Senior Programs


The Senior Center at Charles Houston, located within the Recreation Center, provides supportive services and resources to all individuals aged 60 and older.  Sponsored in partnership with the City of Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services, the Center encourages seniors throughout the City to retain their independence and use their talents and experiences through participation in community based events, excursions, educational seminars, fitness, and enrichment activities. Additionally, the Senior Center provides congregate meals and transportation through the Division of Aging and Adult Services.  To view the Center’s monthly calendar of activities or for more information, visit 


The Ladrey Senior Activity Center, housed in the Ladrey High-Rise Community Room, focuses on developmental and cognitive skills to improve the daily living of seniors and adults with disabilities.  Program participants do not have to live in the Ladrey Building, but must complete a registration form in order to participate.  The Activity Center operates Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and offers a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, fitness, educational seminars, and shopping excursions in partnership with the Division of Aging and Adult Services.  Additional social services provided by appointment for building residents include health care, Medicaid/Medicare counseling, and referrals. For more information, please call 703-549-7115 ext. 312.

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