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 Office Volunteer Opportunity

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10.7.16 Over the past several weeks, we in the AARP Virginia state office have been working to develop a new volunteer position for right here in our office. Our hope is that we will find someone who is 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 …

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 …

Come learn how you can get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer!

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AARP Virginia is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community and in our state. We have several opportunities available for you to get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer in southeast Virginia. Please join us at one of two informative luncheons to learn more about how you can sign up to volunteer. Yorktown Monday, October 17th at 11:30 am Joe & Mimma’s, 5742 George Washington Highway, Yorktown, VA  23692 Click here to register or call 877-926-8300. Please …

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with AARP at Teatro de la Luna!

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In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join AARP members and friends for an enchanting evening of the captivating rhythms of Rio de la Plata: the tango. This one-night-only presentation of tango and milonga music features the extraordinary voice of Mariana Quinteros. Music, lyrics and song vibrate together for an unforgettable trip to the Rio de la Plata, with renowned local talents: Trifilio Tango Trio featuring Emmanuel Trifilio on the bandoneon, Ramon Gonzalez on guitar, and Devree Lewis on cello. Together, …

Fight Hunger & Play Pinball!

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AARP Virginia is teaming up with the Roanoke Pinball Museum and Feeding America Southwest Virginia for a night of family-friendly fun while collecting donations of non-perishable food items to help those who are going hungry in southwest Virginia. Anyone who brings a bag of non-perishable food items to the Roanoke Pinball Museum will gain free admission to play on the over 60 vintage pinball machines housed in the museum. Some of these reconditioned machines date back to the 1930s! Date: …

Caregivers Conference – Gems: A Treasure Chest of Ideas – Alexandria

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Please join the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium for their 30th Annual Caregivers Conference! Gems: A Treasure Chest of Ideas Date: Friday, November 11, 2016 Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm Location: First Baptist Church of Alexandria, 2932 King Street, Alexandria, VA  22302 Click here for more information and to register. This year’s speakers include: Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is one of America’s leading educators on dementia. Her philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, available medical research, and first …

Aging in Place FREE Community Workshop in McLean

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Small changes in your home can make a big difference. Home modifications, even small ones, can enhance your comfort and safety. They can enable you to thrive as your living situation changes and happily welcome visitors to your home – from grandchildren to adult children and friends. You are invited to attend a free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and where everyone can flourish. AARP is teaming up …

Senior Law Day in Alexandria with FREE document shredding!

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Join Us for 2016 Senior Law Day!  Determining Your Destiny: Understanding the Need to Plan  AARP is teaming up with Senior Services of Alexandria and the Alexandria Bar Association to bring you Senior Law Day on Saturday, October 15th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Alexandria on King Street. Topics of discussion include Guardian and Conservatorship: the role of a Geriatric Care Manager and the importance of financial planning as we continue to age and …