AARP Virginia Invites Charlottesville Community to a Public Forum on the Future of Social Security

AARP Virginia Invites Charlottesville Community to a Public Forum on the Future of Social Security

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy Too many politicians aren’t listening to hardworking Virginians about the future of Social Security.  AARP believes you’ve paid into Social Security and you deserve a voice in the future of the program.  That’s why we’re fighting to protect your hard-earned Social Security benefits and ensure the system stays strong for future generations. AARP invites the community to come out to our free public forum 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.,  Wednesday, May 07, 2014 at the Charlottesville Senior Center, 1180 Pepsi Place, …

AARP Virginia State President will speak at the 18th annual ABC’s & D’s of Aging Conference in Williamsburg

AARP Virginia State President will speak at the 18th annual ABC’s & D’s of Aging Conference in Williamsburg

Posted on 03/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy Bob Blancato, AARP Virginia State President, will speak on legislation that affects healthy aging at The ABC’s and Ds of Aging Conference on April 10. The purpose of the conference is to educate older adults about the components of healthy aging and to empower them to take action to live healthy lives. “Staying healthy, aging well and having a good quality of life are important to Virginians as we grow older,” Blancato said. “Lawmakers have the ability to enhance the …

AARP Virginia Announces the 18th Annual: The ABC’s & D’s of Aging

AARP Virginia Announces the 18th Annual: The ABC’s & D’s of Aging

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy The ABC’s & D’s of Aging   A Free Health and Well Being Conference Provided by the Hampton Roads Coalition of Agencies People 50+ from across Hampton Roads will gather at this free event to learn smart strategies for healthy aging.  Topics will include: Legislation that Affects Healthy Aging Fitness and Balance Cooking Demonstration How to Talk to Your Doctor Dental Health Safe Driving     Free continental breakfast, seminars, exhibits, door prizes, prescription medication, consultations and free blood pressure …

 Have a Say About the Future of Social Security

Have a Say About the Future of Social Security

Posted on 02/24/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy You’ve Earned a Say About the Future of Social Security Too many politicians aren’t listening to hardworking Virginians about the future of Social Security.  AARP believes you’ve paid into Social Security and you deserve a voice in the future of the program.  That’s why we’re fighting to protect your hard-earned Social Security benefits and ensure the system stays strong for future generations. Join us for a discussion about the future of Social Security. We’ll be providing straightforward information about Social …

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Celebrating the life of Elvira Beville Shaw

Posted on 01/29/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 125 Patrons– Cox, Albo, Carr, Dance, Filler-Corn, Herring, Howell, W.J., Ingram, Joannou, Kilgore, Lingamfelter, Loupassi, Massie, McQuinn, O’Bannon, Orrock, Peace, Plum, Robinson, Torian, Toscano, Ware and Watts; Senators: Barker, Colgan, Deeds, Edwards, Hanger, Howell, Locke, Lucas, Marsden, Marsh, Martin, McEachin, Puller, Saslaw, Stosch, Stuart and Watkins   WHEREAS, Elvira Beville Shaw, a respected civic leader from Colonial Heights, died on October 3, 2013; and WHEREAS, a native of Dinwiddie County, Elvira Shaw generously gave of her …

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AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE WILL PROVIDE FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND PREPARATION BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2014

Posted on 01/10/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45thyear, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.   “Tax-Aide provides a valuable service for taxpayers in the Commonwealth,” said AARP …