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Monthly archive for November 2018

Gazette Packet: Getting Help With Groceries

The November 22nd edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features Senior Services of Alexandria’s Groceries to Go program. Click here to read more on page 11.

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Recap: Senior Tour: Friendship Firehouse Museum

Friendship Firehouse Museum  In a town of mostly wooden buildings, where open flames provided heat, light and cooking on a daily basis, fire was a constant danger. The Friendship, Sun, Relief, Hydraulion and other local volunteer fire companies served the community faithfully, particularly during enormous blazes in

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Gazette Packet: Here Comes Lunch

The November 14th edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features Senior Services of Alexandria’s Meals on Wheels program.   Click here to read more on page 6.

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Senior Living in Alexandria: November 2018

Host Jim Roberts talks to Vanessa Bishop, Founder and CEO of Elder Care Consultants. She brought with her Ronnie Arden, who used Elder Care Consultants to aid in caring for her elderly father’s needs. Bishop’s company puts together plans on care depending on the needs of individual

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Share the Love 2018

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year   Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly

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Recap: Holiday Celebration for Seniors Photos

The Alexandria Successful Aging Committee, Senior Services of Alexandria, and others hosted the annual Holiday Celebration for Seniors on Friday, December 7th at the Lee Center.   Check out the photos:     More info Holiday Celebration 2018  

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Cover Virginia: Low or No-Cost Health Coverage

Applications will be accepted, beginning November 1, 2018, for Virginia’s New Health Coverage for Adults. Adults between 19-64 will be able to apply for low-cost or no-cost health coverage so they don’t have to stress about illness and accidents. If applicable, coverage will begin January 1, 2019.

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Coffee Connection on December 5th

Are you looking to meet other seniors in your neighborhood? Do you want to learn more about a variety of topics, including local programs available to older adults, volunteer opportunities, and nutrition? Join us! Giant Foods’ Starbucks 3131 Duke St. 9:30am-10:30am No cost to join; simply RSVP,

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The Zebra: Checking in on Seniors During the Holidays

There is a lot of pressure on people to enjoy the holidays. The reality, however, is that many feel increasingly lonely and isolated. Read more about how we can help the seniors in our life through the upcoming holidays in this month’s Zebra article here on page

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Tours for Low Vision & Blind at National Gallery of Art

Tours for People with Low Vision and who are blind at the National Gallery of Art: Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. November tours will take place on Saturday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 28th. Tours meet at 1:00 in

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