Senior Law Day in Alexandria with FREE document shredding!

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 Join Us for 2017 Senior Law Day!  The seventh annual Senior Law Day will be held on Saturday, October 14, at TC Williams High School auditorium from 9:00 am-12:30 pm. The topic will be “Aging in Alexandria: Planning for Life Transitions.” Local experts will discuss legal and financial considerations related to life transitions, support services and senior residential living options. As we age planning for life transitions can difficult to navigate. Participants will hear from local experts from the Alexandria Bar …

September is Hunger Action Month – Here’s how to help!

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You can access the list of Hunger Action Month activities and area food banks by clicking here. If you have any questions about Hunger Action Month or AARP Virginia’s hunger efforts in general, please contact Brian Jacks, Associate State Director – Community Outreach for the Southwest Region, at bjacks@aarp.org or 540-266-0562. Thank you for your efforts to make sure no one goes hungry!

31st Annual Caregivers Conference, 11/10/2017, Centerville, VA

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31st  Annual Caregivers Conference – Caregiving: Creating Moments of Joy by Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Members     Friday, November 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Korean Central Presbyterian Church 15451 Lee Highway, Centerville, VA 20121   Please join us for our 31st Annual Caregivers Conference! Creating Moments of Joy. This year’s speakers include: Jolene Brackey, Founder, Enhanced Moments, who specializes in creating positive outcomes and moments of joy for the individuals with the disease, their loved ones, and professional caregivers. …

AARP Virginia 2017 Food Drive – September 9-16

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Nationwide, more than 8 million adults aged 50 to 64 rely on charitable food assistance to help make ends meet. Not wanting to be a burden, they often suffer in silence. They are more likely to experience chronic illnesses like Diabetes, depression, reduced muscle mass and bone density, and poor vision. They are our family, our friends, and our neighbors – and AARP Virginia is committed to ending their hunger. Each year, AARP Virginia volunteers and staff partner with organizations …

AARP Virginia Needs YOU! Seeking Multicultural Outreach Volunteers

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If you are passionate about serving your community through education and advocacy, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Be an AARP Virginia Multicultural Community Ambassador and provide education, advocacy, and outreach in your community! AARP Virginia understands the importance of multicultural volunteers and has made a long-term commitment to multicultural communities. There are several communities – Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American Pacific Islander, and LGBT – with whom we would like to increase our volunteer footprint in an effort to engage community members age 50-plus. Not only …

AARP Virginia State Office Volunteer Opportunity

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6.20.17 AARP Virginia state office has worked to develop a new volunteer position for right here in our office. We are looking for volunteers who are able to come to the office at least one day a week to assist with our day-to-day administrative business under the official title State Office Administrative Volunteer. If you’ve always wanted to get a first-hand look at how we do what we do, this is your chance! This position offers the opportunity to interact one-on-one with state …

AARP Virginia Andrus Award Nomination Deadline is July 1, 2017

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Recognize an exceptional Virginia volunteer! AARP Virginia seeks nominees for the 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service Winner to receive $500 for nonprofit of their choice Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating her or him for the 2017 AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service, named for AARP’s founder, Ethel Percy Andrus. AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. …

FREE Document Shredding in Roanoke!

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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft and Fraud! There are many ways to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud – data breaches, computer malware, simply losing your wallet or having it stolen – but one easy way to ensure crooks don’t get their hands on your personal information is to shred documents that contain it. AARP Virginia is offering FREE document shredding during the Healthy Resources Expo in Roanoke. Each attendee is limited to two boxes or bags of material …

AARP Virginia State President Search

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10.7.2016 From Jim Dau, AARP Virginia State Director: AARP Virginia is looking for a leader to serve as its volunteer State President. Bill Lukhard, an emeritus member of the state’s Executive Council, has very capably been serving as our Acting State President following the departure of previous State President Bob Blancato. In addition to chairing the Executive Council, the State President is the chief volunteer spokesperson and frequently represents AARP Virginia at functions across the state. The State President is …

Beach Ball Wallyball! Come play in Falls Church or McLean

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Play Wallyball – Find Joy! Retired couples and singles wanted to come join in the fun! Wallyball is like volleyball but played in a racquetball court, where it is legal to hit the ball off of the walls. Playing with a beach ball in a racket ball court makes the game easy, friendly and fun. Play off the ceilings and walls. Meet others, laugh, and have a good time for a happy hour of exercise. No experience necessary. Come by and watch …