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WV Flood Recovery: How You Can Help

Posted on 06/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

West Virginia has experienced historic flooding that has devastated communities across the Mountain State. It’s heart breaking to see our friends, family and neighbors hurting and devastated. We are a proud state and know in difficult times, West Virginians come together as a family to help one another and show the nation what Mountaineers are made of. Many of you have been asking, “What can I do?” There are many ways you can help with your time and resources. Here …

Connect With AARP at West Virginia Black Bears Baseball Games This Summer!

Posted on 06/16/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

Get to know AARP West Virginia when you get out to Monongalia County Ballpark this season! AARP members and their guests may receive a discounted ticket at $2.00 off single game ticket prices at every Sunday home game and cheer on the West Virginia Black Bears!  Be sure to visit the AARP West Virginia concourse table at the game for information about upcoming events, resources and fun giveaways. 2016 AARP “Save On Sundays” at Monongalia County Ballpark Sunday, June 19 vs. Batavia Muckdogs Sunday, June 26 vs. State College Spikes Sunday, July …

AARP WV Leaders Visit Capitol Hill To Push Robust Agenda on Family Caregiving, Social Security

Posted on 06/8/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

AARP staff and volunteers from West Virginia and across the nation converged in Washington on June 8th to advocate on behalf of AARP members and all older Americans on the crucial issues of Family Caregiving and Social Security. AARP West Virginia State President Rich Stonestreet and State Director Gaylene Miller visited the Capitol Hill offices of Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives David McKinley (R-WV), Alex Mooney (R-WV), and Evan Jenkins …

AARP WV Seeks Nominations for 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 05/26/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

AARP West Virginia is seeking nominations for its 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ West Virginians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service recognizes volunteers who in the last year have made a difference in their communities in ways that support AARP’s mission, vision, and strategic direction and that inspire others to volunteer. The award is named in honor of AARP …

Join AARP WV for Two Ticket Tuesdays with the WV Power – every Tuesday home game this season!

Posted on 04/18/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

Get to know AARP West Virginia when you get out to Appalachian Power Park this season! Members, family and friends can enjoy 2-for-1 tickets and cheer on the West Virginia Power at every Tuesday night home game!  Be sure to visit the AARP West Virginia concourse table at the game for information about upcoming events, resources and fun giveaways. 2016 AARP Nights at Appalachian Power Park Tuesday, April 19 vs. Kannapolis Intimidators Tuesday, April 26 vs. Rome Braves Tuesday, May 10 vs. Hagerstown Suns Tuesday, May …

Operation Scam Jam, Financial Education & Shred Events Highlight 2016 Money Smart Week

Posted on 04/13/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

AARP West Virginia is partnering with more than 30 organizations, including the Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Trade Commission, and FINRA Investor Education Foundation to promote financial wellness during 2016 West Virginia MoneySmart Week®, April 23 – 30. West Virginia Money Smart Week® (MSW) is part of a multi-state public awareness campaign of the Federal Reserve Bank that stresses the importance of financial literacy, informs consumers where they can get help, and provides free educational seminars and activities in multiple locations …

AARP WV, WV Nurses Association Address H.B. 4334 Law Enforcement Concerns

Posted on 03/2/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

CHARLESTON (March 2, 2016) – AARP West Virginia and the West Virginia Nurses Association today addressed concerns raised by West Virginia’s law enforcement community over House Bill 4334, legislation currently pending in the West Virginia Senate that would allow skilled, trained advanced practice registered nursing professionals to practice to the full extent of their education, training and ability. “With respect to the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association’s concerns specifically centered on prescribing authority of Schedule II drugs, House Bill 4334 limits the …

Video: AARP WV 2016 WV Legislature Update – Feb. 19

Posted on 02/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

Charleston, WV – In our fourth video update from the 2016 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, House Bill 4334, which would remove barriers to primary care access by ending the overregulation of nurse practitioners, is on the move at the State Capitol; and West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Tim Armstead (R-Kanawha, 40th District) discusses legislative efforts to enhance protections against elder abuse and financial exploitation.   For the latest updates from the 2016 West Virginia Legislature, connect with …

Video: AARP WV 2016 WV Legislature Update – Feb. 13

Posted on 02/13/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

Charleston, WV – In our third video update from the 2016 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, four West Virginia lawmakers – West Virginia Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael (R-Jackson, 4th District), Senate Health Chair Senator Ryan Ferns (R-Ohio, 1st District), House of Delegates Majority Leader Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan, 58th District) and House Health Chair Delegate Joe Ellington (R-Mercer, 27th District) – were recently among 76 state legislators honored nationally as AARP Capitol Caregivers, and West Virginia House of …

Video: AARP WV 2016 WV Legislature Update – Feb. 6

Posted on 02/6/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/tphunter/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP West Virginia |

Charleston, WV –  In our second video update from the 2016 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, Broadband Day at the Legislature highlights the need for improved high speed internet access across the Mountain State. We hear from Senate President Bill Cole (R-Mercer, 6th District), Senator Chris Walters (R-Putnam, 8th District),  Del. Roger Hanshaw (R-Clay, 33rd District) and AARP West Virginia State Director Gaylene Miller on the broad support for improvements to address the Mountain State’s broadband access issues. Senate Health Chair Sen. …