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Health Promotion & Senior Health at Virginia Hospital Center:

Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias and Resources for Patients, Caregivers, and Their Families:

AGING MATTERS - Exercise and Healthy Aging 

Classes & Events

Healthy Aging


Older adults at Virginia Hospital Center are a vital part of our Hospital. Making sure that your experience here is the best it can be is our number one goal. Please take advantage of our excellent programs and classes especially for seniors.

Personal Emergency Response System

Since 1991, Virginia Hospital Center has been a hospital-based provider of the Philips Lifeline Medical Alert System for the entire Northern Virginia and Northwest DC Metro Region. Read more


Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregivers Support Group

This free support group is currently meeting two times per month online using Zoom video conferencing. 
Please send us an email if you would like to receive an invitation for upcoming video meetings. 

Parkinson's Side by Side Support Group

This free support group is meeting two times per month online on Zoom. 
Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month for caregivers and the 4th Tuesday of the month for people with Parkinson’s.
Both meetings are from 10:30-11:30 AM.

If you are interested, please click here to register.


Exercise Classes

The Health Promotion Department offers online fitness classes to keep seniors active and connected within the community.
All classes are held online on Zoom to ensure safety.   

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Healthy Aging Lectures - Free Webinars

Please join us for the Healthy Aging Lectures.  
We are currently offering our lectures as a webinar until further notice. Here are the lectures for August & September:

Friday, September 25 at 11 AM – 12 PM

Falls Prevention and Trauma Center Overview

September is National Falls Prevention Month and an important time to take stock of the steps you can take to reduce your chance of a fall.  Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults.  Hear from a seasoned Physical Therapist on ways to mitigate your fall risk. This lecture will also review the purpose and role of a community trauma center. What types of services are provided and what are the goals of a community trauma center?

Click here to register for September webinar.

Friday, October 23.  11 AM - 12 PM:
Food Savvy Strategies for Managing Stress

Click here to register for the October webinar
 

Friday, November 20. 11 AM - 12 PM  
Thinking about Joint Replacement?  Learn the Latest in Clinical Practice

Click here to register for the November webinar

 


Senior Associates Program

We created the Senior Associates Membership Program for our patrons 60 years and older. This annual membership program provides a variety of exclusive Hospital benefits. Read more

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