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Share the Korean Experience in America at this Year’s Creative Aging Festival

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

by Don Harmon, AARP Volunteer Marketing and Communications Specialist This May the public will be able to see the remarkable work of the Korean Central Senior Center (KCSC) artists at the Creative Aging Festival sponsored by Fairfax County, AARP Virginia, the Fairfax County Arts Council together with several community organizations and businesses. This month-long festival features a wide range of art programming including performances, poetry readings, art exhibits, lectures, and classes. The festival also includes programs that unlock the creative …

EVENT CANCELLED: Discounted Tickets to No Need to Cry / No Hay Que Llorar

Posted on 02/16/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

    UPDATE:  Due to circumstances beyond our control, Teatro de la Luna had to cancel this production. Please stay tuned to for our next discount member opportunity with Teatro de la Luna in the spring. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. For questions or concerns, please contact Amber Nightingale at 571-217-7043 or     No Need to Cry / No Hay Que Llorar by Roberto ‘Tito’ Cossa from Argentina directed by Mario Marcel AARP is proud to offer …

Join Us to Venture into Volunteering

Posted on 02/10/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Boomers and Older Adults: Join Us to Venture into Volunteering April 2, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon McLean Community Center 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean, VA 22101 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 organizations and county agency representatives will be on hand to discuss a wide range of volunteer opportunities including helping kids with homework, delivering Meals On Wheels, becoming a court …

Volunteer Advocates Needed for Residents in Long-Term Care

Posted on 02/2/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Volunteers Needed for Residents in Long-Term Care The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, assertive and skilled communicators to be Volunteer Ombudsmen. As an Ombudsman you will be assigned to visit a local nursing or assisted living facility, working to ensure that the residents’ rights are being protected and helping residents with problems that they are unable to resolve alone. Volunteer Ombudsmen dedicate four hours per week for one year. Visits must …

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 …

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Posted on 01/27/2015 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 up with Mt. Vernon at Home, Fairfax …