2021 Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2021 Thank You for Making Oktoberfest a Virtual Success! SSA’s Virtual Oktoberfest was such a fun evening! It was the best we have ever had and we raised $32,000! Thanks to all who supported this year’s fall fundraiser supporting SSA’s core programs: Meals on Wheels; Groceries-to-Go

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Drug Take Back on October 23rd!

Save the date for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday October 23! This event is a great opportunity to safely dispose of unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. Medication can be dropped off from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the following sites: First Baptist Church (2932 King

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October 21st: How Seniors Can Stay Fit and Safe at Home

Learn about ways to promote healthy and safe living as we age. Topics addressed will include how to prevent falling, how to fall properly, important home modifications, and scam prevention. Representatives from the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance, Goodwin House, Kupana Aikido Safe Falling for Seniors Center,

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Robust Walkathon is on September 27th!

Monday, September 27th Rain Date: Tuesday, October 4 10 a.m. – Noon Ben Brenman Park 4800 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304 Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robust-walkathon-tickets-173774132107 Sponsored by the Successful Aging Committee Community & Human Services/ Aging & Adult Services; Recreation, Parks & Cultural Activities; Senior Services

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COVID-19 Updated Vaccination Information

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, free and they can save your life. When enough people get vaccinated, we can get back to normal. The Alexandria Health Department (AHD) and its vaccinating partners are currently offering open vaccine scheduling. Schedule your appointment today. 8/16/21 Update: The CDC now recommends a third dose

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Celebrating Our Centenarians

Do you know someone living in the City of Alexandria who will be 100 years or older by December 31, 2021? The City of Alexandria in collaboration with the Successful Aging Committee will celebrate the distinctive experiences and achievements of Alexandria centenarians though certificates honoring lifetime achievements, Alexandria recognition coins and

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The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics returns in September 2021!

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) Committee is happy to announce the opening ceremony will be held Saturday, September 18, at 9:30 a.m. at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington. Events will take place September 18 through 30 at various venues throughout Northern Virginia. Registration will be open from Saturday, July 31 through Monday, September 6 and can only

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Research Volunteers Needed

WHO: Caregivers of individuals living with mild cognitive impairment or early-to-moderate stage dementia WHAT: 12-week research study to test a collaborative care planning tool Participating care teams (caregiver and individual living with dementia) will receive up to $75 in gift cards for completing three 30-minute interviews asking

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