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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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BB&T Supports Alexandria Seniors

Thanks to BB&T for supporting our seniors by delivering meals on wheels today, and for their grant for shelf stable meals and flashlights! Check out photos here.

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Senior Helpers – Pre-Screening & Hiring Event – June 9

Interested in becoming a Senior Helper? The City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center and the Department of Community & Human Services is co-sponsoring a Pre-Screening & Hiring Event. To see full details, click Senior Helpers Flyer – June 9 2016

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Young at Art 2016

                  This year’s Young at Art is the 30th 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

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Winner 2017 Best Practices Award
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