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Join us on Sept 28th at the NVAN Annual Legislative Breakfast

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at the Northern Virginia Aging Network (NVAN) 16th Annual Legislative Breakfast Monday, September 28, 2015 8:00 – 10:00 am Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway Fairfax, VA 22033 Keynote Speaker: Mark Herring, Attorney General of Virginia Mark Herring, 48th Attorney General of Virginia, launched his career in public service as a town attorney in Lovettsville, and has served on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and eight years in the Virginia Senate. He …

Sing with one of the Northern Virginia Encore Chorales this Fall

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Encore invites you to join us for our Fall season of singing to be held at multiple locations in Northern Virginia.   Encore singers improve their voices, improve their health, meet new friends and enjoy a great new adventure singing challenging music in four parts in preparation to join other Encore Chorales for exciting community concerts. There are no auditions, new singers are welcome, and singers may be seated for rehearsals and performances. WHEN:                  Starting September 2015 for 15 weeks …

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

Posted on 08/25/2015 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 …

Special Event: Caregiving Wisdom from an Ancient Sage

Posted on 08/14/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP Virginia is excited to host a special event featuring local author Veronica Li as she discusses her new book, Confucius Says; a novel about caring for elderly parents and is based on the author’s own experience. When the pressure of caregiving became overwhelming, she found guidance from an unexpected source: the teachings of the ancient sage Confucius. Enlightened by his wisdom, she finds the courage to go on. Every day, a silent army of Americans performs a great labor …

AARP Joins with CAAB to Help Fight Hunger in Fairfax

Posted on 06/14/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP Virginia is joining with CAAB to help fight hunger in Fairfax during their annual summertime Food Drive. Please join us in addressing this important community need. When? July 1 – 31st   What food items are most needed at this time? Canned tomato products (crushed, peeled, diced, etc.) Canned meat (chicken, beef, turkey, or seafood) Rice Spaghetti sauce Fruit, fresh (in season) or canned (packed in fruit juice) Beans, dried or canned (black, kidney, pinto, etc.) Canned chili Canned …

Free Screening of Still Alice in Arlington

Posted on 06/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join Us for a Free AARP Movies for Grownups Screening of Still Alice Wednesday, June 17th 7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 7:30 p.m. Movie Screening Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington In connection with AARP’s I Heart Caregivers initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of Still Alice and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. Still Alice stars Julianne Moore in her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor …