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Family Caregiver Education

Family Caregiver Education is specifically designed by topic to help caregivers through specific challenges.
CLICK HERE to see a calendar of scheduled classes and topics.


Family Orientation

If you are a friend or family member of someone who has dementia, this program is for you! Although most useful when attended just after a diagnosis, the information and education are relevant and practical for use through the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease.

The following topics are covered: understanding dementia, important steps to take after a diagnosis (including legal and financial planning), and helpful community resources for all stages. Download a schedule here.
All orientations are FREE, but registration is required.


EASTERN SHORE Family Orientation  - To register contact Amanda Thomas 757-824-5676 ext: 635 or 800.2727.3900


January 12, 2017, 2 - 4 pm -
Atlantic Community Health Center, 5219 Lankford Highway, New Church, VA

April 13, 2017, 2 - 4 pm - TBD

July 13, 2017, 2 - 4 pm - Atlantic Community Health Center, 5219 Lankford Highway, New Church, VA

September 14, 2017, 2 - 4 pm - Onley Community Health Center, 20306 Badger Lane, Onley, VA


NORFOLK Family Orientation — call 800.272.3900 to register

IN JULY ORIENTATION WILL BE ON THE 2ND WED. AND THE 2ND WED. IN AUGUST.

When: 2nd Tuesday of each month 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Where: 6350 Center Drive, Suite 210 (Building 5)
Norfolk, VA



HAMPTON Family Orientation — call 800.272.3900 to register

When:3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 PM*
Where: Sentara Careplex, Hampton (Conference Room A)


WILLIAMSBURG Family Orientation — call 757-221-7272 for appointment

When: By appointment
Where: Williamsburg Branch Office, 213 McLaws Circle, Suite 2B


WESTERN TIDEWATER Family Orientation — call 757-221-7272 for appointment

When: October 20, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Sentara St. Lukes, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrolton
An Orientation to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
Call 1-800-272-3900 to register.

When: February 16, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Sentara Bell Harbor, 3920 A Bridge Rd., Suffolk

When: May 18, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Franklin Social Services, 306 N Main St, Franklin

Download a flyer here

*Orientation dates and times sometimes change, please call to verify specific dates/times.


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