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Alexandria Gazette – March for Meals “Champions” Week

This week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet features SSA’s volunteers delivering meals during “Champions” Week for the March for Meals campaign.  Thanks to all the public, city officials and volunteers for coming out to support our seniors.  Read the article here.

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Aging Matters Interviews SSA Executive Director

In an interview with Cheryl Beversdorf of Aging Matters, SSA Director Mary Lee Anderson outlines the programs and services offered by Senior Services. Listen to the entire interview here.

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SLA April 2017

Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sat down this month with Lori Schock from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Karen S. Hobbs from the Division of Marketing Practices at the Federal Trade Commission, to talk about fraudsters

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Ease Yoga and Café’s Senior Discount

                  One of the newest participants in SSA’s Silver Service Card Program, Ease Yoga and Café, was featured in the Alexandria Gazette Packet this week. Ease Yoga and Café, which opened less than two years ago, is located in Del Ray

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: All in the Family

In the March 16th Alexandria Gazette Packet, Jeanne Theismann’s article, “All in the Family” includes details about and photos from Senior Services of Alexandria’s 2017 Generation to Generation Gala. To read the full article, visit the Gazette Packet‘s online archives or take a look at the article as

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SLA March 2017

Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sat down this month with Darrell Wesley, the Program Director at the Alexandria Adult Day Services Center (ADSC) to talk about the services ADSC provides, as well as different resources that are available for caregivers. Watch the full episode here.

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Zebra: Aging in Place

In the March edition of the Zebra, Communications Director MaryAnne Beatty writes about the importance of thinking ahead when it comes to aging in place in Alexandria. While many seniors wish to remain in their homes as they age, there are a lot of factors to consider,

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Leaders of the Pack

This week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet includes an article written by Jeanne Theismann about SSA’s 2017 Generation to Generation Gala honorees. We are pleased to honor the Charity family as well as Jack Taylor and his son John for their decades of service in Alexandria. In addition, we

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Exploring Senior Housing

Senior Services of Alexandria’s (SSA) February Speaker Series event, to be held on February 15th at Beth El Hebrew Congregation (3830 Seminary Road), will explore senior housing options in Alexandria. MaryAnne Beatty, SSA’s Communications Director , wrote an article about the upcoming event that was published in the

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Zebra: Love Letters and Animeals

In the February edition of the Zebra, Executive Director Mary Lee Anderson writes about the Love Letters Campaign as well as the importance of caring for caregivers in “A Different Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day.” To read the full article, see page 25 of this month’s Zebra. The

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