Saturday, November 12 • 10am – noon
The Impact of Hearing Loss on Dementia and Healthy Aging
Nicholas S. Reed, AuD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Recent studies have shown the relationship between hearing loss and several other health- related issues such as cognitive decline (dementia) and increased hospitalizations. Based on the results of these studies, Dr. Reed will discuss how hearing loss clinically impacts the everyday health and functioning of older adults and how hearing devices and communication strategies can help.
Location of event – NVRC – 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030
Are You Smarter…than a Scammer?
Fairfax PD Financial Crime Detectives and Maria Couvillon, Postal Inspector
According to a recent National Council on Aging publication, financial scams, especially targeting older adults, have become so prevalent that they are now considered “the crime of the 21st century.”
Needless to say, the fraudsters are smart and creative — maybe smarter and more creative than we’re willing to give them credit for. Find out how to protect yourself and family members by attending this presentation.
We will hear from a panel of experts; the Fairfax Criminal Investigation Unit and Maria Couvillon, Postal Inspector at US Postal Inspection Service, on the latest fraud/scam investigations and how to avoid common scams.
Saturday, September 10th – 10am – noon
Accessible Programs at the National Gallery of Art
Lorena Baines, Manager of Accessible Programs
Lorena Baines, the National Gallery’s first Manager of Accessible Programs, will introduce the National Gallery of Art’s Accessible Programs, which include the monthly ASL at the NGA, Art for ASL Learners, and the use of assistive listening devices on all programs. She will also provide an overview of the Gallery’s collections and introduce a few personal favorite works of art as well as a preview of some exciting upcoming exhibitions.