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Monthly archive for December 2014

SSA’s Christmas Elves Deliver Meals on Wheels

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Volunteers delivered special holiday meals on wheels to Alexandria’s seniors during the Christmas holiday.  This is made possible by the generous donation from the Ron Bradley Foundation.  It was a merry morning for many seniors!  

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Dec. 25

Senior Services is featured in the December 25th Edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet for receiving a donation from Christ Church Gift Shop (Pg. 6) and for helping out with the Successful Aging Committee’s Annual Holiday Luncheon at First Baptist Church (Pg. 10). To check it out, click

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SSA Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

SSA’s Exec. Dir. Mary Lee Anderson was recently featured on Comcast “newsmakers” talking about our service sand the upcoming Jan. 17th speaker series on Caregiver Support. To view the interview click on http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2014/12/16/senior-services-of-alexandria/.        

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SSA Founding Members Nelson Greene Sr.

Nelson Greene Sr., a founding member of Senior Services of Alexandria, passed away at the age 100.  He was a legend in Alexandria, funeral home owner and civil rights advocate who served on City Council and other leadership roles.  To read his obituary featured in the Washington

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MOWs Seniors Receive Holiday Flowers

Meals on Wheels clients were treated to holiday flowers courtesy of the Red Hill Garden Club.  SSA Board Members Jane Foot and Carter Flemming are shown with two of the festival holiday arrangements.  It was a great day for Alexandria’s seniors.

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Successful Aging Committee’s Holiday Luncheon

Alexandria’s seniors were treated to a festive holiday luncheon at First Baptist Church on King Street hosted by the City’s Successful Aging Committee.  Participants were serenaded by the Alexandria Harmonizers, treated to a tasty lunch, and Santa Claus paid a special visit! A time of friendship and

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Share the Love 2014

Thank you to Beyer Subaru for supporting Senior Services of Alexandria in the #SharetheLove Campaign and for delivering Meals on Wheels on December 8th! For every Subaru sold through January 2, 2015, Beyer Subaru will donate $250 to a variety of charities including Meals on Wheels. This

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Senior Living in Alexandria – December Show

The December Show is now on Youtube and will air Sundays at 2:00 pm on Alexandria’s Comcast Channel 70. This month’s program features segements on caregiver support, community calendar, Senior Taxi Program, Cooking with Chef Hans, Living Legends of Alexandria and the Nov 2014 speaker series on “Preparing for

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Dec. 4

Senior Services was featured in the December 4th Alexandria Gazette Packet on page 26. Click here to check it out!

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Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels Delivery

SSA delivered special holiday meals on Thanksgiving and the day after to very grateful seniors. Special thanks to all of the volunteers who took time out from their holiday weekend to help out. Holiday meals are made possible thanks to the Ron Bradley Foundation.

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