Tag: Alexandria seniors

New program addresses ongoing nursing shortage

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Alexandria senior care facilities – including Goodwin Living and Woodbine Rehabilitation – are funding a new nursing program at Northern...

Seniors: Excellence in Aging Awards

By Michael Schuster The Alexandria Commission on Aging is a 21-member citizen body appointed by City Council to advocate on behalf of older Alexandrians. Since...

Bruce Willis and Frontotemporal Dementia

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Dementia is a condition that affects more than 55 million people worldwide. The financial strain of this progressive condition is matched...

The age of love

By Ashley Johnson, M.A. It was New Year’s Eve 2018, and my best friend and I had just finished our semi-traditional dinner at the nearby...

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...

Excellence in Aging Awards nominations open

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Commission on Aging opened nominations for its annual Excellence in Aging Awards on Tuesday. The awards program will be...