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.
Please be sure to visit our Events Page for a full list of PAA sponsored events.
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, Berkshire Hathaway-Towne Realty Building, 2nd Floor in Williamsburg, Virginia.
- Tuesday, May 9, 2017: Managing Your Pain-Utilizing Mindfulness & Cognitive Strategies
Are you or your loved one faced with chronic pain? You are not alone; an estimated 86 million American adults face some degree of chronic pain on a daily basis. Learn and develop pain management skills such as focus breathing, muscle relaxation, guided imagery and much more. Begin your journey to a pain free tomorrow!
- Tuesday, June 13, 2017: Healthy Living for your Brain and Body
Learn about healthy lifestyle habits as potential ways to reduce your risk of cognitive decline and maintain or potentially improve your overall health from the Alzheimer’s Association. It’s never too late or too early to start thinking about your brain’s health.
For more information please call Sherri Thrift (757) 345-2823 or download the flyer here.
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, 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.
Advance Care Planning Essentials – Truth or Consequences
Thursday, April 13 – From 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Newport News Marriott at City Center,
740 Town Center Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
Join health care professionals and patient advocates in a healthy conversation on advance care planning do’s and don’ts. Opening remarks, via video, by: Senator Mark R. Warner. Keynote presentation by: Karen Jones, broadcast journalist & author of “Death for Beginners”
“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
For more information you can download the event flyer here.
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.
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 >