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AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

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 …

Calling All Artists

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Fairfax County, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, AARP Virginia and several community groups will hold a Creative Aging Festival in May 2015. The month-long festival will include a reception at Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads to launch the festival on May 1, followed by events at various public and private venues throughout the month. If you are an artist or an organization that sponsors art programming for older adults, we hope you will consider applying to be part of this …

Volunteer With AARP: Your Experience Matters!

Posted on 01/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem, or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? At AARP, Your Experience Matters. Through AARP you can use your experience, talent, and creativity to make an impact in your community — and meet some new friends along the way! As an AARP volunteer you can direct your passion for making a difference to enhance the quality of life for people 50+ in the …

Are You Driven to Help Others?

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Ready to Make a Difference in Virginia? For more than 30 years, AARP Driver Safety has helped drivers improve their driving skills and stay safe on the road. And we couldn’t have done it without our volunteers. Nationwide, nearly 7,000 volunteers instruct, administer and promote the AARP Driver Safety course. AARP Driver Safety volunteers contribute to the safety and well-being of their neighbors and community. Here in Virginia, we are seeking a highly qualified and motivated person to serve as …

Opera NOVA announces special performance of Cosi fan tutte dedicated to the senior community

Posted on 01/14/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Arlington County Opens Its Doors to Opera NOVA”s First Seniors Special Performance Mozart’s classic, Cosi fan tutte (“Women Are Like That”) considered a masterpiece by experts while many laymen say it is just a ‘silly romp’ will be condensed. This Special Performance for senior citizens will be on Saturday, February 7th at 2 PM— lobby reception to follow –at Gunston 1 Theater 2700 South Lang Street, Arlington, VA. Tickets are only $5 Reserve your ticket today by calling the Opera …

We Need to Talk – Giving Up the Car Keys – seminar leaders available to speak

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Northern Virginia traffic can be a nightmare! Keeping safe on the roads is a concern to all of us, especially those of us with aging parents. How do you know when it’s time for your loved one to limit or stop driving? It’s a tough subject for most families, but it’s a serious matter. Now there’s help. AARP is happy to offer We Need to Talk, a free workshop to help you determine how to assess your loved ones’ driving …