Western Fairfax Advocates for Healthy Aging (WFAHA)

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Date(s) - March 28, 2012
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Cameron Glenn

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7032613843 [email protected]

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Western Fairfax Advocates for Healthy Aging (WFAHA)

An aha moment is defined as “any sudden comprehension that allows you to see something in a different light.”

The first Meeting will be held at March 28th at 8:30 Am

Cameron Glen- 2nd Floor Dining Room

1800 Cameron Glen Drive, Reston, VA 20190-3308

Contact:           Michelle McCain Director of Marketing Cameron Glen

Program:         Reston Hospital Healthy Aging Initiative

Speakers:        Diana McFarland, Manager of the Healthy Aging Initiative

Julie Widman, Director of Case Management

– Ms. McFarland will provide information on Reston Hospital and its relationship to the community and Reston Hospital plans to manage an aging population.  Julie Widman, Director of Case Management will discuss managing care, discharges and referrals. Case management’s connection to the public, families, placement and referrals.   What are their restrictions and challenges?  .

Time:              8:30 AM – networking

9 AM to 10 AM – Welcome, Speaker and Announcements

This event is free and open to professionals in the health industry or interested in aging issues

Light refreshments will be served

Focus is to: Educate, Be Advocates and Network

RSVP to: [email protected] or  [email protected].  For more detailed information call:  Sandra Fields at 703.421.0690 or Tina Lester at 703-261-3843

This group was formed by local advocates seeking information about health issues facing older adults and/or their caregivers. Our Mission is to provide education within this range of topics to the Western Fairfax Community on a monthly basis, have great speakers and make a difference in the field of aging here in the area.  This group will focus on education, advocacy and networking.  We invite you to join us and share your background, hear terrific speakers.

Subsequent meetings will be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month @ the same time and location but always a new speaker!

There is plenty of parking, please do not park in the circle.

Bring your questions and business cards.  We will have a display table for brochures and to promote your upcoming events.