VCoA Calendar

January  10, 2020

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield.  13801 Westfield Road, Midlothian.  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Join the LLI Board of Directors, LLI members and other special guests to celebrate the completion of the parking lot expansion project. Remarks will be given by board members, LLI members, and additional speakers. The program will take place inside followed by a short Ribbon Cutting Ceremony outside (weather permitting) and will conclude back inside with refreshments and a meet and greet with the Board of Directors and our partners. The new parking lot is going to make a big impact on the safety, accessibility and future growth of the Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield, and we would be honored to have you attend. Please register for this event.  

January 22, 2020

Virginia Center on Aging's 34th Annual Legislative Breakfast.  St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Richmond.  7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  For more information, call (804) 828-1525 or email

February 6, 2020

Letter of Intent due for the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund. Prospective applicants are required to submit a non-binding letter of intent that includes a descriptive project title, contact information for the principal investigator, the identities of other key personnel and participating institutions, a non-technical abstract, the specific aims, and 4-5 sentence description of the project in common, everyday language for press release purposes. Letters on letterhead with signature affixed must be uploaded to Potential applicants will be contacted if LOIs are deemed inappropriate.For more details, visit our ARDRAF page.

February 29, 2020

Eighth Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium: Building Team Skills for Collaborative Practice. Presented by VCU's Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond. For information, visit

March 12, 2020

Applications due for the Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund.  Application forms, guidelines, and further information may be found at

March 15, 2020

Deadline for submissions for the Spring issue of Age in Action, which will be published in April 2020.  Please send articles, calendar items, and suggestions to   

March 26, 2020

What Happens after the Diagnosis of Dementia: Care Strategies for Caregivers and Providers. Third Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Conference. Presented by the Hampton University School of Pharmacy & School of Nursing, Hampton University Center for Gerontology Excellence, and the Virginia Geriatric Education Center.  Hampton University Student Center Ballroom, Hampton. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Dr. Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson at (757) 727-5657, or Dr. Travonia Brown-Hughes at (757) 637-2960,

April 14-18, 2020

Aging Better Together: Building an Inclusive Aging Community. 41st Annual Meeting of the Southern Gerontological Society. Hilton Norfolk The Main, Norfolk. For information, visit

April 17, 2020

Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield Summer Catalog release. On site and online. For information, visit or e-mail

May 27-29, 2020

Solving the Puzzle: Joining Together to Protect Elder Virginians. Annual Conference of the Virginia Coalition for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Kingsmill Resort and Conference Center, Williamsburg. Online registration begins February 1, 2020.  VCPEA is pleased to announce the availability of forty (40) scholarships, also beginning February 1, 2020. The VCPEA conference scholarship is open to professionals in a variety of occupations who provide services to older adults and are interested in increasing their awareness of the issues of adult abuse, neglect or exploitation. For information, visit

August 14, 2020

Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield Fall Catalog release. On site and online. For information, visit or e-mail