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Senior Living in Alexandria: February ’18

This month, Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sits down with Evelyn Quiles of the Workforce Development Center (part of Alexandria’s Department of Community and Human Services) to talk about services and opportunities provided through Workforce Development. Once again, Madison Reeder joined us for a cooking demonstration.

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Alexandria Times: Silver Service Card

This week’s Alexandria Times includes an article by SSA’s Ellyn Kirtley about the Silver Service Card program. This unique program in Alexandria allows residents aged 60 and over to receive discounts at local businesses. The Silver Service Card program, launched in the spring of 2016 as part of the Commission on  Aging’s commitment

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Zebra: Learn from Others, Get Support

The January 20th Speaker Series will be held at Immanuel Church on the Hill (3606 Seminary Rd) from 10:00 am – noon. Bobbi Carducci, the author of “Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver” will talk about her journey as a caregiver.  There will also be representatives from Insight Memory

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Senior Living in Alexandria

Our host Jim Roberts is joined this month by Lindsey Vajpeyi of Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC). IMCC works with clients with many types of dementia, and offers an Adult Day Center as well as resources for families and caregivers. For more information about IMCC and the

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Zebra: Senior Ambassadors & Share the Love

Senior Services was featured in two articles in the most recent edition of the Zebra.  On page 46, learn more about SSA’s newest volunteer opportunity: the Senior Ambassador program. Senior Ambassadors serve as resources in their communities, aiming to connect seniors and their families to varied assistance and

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Senior Living in Alexandria: December 2017

This month, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host Jim Roberts sat down with Pamela Austin, the Resource Coordinator for Alexandria’s Division of Aging, to talk about the programs and resources available to Alexandria seniors and their families. Jim was also joined by Madison Reeder, who demonstrated how to make

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Young At Art

Young At Art, a juried art exhibit featuring the works of artists 55 years and older, celebrated its 31st anniversary with a  reception and awards ceremony Nov. 2 at the Durant Arts Center in Old Town. Co-sponsored by Senior Services of Alexandria and the Goodwin House Foundation,

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SSA Partners with Beyer Subaru to Share the Love

ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 21, 2017 – Senior Services of Alexandria is proud to announce that it will be participating in the tenth annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Tracing Family Roots

Written by this month’s Speaker Series guest, Sharon Hodges, this article in the November 6 Alexandria Gazette Packet highlights what will be covered in Genealogy: Tracing Your Family Roots. Hodges, a professional genealogist, author and teacher, will be going over different techniques, resources, and tests to keep in mind when

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Senior Living in Alexandria- November 2017

In our penultimate episode of the year, Senior Living in Alexandria‘s host, Jim Roberts, sat down with Patricia Walker, the Branch Manager of Alexandria Libraries Special Collections to talk about the resources available to anyone who wants to learn more about their family history. Alexandria’s Queen Street Library has

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