Welcome to Aging In Reston

Aging in Reston (AIR) is group of concerned citizens and organizations seeking to understand the needs and perceptions of Restonians and help create solutions toward making Reston a great place for people of all ages and abilities.

Aging in Reston has a new website! Please visit www.AginginReston.org to stay up-to-date with this initiative!

Monday, November 8, 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Planning Meeting Scheduled for November 16 at RCC

While Aging in Community was a success, the work of forming an aging in place model for Reston is just beginning.

Those interested in continued participation with the "next steps" are invited to a public planning meeting on Tuesday, November 16, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Reston Community Center, Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston.

Information gathered from the forum break-out sessions and community survey results will be shared along with opportunities to learn about and participate in our next-step working groups.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Aging in Community Event a Huge Success

Nearly 300 residents gathered at Reston Community Center on Oct. 9 to learn about other "models" for aging in community and to discuss how Reston might approach this important issue in our community.

RestonPatch covered the story, click here to read the article.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Aging in Community in the News!

This week Aging in Reston and the Aging in Community Forum were featured in AARP Bulletin, the Fairfax Times and The Washington Post.

In addition, Virginia Hodgkinson, President of Mount Vernon at Home one of the panel members at the forum was featured on the Kojo Nnamdi Show on NPR.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Aging in Reston featured on Connecting With Supervisor Hudgins TV Show

Aging in Reston volunteers, Bonnie Whyte and Steve Gurney were recently featured on the Connecting With Supervisor Hudgins TV Show which is broadcasting on local channels and can be seen by clicking here.

Tune in to Connecting With Supervisor Hudgins, hosted by Supervisor Catherine Hudgins, to learn about issues affecting the Hunter Mill District of Fairfax County. On this edition, Supervisor Hudgins discusses the rising number of baby-boomers, and how they plan to continue living comfortably in the community they love. Joining Supervisor Hudgins are Bonnie Whyte, a community volunteer, and Steve Gurney, a Reston-based publisher, to look at the county's models for aging in place. (CC)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Aging in Community featured in newsletters and blogs!

The October 9th Aging in Community Event was recently featured in the Hunter Mill Highlights Newsletter in addition to a variety of other Reston publications and websites. In addition, blogs like this one have been picking up the energy surrounding our efforts in Reston as well.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Farmers Market with Aging in Reston

Volunteers from Aging in Reston have been a regular fixture at the Saturday morning Farmers Market at Lake Anne. Surveys keep coming in every week - we have over 250 surveys completed!