Statewide Listening Sessions on the Dementia State Plan

The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission is working diligently on the update to Virginia’s 2011 Dementia State Plan. The draft of the next version of the Dementia State Plan will be available for download on March 18, 2015. We look forward to hearing your comments and feedback through any of the public listening sessions or via e-mail, mail, telephone, or through submission on this website. Details on these opportunities are available below­. BIG STONE GAP – Mountain Empire Older Citizens April 8, 2015 1501 Third Avenue East 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Big Stone Gap, VA 24219 For more information, contact: (276) 523-4202 or ROANOKE – Virginia Western Community College April 15, 2015 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Whitman Theatre in the Business Science Center, 3094 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24015 For more information, contact: (800) 272-3900 or VIRGINIA BEACH – The Memory Center April 22, 2015 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 1853 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 For more information, contact: Patricia Lacey at (757) 459-2405 FAIRFAX – Alzheimer’s Association May 19, 2015 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 3701 Pender Drive, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030 For more information, contact (703) 359-4440 RICHMOND – Alzheimer’s Association June 16, 2015 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 For more information, contact: (804) 967-2580   For any questions, please contact: Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services Attention: Charlotte Arbogast 1610 Forest Avenue, Suite 100 Henrico, VA 23229 (804) 662-9154

Building the Greater Richmond Age Wave Plan: A Regional Roundtable

Today people are living longer lives.  What will it be like in 20 years when 1 out of 4 of us is 65 or older?  Come to the regional Roundtable and help shape our plan to become an age wave ready community. When: Tuesday, September 20th 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Speakers: Joan M. Twiss, Founding Executive Director of the Center for Civic Partnerships Thelma Bland Watson, Executive Director of Senior Connections James A Rothrock, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services Sherrie Brach, CEO of United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg R. David Ross, Executive Director of the Older Dominion Partnership Joel Mier, Vice President, Customer Strategy and Marketing, Genworth Discussion: Replicable Models for Age Wave Ready Communities Work Group Sessions to Build Regional Age Wave Plan Greater Richmond Age Wave Efforts & Updates Opportunities to Share, Plan & Engage in Regional Work See Agenda Here Where: The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 To register, click here....