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, Goochland, Hanover, 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
Annual Conference on Dementia
9/14/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 11220 Nuckols Road

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter. Cost is $5 for family caregivers, $25 for professional caregivers, and $15 for CEUs. Preregistration is required. For more information or to register, please call 804-967-2580 or email [email protected].

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3rd Annual Bon Secours Richmond Successful Aging Forum
9/25/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
West End Assembly of God, 401 North Parham Road, Richmond
This is the kickoff event for the 2017 Richmond celebration of International Active Aging Week. The theme is "Aging and the Arts," and will feature Dr. Ronald Crutcher, renowned musician and University of Richmond president, as keynote speaker.  Come prepared to enjoy a three course luncheon, a health and wellness expo, a vaccine clinic, a Zumba class, and some of Bon Secours "Top Docs" presenting interesting and engaging ways to age successfully. The cost is $10 per person and includes lun...
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Play It Forward . . . Aging Together
9/26/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Deep Run Recreation Center, Henrico VA
Join us as we get the generations together for a day of fun and games! this unique opportunity will bring young people and older adults together for an intergenerational event filled with games, vendors, exercise, prizes, arts & crafts, fun, and laughter.  There will be refreshments, prizes and a special visit form CareMore's CareBear.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Jelisa Turner, Henrico Advocate for the Aging at 804-501-5065 or [email protected]
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Fun At the Fairgrounds Health and Wellness Fair
9/28/2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd., Chesterfield

Celebrates Active Aging Week. Let's Get Active! Join us for this free event for older adults 50+. Activities include health screenings, vendors offering services for older adults, games, door prizes and more. Sponsored by Chesterfield County Senior Advocate, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation and Senior Connections. For more information please call 804-768-7878.

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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

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Summary June 2017


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