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

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

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

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 08/1/2014 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 …

Congressional Candidate Meet & Greets

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Learn where your candidates for U.S. Congress stand on issues important to you and your family at a series of Candidate Meet and Greet events.  Join AARP Virginia, the League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area, the Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia and other community organizations at these events.     Congressional District 11 Wednesday, Sept 10th (7:00 – 9:00) City of Fairfax Regional Library 10360 North Street, Fairfax, VA 22030 Partners:  LWVFA, AARP, CAPAVA, Providence District Council …

Northern Virginia Encore Chorales Seek Singers 55+!

Posted on 07/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events For Baby Boomers and Beyond – Sing with one of the Northern Virginia Encore Chorales this Fall WHAT:             Encore Chorale for singers 55+ WHEN:             Starting September 2014 for 15 weeks WHERE:           Locations in Northern Virginia For more information, visit the Encore website at http://encorecreativity.org, call 301-261-5747 or email info@encorecreativity.org. Encore invites you to join us for our Fall season of singing to be held at locations in Northern Virginia.   Encore singers improve their voices, improve their health, …