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CareFirst Helps Sustain Health Safety Net in Arlington

CareFirst invests in community partners who collaborate to expand care for vulnerable.

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How to Be Useful, Fit, and Have Fun

Staying busy and remaining productive in the “Golden Years.”

Marching in the Heat

Climate Change March

Retirement? Arlingtonians Are Busier than Ever

Doing what one wants.

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Denouncing GOP Health Bill

And worrying about cost of losing coverage.

Reflecting on Politics

A progressive Vermonter in Old Town

Progressive Chester Kasnowski comes to Old Town

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Mirabelle

Mirabelle, a dressage-trained Thoroughbred mare, keeps an eye on things out in Accokeek, Md., where her owner, Michel Gauthier, stables her so he can make the quick trip across the Woodrow Wilson Bridge for a ride or to give lessons.

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A Record Year for Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Region honors its supporters.

Megan Newman told her story at the Alzheimer’s Association “Wall of Hope” reception at Tysons Corner on Feb. 9. She was only 18, a senior in high school, when her mother started to ask the same question more than once.

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Tree Stewards Gather to Celebrate New Year

For a Tree Steward, having fun while protecting local trees is important.

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Gracias, Dhonnobad, Shukran, Amesegenalehu: Alexandria’s uninsured express thanks for the free health fair.

The expressions of gratitude for the free health fair, organized by the Alliance for Alexandria’s Uninsured, moved many of those who volunteered at the fair.

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Alexandria, Mount Vernon: Health Fair Serves Hundreds

After screenings, referrals for affordable treatment.

One volunteer dentist at the end of the Health Fair for the Uninsured on Saturday, Nov. 5 examined a young woman and discovered she had a growth on the side of her tongue. The doctor explained the significance, and referred her for a biopsy — right away. He may have saved her life.

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Alexandria: Free Health Fair for Uninsured Returns Nov. 5

Number of partners joining the Health Fair effort soars.

This year, with many more sponsors, Arlene Hewitt, Richard Merritt, Dan Hawkins, Bill Euille, Mary Anne Weber, Dr. John Klousia, Canek Aguirre, Eduardo Mantilla-Torres, and Jamie Conrad have cobbled together another free health fair for the uninsured. Some of them are part of the Alliance for Alexandria’s Uninsured, a lead partner and staffer of the Planning Committee for the fair. They see a difference between last year’s fair and this year’s: last year, there were five or six sponsors: this year there are 54 ... and counting.

Alexandria: Sharing Lifestyle That Keeps Her Young

Everyday is a 10 out of 10 for Annie Scheppach.

Annie Scheppach does not look her age. She looks almost two decades younger.

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GW Parkway Classic: ‘Moving’ Experience

Runners came from near and far to support causes and each other.

They came from as far away as Cali, Colombia and Bristol, England.