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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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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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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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Job Search in the Digital Age Workshop

Join the City of Alexandria Workforce Development Center as we partner with AARP to present to you the “Job Search In The Digital Age” Workshop   Tuesday, Nov 13th, 2018 1 – 2:30 p.m. At the Beatley Central Library (5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304)   In

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

What’s going on Oct 27th? The City of Alexandria encourages residents to dispose of prescription medicines safely during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 27, or drop them off year-round at a permanent drop box location in Alexandria. On the 27th, Alexandria will have multiple drop

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Young at Art Reception

The 32nd Annual Juried Art Show for artists 55 and older is ending with its anticipated Artists’ Reception. The Artists’ Reception will take place on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30 to 7:30, and prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Five honorable mentions

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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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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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Inova Learning and Living Event

To celebrate Falls Prevention and Grandparents Day, Inova is hosting a free event, open to the public. Learning and Living for Safer Generations will highlight strategies to be safer and active. Sessions will assist Grandparenting in the 21st Century as well as being Falls-free at home. Enjoy lunch, presentations, demonstrations,

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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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