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Zebra: Best Deal in Town

The Silver Service Card Program is 2 years old and affords seniors in Alexandria discounts at local businesses. It’s a win-win, as businesses gain new customers and clients score great deals! The Zebra has featured this noteworthy program in this month’s copy. Read more below: http://digital.thezebra.org/?issueID=32&pageID=50 Seniors

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Senior Living in Alexandria: December 2018

This month’s Senior Living in Alexandria episode features three insightful guests. Anne Bolen, President and Founder of Anne B. History LLC, discusses the importance of capturing your story and how to leave a legacy. Madison Reeder, Registered Dietitian, walks through how to make applesauce pumpkin cookies. Nancy

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Gazette Packet: Getting Help With Groceries

The November 22nd edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features Senior Services of Alexandria’s Groceries to Go program. Click here to read more on page 11.

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Gazette Packet: Here Comes Lunch

The November 14th edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features Senior Services of Alexandria’s Meals on Wheels program.   Click here to read more on page 6.

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Senior Living in Alexandria: November 2018

Host Jim Roberts talks to Vanessa Bishop, Founder and CEO of Elder Care Consultants. She brought with her Ronnie Arden, who used Elder Care Consultants to aid in caring for her elderly father’s needs. Bishop’s company puts together plans on care depending on the needs of individual

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Share the Love 2018

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year   Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly

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The Zebra: Checking in on Seniors During the Holidays

There is a lot of pressure on people to enjoy the holidays. The reality, however, is that many feel increasingly lonely and isolated. Read more about how we can help the seniors in our life through the upcoming holidays in this month’s Zebra article here on page

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Healthcare Journey

There are so many unknowns when you or a loved one is in the hospital. Who do I talk to if I have questions? What happens when I go home and still need care? As a caregiver, what services are available to me? To learn more about

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The Zebra: Fall Prevention

Over one-third of seniors over 65 will fall. And statistics show that those who fall will likely fall again in the next 6 months. Check out the October edition of The Zebra for more information. Find out what you can do to prevent falls — including home modifications

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Senior Living in Alexandria: October 2018

Every 11 seconds a senior goes to the emergency room because of a fall. It is the number one cause of injury among older people. So, this month on Senior Living in Alexandria, our host Jim Roberts sat down with Sarah Pappa, PhD, MCHES, a Coordinator at Northern

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