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: 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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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Fall Programs

Senior Services of Alexandria has an ambitious goal: to offer seniors an activity every week, outside of their monthly speaker series, that provides seniors a chance to meet new friends, learn something, and have some fun. To learn more about what’s in store this fall, see page 12 of the

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Senior Living in Alexandria: September 2018

This month on Senior Living in Alexandria, our host Jim Roberts sat down with Elizabeth McDaniel, Physicians Relations Executive for Inova, to talk about the Care Continuum Puzzle, and how to navigate finding resources and services when transitioning from the hospital to back home. Madison Reeder, a registered

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The Zebra: Taking the Healthcare Journey

Facing a hospital stay can be frightening and confusing, and the uncertainty of what to expect can add stress at a difficult time. Senior Services and Inova Hospital have temaed up to co-sponsor the first Senior Speakers Series event of the 2018-2019 season: “Taking the Healthcare Journey:

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Taking Care of Seniors

Senior Services of Alexandria’s volunteers have been busy this summer delivering Meals on Wheels, groceries, pet food, visiting and getting the information out to Alexandria’s seniors. SSA thanks them for all they do in making a difference in their lives. To see photos of our volunteers and the work they’ve done this summer, see

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