Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

Let’s End Ageism – Ashton Applewhite

It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite urges us to dismantle the dread and mobilize against the last socially acceptable prejudice. “Aging is not a problem to be fixed or a disease to be cured,” she says. “It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all.” Click here to listen.

Health and Recreation

Healthy Fall Salad

Fall is coming so it is time to try some new salads.
Here’s one that uses squash and looks delicious.
To get started click here.

Alexandria at Home – Yoga

The Alexandria’s Recreation Dept offers videos of exercises to do in the comfort of your home. Follow along with a series of short yoga exercises by clicking here.

At Home with the
National Symphony Orchestra

Learn about NSO’s weekly virtual concerts and hear Marissa Regni, Principal Second Violin, playing “Variations on a Theme of Corelli.”  Click here to listen.

Upcoming Alexandria Library Events

Monthly Meditation, Monday, September 28: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Yoga in Daily Life joins us via Zoom for our Monthly meditation class. Grab your yoga mat, and get ready to relax! Click here to register.

Get to Know Libby, Thursday, October 1: 10:00am – 11:00am

On October 6, the Alexandria Library’s Digital eBooks and eAudiobooks will be transferred over to Overdrive & Libby. This session will guide you through how to use these two new databases. Click here to register.
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