Fairfax County Presents…

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Virginia How Well Can You Provide Your Health Care Information? Would you be able to provide your critical health care information to a new doctor, physical therapist or an emergency responder? The key to answering these questions accurately is creating and maintaining a personal health care record. This is why Fairfax County’s Long Term Care Coordinating Committee is hosting these free presentations on how to do this. Wednesday, September 10, 1-2:30 p.m. George Mason Regional Library 7001 Little River Turnpike, Annandale …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 08/20/2014 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 …

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

Posted on 08/8/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia 28th Annual Caregivers Conference – Caregiving: Taking a Closer Look Presented by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium Tuesday, November 11, 2014 from 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 …

Workshop: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Lifestyle

Posted on 08/4/2014 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 Arlington Neighborhood Villages to bring …

Super-star Volunteer Gets a Head Start on the 2014 Food Drive

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Virginia | Volunteering Longtime AARP Volunteer, Wahed Hossaini, collected food and donations at the Eid dinner service he attended with his family on Monday, July 28 in Fairfax.  Wahed has been “creating the good” for many years now by participating in our annual food drive.  His efforts make a huge difference for our local food pantry, ECHO.  Wahed has collected and donated over $5,000 and many thousands of pounds of food for ECHO. To meet the challenge of hunger statewide, AARP Virginia is …

It’s Never Too Late to Learn!

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Virginia If you are having a hard time finding intellectual or social stimulation in retirement, search no more! There are over a hundred Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes throughout the United States offering classes, excursions, and social events for people like you who are seeking more from their retirement years. The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has partnered with 118 colleges and universities in every state across the U.S. to provide educational programs to older adults who want to make productive …