The Resource for Aging Well

Please Support Our Services for
Older Adults and Caregivers
by designating
Senior Connections
for your contribution
through the United Way
and Combined Virginia
Campaign -
CVC Code 3877

We are grateful to receive
funding support from the
United Way of
Greater Richmond  & Petersburg.

Senior Connections, The Capital
Area Agency on Aging is an
accredited charity member of
the Better Business Bureau

October 2012 - September 2019

"Engaging our Communities
and Promoting Partnerships"
The Plan sets priorities and
provides a focus for the 
next five years in three areas:
Visibility and Marketing
Programs and Services
Funding and Resources












Welcome to Senior Connections!

Our Mission: "Empowering seniors to live with dignity and choice."
Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging offers a comprehensive range of Home and Community-Based Services for older adults, caregivers and persons with disabilities in the City of Richmond and the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, GoochlandHanover, Henrico, New Kent, and Powhatan. Click here to learn more about our Service Region.

Senior Connections is dedicated to helping seniors maintain quality of life and independence as they age. We place special emphasis on helping the frail and disadvantaged elderly who may be socially isolated and physically or economically at risk. Senior Connections serves as an advocacy and education organization focusing on issues that impact current and future retirees.

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Upcoming Events - Click blue "i" button for a map
"Lead the Conversation: Advanced Care Planning
7/22/2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Henrico Training Center, 7701 Parham Rd., Henrico, VA 23294
Join Honoring Choices Virginia and EngAGE to share perspectives on how to begin the important conversations about advance medical decision-making. Have you considered the decisions you would want for you if you could not speak for yourself during a medical crisis?  Do your health care agents feel confident in understanding how you would want them to direct your medical care?  Do you have an Advance Medical Directive but haven't revisited your decisions in a while?  We'll explore i...
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"Beat the Deceit: How to Safeguard Yourself Against Scams and Fraud"
8/1/2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gayton Library, 10600 Gayton Road

A representative from the Better Business Bureau's Senior Fraud Program will present a program on how to detect red flags of deceptive business practices and avoid becoming victims of scams, fraud, and identity theft. The goal is to empower our citizens to act as advocates in our community against fraud. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, July 27th at 804-501-5065 or

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Wellness Fair
8/4/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Greater Refuge Church, 2210 Carter St., Henrico, VA 23222

This year's event will include Mammogram Screenings, Employment Opportunities, Free Adult Education Classes, Health Screenings, Prizes, Games and Giveaways. Call ahead to secure mammogram appointments. Insurance card must be presented at time of testing. For more information call Mary K. Day at 804-400-0244.

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Medicare 101
8/10/2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake E. St., Rich

Join us as we help you to navigate through the rough waters called Medicare and provide you with the information you need to make the best decision for yourself. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Thursday, August 3rd at 804-501-5065 or


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OCTOBER 4, 2017

The 14th Annual
Empty Plate Luncheon

From the Desk Of
Dr. Thelma B. Watson, CEO
Worthy News About Aging Adults

June 19, 2017
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Summary June 2017


Greater Richmond
Age Wave Coalition
(Partnership of VCU Dept.
of Gerontology and Senior