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Fairfax County Looking for Older Adult Services Volunteers

The Fairfax County government is seeking volunteers for its various services available to the county’s older adults. Fairfax is looking for volunteers in McLean and Alexandria, among other places in the county.

The Lewinsville Senior Center in McLean needs an office assistant and instructors for the following classes: Current Events, Knitting/Crocheting, Certified Arthritis Exercise, Ballroom Dance, Square Dance, and Tai Chi.

In Alexandria, the Gum Springs Senior Center is looking for a Spanish teacher for a one-hour class for beginners on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. The Kingstowne Center for Active Adults needs a van driver to take participants on outings and instructors for it Mosaic Art or Jewelry Making and Belly Dancing. The Hollin Hall Senior Center in Alexandria needs a disc jockey, a Ballroom Dance instructor and an Italian language instructor.

Fairfax County is also providing a free Family Caregiver Telephone Support Group on Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 7 – 8 p.m. for those already providing care to the elderly. The planned topic of discussion, along with care-giving, is basic tax concerns.

The guest speaker for the support group is an AARP Tax Aide Program specialist, who will share basic tax information, including guidance on when to get an accountant or attorney involved. For more information, visit fairfaxcounty.gov/olderadults.