RSVP Engagement Leader Training
RSVP Engagement Leaders represent RSVP-Northern Virginia and the local volunteer centers at community events, volunteer fairs, and service projects. As ambassadors for community service, RSVP Engagement Leaders promote meaningful opportunities for individuals ages 55+ to get involved. Join us for this informative session and training to learn what it is like to be an Engagement Leader. Click here to sign up!

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Info Session (VITA)
Northern Virginia families with low-income need your help in preparing their tax returns and assisting the program as greeters, screeners, Spanish translators and/or IT support. Join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program 2017 now! Multiple locations are available throughout Northern Virginia for volunteers. We are hosting an orientation with VITA so you can learn what it means to be a volunteer tax preparer and to get started with your training. Click here to sign up! 
 
When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042
 
OpenHouseRSVP Social: Fall into Volunteering with RSVP 
Join us for refreshments and conversation as we get together for our Fall RSVP Open House! The event is open to Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax residents over 55. Learn about ways to get involved in service within your community. Parking is available free of charge for the first 4 hours underneath the community center. Click here to sign up. 
 
When: Friday, November 4, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204
 
RSVP Educational Opportunity: Avoiding Scam and Fraud
Join us for a free workshop to learn how to protect yourself when online. In this comprehensive, yet easy to understand workshop, you will learn how to identify, troubleshoot and report the frauds and scams lurking in all of the digital outlets and to safeguard your digital information. If you are interested in attending, please click here to sign up. 
 
When: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Tysons Corner Microsoft Office, 1961 Chain Bridge Road, Tysons Corner, VA 22102 

Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) provides a monthly Speaker Series, which offers topics of interests to seniors, including legal issues, financial literacy, health-care education, retirement planning and more. SSA works to ensure that each session has local experts on the topic of discussion and provides the most up-to-date, accurate information for seniors, their family members and caregivers. For more information contact communications@seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext. 13. 

Senior Services of Alexandria's 11/17 Speaker Series: Living a Purpose-Filled Life: Connecting Mind, Body and Spirit to Obtain Optimal Health. A workshop that explores new approaches to healthcare challenges, including stress management, chronic illness, pain, whole person care and overall well-being. Interactive session on massage therapy, yoga, reiki and other relaxation and stress-reducing techniques. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Call 703-836-4414, ext. 110 to RSVP or on-line.
 
Senior Academy – Calling all Seniors 60+

Senior Services of Alexandria is partnering with the City of Alexandria on Senior Academy, a four-week course designed to provide Alexandria’s seniors with an opportunity to gain exposure to the City’s various government functions, learn about local organizations that provide services and programs for our senior community, and help seniors get involved!  Enrollment is limited to 25 City residents ages 60 and older. 

The Academy is a free program with light refreshment each week.  A special graduation ceremony will take place during a City Council meeting at City Hall in October. The topics included are: Getting to know your City; How you can Make a Difference; City Services for Seniors;  Community Resources and Leisure, Cultural and Educational Opportunities.  To learn more or to register for the Senior Academy, you can download the application at www.seniorservicesalex.org or call 703-836-4414, ext. 110.