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Monthly archive for July 2017

Fall 2017 Robust Walkathon on Sept. 26th

The Successful Aging Committee’s*  fall Robust Walkathon took place on September 26th from 10:00 am – noon at Ben Brenman Park. Participants were guided through a set of exercises that made use of environmental objects, and are ideal for improving  balance, strength, agility, flexibility, and endurance. The

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Alexandria Gazette – Senior Academy Accepting Applications

This week’s Alexandria Gazette includes an article written by SSA’s Director of Communications and Community Outreach, MaryAnne Beatty, about the 3rd annual Senior Academy. For more information on the Senior Academy and how to register, read the full article on page 11, or visit our registration page. Space is

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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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31st Annual Young at Art Show

This year’s Young at Art is the 31st Annual Juried Art Show for local artists 55 and up.  Sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and Goodwin House, and hosted once again by the Durant Arts Center, Young at Art will feature works by local artists–amateurs, teachers,

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Contribute to SSA via AmazonSmile

Amazon’s third-annual Prime Day will take place on Tuesday, July 11 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year on the site. As always, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of each

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Fall 2017 Senior Academy

SSA - Senior Academy 2016

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

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Zebra: Senior Academy and AniMeals Grant

Senior Services of Alexandria was featured in two articles of the July edition of the Zebra Press. The first “Senior Academy: Calling All Seniors 60+” was written by SSA Director of Communications MaryAnne Beatty. SSA’s annual Senior Academy is designed much like the Alexandria Police Academy and

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