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Mental Health First Aid Training

There will be a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training that will take place on Saturday, December 2nd, at 4480 King Street in Alexandria.  Led by Rhonda Williams, who the Supervising Therapist for the Community Services Board’s (CSB) Older Adult Clinical Unit, and Kim Burson, who is the

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America InSight: Verbal Description Tours

Join a docent-led tour for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Discover highlights from the collection at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) through rich verbal description and sensory experience. Touch tour components for sculpture may be included. Tours are often followed by live musical

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Contribute to SSA via AmazonSmile

Amazon’s third-annual Prime Day will take place on Tuesday, July 11 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year on the site. As always, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of each

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National Gallery of Art Tours

The National Gallery of Art has introduced several new programs that make its tours more accessible for those with impaired vision, dementia, and who speak ASL.  Just Us at the National Gallery of Art This program will provide interactive, discussion-based experiences in the galleries for people with

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Senior Cool Care Program

The City of Alexandria is offering a Senior Cool Care program for eligible seniors and adults with disabilities who need cooling in their homes.  To be eligible you must be 60 years or older, meet income guidelines and be a city resident of Alexandria. Call 703-746-5999 for

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AARP – Free Document Shredding, Lee Center, June 17

AARP Fraud Watch Network is having a FREE document shredding on Saturday, June 17, 8 am – 1 pm at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson Street in Alexandria.  This activity is part of the AARP Virginia Academy:  Smarter Living for all states.  For questions call 866-542-8164 or

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“Putting on the Glitz” – Virginia Senior America Pageant – June 30, 2017

The 2017 Ms. Virginia Senior America “Putting on the Glitz” Pageant is taking place on Friday, June 30th at 7 pm at the James Lee Center Theatre, 2855 Annandale Road, Falls Church, VA.  It will be an entertaining event supporting talented senior Virginia women competing to become

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Dementia Program at the National Gallery of Art

Just Us at the National Gallery of Art will provide interactive, discussion-based experiences in the galleries for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. Participants will explore two to three works of art during the 90-minute program. The initial sessions (a four-month pilot) will be held the first

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Statewide Senior Legal Helpline

The Virginia Poverty Law Center’s new statewide Senior Legal Helpline is now up and running.  The helpline is made possible through a contract between VPLC and the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, with funding from a 3-year Model Approaches to Statewide Legal Assistance Systems grant from

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2017 Dance for All Ages

The 2017 Dance for All Ages Masquerade Ball was held on Friday, April 7th from 7 pm-9 pm at T.C. Williams High School. Sponsored by the T.C. Williams High School Student Government Association, the Successful Aging Committee, Community & Human Services/Aging & Adult Services, Recreation, Parks & Cultural

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