Besides the abundance of information that the MVAH office has available for you, you’ll find information and resources available here as well.
One Day University – www.onedayu.com
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason – https://olli.gmu.edu/ or https://advanced.jhu.edu/academics/lifelong-learning/osher-lifelong-learning-institute/
Road Scholar Program – www.roadscholar.org
Your alma mater also likely provides an array of opportunities. Make sure to get on their mailing list.
Call or stop by the office: 2nd Floor of the Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane
The MVAH office has an abundance of information on area resources. Stop by when the office is open and take a look or give us a call. Other resources include Consumer Checkbook and Angie.com
Hollin Hall Senior Center – www.hollinhallseniorcenter.org;
Indoor Swimming Pools -
AARP www.aarp.org -
AARP/Senior Planet/OATS - Senior Planet and AARP Offer Free Online App Classes
Aging in Place (medicaidplanningassistance.org) (includes what Medicaid will pay for as you Age in Place.
Fairfax County Adult Services
Older Adults Services | Family Services (fairfaxcounty.gov)
Channel 16 – Mature Living - Mature Living | Cable and Consumer Services (fairfaxcounty.gov)
Hospital-at-Home Gains Momentum with Added Flexibilities, New Entrants | AHA. Visit the American Hospital Association website for more information: Hospital-at-Home | AHA
Rebuilding Together is the leading national nonprofit organization with a mission to repair the homes of people in need and revitalize our communities. Through our national network of affiliates, Rebuilding Together works proactively and collaboratively with community leaders, long-term residents, funders and volunteers to foster dialogue and create a movement focused on building safe and healthy homes and communities across the country.
– Senior Navigator is a nonprofit organization that provides free information about resources related to health and aging. These resources include: financial and legal matters, health facilities, assisted living and housing, exercise programs, support groups, and more. The site is searchable by ZIP code to identify resources available by community.
Villages: A vast majority of older Americans want to grow old in their own homes: 2021 Home and Community Preferences Survey: A National Survey of Adults 18+ Chartbook (aarp.org)
Village to Village Network: www.vtvnetwork.org
You can search on this site to find a Village near you.
Virginia Department for the Aging
– The Virginia Department for the Aging (VDA) works with 25 local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) as well as various other public and private organizations to help older Virginians and their families find the services and information they need. The Department operates the Center for Elder Rights, which is a central point of contact for older Virginians to access information and services.
— A nonprofit organization that provides accessible content, connections and programs to DC metropolitan residents facing the loss of a spouse. Mentor program provides one-on-one, over-the-phone support.
ServiceSource’s Wellness Center for Older Adults (WCOA) includes a Day Program, Recreation Activities, Technology Access and Assistive Technology, Support Groups, and Health Screenings for Fairfax County community members.
Be Stroke Smart - Learn Warning Signs and Act Fast
Strokes, brain damage caused by a lack of blood flow, are the number one cause of long-term disability in the U.S with one in six people being affected. Fairfax County has been proclaimed as Stroke Smart, an initiative from the Virginia Department of Health that aims to reduce disability and death from strokes by educating the public to recognize the signs of a stroke and to be confident calling 9-1-1 immediately when necessary. Learn more.