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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 …

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 …

Join us at the Venture into Volunteering Fair

Posted on 02/18/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Boomers and Older Adults: Venture into Volunteering! Thursday, March 27 10 a.m. – Noon Frying Pan Park Visitor Center 2739 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA FREE PRIZES AND REFRESHMENTS Your time and talents can create meaningful change in our community – find out how at the Venture into Volunteering Fair! Community and county agency representatives will be on hand to discuss a wide range of opportunities including helping kids with homework, delivering meals on wheels and becoming a court appointed …

Keeping the Promise on Social Security and Medicare

Posted on 02/17/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP State Director, Bill Kallio, will make a special presentation at the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. His presentation, Keeping the Promise of Social Security and Medicare, will review the origins of Social Security and Medicare tracing the legislative history of both programs and how they have changed over the years. He’ll review major reforms and how they’ve improved both programs. And his presentation looks at the challenges facing both programs today and outline the policy choices that need to be …

Virginia’s First ‘EasyLiving’ Community

Posted on 01/30/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

An exciting and worthwhile event was held on Jan. 28 in Charlottesville, VA, at Southern Development’s Dunlora Forest subdivision where 36 EasyLiving homes are being constructed. Charlottesville NBC news affiliate channel 29 covered the event. Check it out!  Southern Development’s Charlie Armstrong speaks to the market demand for EasyLiving Homes. EasyLiving Home, a nonprofit organization, certifies multiple homes in Dunlora Forest development — the state’s first residential development to make EasyLiving Home certification a standard feature in a community.  Located in …