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Zebra: Senior Ambassadors & Share the Love

Senior Services was featured in two articles in the most recent edition of the Zebra.  On page 46, learn more about SSA’s newest volunteer opportunity: the Senior Ambassador program. Senior Ambassadors serve as resources in their communities, aiming to connect seniors and their families to varied assistance and

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Senior Living in Alexandria: December 2017

This month, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host Jim Roberts sat down with Pamela Austin, the Resource Coordinator for Alexandria’s Division of Aging, to talk about the programs and resources available to Alexandria seniors and their families. Jim was also joined by Madison Reeder, who demonstrated how to make

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Young At Art

Young At Art, a juried art exhibit featuring the works of artists 55 years and older, celebrated its 31st anniversary with a  reception and awards ceremony Nov. 2 at the Durant Arts Center in Old Town. Co-sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria and the Goodwin House Foundation,

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SSA Partners with Beyer Subaru to Share the Love

ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 21, 2017 – Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it will be participating in the tenth annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Tracing Family Roots

Written by this month’s Speaker Series guest, Sharon Hodges, this article in the November 6 Alexandria Gazette Packet highlights what will be covered in Genealogy: Tracing Your Family Roots. Hodges, a professional genealogist, author and teacher, will be going over different techniques, resources, and tests to keep in mind when

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Senior Living in Alexandria- November 2017

In our penultimate episode of the year, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host, Jim Roberts, sat down with Patricia Walker, the Branch Manager of Alexandria Libraries Special Collections to talk about the resources available to anyone who wants to learn more about their family history. Alexandria’s Queen Street Library has

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Zebra: “Knowing the Importance of Legal and Financial Planning”

Written by SSA’s Executive Director Mary Lee Anderson, “Knowing the Importance of Legal and Financial Planning as We Age” highlights the upcoming Senior Law Day, which will focus on planning for transitions. Read the full article on page 46 of the October issue of the Zebra.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Senior Law Day and SSA Overview

Featured in the October 5th edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet were two articles about SSA and the upcoming Senior Law day. Written by Rachel Baer, Esq., “Preparing for Life Transitions” provides information about the 2017 Senior Law Day, to be held on Oct. 14th at TC Williams

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Senior Living in Alexandria- October 2017

In our October episode, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host, Jim Roberts, sat down with Natalie Page, esq. of Life and Estate Planning Law Center, PLLC, to talk about the importance of seniors having documents in place, as well as to offer a sneak peak of this year’s Senior Law

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: “Helping to Keep Seniors Safe

Two local non-profits, Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and Rebuilding Together Alexandria, are teaming up to provide free in-home safety inspections for seniors who currently receive Meals on Wheels. This program came about under the auspices of the Meals on Wheels America campaign to provide seniors with

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