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

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

Events 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 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   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 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. …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events 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 …

AARP Begins #WW2K Social Media Effort for Virginia Congressional Races

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events RICHMOND _Virginia voters will have a chance to publicly ask candidates for Congress and U.S. Senate questions and the office-seekers will have the opportunity to answer those questions in a continuous open forum between now and Election Day.   AARP Virginia today unleashed its 2014 voter engagement campaign, called We Want to Know. The effort, conducted last year for the gubernatorial and state legislative races, will be conducted entirely through social media. The initiative gives voters across the state an …