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Arlington55+ News, 1/6/22 edition

55+ News, 1/6/22 edition

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News of interest to active seniors in Arlington.

55+ programs of the Arlington County government are currently being held both in a “virtual” environment and at senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate.

For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us.

‘SPELLBINDERS’ WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS: Newcomers are invited to join the Spellbinders (volunteer storytellers) on Friday, Jan. 7 at 9:30 a.m. at Langston-Brown 55+ Center. (Registration #912301-06)


MONEY-SAVING TIPS ON TRAVEL DISCUSSED: Travel tips to save money will be presented on Friday, Jan. 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. (Registration #912400-19)

DISCUSSION TAKES DEEP DIVE ON HEARING AIDS: An in-depth discussion and demonstration of hearing aids will be presented by Bonnie O’Leary of the Northern Virginia Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on Monday, Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Registration #912500-13)

HEALTH FORUM FOCUSES ON OTHERS’ DEMENTIA: Representatives from the George Washington Institute for Brain Health and Dementia will discuss ways to deal with others’ dementia changes during an online program on Monday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. (Registration #912500-16)

BASICS OF ESTATE PLANNING DETAILED: “Estate Planning 101” presented by attorney Alison Lambeth will be held on Monday, Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. at Arlington Mill 55+ Center. Topics include wills, revocable living trusts, advance medical directives, power of attorney and probate. (Registration #912404-01)

WORKSHOP LOOKS AT ROCK PIONEERS: A discussion of rock-music legends and pioneers will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 1:30 p.m. online. (Registration #912400-33)

4-1-1 ON LINE DANCING OFFERED: An introduction to line dancing, focusing on basic steps, will be presented on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at Aurora Hills 55+ Center. (Drop in; no registration required)

ROLE OF ART IN HISTORY DETAILED: History roundtablers will meet online to discuss the impact of art on history on Wednesday, Jan. 12 at 11:15 a.m. (Registration #912402-08)

HISTORY PROGRAM LOOKS AT BLACK WOMEN’S ROLE IN CIVIL-RIGHTS MOVEMENT: Black women and the civil-rights movement, a program presented by the National Women’s History Museum, will be held online on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 1:30 p.m. (Registration #912400-01)

PARK RANGER DISCUSSES CLARA BARTON: A park ranger from the Clara Barton National Historic Site will discuss the founder of the American Red Cross on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. in an illustrated talk. (Registration #912400-05)

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