Tag: senior services of alexandria

Where older adults can turn for answers

By Mary Lee Anderson The good news is that Alexandria is a great place to be an older adult. Sometimes it can be difficult knowing...

Better With Age: Celebrating our centenarians

By Pamela Austin National Centenarians Day is on Sept. 22 and recognizes individuals who have lived a century or longer. In 2019, there were an...

Your Views: A note of gratitude

To the editor: As we all know, these are challenging times and for seniors they are especially challenging due to COVID-19-enhanced vulnerability and isolation. Many of...

Services available to older adults during the pandemic

By Victoria Almquist There is a wide range of services available to older adults in Alexandria, and some are not well known. As colder weather...

AWLA donates 5,000 pounds of pet supplies

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria has donated more than 5,000 pounds of pet supplies to local pet owners since...

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: Reduce your risk of fraud

By Carol Downs We all like to think we would never fall for a sweepstakes scam, identity theft or any other type of fraudulent offer....