Tag: seniors

Alexandria senior living facility reports 12 cases of COVID-19

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Hermitage Northern Virginia, a long-term care facility located at 5000 Fairbanks Ave., has reported 12 positive cases of COVID-19. Two residents...

Seniors: Make your end-of-life wishes known

By Jennifer Sarisky When you’re ill and unable to speak for yourself, where would you like to be and with whom? What kind of care...

Seniors: Help your neighbors stay connected

By Cele Garrett In the best of times, our older neighbors are at the greatest risk of feeling socially isolated and lonely. This is especially...

PK Move e-book available

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] PK Move, a nonprofit that offers parkour and natural movement programs, is now offering an electronic book download for seniors...

Commission on Aging opens nominations for Excellence in Aging awards

By Barbara Waters The Alexandria Commission on Aging is a 21-member citizen body appointed by city council to advocate on behalf of older Alexandrians. Since...

Hermitage Northern Virginia gets a new look

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Independent and assisted senior living community Hermitage Northern Virginia is undergoing renovations to its first floor, according to a news...

Alexandrians brace for coronavirus outbreak

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread globally, Alexandria residents and businesses are bracing for an outbreak. Some are already...

Seniors: Getting emergency help at home

By Pamela Austin Most people want to live independently in their home as long as possible. But as people age, they may experience limited mobility...

Seniors: A guide to talking with your doctor

By Carol Downs Taking an active role in your health care means working together as a team with your doctor, along with nurses, physician assistants,...

Seniors: Ways for seniors to stay fit this winter

By Darline Buchannon Age is in the mind of the beholder. Anyone who chooses to move their body can get fit and stay physically active. Getting...