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Yearly archive for 2017

November 15th Speaker Series: Genealogy

Our November Speaker Series- Genealogy: Tracing Your Family Roots- will take place on Wednesday, November 15th, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon at Beatley Central Library. Join us as professional genealogist Sharon Hodges discusses ways to explore and map your family history, as well as how and where to get started. Participants

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Zebra: “Knowing the Importance of Legal and Financial Planning”

Written by SSA’s Executive Director Mary Lee Anderson, “Knowing the Importance of Legal and Financial Planning as We Age” highlights the upcoming Senior Law Day, which will focus on planning for transitions. Read the full article on page 46 of the October issue of the Zebra.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Senior Law Day and SSA Overview

Featured in the October 5th edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet were two articles about SSA and the upcoming Senior Law day. Written by Rachel Baer, Esq., “Preparing for Life Transitions” provides information about the 2017 Senior Law Day, to be held on Oct. 14th at TC Williams

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Senior Living in Alexandria- October 2017

In our October episode, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host, Jim Roberts, sat down with Natalie Page, esq. of Life and Estate Planning Law Center, PLLC, to talk about the importance of seniors having documents in place, as well as to offer a sneak peak of this year’s Senior Law

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Northern Virginia Positive & Wellness Aging Fair – Sunday, October 22nd

The Northern Virginia Positive Aging & Wellness Fair is happening on Sunday, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Merrifield with more than 30 sessions as well as a Keynote presentation by the prize-winning former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey. Other features

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2017 Oktoberfest Held on Oct. 11th

SSA’s 2017 Oktoberfest was held on October 11th at Port City Brewery. This annual fundraiser supports SSA’s programs and services for Alexandria seniors, including our Senior Nutrition Program (which includes Meals on Wheels and Groceries to Go), Friendly Visitor Program, AniMeals on Wheels, and our educational programming.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: “Helping to Keep Seniors Safe

Two local non-profits, Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and Rebuilding Together Alexandria, are teaming up to provide free in-home safety inspections for seniors who currently receive Meals on Wheels. This program came about under the auspices of the Meals on Wheels America campaign to provide seniors with

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Advocating for Meals on Wheels

On Thursday, September 14th, Senior Services of Alexandria’s MaryAnne Beatty and Ellyn Kirtley joined Meals on Wheels America staff and longtime volunteer Ruth Goltzer on Capitol Hill to advocate for continued funding for Meals on Wheels programs across the nation. Goltzer, who volunteered with Arlington’s Meals on

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Alexandria Gazette Packet

Featured in this week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet are three articles with information about the upcoming Senior Law Day, as well as a few of SSA’s programs. “Planning for One’s Future” Gretchyn Meinken, esq. of Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC, writes about the upcoming Senior Law Day, which

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Senior Living in Alexandria- September 2017

In our September episode, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host, Jim Roberts, sat down with Craig Fifer, the Director of Communications for the City of Alexandria, to learn more about how residents can ensure they remain informed. Call.Click.Connect is one effective way residents can get in touch with out local

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