News and Upcoming Events


Looking for yoga, concerts, Cooking for One, dementia friends, outings, art?  Check out the schedule at a VPAS senior center near you!


Issues in Aging Radio Show - 4th Monday of each month, WSVA 550 AM or 92.1 FM at 9:15 AM

Hosted by VPAS Director of Senior Services in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Beth Bland.

Listen to a podcast of the Jan. 29 show, featuring special guest and VPAS Executive Director, Jeri Schaff.


Election Day Dinner to Benefit East Rockingham Senior Center - Tuesday, Nov. 5, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. or until the food runs out! - East Rockingham Senior Center, Elkton

Menu: Turkey, green beans, mashed potatoes, roll, butter and gravy tea and tea or bottled water  - $7.00
           Turkey Sandwich, Chips, Drink – $3.00 

Reservations not required but call 383-7006 for more information.


The Confident Caregiver: A Family Caregiver Conference - Tuesday, Nov. 12, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - JMU Festival Center, Harrisonburg

Brought to you by JMU's Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services and VPAS, join us for day of empowerment for family caregivers, featuring sessions on health management, caregiver burnout, managing the costs of caring for a loved one, the legal aspects of caregiving, and much more. Keynote speaker is the very engaging Loretta Veney, motivational speaker and author of Being My Mom's Mom and Refreshment for the Caregiver's Spirit. Lunch is provided. Come with your questions and leave feeling confident and refreshed!

No cost, but registration is required.  Register here or call 615-5341.



Take Charge of Your Health!  Exercise, pain prevention, and chronic disease management workshops forming now.

See the new schedule of health and wellness classes here.
Check out the schedule at a senior center near you.