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AARP Discounted Tickets for 2016 Citi Open® Tennis Tournament

Posted on 06/21/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Virginia |

Tennis Anyone? The player fields are set for the Nation’s Capital Tennis Tradition – the 2016 Citi Open® Tennis Tournament – and fans are in for an action-packed week of tennis, July 16-24, at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center in DC. Purchase AARP 25% discounted Citi Open® tickets using the discount code DCTENNIS for tennis matches scheduled from July 16-21 only. Discount tickets are not available for the days of the final rounds. While attending Citi Open®, come by …

Come find your “What’s Next” in Chesapeake!

Posted on 06/10/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Virginia |

Do you ever think there may be more to life? Are you ready to try something different? Get ready to find your “What’s Next” at a free Life Reimagined workshop in Chesapeake! Life Reimagined is a guided workshop that allows for reflection on where you’ve been and where you want to go next. It’s all about possibilities – envisioning them, evaluating them, and making them a reality! Attend this free workshop to receive expert guidance and resources for your situation, …

Join Us for a Summer Cookout in Fredericksburg!

Posted on 05/10/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Virginia |

Join Us For Summer Fun! AARP has reserved the Great Room and Patio of the Fredericksburg Country Club for a Summer Cookout! The menu will include barbecue chicken, hamburgers from the grill, oven-baked beans, coleslaw, iced tea and lemonade, and watermelon and brownies for dessert! Fredericksburg Country Club 11031 Tidewater Trail, Fredericksburg, VA  22408 Discounted Cost for Event: $15.00 (all inclusive) Come as you are in casual dress and leave as you wish anytime between 6:00 and 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 28th. Ample …

The Art of Aging – Life Begins at 50 in Fredericksburg

Posted on 05/10/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/nsnider/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP Virginia |

AARP Virginia is proud to be a sponsor of the 10th Annual ‘Art of Aging – Life Begins at 50’ event presented by Partners in Aging, Inc., in Fredericksburg! You may have heard in the media that 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day! With that population of seniors growing rapidly, we are all struggling to prepare our communities and ourselves. In addition to coping with the unique needs of seniors, seniors need information about the different services and resources already available …

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 " rel="author"></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 " rel="author"></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 " rel="author"></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 " rel="author"></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 " rel="author"></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 " rel="author"></a> | AARP Virginia |

AARP volunteers and staff worked hard to ensure the passage of 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 on unpaid family caregivers for help – at a value to the commonwealth of …