Welcome To Peninsula Agency on Aging

Serving Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, York & James City Counties

Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. (PAA) is committed to advocating for policies and resources to enhance the quality of life for seniors and family caregivers. With baby boomers now reaching senior status, PAA is dedicated to increasing information and services that have stood the test of time like in-home care, dining centers, transportation, and meals on wheels.

Upcoming Events

Please be sure to visit our Events Page for a full list of PAA sponsored events.

PAA Events - Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series

“Old Hollywood” Adult Senior Prom

Sunday, May 21st from 5:00PM – 9:00PM

  • Dinner & Dancing
  • Formal Attire
  • Live Music with Good Shot Judy
  • Live & Silent Auction

Fort Monroe Paradise Ocean Club
490 Fenwick Road
Hampton, VA 23651

Tickets are $10.00 ea. | Limited Seating | Reservations Required | Tickets must be purchased in advance

To purchase tickets please call (757) 873-0541 or come by our office at 739 Thimble Shoals Blvd., Suite 1006, Newport News, VA.

For more information you can download the event flyer here.

PAA Events - Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series

Williamsburg – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series

All sessions, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, to be held at Thomas Nelson Workforce Center, 4135 Ironbound Road, 2nd Floor in Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017: Massage Therapy – A Hands on Approach to Stress Management
    Learn the overall health benefits of massage therapy as a means to reduce everyday stress, tension, and pain. Demonstration and simple at-home approaches to be presented to bring calm and a sense of relaxation to your life.

For registration information and more please call (757) 345-2823 or download the flyer here.

PAA Events - Community Cafe'

Williamsburg – Community Cafe’

Are you 60 or better? – Stay informed and active!

The Faith Community and Peninsula Agency on Aging are sponsoring an afternoon out. Bring your Williamsburg friends or come make new ones. Join us for a short presentation, snacks, and prizes.
To be held at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Road in Williamsburg from 1 – 3:00 pm.

  • March 2nd: Myths of Aging and Mental Health
  • April 6th: Safe Driving on Your own Terms
  • May 4th: Organizing and Downsizing on Your Terms, Part 2

For more information and please call (757) 229-1111 Ext.115 or download the flyer here.

PAA Events - Healthy Aging Conference

21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Where: King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg VA 23188
Time: 8:00am – 12:30pm

Who Should Attend:

  • Older adults
  • Caregivers
  • Professional, para-professional or student in the aging, health, or related field
  • Are you interested in health and wellness?

Registration: Registration is required by March 30, 2017. One person per registration form (copies accepted). Complete the registration form, available below, and mail to:
Minnie Sippio, County of York
PO Box 532
Yorktown, VA 23690
Or: Register by phone at (757) 890-3883

Get The Event Flyer Here >

PAA Events - Free Wills

Free Wills

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Where: Langley Federal Credit Union, 11742 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606

Join us for a free and confidential service to qualified seniors and persons with disabilities who have never had their legal documents prepared.

Services Available:

  • Basic Will
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Advance Medical Directive

Pre-Registration Is Required: Application, appointment, and photo ID required.
Call PAA at (757) 873-0541 for more information or get the flyer below.

Get The Flyer Here >

PAA Events - Lunch & Learn Series

Hampton – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series

All sessions, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, to be held at Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development, 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton, Virginia.

  • Friday, March 3, 2017: Virtual Dementia, Understanding Their World
    While it is difficult or anyone to know how it really feels to walk in the shoes of a person with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, the Virtual Dementia Tour gets you very close to that reality.
  • Friday, April 7, 2017: Keeping Your Loved One Safe
    One of the most common caregiver questions is how to keep your loved one safe at home and in the community. Learn strategies for protecting loved ones and yourself and measures that have been put in place for such safety.
  • Friday, May 5, 2017: Keys or No Keys is the Question
    It’s important for caregivers to be aware and notice changes in driving behaviors of their loved ones. What can you do if driving has become a problem? Conversations are “key” with this topic.

 

For more information please call (757) 245-1918 or download the flyer here.

PAA Events - Chair Yoga

Recurring Event – Chair Yoga & Meditation

Peninsula Agency on Aging has partnered with Breathing Space, Inc., a non-profit promoting mindful movement, to offer a weekly Chair Yoga class. People with chronic pain and challenges with balance are welcome.

Come alone or bring a friend. Family caregivers: Please bring your loved one.

This program is for adults age 60 and over. No registration is required and participation is FREE.

Please view our Event Calendar for Details & Dates >

Experienced Employees in Transition Job Club

2nd and 4th Tuesday of Each Month

Join the Experienced Employees in Transition Job Club. This program is provided by PAA for speakers, workshops, networking, emotional and resource support throughout your job search! Learn more on our Workforce Development page >