Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

                  Instead of leaving leftover prescriptions in your medicine cabinet, come to the Substance Abuse Coalition of Alexandria’s prescription drug drop-off on October 22 and dispose of your unwanted medications safely.

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2016 Young at Art Exhibition-Oct 6-Nov 17

This year’s Young at Art is the 30th Annual Juried Art Show for local artists 55 and up.  Sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) and Goodwin House, and hosted once again by the Durant Arts Center, Young at Art will feature works by local artists–amateurs, teachers,

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2016 Oktoberfest- a Fun Evening Supporting Seniors

2016 Oktoberfest was a fun evening at Port City Brewing Company to support SSA’s programs and services for Alexandria’s seniors.  Thanks to all of our wonderful sponsors and to Port City for hosting.  Also special thanks to Federal City Catering and Logan Sausages.  To view photos from the

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September Events

                  Senior Services of Alexandria has several exciting events coming up this month: To learn more about SSA’s Senior Mental Health Month event, “Caring for Mental Wellness: For You or Someone You Know,” click here. If you’re interested in

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Register for Senior Law Day – October 15

2016 Senior Law Day Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association Presents The Sixth Annual Senior Law Day. Determining Your Destiny:      Understanding the Need to Plan  Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:3 0 a m – 1 2:3 0 p m First Baptist Church of

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Caring for Mental Wellness

CARING FOR MENTAL WELLNESS: For You or Someone You Know Depression is not a normal part of aging.  In fact, studies show that adults generally feel satisfied with their lives, despite the physical challenges that come with age. When a difficult life event occurs, such as death

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SSA’s 48th Annual Meeting and Luncheon – June 22

Senior Services of Alexandria

Thank you to Goodwin House Alexandria for their hospitality in hosting this year’s Annual Meeting and to all those who attended.  A special thank you to Mayor Allison Silberberg for being the luncheon guest speaker.  To view photos from the event click on Annual Meeting.  

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Cultural Activities and Civic Engagement for Seniors – June 15

Thanks to everyone to attended today’s Speaker Series on Cultural Activities and Civic Engagement for Seniors.  If you would like a program with the speakers’ contact information click on culturalactivitiesprogram.  To get a copy of VisitAlexandria’s presentation click on Mercy_Street_101_POWERPOINT___SENIOR_SERVICES___6-13-16.  If you would like a copy of

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Health and Fitness For Seniors – May 25

It was a great event with local experts talk about the importance of being prepared: how to maximize your doctor visits, the benefits of a personal emergency home response system, and simple ways to keep safe and healthy! PLUS fun cooking and exercise demonstrations,including tai chi and line

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Robust Walkathon – April 27

Despite the rain, an enthusiastic and fun crowd joined us at the park! Check out the pictures by clicking here. Congrats to Charles Houston on winning the trophy for Best Group Participation! For more opportunities like this one, join the Del Ray Robust Walking Group every Monday, Wednesday

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