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Monthly archive for November 2015

Holiday Celebration for Seniors – Dec. 10

The Successful Aging Committee is hosting a special Holiday Luncheon for City of Alexandria Senior Residents on Thursday, December 10th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street.  There will festive entertainment, door prizes and a special guest!  To RSVP call

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Senior Living in Alexandria – December Program is online!

Senior Services of Alexandria

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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Alexandria Gazette Packet – “Soul Providers: SSA Volunteers Honored” – Nov. 26, 2015

This week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet featured an article about SSA’s recent Volunteer Luncheon.  Honored for their service to SSA programs were Kathy Stenzel for Meals on Wheels; Diane Stoy for the Friendly Visitor Program; Mary Pat Woodman for the Groceries to Go program, and Gary Hacker for his

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Jan 9th – Caregiver Support & Resources Speaker Series

  Thank you to all who attended this informative session.  Attached is the power point presentation by Insight Memory Care Center.  Just click on IMCCOverview1.  Also is the link to the AARP video, “Because I love You.” Click on Because I Love You to view this  moving story of caregiving.  In addition

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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Senior Services honored its “SSA Stars” at the annual volunteer appreciation luncheon held at Durant Arts Center.  Volunteers were treated to a luncheon courtesy of Jeffery’s Catering and desserts from Giant Food on Duke Street. Volunteers of the Year for each program include:  Meals on Wheels –

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Ten Thousand Villages Needs Seniors!

Ten Thousand Villages is run primarily by volunteers who are committed to improving the lives of underprivileged artisans around the globe.  They are looking for volunteers who have experience or are interested in fundraising, retail development, social media and local marketing.  Also during the holiday season, volunteers

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November Caregiver Support Group – November 19th

Caregiver Support Group The November meeting of the Caregiver Support Group will take place on November 19th at 6:30 pm at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22302.  This is a change from the regular monthly meeting date of the second Thursday of each month. Please call Griswold

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Low Vision Resource Group – Thursday, Nov. 12

The Low Vision Resource Group is hosting a Talking Books Update at Thursday, Nov. 12, 1:30 – 3:00 pm at the Beatley Central Library, 5005 Duke Street.  The Talking Book Librarian Kym Robertson will talk the National Library Services.  For more info call 703-746-1762.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – Nov. 5 – “Finding Your Passion”

This week’s Gazette Packet features an article by John Porter, President, ACT for Alexandria, about the November 18th speaker series on “Finding Your Passion:  Leaving A Legacy.”  The event takes place at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2701 Cameron Mills Road, on November 18th from 10 am – noon,

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