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SSA Receives Grant from Meals on Wheels of America for the March for Meals Campaign

SSA received a grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in the 13th Annual March for Meals campaign. This year’s grants were made possible through the generosity of Subaru of America, Inc. This grant will allow SSA to continue delivering Meals on Wheels 365 days

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – A New Kind of Senior Experience

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Check out Clair Embrey and Kate Kaiman’s article in this week’s Gazette about their three-week “Senior Experience” with Senior Services. They delivered Meals on Wheels, Groceries to Go and worked in the office. This experience has given them a new perspective on seniors and their stories. To

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SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program Featured in AARP Newsletter

AARP recently featured an article about how SSA’s Friendly Visitor Program is making a real difference in seniors’ lives.  Diane Stoy, Ph.D. author of the piece recently completed an Impact Study on the benefits of the program to improve the quality of life for isolated seniors.  To

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Alexandria Gazette – Senior Travel: A Variety of Options – May 20, 2015

Check out Rosie Border’s article on Senior Travel in the Gazette Packet on page 24.  It gives a good overview of all the options for seniors to get where they need to be.  To read the article click here.

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Alexandria Gazette – “Technology for Seniors”

The June Speaker Series is focusing on “Technology for Seniors” and is taking place on June 10th at the Beatley Central Library from 9:30 – noon.  There will be local experts talking about all aspects of technology that can enhance a senior’s life.  Check out MaryAnne Beatty’s article

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SSA Receives a 2015 Excellence in Aging Award

The 2015 Excellence in Aging Awards were presented to Senior Services of Alexandria, Mitch Opalski, Jane King and Terah Chamberlin. It was a great evening to celebrate the community and its support of Alexandria’s seniors.  To view photos from the evening click on

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – “Celebrating Older Americans at the Senior Health and Wellness Fair

Check out this week’s Gazette Packet’s story on page 11 about the upcoming May 27th Senior Health and Wellness Fair at the Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St.  FREE, open to the public.  Register at or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.  To read the article click on

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – April 30th

Check out SSA’s article in the Alexandria Gazette Packet on Page 11 about SSA’s AniMeals on Wheels Program. To view the article click here.

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Alexandria Gazette Packet – April 9

Check out SSA’s article about Alexandria’s community involvement in the March for Meals campaign in the Alexandria Gazette Packet on page 11. Thanks again to everyone who participated! To read the article click here.

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Senior Living in Alexandria – April 2015

Senior Living in Alexandria’s April show is on YouTube featuring Bonnie Moore from the Golden Girls Network, what’s happening in the community, National Healthcare Decision Day and more! To watch the show click here.

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