Tag: alexandria division of aging and adult services

Senior Nutrition Program turns 50

By Barbara Ravenell Fifty years ago, the space shuttle program was officially launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Richard Nixon became the first...

Reopening Alexandria’s senior centers

By Pamela Austin There are two senior centers in the City of Alexandria operated by the Department of Community and Human Services’ Division of Aging...

Better With Age: Celebrate Older Americans Month

By Pamela Austin In tough times, communities find strength in people, and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this...

Life Well Lived: Redefining aging in Alexandria

By Mara Benner Huaorani elders are revered for their wisdom, experience and shamanic capabilities. The elders are also thought to have magical powers that younger...

Seniors: The impact of hoarding on older adults

By Bennie Blackley Hoarding is generally defined as the excessive acquisition of large quantities of objects and items that obstruct the living spaces in a...