Attend Parent and Caregiver Resource Night to Learn How to Address the Issue of Wandering

6 pm – 8 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Kempsville Recreation Center Featuring Officer Allen Perry from Virginia Beach Project Lifesaver

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

If you are a parent or a caregiver of an individual with Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, dementia and other related cognitive conditions, the issue of wandering can be a huge concern. Plan to attend Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s next Parent and Caregiver Resource Night to learn what steps you can take to protect your loved one. This free seminar is scheduled for 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane, Virginia Beach.

 

Officer Allen Perry from Project Lifesaver Virginia Beach will share how this team helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander. There is no cost to attend this seminar, and a Virginia Beach Recreation Center membership is not needed. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 474-8877 or emailing Carolyn Stark at cstark@VBgov.com or Shelby Laboard at slaboard@VBgov.com.

 

Parent and Caregiver Resource Nights are designed to help parents learn about upcoming changes and trends that may affect their child. Parent Resource Nights are free and open to the public.

 

For more information about Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s Parent and Caregiver Resource Night, please call (757) 474-8877 (TTY: dial 711) or email fun@VBgov.com.

 

Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation’s vision is a balanced, sustainable and value-focused system of parks, recreation and public spaces that creates a sense of community.  We are accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 711 Virginia Relay), visit VBgov.com/parks or sign up for our email newsletters at VBgov.com/enews.​

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