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February Speaker Series: Senior Employment & Volunteering

Interested in learning about employment opportunities available to seniors? Looking for volunteer opportunities and a way to give back to the community? Join SSA on at Beatley Central Library on February 21st from 10:00am – 12:00pm to hear from local experts on how to find and secure employment

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Spring 2018 Senior Academy

Senior Services of Alexandria, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, will be offering the 4th Senior Academy in the spring of 2018. This four-week course, beginning on April 11th, is designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors who are 60+ with an opportunity to gain exposure to the

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SSA’s Golden Anniversary Gala

. Celebrating 50 Years As we look back on the past 50 years, we’re inspired by all that has been accomplished and excited to see what the next fifty years will bring. The Golden Anniversary Gala is a festive reunion, honoring the legacy of those who have

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New! Old Town Tours and Food Trends

Beatley Central Library and Senior Services of Alexandria are offering two new co-sponsored senior programs: Old Town Senior Tours, and Food Trends for Seniors.   Old Town Senior Tours Interested in learning more about your city’s history? Join us as we tour Old Town and visit some of its

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November 15th Speaker Series: Genealogy

Our November Speaker Series- Tracing Your Family Roots through Genealogy- took place on Wednesday, November 15th, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon at Beatley Central Library. Professional genealogist Sharon Hodges discussed ways to explore and map your family history, as well as how and where to get started. Participants had a chance

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2017 Oktoberfest Held on Oct. 11th

SSA’s 2017 Oktoberfest was held on October 11th at Port City Brewery. This annual fundraiser supports SSA’s programs and services for Alexandria seniors, including our Senior Nutrition Program (which includes Meals on Wheels and Groceries to Go), Friendly Visitor Program, AniMeals on Wheels, and our educational programming.

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Seventh Annual Senior Law Day

The seventh annual Senior Law Day was held on Saturday, October 14, at TC Williams High School auditorium from 9:00 am-12:30 pm. The topic was “Aging in Alexandria: Planning for Life Transitions.” Local experts discussed legal and financial considerations related to life transitions, support services and senior

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Fall 2017 Robust Walkathon on Sept. 26th

The Successful Aging Committee’s*  fall Robust Walkathon took place on September 26th from 10:00 am – noon at Ben Brenman Park. Participants were guided through a set of exercises that made use of environmental objects, and are ideal for improving  balance, strength, agility, flexibility, and endurance. The

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31st Annual Young at Art Show

This year’s Young at Art is the 31st 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 at Art will feature works by local artists–amateurs, teachers,

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Fall 2017 Senior Academy

SSA - Senior Academy 2016

Senior Services of Alexandria, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, offered the 3rd Annual Senior Academy starting Wednesday, September 6.  This four-week course, held every Wednesday morning, is designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors who are 60+ with an opportunity to gain exposure to the City’s various government

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