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Nationals Mascot Abe Lincoln Teams up with Meals on Wheels

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

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.  For every Subaru sold or leased, SSA can earn

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Caregiver Support Group – Second Thursday of Each Month

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

                  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

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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Rotary Club of Alexandria’s Taste For Giving 2016

Each year, the Rotary Club of Alexandria hosts a Taste for Giving fundraiser that benefits over 40 different Alexandria community charities and non-profits. This event will feature fare from more than 15 of Alexandria’s restaurants and wine tasting from local vineyards. Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music as

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Robust Walkathon

                  Thank you to everyone who joined us for our semiannual Robust Walkathon on Tuesday, September 27th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in Ben Brenman Park (4800 Brenman Park Drive) with special guest Dr. Dan Kuland. Instructors lead groups through

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Caring for Mental Wellness

CARING FOR MENTAL WELLNESS: For You or Someone You Know Depression is not a normal part of aging.  In fact, studies show that adults generally feel satisfied with their lives, despite the physical challenges that come with age. When a difficult life event occurs, such as death

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SSA Recipient of Rotary Club of Alexandria Community Grant

SSA would like to thank the Rotary Club of Alexandria for the generous community grant that will support SSA’s newest program “Groceries to Go.” This program provides an important services for seniors who still enjoy cooking, but find grocery shopping difficult.  If you would like to know

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