It all started with the water bill. Our water bill is unusually high for the low occupancy of our old home.
Valley Program for Aging Services will be able to expand its Meals on Wheels program, thanks to the generosity of the Walmart Foundation.
I was strolling through the forest with my walking stick (because I’m 55), saw a hornets’ nest, observed it and thought, “Not today.”
This is the first of my on-going columns geared toward the baby boomers. However, generations prior and after take heed.
The Valley Program for Aging Services strategic planning Community Listening Session scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to expected inclement weather.
The Waynesboro Senior Center is hosting a community forum for seniors and families of seniors to focus on how to have happy and healthy holidays with seniors.
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been awarded nearly $3 million in federal funding to help ease difficulties older adults and people with disabilities may face when they seek support services from state agencies, health care systems and community organizations.
The Medicare Open Enrollment period is Oct. 15-Dec. 7. If you have questions about which Part D drug plans or Medicare Advantage plans will be available in our local area for 2016, how to compare their costs and benefits, and would like assistance with enrollment, Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS) is here to help.
A major milestone will be marked, when Maury River Senior Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary, with daily Open Houses from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. throughout the week of May 18 to May 22nd. The Center has been a vital resource for thousands of seniors who wanted a place to connect with people close to their age.
Bath Community Senior Center seeks a substitute van driver: Van drivers work Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This is an on call, part-time position at BCSC under the supervision of the Center Director.
Waynesboro Senior Center offers two free workshops for individuals with ongoing health conditions and for their caregivers.
The Fight Against Adult Abuse: Lessons Learned. Sponsored by the Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse.
Low income seniors who live in and own property in the SAW region (Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro), and who are 65 years or older, or who are permanent and totally disabled persons, or disabled veterans with 100% service connected permanent and total disability, are eligible to apply for 2015 Real Estate Tax Relief.
Del. Mark Keam (D-Fairfax) and numerous government and private sector stakeholders announced in a press conference on Tuesday that Virginia gets it when it comes to taking care of its elderly population.
Upcoming educational programs at the Waynesboro Senior Center.
For the first quarter of Fiscal Year 15 at the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging, WellTran staff have logged 3,000 rides for seniors and for persons 18 and older with disabilities.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget and Aging Committees, joined U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and four other colleagues to introduce the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act.
New drivers license laws affecting older adults took effect on January 1, 2015. After an individual reaches 75 years of age, all driver’s license renewals must be made in person at DMV. The age was previously 80.
The Bath Senior Members visited The Omni Homestead Resort December 15.
Virginia Tech athletics director Whit Babcock issued a statement on Saturday to announce that football coach Frank Beamer will return for the 2015 season.
Stricter driver’s license-renewal rules for senior drivers – including accelerated renewal cycles and age-specific in-person renewal procedures – go into effect in Virginia, at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Day.
In a unique partnership between the Giles County Technology Center, Habitat for Humanity of the New River Valley, and a Virginia Tech sustainable biomaterials class, college students developed teaching materials on green building for high schools students.
An overwhelming majority of seniors support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers.
November 29th, 2003. An important date in UVA football history. The last time the Cavaliers’ tasted victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech. seniors on this year’s squad were about 12 years old.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with the media on Monday. The Cavaliers (5-6, 3-4 ACC) play at Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) on Friday in Blacksburg.
Fifteen Bridgewater College seniors in an entrepreneurship class want to form working partnerships in the spring 2015 semester with four small businesses or non-profits from Harrisonburg, Rockingham County or Augusta County.
The Citadel Bulldogs scored 21 points in the third quarter to pull away and went on to a 45-25 victory over the VMI Keydets in The Military Classic of the South.
Virginia Tech has recommended three candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship and three candidates for the Marshall Scholarship.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia (4-6, 2-4 ACC) hosts Miami (6-4, 3-3 ACC) on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Season tickets for the 2015 UVA men’s and women’s lacrosse seasons are now on sale. Virginia lacrosse season tickets may be purchased online at VirginiaSports.com.
The No. 21 UVA men’s soccer team will play host to Virginia Tech at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 5) at Klöckner Stadium in a first-round match in the 2014 ACC Championship.
Interviews with UVA football players Quin Blanding, Greyson Lambert, Kevin Parks, Anthony Harris and Darius Jennings after the Cavs’ 28-27 loss to North Carolina at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.
The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank today released a new study—Hunger in America 2014, a comprehensive demographic profile of people seeking charitable food assistance in the Blue Ridge area.
The No. 6 UVA field hockey team (12-5, 4-1 ACC) lost 1-0 to No. 19 Old Dominion (9-6, 2-1 Big East) on Sunday in the Cavaliers’ final home game of the 2014 season.
The EMU women’s basketball team released their 2014-15 schedule today, and it shows a tall order for the women to secure another trip to the NCAA National Tournament.
Upcoming events, theatre productions and lectures at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.
UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. UVA (3-2, 1-0 ACC) hosts Pitt (3-2, 1-0 ACC) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Mary Baldwin College opens its 2014-2015 theatre season with the musical Quilters by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek.