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Monthly archive for October 2018

Jazz4Justice Ensemble

The George Mason University School of Music & Mason Jazz Emsemble present Jazz4Justice on November 16 and 17. Special Guest artist Charlie Young. Starts at 8PM. Jam session and reception afterward. Tickets are $15 for seniors. Supports Legal Services of Northern Virginia and the Jazz Studies at GMU.

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Job Search in the Digital Age Workshop

Join the City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center as we partner with AARP to present to you the “Job Search In The Digital Age” Workshop   Tuesday, Nov 13th, 2018 1 – 2:30 p.m. At the Beatley Central Library (5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304)   In

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Young at Art Reception

The 32nd Annual Juried Art Show for artists 55 and older is ending with its anticipated Artists’ Reception. The Artists’ Reception will take place on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30 to 7:30, and prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Five honorable mentions

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Food Trends Demo – November 27 event is canceled

We have to cancel our November 27 event.  We will start up again in January – stay tuned!   Healthy eating trends are constantly changing. Ever wonder which ones are right for you? Join Registered Dietitian Madison Reeder as she explains which trends are best to incorporate

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2018 Oktoberfest Recap

SSA’s 2018 Oktoberfest was held on October 3rd at Port City Brewery. Check out more photos on our Facebook page. This annual fundraiser supports SSA’s programs and services for Alexandria seniors, including our Senior Nutrition Program (which includes Meals on Wheels and Groceries to Go), Friendly Visitor

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Healthcare Journey

There are so many unknowns when you or a loved one is in the hospital. Who do I talk to if I have questions? What happens when I go home and still need care? As a caregiver, what services are available to me? To learn more about

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October Speaker Series: The Healthcare Journey

Planning ahead for a Health Emergency – What you need to know to have a better hospital stay and a smooth transition after discharge! Join with representatives of INOVA, Senior Services of Alexandria and other community-based skilled service providers who will help you solve the puzzle that

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The Zebra: Fall Prevention

Over one-third of seniors over 65 will fall. And statistics show that those who fall will likely fall again in the next 6 months. Check out the October edition of The Zebra for more information. Find out what you can do to prevent falls — including home modifications

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Senior Living in Alexandria: October 2018

Every 11 seconds a senior goes to the emergency room because of a fall. It is the number one cause of injury among older people. So, this month on Senior Living in Alexandria, our host Jim Roberts sat down with Sarah Pappa, PhD, MCHES, a Coordinator at Northern

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Senior Tour: Black History Museum

Join Senior Services of Alexandria on Friday, November 9th for a free tour of the Alexandria Black History Museum. Currently, the Museum is showcasing “Our Alexandria,” an exhibition of African American dollhouses. These beautiful miniature buildings with furnished rooms capture many of the forgotten businesses and people who

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