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Alexandria Gazette: Stay Connected in your Community

Check out page 13 for an article about Senior Services’ February Speaker Series.

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Senior Living in Alexandria: February Edition

Learn more about the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington. Guests Caren Forsten and Sandy Neuzil speak about the goals of this charity. Then, Registered Dietitian Madison Reeder walks you through a food demonstration. She’s making chocolate mousse with tofu!  

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Zebra: Proper Nutrition Vital for Seniors

Check out page 50 of the Zebra below. MaryAnne Beatty, Communication Director for SSA, discusses why Meals on Wheels is a good option for seniors.

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Gazette: Senior Diplomacy & Mobile Meals

Check out two articles in the most recent Alexandria Gazette packet on Senior Services of Alexandria’s programming. Page 4: Learn more about SSA’s Senior Ambassador Program Page 15: Learn more about SSA’s Meals on Wheels volunteers and their training with the new Mobile Meals app. Click below:

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Meals on Wheels America and Caesars Foundation Support Friendly Visitors

Friendly Visitor Program Receives $5,000 FROM MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND CAESARS FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT FRIENDLY VISITOR PROGRAM   Much-Needed Funding Helps Connect Volunteers with Socially-Isolated Seniors in Alexandria   Alexandria, VA January 29, 2019 –SSA’s Friendly Visitor program is proud to announce that it has received

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Zebra: Speaker Series Line-Up for 2019

This month’s Zebra Press featured Senior Services’ first three Speaker Series events of 2019. Click below to read more on page 58 about the January, February, and March events.

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Senior Living in Alexandria: January 2019 Episode

This month’s Senior Living in Alexandria episode features three insightful guests. Dr. Jimmie McClellan, Dean of Liberal Arts at Northern Virginia Community College, discusses lifetime learning and their opportunities for older adults. Then, Madison Reeder brings you a comfort food recipe that’s nutritious too! She’ll guide you

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Gazette Packet: Telling Your Story

The December 19th edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet features Anne Bolan, professional storyteller. She speaks about her profession, the importance of leaving a legacy, and her upcoming event with SSA on January 10th. Click here to read more on page 12.

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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: 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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