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Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that enables you to thrive as your living situation changes and make life easier for visitors to your home—from grandchildren to adult children and friends. Attend this free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and everyone can flourish. AARP is teaming up with Mt. Vernon at Home, Fairfax …

Independent Living: Your Way

Independent Living: Your Way

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Learn how you or a family member can continue living at home despite age, illness or disability… Join AARP and the City of Virginia Beach’s Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and the Mayor’s Commission on Aging for a free Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair to learn all about home modification, including how to afford it and finding local resources. Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair April 26, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration …

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Posted on 04/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that enables you to thrive as your living situation changes and make life easier for visitors to your home—from grandchildren to adult children and friends. Attend this free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and everyone can flourish. AARP is teaming with McLean Community: A Village for All …

Free Seminars for Caregivers

Free Seminars for Caregivers

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP Virginia is a proud member of the Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium; we offers seminars designed to help family caregivers of older adults or adults with a disability manage their day-to-day issues.  Speakers include experts in law, care management, finances and community resources. The events take place at locations throughout the Fairfax area.  Please join us for information, resources, and networking with other caregivers.  AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Register online or call 703-324-5205. Diagnosis: Dementia…Now What? Thursday, April …

Fairfax 50+ Employment Expo

Fairfax 50+ Employment Expo

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP, in collaboration with the The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) and Fairfax County, will host a 50+ Employment Expo May 30, 2014, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax Free Parking and Free to all jobseekers. No pre-registration for Jobseekers. Over 50 and looking for a job, recruiters from employers, including non-profits, for profits, government, retail, IT, healthcare, technology and more.  In addition, there will be seminars, an Internet Cafe (to …

Need a Speaker for Your Next Meeting?

Need a Speaker for Your Next Meeting?

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Consider inviting AARP to present the Home Fit Workshop The AARP Home Fit Workshop provides information to participants on how to decide what type of home modifications are needed to stay in their home as they age. It also provides ideas and inspiration on making those modifications. The goal of the presentation is to educate participants on home updates that can make it easier for them to go about their daily activities while staying comfortable, independent, and injury-free in their …