Seniors

News of interest to Arlington’s active seniors:

PREPARATIONS UNDER WAY FOR SENIOR OLYMPICS: Preparations are in the works for the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, to be held at venues across the region in September. For information and registration, call (703) 228-4721 or see the Website at www.nvso.us.

BASICS OF HOSPICE, PALLIATIVE CARE REVEALED: Information on hospice and palliative care will be discussed on Monday, July 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Aurora Hill Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-5722.

CURRENT-EVENTS ROUNDTABLERS TO MEET: A discussion of current events will be presented on Monday, July 15 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

ONE-ON-ONE MEMORY SCREENINGS OFFERED: Confidential, one-on-one memory screenings will be available on Tuesday, July 16 from noon to 3 p.m. at Lee Senior Center. Call (703) 228-0555 now for appointments.

SENIOR-LIVING OPTIONS DETAILED: Senior-living options and how to plan for the rising cost of senior care will be discussed on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center. Register early by calling (703) 228-6300.

NUTRITION WORKSHOP TAKES CENTER STAGE: The “Ask-a-Nutritionist” program at Walter Reed Senior Center returns on Tuesday, July 16 at noon. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

RUBBER-STAMPERS TO GATHER: The rubber-stamping club at Lee Senior Center focuses on new cardmaking techniques on Tuesday, July 16 at 11:30 a.m. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

TRAVELERS HEAD ON SIGHT-SEEING CRUISE: Arlington County 55+ Travel heads to Hurlock, Md., on Wednesday, July 17 for the Choptank Sight-Seeing Cruise. The cost is $34. For information, call (703) 228-4748.

BASICS OF DOWNSIZING DISCUSSED: Step-by-step information on downsizing will be presented on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Arlington Mill Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-7369.

COOKING WORKSHOP FOCUSES ON PEACHES, TOMATOES: Recipes featuring peaches and tomatoes will be offered on Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

WALKERS AMBLE IN GEORGETOWN: The Arlington Walking Club heads to Georgetown for its weekly walking program on Wednesday, July 17 at 9:30 a.m. Transportation from Madison Community Center is $4. For information, call (703) 228-4771.

WOODCARVERS TO GATHER: The Lee Woodcarvers of Lee Senior Center will meet on Thursday, July 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

SOCIAL SECURITY WORKSHOP SLATED: Information on navigating the complexities of Social Security will be presented on Friday, July 19 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

TRAVELERS HEAD TO THEATER FESTIVAL: Arlington County 55+ Travel hosts a trip to the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, W.Va., on Saturday, July 20. The cost of $141 includes dinner. For information, call (703) 228-4748.

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