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Senior Living in Alexandria – February 2016 Show

Check out our February “Senior Living in Alexandria” show, now available on Youtube, to hear from Francia Smith, of Arden Courts Memory Care Community, on Memory Care. It’s a show you don’t want to miss! Click here to view the show.

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Design for Dementia Workshop – Feb. 17th

Insight Memory Care is holding a workshop on dementia on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 1-3 pm at their office at 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA.  The workshop will focus on how the role of environment plays on behaviors in dementia.  For more information to go insightmcc.org

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Jan. 28, 2016 – “Maintaining Memory”

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This week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet features an article by SSA’s Exec. Dir. Mary Lee Anderson about the upcoming Feb. 10th Speaker Series on “Maintaining Memory and Coping with its Loss.”  This workshop will be an interactive morning featuring local experts from Inova Alexandria Hospital, Arden Courts and

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Mary Lee Anderson, Executive Director, Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

Hear Mary Lee Anderson, SSA’s Executive Director, give tips to maintaining memory and coping with its loss by clicking here. To hear much more about this topic, join us at our interactive February Speaker Series! The event occurs on Wednesday, February 10 from 9:30 to noon at Beatley

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Alexandria Gazette Packet, Jan 21, 2016 Features SSA Gala Honorees

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The Alexandria Gazette Packet features an article of our 2016 Generation-to-Generation Gala Honorees! Please click here and scroll to Page 10 to hear more about the Porterfields, Goodharts, and Art Sauer! For more information, contact Mary Lee Anderson, Executive Director Email – executivedirector@seniorservicesalex.org Phone – (703) 836-4414.

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Senior Living in Alexandria – January 2016

Happy 2016!  Check out the January Senior Living in Alexandria program featuring AARP Community Ambassador Gen. Tony Tabuga talking about his personal caregiving experiences with his parents and useful financial tips from Speck-Caudron.  Click on Senior Living to view the program.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet, Dec. 24, AARP/Senior Services Offer Caregiver Support Workshop

The current issue of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features a  piece on the upcoming January 6th AARP/Senior Services Caregiver Support Workshop being held at Immanuel Church on the Hill, 3606 Seminary Road in Alexandria.  The event is for anyone who is providing caregiving for loved ones or

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“Sharing the Love” – Alexandria Gazette – Dec. 17, 2015

This week’s Alexandria Gazette’s features an article about the Subaru “Share the Love” Campaign taking place through January 2, 2016.  Beyer Subaru named Senior Services is the “Community Partner” for this year’s event.  Seniors received an early holiday treat with their meals on wheels delivered by Subaru employees.  To

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Senior Living in Alexandria – December Program is online!

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SSA’s “Senior Living in Alexandria” December program is now on Youtube.  Check it out!  This month features Megan Webb, Executive Director with the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria; financial tips from Speck-Caudron; fitness with Rodney and the Community Calendar.  Let us know what you think.    

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Mary Lee Anderson, SSA’s Exec. Dir., Featured on Comcast “Newsmakers”

Mary Lee Anderson, SSA’s Executive Director, was recently featured on Comcast’s “Newsmakers” talking about the upcoming January speaker series that SSA is cosponsoring with AARP about Caregiving.  She also spoke about SSA’s great volunteers and their contributions to the well being of seniors in the city of

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