 100 area organizations and businesses will be there providing information about health and community services. Assistive listening and ASL Continue Reading


MHAF Walk for Mental Wellness

Gather your friends, family, and coworkers and join the 9th Annual Walk for Mental Wellness on May 14, 2016! ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS 4 AM Wednesday, May 11. After that date, you may register at the Walk on Saturday, May 14. When you walk, you support: Helpline, a vital resource that connects people who need mental wellness resources with providers and Continue Reading


Preventing Falls

Many serious injuries result from falls in and outside of the home.  Our Tips for Preventing Falls sheet provides helpful suggestions to make your home and environment safer.