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 –

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason – or

Road Scholar Program –

Your alma mater also likely provides an array of opportunities. Make sure to get on their mailing list.


NIH - National Institute on Aging Stretching and Workout Videos

Top Ten Healthiest Vegetables

7 Strength, Balance, and Flexibility Exercises

5 Easy and Healthy Breakfast Smoothies


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


Hollin Hall Senior Center –;

Indoor Swimming Pools -



AARP Driver Safety: Online and Classroom Courses

AARP Virtual Community Center - Find Free Online Events - AARP

AARP/Senior Planet/OATS - Senior Planet and AARP Offer Free Online App Classes

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Friendly Fairfax

Dementia Friendly Fairfax: Where to Turn for Help - Resources in Fairfax County | Neighborhood and Community Services

Alzheimer’s Association

American Council on Aging - Aging in Place ( (includes what Medicaid will pay for as you Age in Place.


Depression Resources- National Institute of Health – Older Adults and Depression

Aging and DepressionOvercoming Holiday DepressionDepression is not a normal part of getting older  

Fairfax County Adult Services
Older Adults Services | Family Services (

Channel 16 – Mature Living - Mature Living | Cable and Consumer Services (

           Golden Gazette - Golden Gazette | Family Services (  

Healthy Aging | National Council on Aging – Fact Sheet

Hospital at Home movement is an effort to allow funding for the treatment of acutely ill patients at home: Hospital-at-Home Gains Momentum with Added Flexibilities, New Entrants | AHA. Visit the American Hospital Association website for more information: Hospital-at-Home | AHA

PostiveAging SourceBook – sign up to receive the newsletter:


Rebuilding Together -

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 ( – 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.

7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 201
Richmond, VA 23235
Toll Free phone number: (866) 393-0957
Local phone number: (804) 525-7728

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 (

Village to Village Network:

            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.

Widow Care — 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.


Blind and Vision Impaired – Virginia Department

Blind/Deaf Information –

Virginia Wellness Center for Older Adults (ServiceSource) - Virginia Wellness Center for Older Adults - ServiceSource

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.

National Council on Aging offers drug savings – Drug savings card

Nursing Home Abuse 

Rheumatory Arthritis – Living with RA


Podcast: The Perfect Scam - Fraud Prevention AARP

Common Fraud Schemes –


Phone Scams | Consumer Information –


Guide to Preventing Home Improvement Fraud –


Guide to Shopping Online Safely –


International Lottery Scams –


Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors –

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.


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