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Yearly archive for 2017

SSA’s Newest Program: Senior Ambassadors!

  What is it? Senior Services of Alexandria is working with community leaders to establish its newest program: Senior Ambassadors. The goal of the Ambassador program is to reach more seniors across all areas of Alexandria City who may not be aware of the programs and services

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Drug Disposal January 6th

Properly dispose of unwanted medications at the following locations on Saturday, January 6th: Alexandria Police Headquarters (3600 Wheeler Avenue), First Baptist Church (2923 King St), Alexandria Fire Station 210 (5255 Eisenhower Ave), and The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray (2204 Mt Vernon Avenue). Prescriptions can be dropped off

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Zebra: Senior Ambassadors & Share the Love

Senior Services was featured in two articles in the most recent edition of the Zebra.  On page 46, learn more about SSA’s newest volunteer opportunity: the Senior Ambassador program. Senior Ambassadors serve as resources in their communities, aiming to connect seniors and their families to varied assistance and

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New! Old Town Tours and Food Trends

Beatley Central Library and Senior Services of Alexandria are offering two new co-sponsored senior programs: Old Town Senior Tours, and Food Trends for Seniors. Old Town Senior Tours Interested in learning more about your city’s history? Join us as we tour Old Town and visit some of its most

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SSA’s Golden Anniversary Gala

Celebrating 50 Years As we look back on the past 50 years, we’re inspired by all that has been accomplished and excited to see what the next fifty years will bring. The Golden Anniversary Gala is a festive reunion, honoring the legacy of those who have helped

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Senior Living in Alexandria: December 2017

This month, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host Jim Roberts sat down with Pamela Austin, the Resource Coordinator for Alexandria’s Division of Aging, to talk about the programs and resources available to Alexandria seniors and their families. Jim was also joined by Madison Reeder, who demonstrated how to make

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Young At Art

Young At Art, a juried art exhibit featuring the works of artists 55 years and older, celebrated its 31st anniversary with a  reception and awards ceremony Nov. 2 at the Durant Arts Center in Old Town. Co-sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria and the Goodwin House Foundation,

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SSA Partners with Beyer Subaru to Share the Love

ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 21, 2017 – Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it will be participating in the tenth annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported

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Demystifying Dementia with Insight Memory Care

Join Insight Memory Care Center for the newest Mind and Body Workshop program next week on Monday, Nov. 27th! Designed for individuals with early stage dementia and their caregivers, this multi-session program is designed to help individuals and their caregivers engage in social engagement and peer support

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Mental Health First Aid Training

There will be a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training that will take place on Saturday, December 2nd, at 4480 King Street in Alexandria.  Led by Rhonda Williams, who the Supervising Therapist for the Community Services Board’s (CSB) Older Adult Clinical Unit, and Kim Burson, who is the

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