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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Jan. 29

Senior Services of Alexandria

Check out Mary Lee Anderson’s article in the Alexandria Gazette Packet (Page 11) on Senior Travel. To read the article click here.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet- January 21

Senior Services of Alexandria

Check out the article on Page 21 in the Gazette Packet about the 2015 Generation to Generation Gala.  Click here to read.    

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Senior Living in Alexandria – Jan 2015 Program

Senior Living in Alexandria’s January 2015 program is available for viewing at http://youtu.be/6oQPzVk1xR4.  This month’s program features Jane King from the city’s Commission on Aging discussing the strategic plan for seniors; an update from Carolyn Jones from JobLink; cooking with Chef Hans and Living Legend of Alexandria’s Gregg Murphy. 

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Jan. 15

SSA’s very own MaryAnne Beatty is featured in the January 15th edition of The Alexandria Gazette Packet (Page 11) for speaking about caregiver support and the importance of taking care of oneself. Check out the article by clicking here!

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Dec. 25

Senior Services is featured in the December 25th Edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet for receiving a donation from Christ Church Gift Shop (Pg. 6) and for helping out with the Successful Aging Committee’s Annual Holiday Luncheon at First Baptist Church (Pg. 10). To check it out, click

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SSA Featured on Comcast Newsmakers

SSA’s Exec. Dir. Mary Lee Anderson was recently featured on Comcast “newsmakers” talking about our service sand the upcoming Jan. 17th speaker series on Caregiver Support. To view the interview click on http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2014/12/16/senior-services-of-alexandria/.        

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SSA Founding Members Nelson Greene Sr.

Nelson Greene Sr., a founding member of Senior Services of Alexandria, passed away at the age 100.  He was a legend in Alexandria, funeral home owner and civil rights advocate who served on City Council and other leadership roles.  To read his obituary featured in the Washington

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Senior Living in Alexandria – December Show

The December Show is now on Youtube and will air Sundays at 2:00 pm on Alexandria’s Comcast Channel 70. This month’s program features segements on caregiver support, community calendar, Senior Taxi Program, Cooking with Chef Hans, Living Legends of Alexandria and the Nov 2014 speaker series on “Preparing for

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Dec. 4

Senior Services was featured in the December 4th Alexandria Gazette Packet on page 26. Click here to check it out!

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AARP Community Partner of the Year

AARP Virginia Community Partner of the Year Award Senior Services was honored by AARP Virginia with their 2014 Community Partner Award for its outstanding contribution to the work of the community by partnering with AARP on numerous education opportunities on age-related topics. Jane King, an Alexandria resident

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