Events at The Village at Gordon House
Education and support for seniors, families and friends. Free and open to the public – sign up today.
Check Out Our Events:
Nov 8, 2017 – “Understanding and Responding to Behavior in People with Dementia,” with Ellen Phipps of the Alzheimer’s Association
NOTE – This lecture is now full, we are no longer taking registrations.
Behavior is a powerful form of communication, and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost. However, some behaviors can present real challenges for caregivers to manage.
- Learn to decode behavioral messages
- Identify common behavior triggers
- Learn strategies to help intervene
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017, 6-7:30pm
Free and open to the public | Snacks and Refreshments Provided
Limited Seating – Registration Closed
April 30, 2017 - Tea with The Gordon House Lecture Series: “Our Aging Brains,” with James P. Bennett. Jr. M.D., Ph.D.
Brain disease researcher Dr. Bennett will discuss facing the fears of aging through education, lifestyle empowerment and research.
- The concerns of aging and memory loss
- Causes of memory loss in the aging brain
- What we can do about it today
- What the future holds
Sunday April 30, 2017, 2-4pm
501 N. Main St. Gordonsville, VA 22942
Hot tea and finger sandwiches will be served | Free and open to the public
Limited Seating – Register Today – Registration ends Wednesday, April 26th
Jan 18, 2017 – “The Quest to Conquer Alzheimer’s Disease,” with Dr. George Bloom and the Alzheimer’s Association
Dr. George Bloom of the University of Virginia will talk about the search for a cure forAlzheimer’s disease.
- Socioeconomic Impact
- Biology of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Clinical Advances & Future Prospects
- Research in the Bloom Lab
Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6-7:30pm
Free and open to the public | Heavy Hors D’oeuvres Provided
Limited Seating – Register Now – Registration Ends Friday, January 13, 2017
Nov 16, 2016 – “Elder Care Options” with Kate Daniels, Hospice of the Piedmont
Nov 11, 2016 – Medicare Enrollment with Randy Rodgers of JABA
Guests Are Always Welcome at the Village at Gordon House
Schedule a tour or stop by today – our doors are always open to visitors.
Come see how our unique, “boutique” approach to elder care breaks the institutional mold. Our small size, high staff ratio, and focus on the individual are just some of the things that set us apart. Schedule a tour or stop by today – visitors are always welcome.