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“Just Us” Program Offered at the National Gallery of Art

East Building Tours March 19 from 2:00 to 3:30 April 16 from 2:00 to 3:30 May 21 from 2:00 to 3:30 June 18 from 2:00 to 3:30 West Building Tours April 2 from 2:00 to 3:30 May 7 from 2:00 to 3:30 June 4 from 2:00 to

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PK Silver Study: Participants Needed

Marymount University’s Department of Health and Human Performance is conducting a study to determine the effects of 8 weeks of a PK Silver Intervention on risk of falling, resting cardiovascular function, and fitness in older adults. The PK Silver Intervention consists of adaptive parkour using body-weight exercises

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Volunteer Appreciation Event

Over 50 volunteers from SSA’s different programs joined staff members for a special Volunteer Appreciation Month event! We were grateful for the chance to celebrate our wonderful volunteers with the help of Cabot Creamery. Cabot’s Gratitude Grille provided delicious macaroni and cheese, salads, samples, and raffle prizes. Want

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Volunteer Guardians Needed

The City of Alexandria is in need of additional Medicare Volunteers.  Volunteers who work with the Guardianship program receive training and support from Adult Protective Services here in Alexandria, and are placed in a court-appointed protective role for a senior or disabled adult who has no family member to

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Accessible Programs at National Gallery of Art

Tours alternate between the East Building and West Building.  Please be sure you know where the tour is meeting each month. Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision and Who Are Blind at the National Gallery of Art Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with

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Tune in to Aging Matters

Aired on Tuesday afternoons from 2:00 – 3:00 pm on WERA – LP Arlington 96.7 FM, Arlington’s community radio station, Aging Matters is a weekly interview program hosted by Cheryl Beversdorf that features experts who provide information about aging related services and activities to older adults and

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SSA’s Newest Program: Senior Ambassadors!

  What is it? Senior Services of Alexandria is working with community leaders to establish its newest program: Senior Ambassadors. The goal of the Ambassador program is to reach more seniors across all areas of Alexandria City who may not be aware of the programs and services

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Check out SSA’s Silver Service Card Discounts

Senior Services of Alexandria, the City of Alexandria, and At Home in Alexandria have started a new program to connect seniors with local businesses. The Silver Service Card, when presented at participating locations, offers discounts to Alexandria seniors 60 years and older. Del Ray Bombay Curry Free Iced Tea

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Drug Disposal January 6th

Properly dispose of unwanted medications at the following locations on Saturday, January 6th: Alexandria Police Headquarters (3600 Wheeler Avenue), First Baptist Church (2923 King St), Alexandria Fire Station 210 (5255 Eisenhower Ave), and The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray (2204 Mt Vernon Avenue). Prescriptions can be dropped off

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Demystifying Dementia with Insight Memory Care

Join Insight Memory Care Center for the newest Mind and Body Workshop program next week on Monday, Nov. 27th! Designed for individuals with early stage dementia and their caregivers, this multi-session program is designed to help individuals and their caregivers engage in social engagement and peer support

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