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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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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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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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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

What’s going on Jan 12th? The City of Alexandria encourages residents to dispose of prescription medicines safely during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on January 12th, or drop them off year-round at a permanent drop box location in Alexandria. On the 12th, Alexandria will have multiple drop

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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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Getting out guards against depression

Getting out guards against depression in old age New study finds clear link between cultural engagement and lower risk December 13, 2018 Cambridge University Press FULL STORY Regular visits to the cinema, theatre or to museums could dramatically reduce the chances of becoming depressed in older age

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Marymount University Workshops

The Regional Training Office at Marymount University is pleased to announce our upcoming Spring Schedule for Coach & Leader Training Workshops.   A Matter of Balance Coach Workshop: January 10, 2019 January 10, 2019 Cost: $60.00 Location: Marymount University, 4040 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington   Stay Active

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Portrait InSight at National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is hosting Portrait InSight, a program for visitors who are blind or have low vision. This 60-minute, verbally described tour will take place twice this month: Thursday, December 20th at 2:00, and Saturday, December 22nd at 12:00 noon Thursday’s tour is walk-in, while Saturday’s

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Free Holiday Concert for Older Adults

December 18, 2018 at 7:30pm The George Washington Masonic Temple 101 Callahan Dr., Alexandria, VA Featuring the Encore Chorales of Alexandria, Fairfax, Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads and Langston Brown. This performance will feature seasonal holiday favorites and the world premiere of Julian Wachner’s Alleluia Flourish. Also performing

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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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