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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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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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Check out SSA’s Silver Service Card Discounts

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 Tea

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America InSight: Verbal Description Tours

Join a docent-led tour for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights from the collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) through rich verbal description and sensory experience. Touch tour components for sculpture may be included. Tours are often followed by live musical

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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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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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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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AARP – Free Document Shredding, Lee Center, June 17

AARP Fraud Watch Network is having a FREE document shredding on Saturday, June 17, 8 am – 1 pm at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street in Alexandria.  This activity is part of the AARP Virginia Academy:  Smarter Living for all states.  For questions call 866-542-8164 or

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