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Monthly archive for June 2015

SSA’s Mary Lee Anderson Featured on Comcast “Newmakers”

Comcast Newsmakers July edition features SSA’s Exec. Dir. Mary Lee Anderson talking about the juried art exhibit, Young at Art, for artists 55 and older and SSA’s newest program “Groceries to Go.”  The opening reception of Young at Art is taking place on August 26, 2015 at the Durant Arts Center in

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Senior Services of Alexandria Receives Disability Awareness Award

Senior Services of Alexandria

The June 25, 2015 edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet featured SSA on its front page receiving  the 2015 Disability Awareness Award presented by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the Commission of Persons with Disabilities.  To view click on newsmakers.

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Yoga For Seniors at Ease Yoga & Cafe

Ease Yoga and Café is offering Yoga for Seniors every Tuesday from 11 am to 12 Noon. The class is for men and women 55+ who want to build their yoga practice. Gain physical strength, balance and flexibility as you calm your mind and emotions. Classes are

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SSA Receives Grant from Meals on Wheels of America for the March for Meals Campaign

SSA received a grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in the 13th Annual March for Meals campaign. This year’s grants were made possible through the generosity of Subaru of America, Inc. This grant will allow SSA to continue delivering Meals on Wheels 365 days

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Free Medicare Workshop – July 2

Are you new to Medicare or a caregiver for a Medicare beneficiary? On July 2, 1:30 – 3:30 pm come learn the basics of Medicare coverage and choices presented by Medicare Counselors from Alexandria’s Division of Aging & Adult Services. It’s FREE but registration is required. The

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Senior Services Receives 2015 Disability Awareness Award

Senior Services of Alexandria received the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the Commission on Persons with Disabilities “2015 Disability Awareness” Award for its “continued efforts in meeting the needs of clients and employees with disabilities.” To see photos from the event click on photos.

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SSA Receives Westminster Presbyterian Church Community Grant

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) was awarded a Westminster Presbyterian Church Community Grant for its newest program “Groceries to Go.” We are grateful to Westminster for its support and which will allow SSA to reach more seniors who could benefit from this program. For more information about

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – A New Kind of Senior Experience

Senior Services of Alexandria

Check out Clair Embrey and Kate Kaiman’s article in this week’s Gazette about their three-week “Senior Experience” with Senior Services. They delivered Meals on Wheels, Groceries to Go and worked in the office. This experience has given them a new perspective on seniors and their stories. To

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SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program Featured in AARP Newsletter

AARP recently featured an article about how SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program is making a real difference in seniors’ lives.  Diane Stoy, Ph.D. author of the piece recently completed an Impact Study on the benefits of the program to improve the quality of life for isolated seniors.  To

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