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 - 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, Berkshire Hathaway-Towne Realty Building, 2nd Floor in Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017: Technologies-Inexpensive Gadgets That Can Make Your Life Easier
    Staff from the Virginia Assistive Technology System (VATS) will share gizmos and gadgets that can make your life easier. You’ll have a chance to try out a variety of “tools” that can be used around the house to improve your reach and mobility.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017: Take Care to Give Care – Celebrating the Caregiver in You!
    Please join us to learn ways you can take better care for yourself and learn of community resources to help make your lives a bit easier.”

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

PAA Events - Lunch & Learn Series

Hampton – Family Caregiver Lunch & Learn Series

All sessions, Fridays – 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, to be held at Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development, 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA, Conference Room #1301-1303

  • Friday, October 6, 2017: Fall Prevention
    Falls can cause serious injury and disability. A physical therapist will discuss fall risk factors and demonstrate techniques for safely lifting and transferring your loved ones.
  • Friday, November 3, 2017: Communicating with Curiosity and Empathy
    Learn some simple strategies for having conversations that can help you understand what your loved one wants and needs while giving you the same opportunity to express yourself. Using curiosity and empathy, win-win solutions become more achievable.
  • Friday, December 1, 2017: Caregiver Resource Fair
    Hear from a panel of providers about various respite and community programs and resources available for family caregivers.

For more information please call (757) 246-1918 or download the flyer here.

PAA Events - Chair Yoga

Recurring Event – Chair Yoga & Meditation

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

Location: Peninsula Agency on Aging-Williamsburg Office, 312 Waller Mill Rd., Williamsburg, 23185 (Off Bypass Rd.)

When: Every Monday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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. Just show up.

Download The Flyer Here

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 >