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Monthly archive for July 2015

Oktoberfest

To view photos from the event click on https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153271161371936.1073741869.78490951935&type=3.  It was a great event and we want to thank all of our sponsors and supporters! The fourth annual Oktoberfest was a fun-filled evening including great food, beer samplings, and a tour of the brewery.  It was held on Wednesday, October 7 from

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Alexandria Gazette – “Senior Academy” to Launch this Fall – July 23, 2015

Senior Services of Alexandria

Senior Services was featured in the July 23rd edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet on Page 18 with a story about the upcoming 4-week “Senior Academy” for seniors in the City who are 60+.  Check out the article with all the details on how you can sign up

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Caregiver Support Groups

The Division of Aging and Adult Services of the City of Alexandria is offering a Caregiver Support Group on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 4-5:30 at the Alexandria Adult Day Services Center (Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street Alexandria, VA 22314). To find out more click on Caregiver Newsletter

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Senior Career Readiness Workshops

The City of Alexandria’s Workforce Development Center has several career workshops during the month of August for city residents including completing an effective employment application, introduction to computer skills or employment strategies for experienced 50+ workers.  The workshops are free, but registration is required.  To see the schedule

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GWU Mammovan

On Monday, August 10th, Neighborhood Health will be hosting the GWU Mammovan at 2 East Glebe Road, Alexandria, VA 22305. You are eligible if you are age 40 and over, have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, have no experienced breast symptoms such as

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SSA in the News – Alexandria Gazette – July 8, 2015

Senior Services of Alexandria

Check out this week’s Alexandria Gazette featuring two articles about SSA.  One on page 3, “Service Above Self,” featuring the Alexandria Rotary Foundation’s Contribution Day Luncheon in which SSA featured a grant for its Senior Nutrition Program.  Also on page 13, Mary Lee Anderson’s byline about the

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Senior Services Receives Grant from Alexandria Rotary Foundation

At its Annual Contribution Day Luncheon, Senior Services received a grant from the Alexandria Rotary Foundation for its Senior Nutrition Program.  It was a great luncheon with so many non-profits being recognized for their programs that make Alexandria a more livable community.

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The 2015 White House Conference on Aging “Watch Party”

The 2015 White House Conference on Aging Watch Party gave residents of Alexandria an opportunity to hear from experts in the aging field about trends and how seniors are contributing to society.  To view photos and keep up with what’s happening click on #WHCOA.  

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Workforce Development Center: 50+ Employment Corner

Are you 50+ in need of assistance with looking for employment? You can refresh your job skills and re-enter the workforce. Learn strategies and resources experienced job seekers can use to launch a job search and find gainful and meaningful employment. Click here to get more information

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Sound the Trumpets! Orchestra and Herald Trumpets

Thursday, July 9th at 7:30 pm Great music for orchestra and a special presentation by the US Army Herald Trumpets. The official fanfare ensemble of the President of the United States. Works by John Williams to include the Olympic Fanfare and Theme. Close encounters of the Third

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