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June Speaker Series: A Livable Community for Seniors

                  Our June Speaker Series- A Livable Community for Seniors- took place on Wednesday, June 21, from 10:00 a.m.-Noon  at Beatley Central Library. It was a full house and Representatives from Alexandria’s Commission on Aging talked about the latest progress made

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Senior Services to offer Senior Academy this Fall – Registration Open!

SSA - Senior Academy 2016

Senior Services of Alexandria in partnership with the City of Alexandria is offering the 3rd Annual Senior Academy starting Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10 am to Noon.  This four-week course, held every Wednesday morning, is designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors who are 60+ with an opportunity to gain

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

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

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

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

SSA Gala 2016

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!”

                  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”

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”

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

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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