Shenandoah County Parks & Rec present these free workshops:
These workshops are all free, however, due to limited space, we do need for you to register so we have ample space for those attending. Register through Shenandoah County Parks & Recreation online at www.scpr.info. Please note we do not do phone registrations. Any questions, feel free to call our office at 459-6777.
A Forum on Hoarding
Presented by: Virginia Fair Housing Office
Wednesday – August 1 – 6:30-8:30pm – County Government Center – Door #14
This presentation will discuss the disease and how to handle those with the disease. Over 15 million Americans are living in homes where there is chronic hoarding. This creates various issues that violate health and safety codes, these will also be discussed. Please register here by July 25.
Hospice isn’t just Cancer Care
Presented by: Blue Ridge Hospice
Tuesday – August 7 – 6:30-8:30pm – County Government Center – Door #14
Brightening Life’s Journey: “Everything you Wanted to Know about Hospice”. Do you have questions about hospice and end-of-life care? If so, please join us for this free presentation focused on the hospice philosophy and how it can benefit you and your loved ones. Discussion will include information pertaining to hospice vs. palliative care, important facts, 10 myths regarding hospice care, appropriate signs and indicators, description of the care team & services, sources of payment and a question & answer forum. Please register here by August 1.
Healthy Living for your Brain - Two separate workshops
Presented by: Alzheimer Association
Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
Presented by: Janeas Munden
Monday - September 17 – 10:00-11:30am – Historic Courthouse – Woodstock
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Please register here by September 10.
Alzheimer’s: Know the Signs
Presented by: Patty Fadeley
Tuesday – October 2 – 6:30-7:30pm – Historic Courthouse – Woodstock
If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Please register here by September 25.