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Lunch N’ Life, Thursday, December 6th

Join us for a “Triple Treat” to get ready for the holidays on Thursday, December 6th  11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Come hear Carol Ann Papp,  Annandale High School Women’s Choir, and a professional soprano sing holiday songs. Annandale United … Continue reading

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Yoga For Seniors: A Better Way To Good Health

Photo credit by Pexels While it may seem counter-intuitive, yoga can be an excellent choice to help seniors improve physically and mentally. This low-impact exercise has the added benefits of mindfulness, relaxation and meditation as well as showing people how … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest, Saturday, September 22nd

SCAS Oktoberfest Saturday, September 22n Noon to 2:30 pm American Legion Post #1976 4206 Daniels Ave Annandale, VA 22003 Join us to hear the Mount Vernon German Band and enjoy some homemade German food. We will have a 50/50 drawing. … Continue reading

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AARP Smart Driving Class

Wednesday, August 1st & Thursday, August 2nd 9:00 am -1:00 pm each day AARP Smart Driving Class SCAS is sponsoring the AARP Smart Driving Class for seniors at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, August 1st and Thursday 2nd. Classes … Continue reading

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My Home Companion Gives The Elderly An Option To Access Spiritual Care

When Michael Rodia’s mother was not able to receive the sacraments and participate in church activities, she found solace in My Home Companion’s faith-based initiative. The company arranged for a home visit from an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, someone … Continue reading

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Pet Care Advice for Seniors

According to some statistics, the rate of pet ownership stays consistent for people aged 25 to 54 (around percent), but then drops off for older adults (down to 32 percent for people over 65). That may be due to the … Continue reading

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Metro Senior SmarTrip® Cards

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 … Continue reading

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