Take the Food Drive Challenge This Fall to Help Fight Hunger

Take the Food Drive Challenge This Fall to Help Fight Hunger

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Events | Virginia | Volunteering Fighting hunger in Virginia is a challenge AARP Virginia is taking on, and everyone can help families in their own communities in September. Last fall, The AARP Virginia Statewide Community Food Drive collected over 125,000 pounds of food during the week-long challenge. This year’s goal is to collect over 150,000 pounds. In order to reach this goal we are calling on all Virginians to take part in the 2014 challenge September 8-15. Participating is as easy as donating food, volunteering …

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Virginia Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that enables 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 Mt. Vernon at Home, Fairfax …

AARP Virginia Local Events

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 04/14/2014 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 …

Independent Living: Your Way

Independent Living: Your Way

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Virginia Learn how you or a family member can continue living at home despite age, illness or disability… Join AARP and the City of Virginia Beach’s Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and the Mayor’s Commission on Aging for a free Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair to learn all about home modification, including how to afford it and finding local resources. Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair April 26, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration …

Caregiving Workshop

Caregiving Workshop

Posted on 04/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Virginia Navigating the Modern Medical Maze for Caregivers   Author of The Unbroken Circle, James L. Brooks, M. Div, Associate State Director, AARP Virginia will speak at the Caregiver Workshop May 17 in Alexandria.  The session on Navigating the Modern Medical Maze for Caregivers will offer strategies and tools that anyone can use to plan care at home and advocate effectively for themselves or others. “Caring for a family member or friend during illness is one of the greatest gifts you …

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Posted on 04/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Virginia Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that enables 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 with McLean Community: A Village for All …