2:15-2:45 p.m.        

What’s Up Doc? Getting the Most From Your Dr. Visit

It’s quite likely that the family caregiver will be gradually assuming the role of taking care of their loved one as dementia or other disabling illness takes hold. The first encounter with the health care system can be confusing in terms of who handles what. What are the key questions to ask a doctor vs. the questions to ask other health care professionals? Get the inside scoop, straight from the Doctor himself!

Presenter:  Dr. Wayland Marks,  Comfort Keepers

Seminar Sponsored by:  Comfort Keepers – Woodbridge, Manassas & Fredericksburg

 

3:30-4:00 p.m.      

Social Security Planning

Social Security is MUCH more complex than you might have thought when you were paying into it all those years. If you don’t know all the ins & outs you COULD be missing out on some of your benefits. During this seminar we will answer the questions you didn’t even know you had—it’s more than just retirement benefits! Join us to find out what more Social Security can do for you.

Presenter:  Whitlock Wealth Management

Seminar Sponsored by: The Crossings at Chantilly

 

4:45-5:30 p.m.       

Financial Fraud & Scams                                                                                                         

Anyone can fall victim to a financial scam, but seniors tend to be particularly popular targets. Get tips on what to look for; scams related to health care; telemarketing, internet and email scams. Find out how to protect yourself and/or your loved ones!

Session participants can expect to gain or expand their insight into:

  • why seniors are often targeted by scam artists;
  • what the common types of fraud are;
  • how they can spot and avoid a scam;
  • additional resources to continue their awareness education and share with others!

Presenter:  Adrienne Helms, Manassas City Police Department

Seminar Sponsored by: Harry H. Horning Financial Services

                     

6:15-6:45 p.m.    

The Balancing Act: Managing Care from Near & Far Away

Balancing the responsibilities of work, family, and taking care of a loved one is stressful with a capital “S!” This workshop provides important information that may be essential, if not lifesaving! Learn how to tap into the needed help in your area; options for caregiving facilities; financial challenges; appointing one family member, having a plan and much more!

Presenter:  Jane Priest, National Capital Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Seminar Sponsored by: FirstLight Homecare