Scottish Dancers Highland Fling Dance Join us as we enjoy Scottish country dancing by the Edinburgh-based Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) of Northern Virginia. Sometimes called the “ballroom dance” of Scotland, it is a popular social dance form with roots stretching back for centuries. The menu this year will be Shepherd’s Pie, Irish SodaContinue reading “Lunch N’ Life, Saturday, March 21, 2020”
For more information on the Exhibit: http://www.woodlawnpopeleighey.org/annualneedleworkshow Join us for a Day Trip to Woodlawn Estate in Alexandria, Virginia to see the Needlework Exhibit. Woodlawn Estate was the first family home of Eleanor “Nelly” Custis, granddaughter of George and Martha Washington, one of America’s most skilled early needlework makers. The annual Needlework Show & SaleContinue reading “March 11th, 2020- Day Trip to the Needlework Exhibit at Woodlawn House”
“Conquer the Clutter” When it comes to organizing, why does it sometimes feel like an UPHILL BATTLE?! This humorous presentation by Maria Spetalnik, a Board Certified Professional Organizer, will give you tools and tips to help you get started. Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:30am – 1:00pm St. Barnabas Episcopal Church 4801 Ravensworth Road Annandale, VirginiaContinue reading “Lunch N’ Life, Thursday, February 27, 2020”
The bright yellow Senior SmarTrip® card for citizens age 65 and older enables seniors to get the discounted fare on Metrobus and Metrorail. A SmarTrip® card is easy to use and faster than a farecard. Just touch it to the target on a faregate or farebox. Reduced fare will automatically be deducted. SmarTrip® eliminates theContinue reading “Metro Senior SmarTrip® Cards”
When you’re caring for another person, every day presents new challenges. From changes in health status to changes in mood, caregivers must be ready to respond and adapt at a moment’s notice. But when you’re racing against the clock to prepare meals, organize medications, and keep house, it’s easy to miss the little things. That’sContinue reading “How to Create a Care Plan for an Aging Family Member”
Despite older drivers having a higher accident rate, many senior are keen to keep hold of their license for as long as possible. And understandably so. Driving can be a wonderful experience and is often the key to staying independent. But the stark reality is that as we age our driving changes and unfortunately, notContinue reading “Driving Safety Tips for Seniors”
If Fairfax County schools are delayed or closed due to weather, Shepherd Center activities will be canceled for that day.