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Commission on Aging

The Commission on Aging (COA) serves as the principal advocate for issues relating to aging and promotes the implementation of the Older Americans Act and other age-pertinent laws and policies in Alexandria and the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The Commission advances programs and services that address the needs of older Alexandrians, especially for (but not exclusively) low-income citizens. 

Roster and Membership Information  


Aging Strategic Plan  

The Commission on Aging meetings will be on hiatus for the summer and will resume in September.  Enjoy the summer and stayed tuned for Commission meeting dates for fall 2014-2015.

Alexandria Commission on Aging Excellence in Aging Awards

The Alexandria Commission on Aging held its 2014 Excellence in Aging Awards on May 13  Each year the Excellence in Aging Awards are given to individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary efforts in helping the City’s older residents maintain their independence and live their lives to the fullest.  This year’s award winners were:                                                              

  COA Awards- Del and Mayor 

Councilwoman Del Pepper received the Annie B. Rose Lifetime Achievement Award                                                                 


COA Awards- Anestacia and Mayor 

Anestacia Graham received Lois Van Valkenburgh Excellence in Aging Award for an Individual   

COA Awards- Yellow Cab 

Yellow Cab of Alexandria, Inc. received the Excellence in Aging Award for an Organization  


COA Awards- MaryAnn and Mayor 

 MaryAnn Griffin received the Public Service Award    



Meeting Minutes