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September 2019

Let’s Move in Libraries – Wellness Series: Tai Chi

September 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Let's Move in Libraries Wellness Series: Tai Chi Exercise Your Brain, Exercise Your Body, Get FIT at the Library! Mondays 2-2:45pm, Main Library August 19, September 9, 16 & 23, October 7, 21 & 28 Registration opens August 12 Learn the techniques. Enjoy the benefits. Instruction provided by Jack Fuller. Adults 18+. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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October 2019

2019 Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Gloucester
Free

Currently, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and 16 million individuals are serving as their unpaid caregivers. Right here in Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck, many of your friends are facing this progressive disease, which devastates families, their finances and their future. Every year, Walk to End Alzheimer’s® raises millions of dollars across the country to benefit all those affected by the disease. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join…

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Let’s Move in Libraries – Wellness Series: Tai Chi

October 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Let's Move in Libraries Wellness Series: Tai Chi Exercise Your Brain, Exercise Your Body, Get FIT at the Library! Mondays 2-2:45pm, Main Library August 19, September 9, 16 & 23, October 7, 21 & 28 Registration opens August 12 Learn the techniques. Enjoy the benefits. Instruction provided by Jack Fuller. Adults 18+. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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Let’s Move in Libraries – Wellness Series: Tai Chi

October 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Let's Move in Libraries Wellness Series: Tai Chi Exercise Your Brain, Exercise Your Body, Get FIT at the Library! Mondays 2-2:45pm, Main Library August 19, September 9, 16 & 23, October 7, 21 & 28 Registration opens August 12 Learn the techniques. Enjoy the benefits. Instruction provided by Jack Fuller. Adults 18+. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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Let’s Move in Libraries – Wellness Series: Tai Chi

October 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Let's Move in Libraries Wellness Series: Tai Chi Exercise Your Brain, Exercise Your Body, Get FIT at the Library! Mondays 2-2:45pm, Main Library August 19, September 9, 16 & 23, October 7, 21 & 28 Registration opens August 12 Learn the techniques. Enjoy the benefits. Instruction provided by Jack Fuller. Adults 18+. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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March 2020

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

March 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7519 Hospital Drive
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061 United States
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Scott Kaufman, D.O., is a physician with Riverside Cardiology Specialists. Dr. Kaufman will give a presentation on this common heart rhythm disorder, including the signs and symptoms, consequences of leaving it untreated, and new medical and surgical interventions available to manage the problem.

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NAMI Family Support Group Meeting

March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
84 East Peer Support and Recovery Center, 7603 Hospital Drive
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Wednesday – March 11, NAMI Family Support Group, 84 East Peer Support and CIT Building, 7603 Hospital Dr., Gloucester, VA 6-7:30 pm - A free, confidential support group for the family members or caretakers of those with mental illness. Sponsored by NAMI Mid-Tidewater Affiliate. Call 804-684-1480 or email: namimidtidewater@gmail.com.

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April 2020

Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment

April 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7519 Hospital Drive
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061 United States
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Free

This program is full of helpful information to get patients on the right nutrition track. The one-hour program teaches you how to maximize your nutrition during and after cancer treatment. You'll also learn how good nutrition benefits your health and well-being. The group facilitator is a registered dietitian who talks about how to manage side effects that affect nutrition and the best food choices for survivorship. Time is allotted for you to ask questions and talk about nutrition concerns with…

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Brunch and Learn – Fraud Prevention; How to protect yourself from scammers!

April 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverside Sanders Retirement Community, 7385 Walker Ave
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Join us for wonderful food, great conversation and learn about fraud prevention; how to protect yourself from scammers with Bill Adams, Master Deputy of Crime Prevention with the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Barbara at 804-693-2000 ext. 2808 or at barbara.weldon@rivhs.com.

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Caring for You, Caring for Me

April 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7519 Hospital Drive
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061 United States
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$25

The award-winning workshop addresses the needs of family caregivers engaged in caring for older adults. Participants will gather in a relaxed environment to gain new knowledge and understanding. They will have the opportunity to learn from each other as well through open discussion. Course topics include: • What it means to be a caregiver • Taking care of yourself • Building cooperative relationships • Preventing and solving problems • Accessing and developing resources The workshop takes place over five sessions,…

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April 2021

Words Matter: Effective Communication Strategies Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

As people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. This is an online education program. To register, please call 800-272-3900. Registration is required to receive login instructions.

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Detect and Connect: Understanding Dementia-Related Behaviors Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Learn how to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's Disease. This is an online education program. To register, please call 800-272-3900. Registration required to receive login instructions.

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