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Senior Health & Fitness Fair – May 24, 10 am – Lee Center

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The annual Senior Health & Fitness Fair took place at the Lee Center on Wednesday, May 24. This year’s special guests were Dr. Basim Khan from Alexandria’s Neighborhood Health talking about the importance of taking preventive measures to remain health as we age, and Rhonda Williams of the […]

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SSA Honored at the 2017 Excellence in Aging Awards

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SSA was the recipient of two awards presented at the City of Alexandria’s 2017 Excellence in Aging Awards ceremony on May 9th.  The Groceries to Go Program received the 2017 Best Practices Award from the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Council on Aging.  SSA Executive Director Mary Lee Anderson […]

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April 26th Speaker Series- Identity Theft & Scams

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The April Speaker Series- “Protecting Against Identity Theft and Fraudulent Schemes” provided a lot of good information about the topics.  Experts from AARP, the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the City of Alexandria Sheriff’s Department provided  a lot of good […]

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SSA’s 2017 Generation to Generation Gala

The 2017 Generation-to-Generation Gala took place on Saturday, March 4th at the Hilton Mark Center Alexandria.  Each year, the gala is great event that honors members of the Alexandria community for their generosity over the years by giving back as well as celebrating SSA’s work for seniors […]

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March 18th Speaker Series – “Caregivers – Find Support!”

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                  Senior Services of Alexandria’s March Speaker Series event was held on the 18th at Immanuel Church on the Hill (3606 Seminary Road). Caregivers – Find Support! featured experts from AARP, Alexandria’s Division on Aging and Adult Services, BCAT Cognitive […]

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February 15th Speaker Series- “Senior Housing Forum”

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Our February Speaker Series took place on the 15th at Beth El Hebrew Congregation (3830 Seminary Road). Experts from AARP, ACHSO, the City of Alexandria’s Office of Housing and Commission on Aging, Senior Services of Alexandria, Rebuilding Together Alexandria, and At Home Alexandria, discussed the status of […]

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January 25 Speaker Series – “Technology for Seniors”

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The January 25th speaker series on “Technology for Seniors” had representatives from AARP, Northern Virginia Community College, the Virginia Hospital Center, and Beatley Library discussing what’s out there and how to make it work for you. Here is the presentation on Senior Technology and staying safe at home:  […]

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November Speaker Series: Living a Purpose-Filled Life

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The November Speaker Series on Connecting Mind, Body and Spirit to Obtain Optimal Health was a great event on learning new ways to reduce stress and mindful living. Follow the links to view presentations from the workshop on stress and whole person care. Check out our Facebook page for […]

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National Gallery of Art Offers Tours for Low Vision and Blind

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Picture This tours at the National Gallery of Art are intended for art lovers who cannot see well enough to benefit from traditional gallery tours. Individuals with low vision or who are blind can now participate in Picture This tours that incorporate vibrant verbal descriptions with information about […]

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Senior Law Day 2016

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Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association’s sixth annual Senior Law Day will took place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Alexandria (2932 King Street). Over 200 participants attended, making this year’s event our most well-attended […]

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