HB 1413 AND SB 851 WOULD HELP FAMILY MEMBERS CARING FOR LOVED ONES AT HOME

Posted on 01/23/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy | Press | Virginia AARP TO FOCUS ON CAREGIVER LEGISLATION DURING LOBBY DAY ON JANUARY 27  RICHMOND_ AARP members and family caregivers will head to the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday, January 27 to urge their legislators to pass a bill to help people who care for family members at home. More than 100 people are expected to visit their legislators on Tuesday morning.  Use this link to send a message to your representative in the Virginia House of Delegates. Virginia’s 1.7 million family …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 01/22/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

Volunteer With AARP: Your Experience Matters!

Posted on 01/21/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia | Volunteering If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem, or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? At AARP, Your Experience Matters. Through AARP you can use your experience, talent, and creativity to make an impact in your community — and meet some new friends along the way! As an AARP volunteer you can direct your passion for making a difference to enhance the quality of life for people 50+ in the …

Are You Driven to Help Others?

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Virginia | Volunteering Ready to Make a Difference in Virginia? For more than 30 years, AARP Driver Safety has helped drivers improve their driving skills and stay safe on the road. And we couldn’t have done it without our volunteers. Nationwide, nearly 7,000 volunteers instruct, administer and promote the AARP Driver Safety course. AARP Driver Safety volunteers contribute to the safety and well-being of their neighbors and community. Here in Virginia, we are seeking a highly qualified and motivated person to serve as …

Volunteer Training for Program Leaders: “Life Reimagined – Discovering Your New Possibilities”

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Virginia | Volunteering                 Life Reimagined–Discovering Your New Life Possibilities Are you at a point in your life where you’re asking, “What’s next?” You’ve finished one chapter and you have to write the next one. Many of us face these transitions at midlife, but they can happen at any point. It’s a time full of enormous potential, and it defines a whole new phase of life — It’s called life Reimagined.  Life Reimagined is all about …

AARP Fraud Watch Volunteers Needed!

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Virginia | Volunteering             AARP is arming Virginians with the tools they need to spot and avoid fraud and scams so they can protect themselves and their families. AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network — a campaign to fight identity theft and fraud and give you access to information about how to protect yourself and your family and friends. Con artists don’t care how hard you worked.  They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting …