Walk Roanoke with AARP Virginia

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Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your body and mind healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as we transition from spring into summer.  That’s why AARP Virginia has partnered with a local chapter of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) to start a weekly walking group in Roanoke. The walking group is scheduled to meet for four consecutive …

Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia Hosts Public Hearings May 31

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Your invited to attend our public hearing. Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia wants to hear your concerns and ideas about the needs of our region’s elderly, adults living with disabilities and their families.  We hope you can join us. what you say matters a great deal to us! Wednesday May 31, 2017 From 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia 5 Interstate Corporate Center 6350 Center Drive, Suite 101, Norfolk Written Comments may be made until June …

OLLI 2017 Summer Courses – Catalog now available

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  Summer 2017 Term in Northern Virginia June 12 through July 28 Registration is ongoing starting May 16, but our priority registration ends on May 24. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at George Mason University offers daytime courses, lectures, special events, and other activities during a six-week summer program. There are no exams, no credits, no college degree required or offered, and no age threshold. From Latin to archaeology, religion to science, there is a topic to suit every …

Going Places: Safe Driving as You Age

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NV Rides Presents… Going Places: Safe Driving as You Age   NV Rides will host a morning of workshops offering tips and best practices to help you stay on the road safely, and for as long as possible. Workshop highlights will include: Steps you can take to ensure safety Using technology to find transportation Tips on keeping your body and mind healthy How to help your non-driving neighbors Securing safe and reliable transportation after you stop driving Going Places: Safe …

Advocacy Day: A Spin on Senior Law Day

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Know Your Rights,                                   Make Your Voice HEARD! Special Remarks from: Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board Chair Delegate ‘Rip’ Sullivan, Virginia General Assembly Join us to learn about the legislative process and how you can influence policy at all levels of government.   Resources Available from: Arlington Aging and Disability Services Community Outreach Program Mental Health (BHD) Office of Senior Adult Programs (DPR) Arlington …

AARP Virginia Academy: Smarter Living for All Ages

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  Join us at the AARP Virginia Academy: Smarter Living for All Ages on Saturday, June 17th at the Lee Center in Alexandria. This all-day event includes classes, a community resource fair, and free document shredding. This event is designed to help you make plans for better living. Learn about keeping your brain healthy, preparing to care for a loved one, avoiding scams and frauds, and much more. You will get information about important life matters that you are faced …

AARP Night at the Salem Red Sox Ballpark

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Join us Tuesday, June 6, at Lewis Gale Field when the Salem Red Sox face the Lynchburg Hillcats, as AARP highlights the important topic of Maintaining Brain Health as we age. AARP members and their families who attend the game are invited to stop by the pavilion any time after the gates open at 6:05 pm for free hot dogs and hamburgers while supplies last! The first pitch is at 7:05 pm and there will be many fun activities taking …

Free AARP Movie for Grownups Screening of James Beard in Roanoke, VA

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Join AARP Virginia for a Free Screening of  American Masters – James Beard: America’s First Foodie Join us for a free screening of American Masters – James Beard: America’s First Foodie Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard (1903-85), dubbed the “Dean of American Cookery” by The New York Times. An author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher, Beard helped to pioneer and expand the food media industry into the billion-dollar business it is today. Don’t miss …

Dinner at Brittany’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

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Join us at Brittany’s on May 15 to enjoy dinner with other AARP members and their guests with a 10% discount. There will not be a seminar or program, and no products will be promoted or sold—just casual fun with other members like you. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Learn how AARP is making a difference in northern Virginia! Discover the Real Possibilities of AARP in northern Virginia. We …

AGING IN PLACE: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Lifestyle

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What if all homes could be suitable for anyone regardless of a person’s age or physical ability?  What if a person who wants to live independently, regardless of his or her age or physical ability could do just that?  AARP teamed up with partners: Arlington Neighborhood Village, Arlington Library, and a panel of experts, to bring practical answers to these questions. This workshop, Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living, was attended by over 120 people on April 1, …