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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 anightingale@aarp.org.     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 …

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 …