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Ginger Thompson

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Ginger is Communications Director for AARP Virginia.

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View AARP-produced documentary on Japanese American internment during World War II

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

WCVE-TV in Richmond and WHTJ-TV in Charlottesville will air Honorable Journey: The Untold Story of Japanese Americans During WW II at 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 8. Narrated by actor George Takei, the film is a production of AARP which commissioned writer and producer Stephen Menick to create the video on the Japanese American experience during World War II. Honorable Journey charts the 70-year struggle of Japanese-Americans who came of age during World War II.  The film features conflicts of …

What’s Happening in Virginia?

Posted on 03/11/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Free Seminars for Family Caregivers Throughout this Spring 2014 AARP Dulles Area Chapter Get Together Thursday, March 20th 7 – 8:30 pm Planning End of Life Decisions Herndon Senior Center Main Dining Room 873 Grace Street, Herndon AARP Vienna Chapter Meeting  Monday, March 17 12:30 p.m. Special Presentation on the Affordable Care Act Vienna Community Center …

What’s Happening in Virginia?

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Keeping the Promise of Social Security and Medicare Thursday, March 6th 10 – 11:00 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo Saturday, March 8th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington Recreation & Cultural Activities for Alexandria’s Seniors …

What’s Happening in Virginia?

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Keeping the Promise of Social Security and Medicare Thursday, March 6th 10 – 11:00 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo Saturday, March 8th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington Recreation & Cultural Activities for Alexandria’s Seniors …

What’s Happening? Events in Virginia

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Upcoming events in Virginia include: NORTHERN VIRGINIA Keeping the Promise of Social Security and Medicare Thursday, March 6th 10 – 11:00 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) 2709 Hunter Mill Rd, Oakton Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo Saturday, March 8th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 S. 2nd St., Arlington Recreation & Cultural Activities for Alexandria’s Seniors …

EXPANDING AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE IS TOP AARP VIRGINIA LEGISLATIVE PRIORITY

Posted on 01/7/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

CHANGING GUIDELINES COULD PROVIDE HEALTH CARE TO 62,000 HARDWORKING VIRGINIANS AGE 50-64 RICHMOND _   When AARP volunteers head to the General Assembly tomorrow to advocate on behalf of the group’s more than 1 million members in Virginia, expanding affordable health care for struggling workers tops the list.  Expanding Virginia’s Medicaid income guidelines to 133 percent of the Federal Poverty Level will take the state off the list of those with the most restrictive program criteria.  In addition to providing nearly …