With the closure of the senior centers and other facilities, it’s important that the senior population still has access to wellness information and programs. Below is content created by the Area Agency on Aging to help inform seniors on how to stay healthy during this time.

​​​For more information about our programs and services, call 703-792-6374, or email pwaaa@pwcgov.org.

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Exercise Video | Monday, 12:00 pm | 1 hour
Hosted by Cory Cox

Occurs every Monday effective 11/2/2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 172 380 1879
Password: kcReJJns266
https://pwc-doit.webex.com/pwc-doit/j.php?MTID=m0c24c12152aad1da59c2b225b5c2ccf6

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Access code: 172 380 1879


Bingo | Tuesday, 11:00 am | 1 hour
Hosted by Cory Cox

Occurs every Tuesday effective 7/21/2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 160 721 5016
Password: a7eN2wJbbz8
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Access code: 160 721 5016


YOGA | Wednesday, 10:00 am | 1 hour
Hosted by Cory Cox

Occurs every Wednesday effective 7/22/2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 160 662 7093
Password: 339yrJCY4n7
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Access code: 160 662 7093

The exercise provided by Area Agency on Aging are for educational and entertainment purpose only. Exercise is not without its risks, and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. They include but are not limited to: risk of injury, aggravation of a pre-existing condition, or adverse effect of over-exertion such as muscle strain, abnormal blood pressure, Fainting, disorders of heartbeat, and very rare instances of heart attack. To reduce the risk of injury, before beginning this or any exercise program, please consult a healthcare provider for appropriate exercise prescription and safety precautions. The exercise instruction and advice presented are in no way intended as a substitute for medical consultation. The Area Agency on Aging disclaims any liability from an in connection with this program. A with any exercise program, if at any point during your workout you begin to feel faint, dizzy, or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately and consult a physician.


Paint and Sip | Wednesday, 1:00 pm | 2 hours
Hosted by Tracy Solomon

Occurs every other Wednesday effective 11/4/2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 172 417 4520
Password: mbW92fvDvR3
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Access code: 172 417 4520


Bingo | Thursday, 11:00 am | 1 hour 15 minutes 
Hosted by Cory Cox

Occurs every Thursday effective 7/9/2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM, (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 160 377 3619
Password: rQZNa42YMR7
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Lunch with the Nutritionist
Hosted by Cory Cox

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 12:00 pm | 1 hour 15 minutes| (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Occurs every Thursday effective 1/14/2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM, (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 160 071 9167
Password: hiPSf3bV4r3
https://pwc-doit.webex.com/pwc-doit/j.php?MTID=mbcb9c9d8775106d17317c6eb49880ed1

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Access code: 160 071 9167

Chronic Disease Self-Management

         Virtual Workshop

                   Sign up now for this FREE workshop!

This FREE workshop is designed to empower adults living with chronic conditions, as well as their caregivers and family.

Do you or a loved one have a chronic condition such as but not limited to:

* diabetes                             * arthritis                  * pain                     *stroke

* asthma                               * cancer                    * heart disease     *Depression

* fibromyalgia                     * previous trauma or injury                 *Parkinson’s

This Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop meets virtually, once a week for 6 sessions to help learn:

  • To manage symptoms daily.
  • To manage medication and evaluate treatment options.
  • Tips for eating well and increasing activity.
  • How to problem solve, make decisions and set weekly goals.
  • To Communicate effectively with health professionals, family, and friends.
  • Techniques to deal with difficult emotions, frustration, fatigue, isolation, pain and poor sleep as well as other problems and symptoms.

To register or for more information:

Call Jodie Houser, Program Coordinator at:  571-241-3925

Or email at:   jhouser@pwcgov.org   Space is limited

First Fridays with the Library: Digital services
Password: 7JpaMnvb
Recording link: https://pwc-doit.webex.com/pwc-doit/ldr.php?RCID=96f80f806c3a4925a28a771f5be96ceb

First Fridays with the Library: Genealogy
Password: rJ8R26fs
Recording link: https://pwc-doit.webex.com/pwc-doit/ldr.php?RCID=9c4a80900c014f1d918e17632ecfbf55

How to Avoid Scams with Officer Paul!
Password: AxpmPKb3
Recording link: https://pwc-doit.webex.com/pwc-doit/ldr.php?RCID=ec0551e54cdc4afd82cacec8d7dce53c

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Metropolitan Opera: Free recorded performances. *Website had been optimized for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: For a limited time, Alvin Ailey is sharing full-length videos of the Company performing on stage.

PBS Great Performances: Explore and stream free musical and theatrical performances.

Animal Cams

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo: Watch giant pandas Tian Tian and Mei Xiang on the zoo’s two Panda Cams. * Website had been optimized for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Monterey Bay Aquarium: Choose from 10 live cams, from sea otters to jellyfish. * Website had been optimized for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

San Diego Zoo: Watch a variety of animals, from apes to koalas, penguins to tigers. *they ask you to donate, but it is not required to watch the cams.

American Eagle Foundation’s Eagle Cams- Explore the world of Bald Eagles through five different high-definition, live-streaming cameras placed over wild and captive Bald Eagle nests, including a wild pair residing at the National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. * Website had been optimized for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Aquarium of the Pacific: View live cams of penguins, sharks and more. Visitors can also connect to a variety of educational resources such as videos, online exhibits and recorded lectures.

Museums

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum: Take a virtual tour of the hundreds of aircraft and spacecraft on display at the National Mall Building. Or Udvar-Hazy Center.

Check back soon!

BJ’s Wholesale Center
8 am-9am Monday through Saturday for customers 60 and older, (normal hours 9 am-9 pm).

Giant
6 am-7 am every day for customers 60 and older and immunocompromised customers (normal hours 6 am-10 pm).

Harris Teeter
6 am-8 am Monday/Thursday for customers 60 and older (normal hours 6 am-11 pm). Senior discount on Thursdays.

Safeway
7 am-9 am Tuesday and Thursday for seniors (normal hours 6 am- 10 am).

Target
8 am-9 am on Tuesday and Wednesday for customers 65 and older, pregnant women, and CDC stated vulnerable and at-risk population (normal hours 8 am-9 pm).

Walgreen’s
8 am-9 am on Tuesdays for seniors 55 and older.  Senior discounts this day.

*Please note, the times and information listed above are subject to change.

CDC Guideline for People Who are at a Higher Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19

  • 65 years and older
  • Nursing home or long term care facility resident
  • Chronic lung disease, moderate to severe asthma
  • Severe heart conditions
  • Immunocompromised
  • Sever Obesity (BMI>40)
  • Underlying Medical Conditions, Liver Disease, Diabetes, Chronic Kidney Disease.