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Dementia 101 at Insight Memory Care Center

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Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC), located in Fairfax, is hosting its February Family Caregiver Class on February 5th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. This month, neurologist Dr. James Bicksel will be giving a Dementia 101 talk. This class is designed for family members, caregivers, and all those […]

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Free Tax Prep & Filing Assistance

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Each year, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program provides free tax preparation and electronic filing services to taxpayers of all ages. The IRS-certified volunteers at these sites are trained to prepare Virginia, Maryland and DC, as well as Federal returns.  They handle most forms of income, and work to […]

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Check out SSA’s Newest Program: Silver Service Card

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    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 […]

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Discounted Classes at Four Directions Wellness

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Four Directions Wellness, which offers complementary and alternative therapies in an effort to encourage whole body health and wholeness, is located at 2001 Mount Vernon Ave. A Silver Service Card participant, Four Directions Wellness offers cardholders a 5% discount on educational offerings. Over the next few months, there are […]

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Comcast Newsmakers- Friendly Visitor Program

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Yolanda Vazquez of Comcast Newsmakers sat down with Mary Lee Anderson, the Executive Director of Senior Services of Alexandria, to talk about SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program and the importance of providing companionship to older adults in the community. The volunteers who work as SSA’s Friendly Visitors are matched […]

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Nationals Mascot Abe Lincoln Teams up with Meals on Wheels

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Last week, an Alexandria Meals on Wheels client received his meals from a special volunteer—Washington Nationals mascot President Abe Lincoln.  This visit came as part of Meals on Wheels America’s nationwide volunteer-recruitment campaign with the Ad Council called “America, Let’s Do Lunch™,” which aims to inspire people […]

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SSA and Beyer Subaru of Alexandria Kick off the 2016 Share the Love Campaign

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                  Senior Services is participating in this year’s “2016 Share the Love Campaign” with Beyer Subaru of Alexandria as a member of Meals on Wheels America.  Beyer Subaru has also named SSA as its “Hometown Charity” again this year.  […]

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Caregiver Support Group – Second Thursday of Each Month

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Griswold Home Care is offering a monthly caregiver support group on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at Immanuel Church on the Hill, 3606 Seminary Road in Alexandria.  If you are a caregiver or know someone who is caring for a loved one, please […]

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2016 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

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                  Senior Services honored its “SSA Stars” at the annual volunteer appreciation luncheon held at Durant Arts Center.  Volunteers were treated to a luncheon courtesy of Jeffery’s Catering and desserts from Giant Food on Duke Street. Volunteers of the […]

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Who We Are Alexandria

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Check out the City of Alexandria Social Services Advisory Board’s new video! It introduces some of Alexandria’s Department of Community and Human Services’ clients. This video features some of their stories and the ways the services they’ve received have affected them. Click here to watch.

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