Bring the Spirit of the Holidays to People Who Might Not Have a Celebration

Posted on 10/14/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Home & Family | Virginia | Volunteering Across Virginia, there are people in nursing homes, hospitals and other facilities who will spend the holidays alone. With a simple holiday visit, you can make a difference! Join AARP Virginia and The Holiday Project to bring the spirit of the holidays to people who might not have a celebration.  Throughout the holiday season, The Holiday Project organizes visits to people in nursing homes, hospitals and other facilities across Virginia. You can join an existing visit team, start your own visit team …

Watch Mark Warner & Ed Gillespie Face Off in the #PeoplesDebate LIVE

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Press | Virginia Virginians across the state — or the world — can watch U.S. Senator Mark Warner face his Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in the People’s Debate tonight at 7 p.m..  Thanks to debate media partners WCVE-TV PBS and WTVR-TV CBS 6, the debate will be broadcast statewide on stations in every Virginia market.  The debate, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Virginia, will also air live on C-SPAN and be live streamed online by several news organizations. You can …

28th Annual Caregivers Conference, 11/11/2014, Alexandria, VA

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Virginia 28th Annual Caregivers Conference – Caregiving: Taking a Closer Look Presented by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Tuesday, November 11th 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. First Baptist Church of Alexandria 2932 King Street, Alexandria , VA 22302 This year’s keynote speaker will be Doctor Paul Nussbaum, Ph.D., ABPP, a board-certified clinical psychologist specializing in neuropsychology. He is the Founder and President of Brain Health Center, Inc. that integrates mind-body-spiritual wellness with clinical approaches for a holistic program to overall balance and brain …

Virginians Statewide Can Watch U.S. Senate Candidates Face Off

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Press | Virginia   C-SPAN to Carry The People’s Debate Virginians Statewide Can Watch U.S. Senate Candidates Face Off   RICHMOND_ Virginians statewide, as well as political junkies across the nation will be able to see U.S. Senate candidates Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie square off live on national and Virginia television stations at 7 p.m. Monday, October 13.  Senator Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will answer queries from four panelists during The People’s Debate, sponsored by the League of Women Voters …

Workshop: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life-Style

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Virginia Small changes in your home can make a big difference. They can enable you to thrive as your living situation changes and make life easier for visitors to your home—from grandchildren to adult children and friends. Attend this free workshop to find out how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome, and everyone can flourish.  AARP is teaming up with the Fairfax County Building for All Committee to bring you this free community workshop. …

Senior Living in Alexandria TV show

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Virginia Senior Services of Alexandria’s October TV program, Senior Living in Alexandria, features AARP Virginia State President Bob Blancato talking about long-term care; cooking with Chef Hans and highlights from the September Speaker Series on Seniors and Their Pets! Check it out. Senior Living in Alexandria program that airs Sundays at 2:00 p.m. on Alexandria Comcast Channel 70 and also on Youtube.