Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

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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 Rebuilding Together Arlington – Fairfax …

Staying Home in Arlington: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

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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 Arlington Neighborhood Village and Arlington …

Stay ACTIVE with AARP and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

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AARP Virginia and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital are teaming up to bring you monthly programs to help you stay energetic and active! Join us for lunch and stay for the conversation. Each month, medical professionals and community members will discuss a topic related to health and wellness. Our February program will feature Jason M. Morda, MD; he specializes in Cardiovascular Disease and he will lead a talk on how to keep your heart active and healthy. February Hearts, Chocolate, and …

Join Us for Lunch at Paradiso!

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Join AARP for Lunch at Paradiso! Tuesday, November 15th 11:30 a.m. til 2:00 p.m. Paradiso Italian Ristorante 6124 Franconia Road, Franconia, VA 22310 Please register online or by calling 1-877-926-8300. AARP has reserved a private room and patio at Paradiso Italian Ristorante for members and their guests to enjoy lunch together with a 10% discount off the lunch buffet.* Come as you are and leave as you wish between 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you …

AARP and Fuerza Contra Alzheimer’s Celebrates Caregivers

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AARP y Fuerza Contra Alzheimer celebra los cuidadores durante el mes de la herencia hispana Únete a nosotros para una divertida tarde de arte, música y cuidados! Lideraremos una conversación activa e interactiva sobre el cuidador familiar. Este evento proporcionará a los cuidadores la oportunidad de conectar con otros cuidadores familiares, expresar artísticamente las ansiedades y frustraciones, y aprender acerca de los recursos locales para ayudar a que navegar su viaje como cuidador. Habrá refrescos de cortesía. Gratis para el …

Volunteer @ the Take a Stand Campaign HQ in Springfield

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Take a Stand is about having our 2016 candidates commit to action on Social Security, so that all Americans can retire with dignity and independence. At AARP, we have a long history of fighting for the issues that matter most to our members. Our new campaign office and our volunteers are essential in our quest to have the candidates produce real details about how their plans will affect our families. Volunteers will represent our members on the front lines at …

Arlington County VICAP is looking for Volunteer Medicare Counselors

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Arlington County VICAP is looking for Volunteer Medicare Counselors. You can make a difference in the lives of older Arlingtonians! Arlington County Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) provides Medicare counseling to Medicare-eligible Arlington residents, their family members and care partners. We provide the training and certification to become a Counselor; you acquire valuable skills and enjoy a satisfying Volunteer experience knowing YOU have had a direct impact on someone’s life. Arlington County VICAP needs Volunteers with basic computer skills …

AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

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The AARP Virginia Speakers Bureau delivers presentations and workshops on a wide range of topics, such as fraud and scam prevention, difficult conversations about driving, making your home safe and livable for a lifetime, and making the most of what’s next in your life. AARP encourages members to keep this in mind when planning programs for organizations and church groups in their communities—and particularly welcomes invitations from those who want to know how AARP helps Virginians 50-plus live their best …

Caring for the Caregiver Hack: An Intergenerational and Inspiring Event

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Virginia’s Senior Navigator and its Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving created the remarkable, intergenerational “Caring for the Caregiver Hack”, a competition featuring teams from seven Virginia universities and colleges. AARP Virginia sponsored the second year of this event, for which Bob Stephen, AARP Vice President, Caregiving and Health Programs, served as a judge. Each university team, over a 24-hour period, created new technology-driven tools for caregivers. The teams were required to demonstrate the tool they had developed, the technology …

Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft

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Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year.           We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Join us for a discussion about how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. It’s free of charge for everyone — members, non-members, and people of all ages. For over fifty years AARP has been committed to safeguarding Americans’ financial futures. …