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Free Encore Chorale Spring Concert on May 14 in Arlington

Posted on 04/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

The Encore Chorales of Alexandria, Langston Brown, and Goodwin House-Bailey’s Crossroads will combine to present a Spring Choral Concert, “With a Song in My Heart,” on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 3:00pm at Yorktown High School located at 5200 Yorktown Boulevard in Arlington, VA. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30pm and seating is on a first come basis. With more than 120 singers on stage, the chorale will present a program that includes …

Free Encore Chorale Spring Concert in Reston May 14

Posted on 04/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

The Encore Chorales of Reston, Lansdowne Woods and the GMU Potomac Arts Academy will combine to present a Spring Choral Concert, “With a Song in My Heart,” on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the United Christian Parish located at 11508 North Shore Drive in Reston. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm and seating is on a first come basis. With more than 120 singers on stage, the chorale will present …

Join AARP for Dinner in Roanoke!

Posted on 04/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

ROANOKE_AARP Virginia has reserved the private room at Shakers for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Learn how AARP is making a difference in Roanoke! A brief 15-minute presentation on one of AARP’s programs will be given. No products or services will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm on the evening of Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Shakers …

Workshop – Dementia Caregiving: Expanding the Family Caregivers’ Toolbox – June 7, 2016

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

Providing care for a family member with dementia can be challenging. Onset and worsening of symptoms can cause caregivers to feel stress and frustration, leading to an inability to cope. Listening to music is a coping tool used by many caregivers challenged by caregiver stress. If you are interested in learning about music interventions and other ways to cope with caregiver stress, please read on to find out about an opportunity to participate in an upcoming half-day event. George Mason …

Author Event: “Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age” by Jo Ann Jenkins

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

Aging: Something To Look Forward To! In her personal and thought-provoking book, Jo Ann Jenkins inspires us to seize the opportunities that longer lives give us and to embrace aging as something to look forward to, not something to fear. Share an evening with AARP’s engaging and spirited CEO as she touches on all the important issues facing people 50+ today, from caregiving and mindful living to building age-friendly communities and making our money last. In Disrupt Aging, Jenkins offers the generational …

AARP Virginia offers FREE, printable wallet cards on recent Virginia CARE Act

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

During the 2015 Virginia General Assembly, AARP Virginia’s state advocacy volunteers and staff worked hard to ensure the passage of HB1413 and SB851, known as the CARE (Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable) Act, which helps the over one million family caregivers in Virginia as they prepare to perform a variety of medical/nursing tasks, including medication management, injections, wound care, transfers, and more upon discharge of their loved ones from a hospital setting. Most Virginians who receive assistance at home rely exclusively …

Arlington Cultural Affairs Needs Survey Volunteers!

Posted on 04/7/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

Arlington Cultural Affairs was invited by Americans for the Arts and Washington, DC’s Culture Capital to participate in the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 project to measure the arts and culture sector’s impact on Arlington’s economy. They need your help to do this! How? By volunteering to conduct Audience-Intercept Surveys at various arts and culture events, exhibits, and performances in Arlington County. Cultural Affairs is welcoming volunteers to help with the survey for the rest of the 2016 calendar year. …

Home Matters: Aging in Place Housing Survey

Posted on 03/24/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

According to AARP, 90% of older adults nationwide want to remain living in their homes for as long as possible, yet US Census data suggest that many homes may not be designed to accommodate the needs of aging homeowners. Specifically, older homes often include multi-story living, stepped entries, narrow doorways and hallways, second story bedrooms, and single bathrooms adjacent to the bedrooms, which make daily living challenging. Older homes are also likely to need repairs, modifications, and energy updates to …

Living Well, Aging Well Summit in Fairfax

Posted on 03/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

Join AARP Virginia at Living Well, Aging Well Summit in Fairfax! The mission of the summit is to collaborate, present knowledge, and provide a forum for individuals, family members, general community members, and industry professionals to explore multiple aspects of living and aging well. At the summit you will have the opportunity to take advantage of a Transportation and Mobility Expo and a Technology Fair, learn about volunteer opportunities through Venture into Volunteering, find information on health, wellness, and community resources, and more! …

Retool, Recharge, Reinvent at the 50+ Employment Expo!

Posted on 03/22/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by Natalie Snider" rel="author">Natalie Snider</a> | AARP Virginia |

Are you over 50 and searching for a new job? Or are you an employer seeking experienced and responsible employees? Make sure to mark your calendar and plan to attend the 50+ Employment Expo in Tysons Corner! AARP Virginia and the Jewish Council on Aging are pleased to present the 50+ Employment Expo to provide opportunities for employees and employers to network and learn about the opportunities available to them. There will be dozens of recruiters on site offering a wide array …