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Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft

Posted on 02/5/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year.           We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Join us for a discussion about how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. It’s free of charge for everyone — members, non-members, and people of all ages. For over fifty years AARP has been committed to safeguarding Americans’ financial futures. …

AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

Posted on 01/11/2016 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 …

Special Deal for AARP members @ the Children’s Theater Festival

Posted on 12/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

AARP Virginia and Teatro de la Luna are celebrating children and the arts at the annual Children’s Theater Festival. Have fun, enjoy theater and educational activities, and share in the excitement! Six hours of theater, magic, dance, and other activities to delight the entire family.  View the full schedule of activities.  All activities are bilingual. Saturday, January 16, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Teatro de la Luna performs at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington 1611 North Kent Street, …

Special Event: Resources and Support for Alexandria’s Family Caregivers

Posted on 12/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Every day, family caregivers go above and beyond to help their loved ones remain at home; however, most caregivers need additional support. Caregivers are often left feeling overwhelmed, confused or even guilty because of the stress involved with caring for an older parent or loved one. If you are a caregiver in need of support, AARP Virginia and Senior Services of Alexandria invite you to a special event featuring retired Major General Antonio Taguba and others who will discuss the challenges …

Volunteer Advocates Needed! Training Provided

Posted on 12/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

©iStockphoto.com/mattjeacock The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program needs volunteer advocates who are empathetic, diplomatic, assertive and skilled communicators to: Visit local nursing and assisted living facilities Work to protect resident rights & help resolve concerns Dedicate four hours per week for one year Conduct visits between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays As a Volunteer Ombudsman you will be assigned to visit a local nursing home or assisted living facility, working to ensure that the residents’ rights are …