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National Gallery of Art: Tours for people with low vision

Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision and Who Are Blind at the National Gallery of Art. Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. April tours will take place on Saturday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 27.  We will meet

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50+ Employment Expo – April 18, 2016

Mark your calendar for the 50+ Employment Expo sponsored by the Jewish Council for the Aging, AARP, Fairfax County and other community sponsors.  Alexandria’s Workforce Development Center will be in attendance as well.  It is taking place on Monday, April 18, 10 am – 3 pm at the

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April 2016 – Career Readiness Workshops

The City of Alexandria’s Workforce Development Center has its April workshops on line.  To view available workshops click on Calendar Flyer Career Readiness Workshops for April 2016 FINAL.  To register online go to workforcedevelopment.

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Career Readiness Workshops for March

Click here to view the March 2016 Calendar for the Alexandria Workforce Development Center Career Readiness Workshops. The workshops are free to attend. Registration is required to attend.  Register online at or stop by the Workforce Development Center (1900 N Beauregard St) and register in person. If you

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Helping Your Loved One Throughout the Aging Process

Come for a short presentation and Q&A answering your questions about helping aging loved ones, presented by a geriatric care manger/nurse practitioner, a local attorney, and Senior Services of Alexandria. Topics covered include: home safety and home care options; early symptoms of dementia; powers of attorney and

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February 2016 Career Readiness Workshop Schedule

The City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center offers career readiness workshops at no cost to Alexandria seniors on a number of topics from basic resume writing to how to create a LinkedIn Account.  To view the Feb. calendar click on Calendar Flyer Career Readiness Workshops for February

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SSA’s Meals on Wheels Program Makes National News!

Due to the incoming snowstorm, Meals on Wheels organized for volunteers to deliver both Friday’s and Saturday’s meals to all clients Friday morning. NBC4 came to support and document our snow contingency plan. To view NBC4’s segment, click here. To see photos from the event, click here.

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Workforce Development January Calendar of Events

The City of Alexandria’s Workforce Development Center has posted its January 2016 calendar for those seeking employment and updating their computer and other skills.  To view the calendar click on Calendar Flyer Career Readiness Workshops for January 2016 Final.  For more information go to

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Caregiver Support Group – Second Thursday of Every Month

Griswold Home Care hosts a monthly Caregiver Support Group at Immanuel Church on the Hill, 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria, the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm.  It is for anyone who is caring for a loved one, near or far.  Family caregiving a great responsibility and sharing

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