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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center Archives

Get assisted-living care advice at lunch session March 1

Feb. 22, 2017—On March 1, the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s “Boomers, Elders and More” series welcomes Sandra F. Simmons, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Geriatrics, to help employees learn more about how to choose a care facility that meets their loved ones’ needs.

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Lunch and Learn June 15: Aging and injury

Jun. 3, 2016—Do you have a loved one who is getting older? Are you concerned he or she might fall? Attend the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s lunch and learn on aging and injury June 15 from noon to 1 p.m.

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Experience simulated life with dementia through Virtual Dementia Tour April 20

Mar. 11, 2016—Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? Have you ever wondered what life is like for him or her? If you’d like to learn more, sign up for the Vanderbilt Child & Family Center’s Virtual Dementia Tour on April 20.

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Child and Family Center lunch and learn on aging and driving Feb. 17

Feb. 7, 2016—Have you ever wondered if your aging loved one can still drive safely? The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a lunch and learn event discussing this topic from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Medical Center East, Room 8380A.

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Winter weather cancels classes, but gears up campus services

Jan. 22, 2016—When Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente emailed students early Friday morning to inform them that classes had been cancelled for the day, many of them no doubt took it as a signal to sleep in or to begin their weekends early. But for a team of dedicated staff and administrators, the work of dealing with the winter weather had just begun.

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Child and Family Center to host Nov. 18 lunch and learn on self-care tips for family caregivers

Nov. 4, 2015—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will host a lunch-and-learn event on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 433, discussing self-care tips for family caregivers.

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