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Monthly archive for May 2015

Alexandria Gazette – Senior Travel: A Variety of Options – May 20, 2015

Check out Rosie Border’s article on Senior Travel in the Gazette Packet on page 24.  It gives a good overview of all the options for seniors to get where they need to be.  To read the article click here.

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47th Annual Meeting and Luncheon

SSA’s Annual Luncheon hosted by The Fountains at Washington House welcomed Megan Beyer as its special luncheon speaker with her father Dr. Frank Carroll, a resident of the Washington House. It was a great event bringing together former and current board members, donors and community supporters. To

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TC Williams Seniors Intern at SSA for their “Senior Experience”

Claire Embrey and Kate Kaiman, TC Williams High School Seniors were granted the opportunity to participate in a Senior Experience, a 3 week unpaid internship at Senior Services of Alexandria.  During their time at SSA, they participated in delivering Meals on Wheels, Groceries to Go, meeting with

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SSA thanks local businesses for their Support at the Health & Wellness Fair

Senior Services of Alexandria would like to thank Walgreens, the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons, Ease Yoga, Massage Heights at Bradlee and Inova Alexandria Hospital for their support in getting seniors up and moving at the annual Senior Health & Wellness

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Alexandria Gazette – “Technology for Seniors”

The June Speaker Series is focusing on “Technology for Seniors” and is taking place on June 10th at the Beatley Central Library from 9:30 – noon.  There will be local experts talking about all aspects of technology that can enhance a senior’s life.  Check out MaryAnne Beatty’s article

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June Speaker Series “Technology for Seniors”

The June Speaker Series on Senior Technology was a great event and very informative about all the types of technologies that can enhance seniors’ lives. Attached are copies presentations: Life Alert System and Music & Memory. To see photos from the event click on Senior Tech photos.

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May Speaker Series: “Health and Fitness for Seniors”

Senior Services of Alexandria

Health and Fitness for Seniors The Senior Health and Wellness Fair was a fun event for seniors who heard about the importance of good mental health as we age and participated in health screenings, cooking and yoga demonstrations, hearing tests, line dancing and shoulder massages.  To view

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SSA Receives a 2015 Excellence in Aging Award

The 2015 Excellence in Aging Awards were presented to Senior Services of Alexandria, Mitch Opalski, Jane King and Terah Chamberlin. It was a great evening to celebrate the community and its support of Alexandria’s seniors.  To view photos from the evening click on https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152953618591936.1073741861.78490951935&type=1.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – “Celebrating Older Americans at the Senior Health and Wellness Fair

Check out this week’s Gazette Packet’s story on page 11 about the upcoming May 27th Senior Health and Wellness Fair at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St.  FREE, open to the public.  Register at www.seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.  To read the article click on http://connectionarchives.com/PDF/2015/051315/Alexandria.pdf.

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Burgundy Farm Country Day Delivers on Mother’s Day

Burgundy Farm Country Day students delivered Meals on Wheels and Flowers in honor of Mother’s Day.  It brought a smile to our seniors’ faces.

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