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Monthly archive for September 2016

Senior Living in Alexandria: October 2016

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Check out our October “Senior Living in Alexandria” show, now available on YouTube. Join our host Jim Roberts this month as he speaks with Janelle Holt, esq. of Legal Services of Northern Virginia. Holt, who was instrumental in planning SSA’s upcoming Senior Law Day, explains what participants can […]

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Alexandria Gazette – “The Need to Plan”

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On September 15th, the Alexandria Gazette Packet ran an article by Janelle Holt, Esq. about next month’s Senior Law Day. Sponsored by SSA and the Alexandria Bar Association, Senior Law Day will feature speakers from the Alexandria Bar Association, estate and financial planners, and geriatric care managers. To […]

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SSA’s New Monthly Column in “Zebra”

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Senior Services of Alexandria will now have a monthly column in the “Senior Living” section of The Zebra magazine. This month, Executive Director Mary Lee Anderson writes about SSA’s upcoming Fall Robust Walkathon, as well as our annual Young at Art show, which features local artists. To learn […]

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Alexandria News – “USDA Announces Selected Organizations To Better Connect Low-Income Elderly And Disabled Americans With Healthy Food”

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Alexandria News published an article on September 6th about SSA’s inclusion in a nationwide USDA pilot program. This pilot program will allow home grocery delivery to home-bound, elderly SNAP clients. Because nearly 20% of SNAP recipients are either elderly or disabled, this pilot program will be instrumental in […]

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Alexandria Gazette – “Enter Young at Art Exhibition” – September 1, 2016

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The Alexandria Gazette ran an article about the upcoming 2016 Young at Art Exhibition with a call for Art on October 4th.  The juried art exhibition will run from October 6 – Nov 18th at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron Street in Old Town Alexandria.  To […]

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2016 Oktoberfest- a Fun Evening Supporting Seniors

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2016 Oktoberfest was a fun evening at Port City Brewing Company to support SSA’s programs and services for Alexandria’s seniors.  Thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors and to Port City for hosting.  Also special thanks to Federal City Catering and Logan Sausages.  To view photos from the […]

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September Events

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                  Senior Services of Alexandria has several exciting events coming up this month: To learn more about SSA’s Senior Mental Health Month event, “Caring for Mental Wellness: For You or Someone You Know,” click here. If you’re interested in […]

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Register for Senior Law Day – October 15

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2016 Senior Law Day Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association Presents The Sixth Annual Senior Law Day. Determining Your Destiny:      Understanding the Need to Plan  Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:3 0 a m – 1 2:3 0 p m First Baptist Church of […]

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