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Alexandria Times- Alexandria nonprofit wins commonwealth-wide award

Senior Services of Alexandria was featured in the Alexandria Times on May 11th. The article, “Alexandria nonprofit wins commonwealth-wide award,” details the ‘best practices’ award SSA received for its “Groceries to Go” program. To learn more, read the full article on page 3.

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SLA May 2017

Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sat down this month with Dr. Basim Kahn from Neighborhood Health to talk about the prevalence of depression and other mental illnesses in seniors as well as the importance of staying on top of health issues as one ages. To see the full interview,

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Alexandria Gazette- Easing Aging; May is Older Americans Month

Senior Services of Alexandria was featured in two articles in the most recent edition of the Alexandria Gazette Packet. One, written by Vernon Miles, features information about the honors SSA received this week. SSA’s Executive Director, Mary Lee Anderson, received the Lois Van Valkenburgh Excellence in Aging Award, an

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Zebra: Spring is Here- Time to Get Moving!

In the May edition of the Zebra, Communications Director MaryAnne Beatty writes about the opportunities Alexandria holds for seniors who want to stay active. Physical exercise becomes increasingly important as we age, and has been shown to reduce the risk of developing diseases like type-two diabetes, cancer,

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Alexandria Gazette – March for Meals “Champions” Week

This week’s Alexandria Gazette Packet features SSA’s volunteers delivering meals during “Champions” Week for the March for Meals campaign.  Thanks to all the public, city officials and volunteers for coming out to support our seniors.  Read the article here.

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Aging Matters Interviews SSA Executive Director

In an interview with Cheryl Beversdorf of Aging Matters, SSA Director Mary Lee Anderson outlines the programs and services offered by Senior Services. Listen to the entire interview here.

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SLA April 2017

Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sat down this month with Lori Schock from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Karen S. Hobbs from the Division of Marketing Practices at the Federal Trade Commission, to talk about fraudsters

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: Ease Yoga and Café’s Senior Discount

                  One of the newest participants in SSA’s Silver Service Card Program, Ease Yoga and Café, was featured in the Alexandria Gazette Packet this week. Ease Yoga and Café, which opened less than two years ago, is located in Del Ray

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Alexandria Gazette Packet: All in the Family

In the March 16th Alexandria Gazette Packet, Jeanne Theismann’s article, “All in the Family” includes details about and photos from Senior Services of Alexandria’s 2017 Generation to Generation Gala. To read the full article, visit the Gazette Packet‘s online archives or take a look at the article as

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SLA March 2017

Senior Living in Alexandria’s host Jim Roberts sat down this month with Darrell Wesley, the Program Director at the Alexandria Adult Day Services Center (ADSC) to talk about the services ADSC provides, as well as different resources that are available for caregivers. Watch the full episode here.

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