Are you ready to think some more about happiness? In the first installment of the “Get Happier, Dammit” series, we looked at the definition of happiness – what it could be, what it might look like. We talked a little about the book that launched this column and how to move on from there.
Today the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that Virginia will make third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines available for moderately and severely immunocompromised Virginians, starting as early as August 14.
People are thrilled to return to the Manassas and Woodbridge senior centers and they started lining up outside at the centers a half hour before the doors opened at 11 a.m. Thursday.
n4a recognized the Area Agency on Aging for its sensitivity in recognizing a potentially underserved group and its creativity in meeting that group’s needs.
The “Grab the Bars” initiative aims to educate people on how bars installed in senior’s homes can save lives. Falls are the leading cause of serious injury among seniors.
A quilt belonging to Wayne Mitchell's mother is on display at Caring Senior Services in Gainesville. When you walk into Caring Senior Services’s office in Gainesville, Virginia you see a bed …
OmniRide’s Spring Service Change will take effect on Monday, June 7, and will include changes to most routes.
(NAPSI)—If you’re like roughly two-thirds of Americans, you expect to travel this year. So, whether it’s camping, visiting national landmarks or splurging on a first-rate resort, travelers want …
(BPT) - With more people than ever choosing to age in place — that is, continuing to live in their own homes — medical alert devices and modifications to make seniors’ homes safer …
Taylor Garduno Sharpe of Bristow is an avid volunteer, community leader, involved mother, wife and foster doggy-mommy to a senior pit-bull/great Dane mix. Her experience with great foster parents made her a great mom, and now foster-rescue mom.
Rollins Ford Park will be a 70-acres park with fields, a large playground, dog park and trails.
Western Prince William residents Jocelyn King and Brianne Hout are ecstatic about beginning new phases of their lives as owners of the Gainesville’s new specialty bakery, Nothing Bundt Cakes Gainesville-Haymarket.
Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week returns Monday, August 9 through Sunday, August 15 with MANY options for you to enjoy dining out at your comfort level.
The new laws went into effect July 1st, but it’s best to know what’s allowed and what will still get you in trouble, says attorney Rebecca Wade, a partner at Alexandria-based Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner.
Pedestrians and bicyclists are most at risk from vehicle collisions when the days get shorter. Prince William Police offers tip for you to protect yourself, your children and pets.
(BPT) - Feeling a sense of connection and belonging with others is a basic human need. But unfortunately for many older adults, social isolation and loneliness are on the rise, especially because of …
(NewsUSA) - Many older adults experience feelings of loneliness and isolation as they age, but pets can provide the companionship and love seniors desire. A new survey conducted by Home Instead, …
(NewsUSA) - Medicare's annual enrollment period (October 15 - December 7) is an important time of year during which Medicare beneficiaries can review their current coverage and evaluate whether they …
(Family Features) Although the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, the rapid development of multiple vaccines has spurred hope that treatments – or even potential cures – may be found for other devastating conditions. One such candidate is Alzheimer's Disease.
(Family Features) Taking care of your health, especially over age 65, requires an understanding of your personal needs.