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Monthly archive for January 2019

Gazette: Senior Diplomacy & Mobile Meals

Check out two articles in the most recent Alexandria Gazette packet on Senior Services of Alexandria’s programming. Page 4: Learn more about SSA’s Senior Ambassador Program Page 15: Learn more about SSA’s Meals on Wheels volunteers and their training with the new Mobile Meals app. Click below:

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Meals on Wheels America and Caesars Foundation Support Friendly Visitors

Friendly Visitor Program Receives $5,000 FROM MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND CAESARS FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT FRIENDLY VISITOR PROGRAM   Much-Needed Funding Helps Connect Volunteers with Socially-Isolated Seniors in Alexandria   Alexandria, VA January 29, 2019 –SSA’s Friendly Visitor program is proud to announce that it has received

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Senior Academy Registration Open until March 15

Spring 2019: Senior Academy Wednesday mornings 10am-12:30 pm Begins April 3   This four-week course is designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors with an opportunity to gain exposure to the City’s various government functions, learn about local organizations that provide services and programs to Alexandria’s older adults, and

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Enhancing Your Cell Phone for Easier Use

Join Dammie Onafeko as he discusses Apple iPhones and how their accessibility features can support individuals with low vision. Free parking and refreshments provided. For more information, call Kym at the library at (703) 746-1762.   Beatley Library in Alexandria (5005 Duke St.) February 15th from 1-230PM.

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Zebra: Speaker Series Line-Up for 2019

This month’s Zebra Press featured Senior Services’ first three Speaker Series events of 2019. Click below to read more on page 58 about the January, February, and March events.

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Speaker Series: Staying Connected in Your Community

Come find out all the ways to get connected in the city of Alexandria to meet new friends, learn about its history and get involved!   There will be representatives from: Volunteer Alexandria Office of Historic Alexandria Northern VA Community College City of Alexandria’s Office of Public

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Need free help with your taxes?

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free federal tax return preparation and e-filing from Feb 1 (Mason District Government Center will open January 30) through April 15, 2019 by volunteers certified by the IRS. The twelve centers (listed below) in Northern Virginia also prepare Virginia returns.  Sites

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January 22 Healthy Food Cooking Demonstration

Monthly Healthy Food Lectures and Cooking Demos Healthy eating trends are constantly changing. Ever wonder which ones are right for you? Join Min Krishnamurthy, an in-store Nutritionist with Giant Foods, she explains the season’s hottest flavors and food trends. Each session includes an interactive tasting experience that

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History Tour: Freedom House Museum

Interested in learning more about your city’s history? Join Beatley Central Library and Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) as we tour Old Town and visit some of its most valuable landmarks. Tours take place on the 2nd Friday of every month.  They are free and transportation will be

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Free 6-week Wellness Seminar

Sign up for a 6-week free seminar focused on long-term wellness hosted by Giant’s in-store nutritionist, Min Krishnamurphy, MS, RD. Topics include nutrition, exercise, stress management, motivation and more. Please commit to attending 5 of 6 classes. Classes are held once a week at your giant. To

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