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June Speaker Series: Getting Ready for Summer

It’s that time of year again! Come to our June 20th Speaker Series event: Getting Ready for Summer and hear from Visit Alexandria about what’s happening this Summer around town. Madison Reeder, a dietitian with the Inova PACE Program, will also be presenting a cooking demonstration featuring light, healthy

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Senior Health and Fitness Fair

Senior Health and Fitness Fair

Held on Wednesday, May 23rd from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon at the Lee Center (1108 Jefferson St.), this year’s Heath and Fitness Fair featured speakers from the Alexandria Rec. Department discussing what all seniors need to know to stay healthy and fit. Following the presentation, there

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May 10th Robust Walkathon

The Spring Robust Walkathon took place on May 10th at Ben Brenman park. Group leaders walked participants to different exercise stations throughout the park. At each station, attendees learned how to weave low-intensity exercises into a walk, and how to use environmental objects as props. Participants also

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Spring 2018 Senior Academy

Senior Services of Alexandria, in partnership with the City of Alexandria, offered the 4th Senior Academy this spring. The four-week course, beginning on April 11th, was designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors who are 60+ with an opportunity to gain exposure to the City’s various government functions, learn

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June Senior Tour: the Lyceum

Interested in learning more about your city’s history? Join Beatley Central Library and Senior Services of Alexandria as we tour Old Town and visit some of its most valuable landmarks. Alexandria has a rich history, and this is a great chance to see it for yourself! Each

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2018 Dance for all Ages

The 2018 “All Around the World” Dance for All Ages was held on Friday, April 13th 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,

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SSA’s Golden Anniversary Gala

. Celebrating 50 Years As we look back on the past 50 years, we’re inspired by all that has been accomplished and excited to see what the next fifty years will bring. The Golden Anniversary Gala was a festive reunion, honoring the legacy of those who have

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RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 4th: Speaker Series: A Livable Community for All

The March 21st Speaker Series on “Livable Communities for All Ages” has been rescheduled for April 4th. You do not need to re-register for this event.  Come be a part of Alexandria’s future! SSA’s March Speaker Series will focus on the steps that are being taken to transform the City of Alexandria into

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February Speaker Series: Senior Employment & Volunteering

Participants joined SSA at Beatley Central Library on February 21st from 10:00am – 12:00pm to hear from local experts on how to find and secure employment and volunteer opportunities as a senior. Presenters included representatives from AARP, the Office of Historic Alexandria, the Virginia Cooperative Extension, Volunteer Alexandria,

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New! Old Town Tours and Food Trends

Beatley Central Library and Senior Services of Alexandria are offering two new co-sponsored senior programs: Old Town Senior Tours, and Food Trends for Seniors.   Old Town Senior Tours Interested in learning more about your city’s history? Join us as we tour Old Town and visit some of its

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