Google has officially introduced "wheelchair accessible" routes in Google Maps, making it easier for those with mobility needs to travel using public transit.

“I feel like I am actually part of the community here,” says Sarah, Springwell's Artist in Residence.

Sarah, who graduated from the Peabody Institute in May 201...7 and is now pursuing her Graduate Performance Diploma, will be living and performing at Springwell until summer 2018.

WUSA 9 visited Springwell during our resident recorder class led by Sarah. Watch the story here:

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These grad students are starting adulthood where almost everyone around them is entering their twilight.
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At the age of 105, Robert Marchand is more aerobically fit than most 50-year-olds.

At age 105, Robert Marchand, a French amateur cyclist, is fitter than most 50-year-olds, and appears to be getting fitter with age.

Join other senior-serving professionals for networking, lunch and to learn about the newest developments to help those that we serve at Reston Hospital Center.


Dr. Ranjit Pullarkat will overview the Reston Hospital Trauma program. ...
Melinda Carter, Director of Trauma Services will share the journey of a patient through the trauma center experience.
Luther Surface, Injury Specialist will share solutions for geriatric injury prevention.

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Join other senior-serving professionals for networking, a great program and the opportunity to tour and experience one of the newest senior living communities in the region!


About the Speaker: Paul Burden is the Founder of Our Voice; a company dedicated to bringing voice technology to seniors, the blind and low vision community and those dealing with neurological issues. Prior to Our Voice, Burden held executive positions at Microsoft, Cyveillance and XAPPmedia.

We would like to remember our friend and colleague Buckley Kuhn Fricker and her husband Scott who left us tragically last year. Tomorrow is Buckley's birthday and a time to remember her. Consider a donation to this fund which goes directly to their children.

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We always hear folks saying for the price of that senior living community I could live on a cruise ship . . . well here is a provider that has put a program together!

Discover Senior Living at Sea, retirement living available exclusively from The Cruise Web.
The sprawling institutions we know are radically changing—becoming smaller, more digital, or disappearing completely. The result should be cheaper and better care.
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DC Senior Resource Group - DCSRG added 2 new photos — at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

Packed house today to hear Matt Paxton host of the TV show Hoarders on A&E share his insights and solutions for hoarding and seniors.

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Florence, 95, was lonely. Alexandra, 27, needed an affordable home.

Meet the housemates with a 68-year age gap.

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Old Dominion Home Care added 9 new photos — with Sue Roll and 6 others.

We were delighted to be a sponsor and help raise nearly $20,000 for the Lifeline Assistance Fund at Virginia Hospital Center last night at their White Hot event.

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Started celebrating my birthday a little early with PARADE Magazine. That's a LOT of candles!!! #parademagazine