News & Happenings

Going Places: Safe Driving as You Age

AHA was very happy to support the safe driving workshop put on by NV Rides. The event featured notable speakers, a vendor fair and lunch. Attendees learned how to improve their health and well-being on and off the road. [read full article]

Dr. Atul Gawande Presentation September 25

The Village to Village Network celebrates 15 years of the Village Movement with a live streamed webinar from Boston by the author of Being Mortal, Dr. Atul Gawande on Monday, September 25th. The talk is entitled “Being Mortal’s Village: The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older.” [read full article]

A Busy Summer!

From TGIF happy hour, to the launch of “What’s In the News,” to a meeting at Upcycle to brainstorm collaborative activities, and more, AHA members, staff and volunteers have had a very busy Summer thus far. [read full article]

Volunteers Receive Special Training

On Tuesday June 13, 16 of our AHA volunteers participated in a special training session on recognizing the signs of dementia and the resources available locally to assist those affected. Christi Clark of Insight Memory Care Center presented the program and we thank her for sharing her considerable expertise on this important subject with our volunteers. [read full article]

Two Important Local Events

AHA is pleased to share information about two events coming up this month in Alexandria focused on the older adult community. First, AARP is offering the AARP Virginia Academy: Smarter Living for All Ages on Saturday, [read full article]