Passport to Aging

Passport to Aging

— Mount Vernon At Home has teamed with six community partners to present daily activities and workshops for Active Aging Week, Sept. 23-29. RSVP at 703-303-4060 or email

  • Sunday, Sept 23: 1 p.m. 1 K Walk for Healthy Lifestyles

Paul Spring Retirement Community, 7116 Fort Hunt Road.

  • Monday, Sept 24: 1 p.m. “Cooking Easy, From Garden to Table” Cooking Demonstration, Hollin Hall Senior Center for Creative Retirement, 1500 Shenandoah Road, 5:30-7:30 Diet-to-Go Cooking Demonstration. Gold’s Gym, 7700 Richmond Highway (RSVP required).

  • Tuesday, Sept 25: 10 a.m.-noon Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screening; 12-1 p.m. “Avoiding Heart Attack and Stroke: What Can You Do?” Seminar by Dr. Brideau, Inova Mt. Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parkers Lane.

  • Wednesday, Sept 26: 10 a.m. “The Road Ahead Preparing for Your Future” Panel discussion led by Joan Richardson, John Kreutzer and Patricia Bornmann on aging, care, finance and advance planning. Sherwood Room, Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane.

  • Wednesday, Sept 26: 1 p.m. VIVA! Wellness Assessment and Mobility Screening by Lisa Boorom. Mount Vernon Room, Paul Spring Retirement Community.

  • Thursday, Sept 27: 12:30 p.m. “A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on the Prevention of Falls and Improving Balance with Exercise Approach” demonstration by Tom Swinson, Inova Physical Therapy Center. Hollin Hall Senior Center for

Creative Retirement.

  • Friday, Sept 28: 10 a.m. “Living Well in Your Community” presentation by Jennifer Edge, Fairfax County Independent Living Project. 11 a.m. Volunteer Fair highlights volunteer opportunities In the Mount Vernon Community. Sherwood Room, Sherwood Regional Library. 10:30 a.m. FallProof! Demonstration of exercises designed to prevent falls by Patricia Karlson Backe. Gold’s Gym, 7700 Richmond Highway

  • Saturday, Sept 29: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gold’s Gym Health Fair. Vendors, food and demonstrations. 7700 Richmond Highway.