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Senior Services In The News

Senior Services is very active in Hampton Roads! These news articles highlight some of our recent activity and work in the community.

Jan. 11, 2017 Atlantic Bay Cares makes local seniors' wishes come true

Inside Business

Jan. 6, 2017

Nov. 14, 2016 Hampton Roads seniors eligible for rides on Election Day


Nov. 5, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016 The joys and challenges of caring for senior parents on Coast Live


Nov. 3, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016 Free rides to the Polls for Seniors

WAVY-Hampton Roads Show

Nov. 2, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016 Counting Kindness: Free Rides to the Polls for Seniors & Students Helping Students


Nov. 2, 2016

Nov. 14, 2016 The Art of Healthy Aging Forum and Expo

WVEC-Coastal Connections

Oct. 30, 2016


Nov. 15, 2016 Caregiving and healthy aging, Part 1

WHRV-Hearsay with Cathy Lewis

Oct. 27, 2016

Nov. 15, 2016 Caregiving and healthy aging, Part 2

WHRV-Hearsay with Cathy Lewis

Oct. 27, 2016

Nov. 15, 2016 Cab services to give free rides to seniors on Election Day


Oct. 26, 2016

Gary A. Harki

Nov. 15, 2016 The Art of Healthy Aging Forum and Expo offers resources

WVEC-13 News at Noon

Oct. 25, 2016

Nov. 15, 2016 Need a ride to the polls on Election day? If you're a senior, you can get one


Oct. 25, 2016

Robyn Sidersky

Nov. 15, 2016 The Art of Healthy Aging Forum and Expo information

WAVY-The Hampton Roads Show

Oct. 21, 2016

Nov. 15, 2016 Audience: Healthy Aging Expo


Oct. 21, 2016

Kerri Furey

Nov. 15, 2016 Making sure seniors get to the polls


Oct. 20, 2016

Elise Brown

Nov. 15, 2016 Call Senior Services for a ride to the polls

WNIS-Macrini's Morning Team

Oct. 19, 2016

Nov. 18, 2016 Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia is working to ensure seniors have choices at the polls

WVEC-13 News at 5

Oct. 18, 2016

Nov. 15, 2016 Free rides to polls for seniors

Inside Business

Oct. 17, 2016

Nate Delesline III

Nov. 15, 2016 Senior Services has insurance counselors


Oct. 12, 2016

Elizabeth Simpson

Oct. 8, 2016 Insurance Tips for the Young and the Old


Oct. 8, 2016

Elizabeth Simpson

Oct. 3, 2016 Senior Services to Host Free Medicare Events in October

Suffolk News-Herald

Oct. 3, 2016

Oct. 2, 2016 Your Health/Caregivers Who Do Quiet, Hard Work Behind the Scenes


Oct. 3, 2016

Elizabeth Simpson

Sept. 3, 2016 Have an orange crush to support local charities, Sept. 18 in Virginia Beach

Virginian Pilot-Beach Buzz

Sept. 3, 2016

Lee Belote

Aug. 27, 2016 Free Medicare info events set

Suffolk News-Herald

Aug. 7, 2016

Aug. 15, 2016 Program Checks on Seniors During Dangerous Heath

WTKR News 3

Aug. 15, 2016

July 14, 2016 Low-Income Seniors and Families Can Get Vouchers for Virginia Beach Fruits and Vegetables Pilot Online
July 14, 2016
Mechelle Hankerson
June 27,
Senior Services Call for Volunteers for Senior Ombudsman and Senior Companion Programs WVEC Noon News
June 27, 2016
June 28, 2016 Free Medicare Counseling in Norfolk The Forum
with Jan Callaghan
June 28, 2016
June 26, 2016 Senior Services Volunteer Needs for Senior Ombudsman and Senior Companion Programs Dialogue
June 26, 2016
June 7, 2016 Foundation Awards $2.3 Million Suffolk News Herald
June 7, 2016
May 18 Hayden Project Lies Dormant

Tidewater News
May 18, 2006

Stephen Cowles

March 30 Healthy Aging Forum Coming to Area Tidewater News
March 30, 2016
By Rebecca Chappell
March 29 Reck on the Road: March for Meals The Hampton Roads Show
March 29, 2016
By Chris Reckling
March 23 Suffolk Council Serves Seniors

Suffolk News Hearld

March 23, 2016

By Tracy Agnew

Nov 20 Real Life Heroes: CoVa Giving Back Awards 2015

Coastal Virginia Magazine
November 20, 2015

Angela Blue, Patti Hinson, Anne Leonard and Melissa Stewart

Nov 20 Comfort Calls for Seniors The Forum
with Jan Callaghan
November 20, 2015
Oct 27 Bank of America Foundation Presents Grant for Hayden Village Tidewater News
October 27, 2015
By Stephen Cowles
Oct 14 Bank of America Awards $10K to Senior Services Tidewater News
October 14, 2015
Sept 9 Fearless Caregving Event Preview The Forum
with Jan Callaghan
September 9, 2015
August 3 Fearless Caregiving The Forum
with Jan Callaghan
August 3, 2015
July 17 Vistors tour progress on Hayden High School project Tidewater News
July 17, 2015
By Walter Francis Jr.
June 18

City downplays safety concerns on White Marsh Road

Suffolk News Herald

June 18, 2015

By Matthew Ward

June 17 Senior Services Closes White Marsh Road Office in Suffolk

Suffolk News Herald

June 17, 2015

By Matthew Ward

June 6 Medicare Assistance Events Scheduled

Suffolk News Herald

June 6, 2015

June 5

Obici Healthcare Foundation awards $2.2 million in grants

Tidewater News

June 5, 2015

March 2 Senior Advocate Ombudsman Volunteer Recruitment

WVEC Noon News

March 2, 2015

Jan. 23

National aging expert advocates for community living

Daily Press, Prue Salasky

Jan. 23, 2015

Jan. 5 Improving the Health of Older Adults with Chronic Conditions

Author, Fran Anderson


Nov. 24 Hampton Roads Health Systems Launch "As You Wish"

Daily Press, Prue Salasky

Nov. 24, 2014

Oct. 14

Cab companies offer seniors free rides to polls


By Nicole Livas

Oct. 14, 2014

Oct. 13 The Art of Healthy Aging Forum & Expo on WVEC TV Noon News


Noon News

Oct. 13, 2014


Oct. 12 Unraveling Enrollment


By Elizabeth Simpson

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

   Oct. 2 The Art of Healthy Aging Forum & Expo on Hampton Roads Show


The Hampton Roads Show

Oct. 2, 2014

Sept. 29 Senior Services Receives Cardinal Foundation Grant


Inside Business

Data Section

Sept. 29, 2014

Sept. 21 'A Salute to Caregivers' -Norfolk Forum with Jan Callahan


City of Norfolk, Public Access Television, Channel 48

Sept. 21, 2014

July 23 'The Art of Healthy Aging Forum & Expo' - Norfolk Forum  with Jan Callahan

City of Norfolk, Public Access Television, Channel 48

July 23, 2014
July 23 The Future Can Be Frightening

Smithfield Times

July 23, 2014,

Diana McFarland

July 10 ZUMBA Gold Fundraiser supports Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia


Hampton Roads Show

May 21

Seniors' input sought

Suffolk News Herald

Matthew Ward



This weekend in Hampton Roads


Ginger Whitaker



Forum set for graceful aging

Suffolk News Herald,

Tracy Agnew

April 15 Forum Will Show Graceful Aging

Suffolk News Herald,

Tracy Agnew

Nov. 17

New health care law debated at Virginia Beach forum


Bill Bartel

Nov. 17 Today's Medicare Health Fair & Expo draws over 400 in attendance WVEC TV 13 News
Nov. 16 Rep. Scott Rigell to speak at today's Medicare Health Fair & Expo


Early Morning News

Oct. 29 Nov. 16 Medicare Health Expo

WVEC TV, Norfolk

Noon News

Oct. 29 Health expo on Medicare changes and Affordable Care Act WVEC.com
Oct. 26 Friends of Hayden are transforming high school brick by brick Tidewater News, Franklin, VA
Oct. 20 Senior Services Medicare Health Fair & Expo WVEC TV, Norfolk -Dialogue
Oct. 14 Hayden Village Project Awarded $575,000 in grant commitments InsideBiz.com, Data
Oct. 7 Senior Services to Host Medicare Health Fair & Expo
InsideBiz.com, Data
Oct. 2 Regional Medical Health Fair & Expo in November New Journal and Guide, Your Community
Sept. 24 Medicare Health Fair & Expo at the Convention Center AARP Virginia, Shawna Newcombe
Sept. 24 Senior Services Seeking Volunteer Ombudsman WVEC (ABC 13) Noon News
Sept. 19 Hampton Roads Foundation Awards Scholarships The Virginian-Pilot, Clay Barbour



Medicare Expo set for Nov. 16; exhibitors face deadline.

Aug. 31 Senior Services Leader Asks for Public Support of Hayden Village Center Tidewater News

Aug 24

Hayden Village Project to give Hayden Junior High a makeover.

Tidewater News,

Sidney Moore/contributing writer

June 26 Zumba Gold-A-Thon Will Benefit senior services. WVEC-TV (ABC 13) Noon News
June 25 Zumba Gold-A-Thon for the young at heart!

Hampton Roads Show


June 18

Senior Services' Home Delivered Meals program


TV48- Jan Callaghan




Panel says defense cuts will hurt Hampton Roads




In Hampton Roads, defense cuts might hit like a storm

Feb. 25 Senior Food Programs to Fall Victim to Sequestration WVEC.com
Feb. 25 Sequestion could impact services to seniors Fox 43
Jan. 24 Suffolk Centenarian Honored Suffolk News Herald
Jan. 23 Volunteers needed to be ombudsmen for nursing home residents WVEC.com
Jan. 8 SSSEVA's Hayden High School project added to Virginia Landmarks Register WTKR.com
Jan. 8 SSSEVA’s Hayden High School project added to Virginia Landmarks Register The Virginian-Pilot
Jan. 7 Hayden school chosen for Virginia Landmarks Register Tidewater News
Jan. 3 Letters to the Editor: Care for the Elderly The Virginian-Pilot
Dec. 13 Whitehead’s retirement bittersweet Tidewater News
Dec. 12 Senior Services advises "How to help protect yourself and your loved ones against financial exploitation!" City of Norfolk, Ch. 48
Dec. 4 Medicare Enrollees Scrambling towards Dec. 7 deadline The Daily Press
Nov. 20 Zoning Approved for Hayden Village Project Tidewater News
Oct. 27 Public hearing Nov. 26 for Hayden School Tidewater News
Oct. 26 Rescuing elderly relatives from Sandy’s path MarketWatch.com
Oct. 19 I-Ride Making House Calls Tidewater News
Oct. 11 Senior Services’ volunteer drivers generously give of their time to help seniors with the essential errands and interactions that allow them to live independently. WAVY TV 10, Hampton Roads Show
Oct. 10 Senior Services Lends Support to Area's Senior Citizens New Journal and Guide
Sep. 16 Area programs help seniors stay in own homes HamptonRoads.com/
May 22 You are never too old for Facebook! WVEC
Feb. 22 Rising gas prices indirectly impact agency’s “Meals on Wheels” program. WVEC
Feb. 17 Want to advocate for seniors in our community? Learn how you can become a Senior Services’ ombudsman. WAVY TV 10, Hampton Roads Show
Jan. 31 Senior Services and the Virginia Beach SPCA work together to provide food and veterinary needs so that seniors and their pets remain together during tough economic times. WAVY TV 10, Hampton Roads Show


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