Photo: Learning care

Photo by Larry Stillwell.

Physical therapist Anne Williams of Mountainside Physical Therapy uses Jennifer Matthews, professor of nursing at Shenandoah University, to demonstrate turning and positioning a disabled family member in bed at a family caregivers workshop held recently at the Washington fire hall. Participants learned about mobility and transfers, home safety, wound care, preparing for emergencies, and living with dementia at the workshop organized by Aging Together in Rappahannock and funded by Culpeper Regional Hospital.

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Former Rappahannock News editor Roger Piantadosi is a writer and works on web and video projects for Rappahannock Media and his own Synergist Media company. Before joining the News in 2009, he was a staff writer, editor and web developer at The Washington Post for almost 30 years.