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Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group

2023-04-16 14:00:00 2023-04-16 15:30:00 America/New_York Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group Alexandria Library partners with the Alzheimer's Association's National Area Chapter to bring you a quarterly support group at Beatley Central Library. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Board Room

Sunday, April 16
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-16 14:00:00 2023-04-16 15:30:00 America/New_York Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group Alexandria Library partners with the Alzheimer's Association's National Area Chapter to bring you a quarterly support group at Beatley Central Library. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Board Room

Alexandria Library partners with the Alzheimer's Association's National Area Chapter to bring you a quarterly support group at Beatley Central Library.

Build a support system with people who understand. Alzheimer’s Association® caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to:


• Develop a support system.
• Exchange practical information on caregiving challenges and possible solutions.
• Talk through issues and ways of coping.
• Share feelings, needs and concerns.
• Learn about community resources.

This support group will be lead by:


Lori Woelfel: bankingonamemory@gmail.com
Contact number: 240-715-2251

Shawn Ulrick: shawn.ulrick@icloud.com

Visit alz.org/nca to learn more about caregiver programs and resources. To further extend your network of support, visit ALZConnected®, our online community, at alzconnected.org.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Nutrition |

TAGS: | support group | Mental Health | memory | health | dementia | caregivers | alzheimers |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: The library has a large parking lot with 175 spaces.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue Lines 3.2 miles); Van Dorn Station (Blue Line 2.1 miles)
  • Metrobus: 29K/N, 21C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 32

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
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Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Interactive West African percussion performance and workshop. (All ages)

Sat, Jun 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Periodicals Room
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Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Small Conference Room,Large Meeting Room
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Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Small Conference Room
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Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room
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Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Board Room
Regular meeting of the Alexandria Library Board

Mon, Jun 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Bring your American Girl (or any other) doll -- or borrow one of ours -- for a fancy tea party. Snacks, crafts, and activities provided. (Ages 3-13)

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured, outdoor playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tue, Jun 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join us for a play hour to build, create, and explore! Ages 6-12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Small Conference Room
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters. Click on the event title for more info!

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Small Conference Room
Learn programming basics with books and games, plus computers. We'll take on this adventure with the support of a professional computer programmer. No prior coding knowledge necessary. Ages 8-12.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Dance along with us as Rhythmaya shares Indian culture through music, art, and movement. (All ages)

Sat, Jun 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Experience the joy of music in an exuberant concert with Ukulele Jon of The Unlikely Strummers, an award winning ukulele group from Rhode Island, and his daughter Melissa. All ages.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Check out the Library’s selection of tabletop games. (Ages 5-18)

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Mon, Jun 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience volunteers will help two unlikely heroes conduct exciting science experiments that bring the story to life. (Ages 6-12)

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.