Five Pillars of Brain Health 

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-10T14:17:00+00:00">October 10, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-13T11:27:17+00:00">October 13, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

Join us in learning the five pillars of brain healthy behaviors, which research tells us if we undertake starting today, regardless of our age, will help reduce the risk of age-related diseases and optimize our chances of maintaining our cognitive abilities. Share your brain healthy behaviors and be inspired by others. It’s never too late to take charge of our brain health and improve our quality of life.   Five Pillars of Brain Health  Monday,  October 16, 2017, from 12:30 p.m. …

Metro Washington Financial Planning Day

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-10T08:52:25+00:00">October 10, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-10T08:53:58+00:00">October 10, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

The Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area invites you to attend Metro Washington Financial Planning Day where you’ll be able to meet one-on-one with dozens of highly qualified Certified Financial Planner™ professionals to discuss your personal finance questions, concerns and interests. Don’t miss this opportunity for a free, private consultation with an expert on a wide variety of personal finance issues, including debt management, retirement planning, investment strategies, income taxes, insurance, and estate planning, among many others! And best of all, there are no …

AARP Virginia’s Free Screening of The Beguiled – Roanoke

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-09T14:30:12+00:00">October 9, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-09T14:33:24+00:00">October 9, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

You and a guest are invited to a free screening of The Beguiled, starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, and Colin Farrell. Written and directed by Sofia Coppola, The Beguiled is based on the novel of the same name by Thomas P. Cullinan. It tells the story of an injured Union soldier who finds himself on the run as a deserter during the Civil War.  He seeks refuge at an all-female Southern boarding school. Soon, dangerous rivalries reveal themselves as the women tend to …

Legislative Forum on Aging Issues

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-09T13:40:35+00:00">October 9, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-09T13:58:09+00:00">October 9, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

Alexandria and Arlington Commissions on Aging invite you to meet with elected officials* from Senate Districts: Adam Ebbin (D-30), Barbara Favola (D-31), Janet Howell (D-32), Richard Saslaw (D-35), and George Barker (D-39) and from House Districts: Mark Levine (D-45), Charniele Herring (D-46), Patrick Hope (D-47), Rip Sullivan (D-48), and Alfonso Lopez (D-49).   Legislative Forum on Aging Issues Thursday, November 09, 2017;  from 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fairlington Community Center – 3308 S. Stafford St. Arlington, VA 22206 For more information or …

AARP VA African American Genealogy Workshop and Alexandria Walk Tour

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-09T12:31:47+00:00">October 9, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-09T12:32:54+00:00">October 9, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

AARP Virginia is partnering with the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. and Manumission Tours to present a very special community conversation and ‘Genealogy 101.” After the workshop and light refreshments, we will take a 9 block historical walking tour and learn about Old Town Alexandria’s historical sites.     An introduction to Genealogy Saturday, October 28, 2017;  from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Charles Houston Recreation Center – 901 Wythe Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Registration is required for this free …

Free Shredding at The Fourteenth Health and Wellness Fair

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-26T15:23:00+00:00">September 26, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-27T17:41:17+00:00">September 27, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

  FREE Shredding at The Fourteenth Health and Wellness Fair in Richmond. Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm. Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. Shredding confidential documents you no longer need is one good way to protect yourself, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network wants to help. Bring any confidential documents, and we’ll shred them for free. It only takes a few minutes and can save you lots of headaches later on. Each individual may bring …

8th Annual Job Fair in Williamsburg

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-22T09:04:56+00:00">September 22, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-22T09:16:00+00:00">September 22, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

The Peninsula Agency on Aging and AARP Present the 8th Annual Job Fair in Williamsburg. Join us this Thursday, October 5 from 2:00 – 4:30 pm at the Historic Triangle Messmer Community Service Center, 312 Waller Mill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185. This event is free and open to the community. Candidates 40 years and older are encouraged to apply, but the focus is on the 50+ population. Companies will be looking to fill full-time and part-time positions. Please come prepared …

Join the Health Care Discussion with Sen. Mark Warner

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-21T16:22:47+00:00">September 21, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-21T16:26:59+00:00">September 21, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

Join us for an important conversation with Senator Mark Warner on the future of health care currently being discussed in the U.S. Senate.  The event is on Wednesday, September 27 from 6-7 p.m. EDT, and Senator Warner will take questions from participants on the call. This is your chance to ask questions about the proposals that will affect you and your family.  Hear directly from Senator Warner and get the latest information about what is going on in Washington.  Those interested in …

Join us for an AARP Free Coffee Friday at the Jirani Coffeehouse in Manassas

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-21T09:21:26+00:00">September 21, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-21T09:21:58+00:00">September 21, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

Get to know AARP Virginia and connect with other AARP Members and Volunteers over a a cup of coffee. Stop by for a cup of coffee or tea, compliments of AARP!  We know you’re busy, so feel free to grab a coffee or tea and head out to start your day, or have a seat and chat with AARP Virginia Volunteer Community Ambassadors. We would love to meet you! Friday, October 13 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Jirani Coffeehouse| 9425 …

Free Screening of Victoria and Abdul

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-12T09:14:43+00:00">September 12, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-12T09:43:31+00:00">September 12, 2017</time> by AARP Virginia

Select AARP members and a guest are invited to a free pre-release screening of Victoria and Abdul, starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal. Based on journalist Shrabani Basu’s book Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant, which brought to light the long-hidden history of Victoria and Abdul from their own diaries and journals. The extraordinary true story of the amazing and unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and a young clerk, Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), who becomes …