Insight Memory Care Center

Care, support and education for those with memory and cognitive impairments and their care partners

Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC), formerly Alzheimer's Family Day Center, is a nonprofit adult day health and resource center providing specialized care, support, and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community. Serving Northern Virginia since 1984, IMCC offers a spectrum of holistic care, with a vision of a commun

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Loudoun Impact Fund Grants $116,000 in 2023, and $1 Million Over All Time 01/08/2024

We're so grateful to the Loudoun Impact Fund for their support, and to be a part of this fantastic group of organizations!

Loudoun Impact Fund Grants $116,000 in 2023, and $1 Million Over All Time Photo Caption: 2023 Loudoun Impact Fund Donors The Loudoun Impact Fund recently awarded $116,000 in grants to 15 nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County, reaching a milestone of surpassing $1 million in grants distributed since 2014. This year’s grant awards were made possible through the g...

The Extraordinary World of Music and the Mind 01/05/2024

"One area of medicine where the power of music has been particularly remarkable is in the treatment of the dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease..."

AARP shares a great article about how music affects your brain.

The Extraordinary World of Music and the Mind It can remind you of the best days of your life. It can comfort you. It can even make those who remember little sing again.

Navigating the Options: Home Care and Home Health 01/04/2024

"Home care" and "Home health" are often used interchangeably, leading to confusion among families seeking the most appropriate support for their loved ones. Occupational therapist, Shunaka White, helps explain the difference!

Learn more on our blog!

Navigating the Options: Home Care and Home Health "Home care" and "Home health" are often used interchangeably, leading to confusion among families seeking the most appropriate support for their loved ones! Learn the distinctions.

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 01/03/2024

Enjoying animal visits! Are you team snake or bunny? 🐍 ❤️ 🐰

Timeline photos 01/02/2024

Each year, Insight offers hundreds (yes hundreds!) of specialized classes for care partners to build their skills and confidence while learning more about new topics, services, and dementia resources in the community. Check out the 2024 calendar!

Take a look: https://buff.ly/3GGTysD

01/01/2024

Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best for 2024!

Timeline photos 12/28/2023

Even a decade ago, we're always happy to celebrate the New Year!

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 12/28/2023

Last week our Day Center staff brought some holiday cheer with fun attire to celebrate Festive Friday! Who do you think is the best dressed staff member? Will it be Holly Jolly Erin, Cozy Deborah, Festive Alejandra, or Sparkly Dasha? Vote for your favorite by liking their photo, the photo with the most likes is the winner!

Timeline photos 12/27/2023

Showing off our holiday canvas art!

Timeline photos 12/27/2023

In the first parts of our story, I mentioned issues that Marie and I faced as we proceeded on this journey and I discussed the options we used to address them or overcome obstacles. Since we did not use every option available to us to take care of problems/needs as they arose - and to give you a broader knowledge of the help that is available to you in caring for your loved one - here is information that you may find helpful.

More resources: https://buff.ly/3t3TOPd

Timeline photos 12/26/2023

Worried about your loved ones falling victim to fraud? Mark your calendars for our January Care Partner Training on January 10th, where an FBI Special Agent will share examples of social engineering scams, how to avoid falling victim to fraud, and the steps someone should take if they have been victimized.

Learn More: https://buff.ly/47SMWTR

Timeline photos 12/25/2023

Wishing you lots of joy this holiday season!

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 12/22/2023

Snowflakes are calling! ❄️

Letting Go of Guilt - Allow the Healing Power of Grief 12/21/2023

Have you ever thought about if you're experiencing guilt or if it's actually grief? Rebecca C. Harrison, LCSW, CDP explains the importance difference - and it might help you let go of some holiday guilt!

Read more on our blog:

Letting Go of Guilt - Allow the Healing Power of Grief Guilt is a common part of grief. Remind yourself “I am not guilty I am grieving”. Guilt is a heavy burden in grief, we do not need to carry it forever on the journey of loss.

Timeline photos 12/19/2023

Getting in the holiday spirit making origami star ornaments!

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 12/19/2023

Many thanks to Retirement Unlimited, Inc. and Taste of RUI for helping us host a fantastic Paintings & Pairings Sponsor Wrap Party. It was so fun to catch up after the event, enjoy some great food, and talk about next year's gala too!

Retirement Unlimited, Inc.

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 12/18/2023

What better way to celebrate Gingerbread House Day last week?

Photos from Insight Memory Care Center's post 12/15/2023

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our Ugly Sweater Networking at Audacious Aleworks this week! It was a fun - and ugly - time! 😆

12/13/2023

Come join us for holiday tips!

Timeline photos 12/12/2023

In case you missed it - our November Care Partner training is available to watch! Brigid Reynolds, Georgetown University's Memory Disorders Program, shares helpful advice for dealing with difficult behaviors and when medication might be appropriate.

Take a look: https://buff.ly/3R6tuf5

Timeline photos 12/11/2023

Our version of Spotify Wrapped - our Annual Report!

Take a look inside the report to learn more about who we are and what we do, what's changed, and how we ended up serving over 6,500 individuals and families over the past year! https://buff.ly/3RAAFhm

Timeline photos 12/07/2023

Still looking for the perfect gift? We all have that “hard to shop for” person in our family. You lean towards buying socks or gloves but choosing the perfect gift can be difficult or even impossible! What makes it even harder? If your loved one also has dementia!

Here are some gift ideas for someone who has dementia, from early through late stages. Check out the list!

Holiday Gift Ideas: https://buff.ly/3SN6HaS

Timeline photos 12/06/2023

We always enjoy hearing Anthony on the violin!

12/05/2023

"There are friendships to be made. There's meaning in every day. And Insight is so honored to be a part of building that community."

Holiday Tips for Care Partners 12/04/2023

Are you finding it hard to find joy in the holidays? We have put together some tips for care partners to help you find a little joy this holiday season!

Read more on the blog!

Holiday Tips for Care Partners Holidays shouldn’t stop just because of a dementia diagnosis! We have put together some tips and ideas to help everyone have a positive and joy-filled experience.

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3953 Pender Drive #100
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm
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