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Preventing Falls

Physical exercise and home safety reduce risk

One of the leading causes of fatal injuries in older adults is falling.

‘A Diagnosis of Cancer Changes Everything’

Nonprofit Bite Me Cancer Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Led by Chantilly High grad Nikki Ferraro, Bite Me Cancer just celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

Safety Kits Help Fairfax City Businesses

To protect the business community and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Fairfax City’s Economic Development Office and Economic Development Authority (EDA), will provide City businesses with Fairfax City ReConnected Safety Kits.

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Exercising Inside as Weather Cools and Light Wanes

Fall brings with it the promise of change, falling leaves, shorter days, and cooler weather.

Behavioral Health Teams to Join Police on Mental Health Calls in Virginia

Marcus alert bill passes House and Senate, moves to Northam’s desk

Marcus alert bill passes House and Senate, moves to Northam’s desk

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Arlington Life: Newcomers and Community Guide

Arlington Life: Newcomers and Community Guide

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Update on COVID in Montgomery County and Potomac

As of Saturday, Sept. 26, the Maryland Department of Health reported that 22,275 Montgomery County residents have tested positive for Covid-19 and more than 804 people have died.

Fairfax County Covid Cases

As of Saturday, Sept. 26, the Virginia Department of Health and Fairfax County Department of Health reported that 20,687 Fairfax County residents have tested positive for Covid-19 and more than 586 have died.

First you Say You Do, Then You Say You Don’t in Arlington

Arlington reverses social distancing ordinance

The repeal of the Arlington County Emergency Sidewalk Distancing Ordinance at the Sept. 15 Arlington County Board Meeting sits right in the middle of the widespread controversy.

Back to School Town Hall Focuses on Mental Health

Panel: Support, structure and routine can help students deal with stress.

Parents facing the stress of COVID-19 related school and job issues were invited to a town hall meeting designed to support mental wellness for themselves and their children during these days of social distancing and online learning.

Montgomery County News in Numbers

2.5 Miles of suggested pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements along MacArthur Boulevard from Old Angler’s Inn to Eggert Drive were presented to the Montgomery County Planning Board on Thursday, Sept. 17.

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Getting in Shape at 60, 70 and 80

Starting where you are and staying consistent among suggestions from healthy and fit seniors.

Whether starting a fitness program after the age of 70 or restarting one after raising children and midlife career building, local seniors share inspiring stories of how achieving and maintaining fitness, health and wellness allows them to lead fulfilling, happy and active lives.

Alexandria City Council Requires Masks in Public Places

At its regular meeting on Sept. 12, the Alexandria City Council voted 5 to 2 to adopt an ordinance requiring masks in indoor and outdoor public places.

Potomac News Briefs

Voting Drop Boxes Are Coming

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Horses and the People they Help: A Six-Part Series

If you aren't familiar with how horses are helping people, read on.

Horses and the People they Help: A Six-Part Series

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