If you are looking for an incredible source for information on aging in Fairfax County, you need not look much further than the Golden Gazette, produced monthly by the Fairfax County Division of Adult and Aging Services.
Each month The Gazette is packed with interesting stories about inspiring seniors and features on different opportunities, (including volunteering), that are available in the county. This month in fact, the Gazette features RSVP partner The Fairfax County Park Authority’s Adapted Aquatics Program, (Featuring our own Ken Kozloff), RSVP-Northern Virginia and its partner The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics .
The Gazette is a free publication. There are several ways you can read and listen to this senior-centric paper.
Click here to subscribe now to receive the Golden Gazette by email. Or call 703-324-5633, TTY 711 and leave your full name, address, and phone number on the recording.
To have the Golden Gazette read over the phone, register with The Washington Ear or call 301-681-6636, TTY 711.
Would you like to join the largest senior and retired volunteer program in the region? Sign up for RSVP’s next free seminar on volunteering in retirement, Tuesday, July 16 at the American Red Cross building in Fairfax. To register online now, please visit July 16 Free Info Session.
You can download the brand new July issue that was just released yesterday by clicking Golden Gazette – July 2019
In addition to the Gazette, the county also produces the Fairfax 50+ Podcast twice a month. Those episodes (including one featuring RSVP volunteer engagement leader Ken Kozloff) can be found here.
RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank the communications team at the Fairfax County Division of Adult and Aging Services for its great help in spreading the word about both RSVP and the NVSO and everything senior in Fairfax County, where roughly 25% of the population is 55 or better!
RSVP-Northern Virginia, a program of Volunteer Arlington, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Fairfax offers more than 300 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy.
RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to monthly group service projects and social gatherings.
For more info please visit www.rsvpnova.org or call 703-403-5360