LOUDOUN ENDEPENDENCE HOSTS WORKSHOP, LIVE WELL IN YOUR OWN HOME TO ADDRESS WAYS AGING AND DISABLED POPULATIONS CAN ADDRESS COMMON CHALLENGES OF INACCESSIBILITY IN THE HOME WHILE FACING DEBILITATING COGNITIVE AND PHYSICAL MOBILITY DECLINE
LEESBURG, VA Loudoun ENDependence (LEND), a nonprofit organization and satellite office of the ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) serving people with disabilities, will host Living Well In Your Own Home, an informational session that will cover common issues people face as they age, and are impacted by disability, health and mental/physical conditions that make mobility in their current setting, difficult.
The session includes speakers, Claire Kelly, an occupational therapist and Certified Aging in Place (CAP) Specialist working in Virginia and DC, owner of Live Well Home Modification Consulting; Cindy Quick, a Keller Williams Real Estate consultant experienced with disability will offer tips on what people can do to find housing inventory that would be better suited to be rehabbed or modified in some way to fit ones needs.
LEND staff will also briefly overview their programs as well as discuss care-giving resources, and county, state and federal housing supplemental/financial programs that may provide some funding for your home modification project if you qualify.
The event will be held on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Potomac Falls, VA. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Tracee Garner, LEND Outreach Coordinator at 571-291-9550 or email,Traceeg@ecnv.org.