2023 Shape of the Region Conference

Mar 23, 2023 7:30 AM


Aging in Northern Virginia

Presented in partnership with (partner list in formation): Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation, George Mason University, Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, Loudoun Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia Community College, Northern Virginia Health Foundation, Northern Virginia Regional Commission, NOVA Hispanic American Chamber, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, and Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, March 23, 2023 | Hybrid Event

7:30 am: Breakfast & Registration (in-person)
8:30 am – 11:30 am: Conference Program (hybrid)

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION* - $75 (includes breakfast): Northern Virginia Community College Ernst Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA

VIRTUAL REGISTRATION - $25: Zoom Webinar (Link to be shared upon registration)

Contrary to popular perception, only 6.5 percent of older Northern Virginians move in a given year and only 2.6 percent of them leave the state. An overwhelming majority, therefore, “age-in-place,” and they constitute an ever-growing percent of the local demographic. Who are they, what do they need, and how can we help?

Join us for our 6th annual Shape of the Region Conference.

Thank you to the following sponsors to date:

Venue Sponsor

Northern Virginia Community College

Community Sponsor

George Mason University

Engagement Sponsors

American Psychiatric Association Foundation
Deborah Tompkins Johnson - Author, Writer, Speaker
Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, PC
Washington Gas

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Melissa Andrews

President & CEO
LeadingAge Virginia

Rita Choula

Rita B. Choula, MA

Director, Caregiving
AARP Public Policy Institute

*The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s In-Person Events & COVID-19 Policy:

  • Upon review of both the CDC guidance on community levels of COVID-19 and its website listings showing our own Northern Virginia counties' positive case percentages, the Community Foundation has removed its proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
  • Additionally, the Community Foundation does not require masks be worn. You are welcomed to wear a mask if that makes you comfortable.
  • As always, if you are sick or feel you are getting sick, we ask that you please stay home.
The Community Foundation will continue to follow COVID-19 guidance from local health departments and the CDC for in-person events.

Currently, the COVID-19 Community Level is at MEDIUM in our region. The CDC recommends that those who are at high risk for severe illness talk to your healthcare provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions. LEARN MORE >

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