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 – 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.
- 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.
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
- 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
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, 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.
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.
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”
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.
- 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.
“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.
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 >