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From mentorship to friendship

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Sandy Connolly and Ngoc Nguyen have built an unbreakable bond throughout the years, and it began in the most unorthodox...

Scholarship opens for CNA course

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] LeadingAge Virginia, an association of aging services nonprofits, is currently accepting applications for scholarships toward an advanced certified nurse aide...

Nearly 500 pounds of meds collected

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Nearly 500 pounds of unwanted medications were safely disposed of last month, according to the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office. National Drug Take...

Goodwin House acquires senior living facility

Goodwin House Inc., a senior living nonprofit organization, is acquiring the Hermitage Northern Virginia, a senior living community located in the city’s West End. The...

Dementia Friendly Alexandria

By Jackie Barbarito According to the World Health Organization, there are about 50 million people living with dementia in the United States, with this number...

Your Views: A shoutout to caregivers

To the editor: The number of older adults in Virginia is increasing rapidly. An increase of 51.4% is projected for those age 65 and...

Goodwin House launches new Alzheimer’s awareness program

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Goodwin House, a senior living and health care organization, celebrated World Alzheimer’s Month and launched a public service announcement program...

Better With Age: When does your home go from safe to...

By Bryce Scholar Home is where the heart is. This common saying holds true for many of us. For older adults, home is where they...

Goodwin House Inc. wins award

Alexandria's Goodwin House was awarded one of two Stewardship awards at the LeadingAge Virginia Annual Conference held June 8-10. The Stewardship Award is awarded to...

Seniors: Shining a spotlight on cognitive decline

By Jessica Fredericksen Amidst COVID-19, cancer and cardiac disease, few people recognize one of the other major public health issues – cognitive decline. When people...