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Senior Health Department

Phone: 703.558.6859

Fax: 703.558.2456

Email: seniorhealth@virginiahospitalcenter.com

Healthy Aging
Lecture Series 

Join us each month for an educational and engaging lecture on a topic related to health, aging, and living well. We cover a variety of topics and bring in experts to keep you informed and to provide you with resources in the community.  

Friday, May 28 at 11 AM – 12 PM
Plan Your Next Journey - Inspiration & Tips for Senior Travel
Your passport may be collecting dust but you can still dream of your next trip. Take a virtual voyage with a seasoned travel consultant who will explore places to add to your bucket list while also providing practical “how to” tips for older adult travelers. What discounts should you look for? Solo or tour group? What accommodations are senior friendly? 
Andrea Savitch, owner of Unique Travel Events, has traveled to six continents and has in-depth knowledge of major cruise lines, hotel chains, and tour companies. She will address travel for older adults while also encouraging the audience to explore new horizons. Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for take-off!

Register for May

Friday, June 25 at 11 AM – 12 PM
Brain Health - Preventing & Managing Cognitive Decline

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.  Join us for a two-part discussion on cognitive health.  First, learn about everyday strategies you can employ to keep your mind and body healthy as you age. Next, learn about meaningful and engaging activities for individuals living with dementia or Alzheimer’s, as well as steps to set the stage for a successful experience. Speakers from the Alzheimer’s Association and Sunrise Senior Living will address these topics and share specific examples.

Register for June

For additional information or assistance, please contact the VHC Senior Health Department: 703.558.6859 or seniorhealth@virginiahospitalcenter.com