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Workshop: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Lifestyle

Posted on 08/4/2014 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 Arlington Neighborhood Villages to bring …

Super-star Volunteer Gets a Head Start on the 2014 Food Drive

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Longtime AARP Volunteer, Wahed Hossaini, collected food and donations at the Eid dinner service he attended with his family on Monday, July 28 in Fairfax.  Wahed has been “creating the good” for many years now by participating in our annual food drive.  His efforts make a huge difference for our local food pantry, ECHO.  Wahed has collected and donated over $5,000 and many thousands of pounds of food for ECHO. To meet the challenge of hunger statewide, AARP Virginia is …

It’s Never Too Late to Learn!

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

If you are having a hard time finding intellectual or social stimulation in retirement, search no more! There are over a hundred Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes throughout the United States offering classes, excursions, and social events for people like you who are seeking more from their retirement years. The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has partnered with 118 colleges and universities in every state across the U.S. to provide educational programs to older adults who want to make productive …

Congressional Candidate Meet & Greets

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Learn where your candidates for U.S. Congress stand on issues important to you and your family at a series of Candidate Meet and Greet events.  Join AARP Virginia, the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia and other community organizations at these events.     Congressional District 11 Wednesday, Sept 10th (7:00 – 9:00) City of Fairfax Regional Library 10360 North Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 Partners:  LWVFA, AARP, CAPAVA, Providence District Council …

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.   Six Questions to Consider …

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 …