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Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance

Exciting news! SSA has become a member of the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance. The mission of the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance (NVFPA) is to maximize independence and improve quality of life of older adults by reducing falls and fall-related injuries. Alliance members work collaboratively to assure the availability

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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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Radio Program: Aging Matters

Aging Matters is a weekly interview program on Arlington’s community radio station WERA 96.7 – LP FM featuring individuals with expertise about a broad array of aging-related topics from finance and health to socialization or housing. Every Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, host Cheryl Beversdorf interviews

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Upcoming Young at Art Exhibition

All metropolitan area artists 55+ are encouraged to participate in the 32nd annual Young at Art Exhibition at the Durant Arts Center (1605 Cameron St, Alexandria). Participating artists must fill out an application, and pieces must be delivered between 10:00am and 12:00pm on Monday, September 10th in order

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NOVA Senior Olympics

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) originated in 1982, and had 80 competitors. By 2017, there were nearly 800 senior athletes from Northern Virginia that competed in a multitude of events. In order to participate in NVSO, athletes must turn 50 years old no later than December

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Accessible Programs at the 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! Picture This tours, for people with low vision and who are blind, incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. The August tours will take

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SSA’s Annual Meeting

Senior Services of Alexandria’s Annual Meeting luncheon was held at the newly-opened Brandywine Living at Alexandria facility on Wednesday, June 27th. Joined by past, current, and incoming board members as well as Caring Connection donors, SSA celebrated another year of serving Alexandria’s senior population as well as

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PHAB Donates iPads

Last week the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) donated 28 Apple iPads to Senior Services of Alexandria.  We look forward to sharing such useful technology with older adults in the community! Pictured (from left): Kaye Bender,  PHAB President and CEO; Mary Lee Anderson, SSA Executive Director; Catrina

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Virtual Dementia Tour for Caregivers

Due to popular demand, Insight Memory Care has scheduled two sessions of the Virtual Dementia Tour in June. Designed for caregivers, the Virtual Dementia Tours simulate the effects of dementia- such as narrowed field of vision- to allow care professionals and family caregivers to gain a better

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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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