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Monthly archive for October 2016

Alexandria Gazette – “Young At Art: Senior art show celebrates 30 years”

This week’s Alexandria Gazette features an article about the 30th Young At Art exhibit at the Durant Arts Center in Old Town. Artists from the DC metro area submitted 174 pieces, and 90 of them were chosen for the juried show.  To read the article, click here.

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Senior Living in Alexandria: November 2016

Check out our November “Senior Living in Alexandria” show, now available on YouTube. Join our host Jim Roberts this month as he speaks with Mara Benner, founder of Four Directions Wellness in Del Ray, about the importance of caring not only for physical ailments, but also those of

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Who We Are Alexandria

Check out the City of Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board’s new video! It introduces some of Alexandria’s Department of Community and Human Services’ clients. This video features some of their stories and the ways the services they’ve received have affected them. Click here to watch.

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National Gallery of Art Offers Tours for Low Vision and Blind

Picture This tours at the National Gallery of Art are intended for art lovers who cannot see well enough to benefit from traditional gallery tours. Individuals with low vision or who are blind can now participate in Picture This tours that incorporate vibrant verbal descriptions with information about

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Senior Law Day 2016

Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association’s sixth annual Senior Law Day will took place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Alexandria (2932 King Street). Over 200 participants attended, making this year’s event our most well-attended

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Young At Art 2016 Press Release

  YOUNG AT ART 30 Years Promoting and Celebrating Local Artists Age 55 or Older   ALEXANDRIA—Last night, the Durant Arts Center welcomed artists from the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area and Alexandria communities for the opening reception and awards ceremony for the 30th Anniversary show of Young

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Zebra: It Takes a Community to Combat Senior Loneliness and Isolation

This month, SSA’s Senior Living column in the online Zebra magazine focuses on the very real problem of senior isolation and loneliness. According to the Administration on Aging, 28% of individuals over 65 live alone. One way to combat the loneliness and isolation that often stems from seniors

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Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

                  Instead of leaving leftover prescriptions in your medicine cabinet, come to the Substance Abuse Coalition of Alexandria’s prescription drug drop-off on October 22 and dispose of your unwanted medications safely.

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Rotary Club of Alexandria’s Taste For Giving 2016

Each year, the Rotary Club of Alexandria hosts a Taste for Giving fundraiser that benefits over 40 different Alexandria community charities and non-profits. This event will feature fare from more than 15 of Alexandria’s restaurants and wine tasting from local vineyards. Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music as

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Alexandria Gazette – “Blancato to Keynote Senior Law Day Event”

This week’s Alexandria Gazette features an article about this year’s Senior Law Day keynote speaker Bob Blancato, National Coordinator for the Elder Justice Coalition.  To read the article, click here.   To register for Senior Law Day taking place on October 15 click on senior law day.

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