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Senior Advocate

Email Address
senioradvocate@chesterfield.gov

Phone Numbers
(804) 768-7878
(804) 717-6211 Fax


Mailing Address
9800 Government Center Parkway 
P.O. Box 40
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Senior Services
Events, Training and Special Initiatives

Please note that the Chesterfield Senior Advocate’s Office now has a Facebook page! Check out our page to learn about programs and events through the Senior Advocate’s Office, Chesterfield Council on Aging and Chesterfield Triad.

If you have questions concerning any of these events, please contact the Senior Advocate’s office at 804-768-7878 or via email at SeniorAdvocate@chesterfield.gov
 

Tackling Stroke – Chesterfield Triad
October 19, 10-11:30 a.m. 

Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield

This session will present risk factors, prevention options and how to identify warning signs of stroke. Attendees will also be educated on inpatient rehabilitation options and how to tackle stroke to get back to an optimal level of independence. Our presenter will be Judy Skyler from the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Petersburg. For more information or to RSVP, call 804-768-7878 or email SeniorAdvocate@chesterfield.gov.

It Still Takes A Village - Kinship Connection Support Group
October 19, 4:30 – 6 p.m.  

Community Development Building, Multi-Purpose Room
9800 Government Center Parkway, Chesterfield.
 

Kinship Connection is a support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other kin raising a child. This month’s program will be for the whole family including children ages 8 and up. Vincent Ellis White, M.Ed., is a motivational speaker, the founder of V.E.W. Enterprises and author of Finding Chris, My Father. In 2017, he was an award winner of the Allen and Allen Hometown Heroes. He will join us to share his heartfelt and inspiring life story while touching the topics of family foundation, resilience, and identifying one’s purpose. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so that we can arrange care for the young children (those under 8 years of age)

Navigating the Medicare Maze – Chesterfield Council on Aging
October 26,  9 - 10:30 a.m.  

Lucy Corr Village (Mast Auditorium), 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield. 

Do you have questions about Medicare? This session will cover the basics of Medicare, an explanation of the A/B/C/D plans, as well as ways to fill in the gaps with various insurance coverage options.  Olivia Claud with the Virginia State Corporation Commission will present the program followed by a time for your questions. For more information, call 804-768-7878 or email SeniorAdvocate@chesterfield.gov.

Health and Safety in the Home
November 2, 1 – 3 p.m. 

Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd., North Chesterfield   

Chesterfield’s Firefighter/Paramedic, David Webb, will discuss the county’s Mobile Integrated Healthcare Program. He will explain how specially trained paramedics work closely with community resources to help address potential service gaps and promote healthy lifestyle choices. This workshop from the “Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul” series is free of charge and open to the community.

Caregiver Connection Support Group
November 7, 4 – 5:15 p.m.
 

Lucy Corr Village Assisted Living Friendship Room
6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield
 

Caregiver Connection helps address the needs of those who are caring for an adult with physical or cognitive deterioration, usually a parent or spouse.

Stay Safe, Stay Strong! - TRIAD Community Workshop
November 16, 9 a.m.- noon 

Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield. 

Participants will attend seminars to promote health and safety awareness. Topics will include fire and fall safety, and a demonstration of chair exercise routines. Exhibitors will be present to provide information from Chesterfield Fire.EMS, Chesterfield Police, Chesterfield Sherriff's Office, Office of the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau, and the Office of the Senior Advocate.  To register, please contact the Chesterfield Office of the Senior Advocate at 804-768-7878.

Kinship Connection Support Group
November 16, 4:30 - 6 p.m. 

Community Development Building, Multi-Purpose Room
9800 Government Center Parkway, Chesterfield.
 

Kinship Connection is a support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other kin raising a child. 

Council on Aging Meeting
November 30, 9- 10:30 a.m.  

Lucy Corr Village (Mast Auditorium), 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield. 

Mark your calendars now for this meeting – speaker and topic will be announced soon.  In addition, officers for the 2018 Executive Board (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary) will be selected by the council on this date.

Lawyers Helping Seniors Clinic
December 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Legal documents (will, advanced medical directive, power of attorney) prepared at no cost for eligible Chesterfield seniors.  This program is for individuals who do not have these legal documents prepared.  Appointments are limited and preregistration is required. To confirm eligibility and register, please contact the Chesterfield Office of the Senior Advocate at 804-768-7878.