Outdoor Senior Exercise Area

LOA officially unveils new fitness equipment designed for older adults to stay active and socialize. Located at 4902 Frontage Road, Roanoke, VA 24019, the center is open to the public Monday-Friday, 8:30am-2:30pm. The Local Office on Aging celebrated the grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for our new Outdoor Senior Exercise Area at the […]

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Farm Market Fresh

Seniors can apply now! It’s farmer’s market season! LOA is proud to announce that we will offer the Farm Market Fresh program for seniors again this summer. Low- to moderate-income older adults can receive vouchers for fresh and nutritious locally grown fruit, vegetables, and cut herbs. Seniors aged 60 and older with an income of […]

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Save Lunch: March for Meals on Wheels

During the month of March 2024, LOA participated in the national Save Lunch campaign (formerly known as March for Meals) supporting Meals on Wheels programs like ours. Throughout the month of March, LOA joined the nationwide Meals on Wheels network to rally support for this vital service that provides millions of seniors with essential services […]

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LOA Secures $440,000 Towards Transportation Services for Seniors

The funds helped support the purchase of three new passenger vans and hiring drivers for over 4,000 additional rides. ROANOKE, Va. (September 2023) – The Local Office on Aging was recently granted $440,000 through the Virginia Senate Southwest & Southside Appropriations Bill to support transportation services with a more environmentally sustainable model that will allow […]

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LOA Receives AARP Grant

The Local Office on Aging has been awarded a $20,000 AARP Community Challenge Grant in support of the creation of an Outdoor Fitness Area LOA has been selected for a 2023 AARP Community Challenge Grant. The $20,000 grant will support the creation of a new Outdoor Fitness Area at LOA’s Center for Health and Wellness, […]

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Medicare Empowerment Through Education

LOA is a certified Virginia Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program (VICAP) location. We are a safe space for insurance counseling where your best interests are prioritized, and you avoid the risk of scams. These services are free and confidential for people 60 and over and their families. […]

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