The LOA had a great two day conference at the Holiday Inn Valley View last month. The New Theater of Medicine out of Washington, D.C. brought their play, "Tangles," about one family struggling with Alzheimer's. Matt Paxton from Legacy Navigator also held a workshop on Hoarding.
LOA Offices will be closed on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
Do you need a speaker for your next event?
The LOA has a free Speakers Bureau to provide information of concern to seniors and their care givers. The Speakers Bureau presents programs on such topics as:

  • LOA Services
Detailed information about specific programs offered to seniors and their
caregivers by LOA.
  • The Sandwich Generation
For those who are caught in the middle: raising children and caring for aging
  • So Now You’re a Care Giver
What do you do and how do you do it? A beginner’s instruction on finding and using
help in the community.
  • Scams & The Elderly
Unscrupulous salesmen, telephone and mail scams: Beware! Crooks are waiting to
take your money.
  • How to Make Your Life Safer
Get rid of those throw rugs? Sit down and cause a ruckus? Worried about warding off
crime at your age? Practical and easy tips to make your life safer.
  • The Benefits of Volunteering
Open your heart and give your most valuable asset, your time. Complete information
about the opportunities available at LOA and opportunities for the senior volunteer.
  • Options in Retirement Living
There is a difference between rental housing, life care communities and retirement
communities. Now you can learn what these terms mean.
  • Health Insurance Options
What everyone should know about Medicare supplemental, long-term care and
other types of health insurance before you buy.
  • Medicare Fraud
Learn how to protect. Learn how to detect. Learn how to report.

Presentations may be tailored for a group’s demographics, time constraints, and particular interests. Speakers are available at your convenience — evenings and weekends are possible. LOA is also available to participate in health fairs, trade shows and senior fairs.
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PO Box 14205
706 Campbell Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24038
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