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About the Village Movement and AHA In the News

People at Work: It Takes a Village in Alexandria
10/17/17 Connection Newspaper

Baby Boomers join aging-at-home villages for yoga, happy hour, cooking classes and biking
5/6/17 The Washington Post

For Alexandria Seniors, It Takes a Village
Jan 2017 The Zebra Press

It Takes a Village
10/6/15 Connection Newspaper

Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Support
12/28/14 New York Times

 

Resource links from AHA Conversations With…

From Sandy Northrop’s March 2018 talk on Vietnam

Pete Person: Assignment Hanoi — https://vimeo.com/33730932

Vietnam Passage: Journeys from War to Peace: https://vimeo.com/49127186

Vietnam: Next Generation — https://vimeo.com/262096871

https://www.retroreport.org/video/agent-orange-last-chapter-of-the-vietnam-war/

https://www.retroreport.org/video/defusing-wars-perfect-soldiers/

 

A Matter of Balance and Fall Prevention Resources

National Council on Aging – 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Falls Prevention Programs: Saving lives, saving money

Debunking the Myths of Older Adult Falls

6 Steps to Protect Your Older Loved One from a Fall

A Matter of Balance General Information

 

Planning for Health-related Appointments and Emergencies
Prepared by the AHA Member Services Committee

Preparing for a Medical Appointment

Planning for a Scheduled Hospital Stay

Planning for Health Emergencies


Handouts from Tuesday Tech Talks

Prepared by Jen Heinz, Membership and Marketing Manager

Tech Talk Handout – Amazon Echo aka “Alexa”

Tech Talk Handout – All About Apps

Tech Talk Handout – Google Its more than a search engine

Tech Talk Handout – A down to earth look at the cloud

Tech Talk Handout – Focus on Photography


Recognizing a Stroke

How to Spot a Stroke and Save a Life – YouTube Video

Stroke Recognition – Arlington TV Segment

Stroke Recognition Song for Children

Stroke Smart Alexandria (Mayoral Proclamation) and Interview

Spot a Stroke Poster