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Yearly archive for 2017

SSA Receives 395 Express Lanes Community Grant

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is proud to announce that it received a $5,000 395 Express Lanes Community Grant to support its Meals on Wheels Saturday program.  Senior Services of Alexandria, in partnership with the City’s Division of Aging and Adult Services and over 350 volunteers, is

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National Gallery of Art Tours

The National Gallery of Art has introduced several new programs that make its tours more accessible for those with impaired vision, dementia, and who speak ASL.  Just Us at the National Gallery of Art This program will provide interactive, discussion-based experiences in the galleries for people with

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Meals on Wheels Grant Supports AniMeals

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is proud to announce that it has received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for area clients with pets – all of which

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Senior Living in Alexandria – June 2017 program

Check out this month’s program with Jane King from the Alexandria Commission on Aging and Debbie Spiliotopoulos with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission talking about age friendly communities.  Alexandria is part of AARP’s age-friendly communities effort to make communities safe and vibrant for all ages.  View this

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Senior Cool Care Program

The City of Alexandria is offering a Senior Cool Care program for eligible seniors and adults with disabilities who need cooling in their homes.  To be eligible you must be 60 years or older, meet income guidelines and be a city resident of Alexandria. Call 703-746-5999 for

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Check out SSA’s Newest Program: Silver Service Card

  Senior Services of Alexandria, the City of Alexandria, and At Home in Alexandria have started a new program to connect seniors with local businesses. The Silver Service Card, when presented at participating locations, offers discounts to Alexandria seniors 60 years and older. Del Ray Bombay Curry Free Iced

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June Speaker Series: A Livable Community for Seniors

                  Our June Speaker Series- A Livable Community for Seniors- took place on Wednesday, June 21, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon  at Beatley Central Library. It was a full house and Representatives from Alexandria’s Commission on Aging talked about the latest progress made

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Senior Services to offer Senior Academy this Fall – Registration Open!

SSA - Senior Academy 2016

Senior Services of Alexandria in partnership with the City of Alexandria is offering the 3rd Annual Senior Academy starting Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10 am to Noon.  This four-week course, held every Wednesday morning, is designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors who are 60+ with an opportunity to gain

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Senior Services of Alexandria Named “One of the Best” Nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy

Catalogue for Philanthropy 2017 - 2018

After a careful vetting process, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington has selected Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) to be part of the Class of 2017-18. SSA has undergone an extensive review process, and has met the Catalogue’s high standards. Potential donors can be confident that the

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Alexandria Gazette – “Community Forum” for a Livable Community for Seniors on June 21

The Alexandria Gazette recently published an article about the upcoming June 21 Community Forum:  Making Alexandria a Livable Community for Seniors from 10 am to 12 noon at the Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street in Alexandria.  Come of part of Alexandria’s future!  Representatives of Alexandria’s Commission

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Winner 2017 Best Practices Award
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