Fostering independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors within the City of Alexandria to age with dignity.
PHONE: 703.836.4414

SSA Connection: May 28th

SSA Connection
Here is your weekly SSA Connection including a short tour of inside the US Capitol Dome.
Ted Talk – The Hidden Power of Smiling
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles. To view the talk click here.
Health and Recreation
Learn to Make Easy, Healthy Breakfast Smoothies
Looking to do something a little different for breakfast? Check out how to make 5 easy and healthy breakfast smoothies – click on
Local Historic Sites Tour
Tour of the US Capitol Dome
Click on this short video to get an up close look at the inside of the US Capitol Dome.
Tour of Mt. Vernon and Gardens
For a short tour of Mt. Vernon and its grounds – click here. You might learn a new fact or two.
Check Out these Facebook and Online Events
Four Directions Wellness: Mindfulness Meditations via Zoom every Monday from 12 noon to 1:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness, located in Del Ray, is offering its Mindfulness Mondays by Zoom videoconference. It is available on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at noon for approximately an hour. It is an opportunity to explore and learn more about mindfulness and meditation. There is no cost to participate. Please register here.
What a great way to support one of Alexandria’s local small businesses and do something nice for yourself!
Check out another AARP Movies for GrownUps
Friday, May 29 at 8:00 pm
Join a Facebook Watch Party to watch the inspirational documentary Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story! From Executive Producer Stephen Curry, Jump Shot is the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the developer and innovator of the shot that defined the game of basketball without letting it define him.This event is free but you must be logged into Facebook to participate. To register click here.
Lincoln Center To Stream Broadway Shows On Fridays In June – Click
here to see how you can view Broadway shows streamed from Lincoln Center’s facebook page.
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Senior Services of Alexandria
206 N. Washington Street,
Suite 301
Alexandria, VA 22314
P: 703-836-4414
F: 703-836-1252
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