Workshop: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life-Style

Posted on 09/18/2014 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. …

Blacksburg Health Fair to Feature Free Screenings

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events The AARP Blacksburg Chapter and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine will host the AARP/VCOM Health and Wellness Fair on September 17 in the VCOM II Building at 2280 Kraft Drive Blacksburg, VA 24060. The Fair will run from noon to 4 p.m. and will feature more than 100 exhibitors. Attendees are invited to participate in health screenings including hearing and vision tests, blood pressure and sugar testing, body mass calculation and nutrition advice, musculoskeletal and bone density screenings, cancer …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/3/2014 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 …

Discover the Real Possibility of Long-Term Financial Security

Posted on 08/29/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Throughout your life, you’ve paved your own path—finding the things that mean the most to you. The road to retirement isn’t any different. AARP Virginia is working to ensure you have the resources and tools you need to take charge of your future by offering free and unbiased information as you work, plan, and save for the real possibility of long-term financial security. Access AARP’s online tools and join us at an upcoming Financial Security workshop in your community. AARP …

The People’s Debate Scheduled for October 13

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Senator Mark Warner Accepts People’s Debate Invitation Statewide Broadcast on October 13 RICHMOND_ The League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virginia are pleased to announce Senator Mark Warner has accepted the groups’ invitation to debate challenger Ed Gillespie during a statewide television broadcast on October 13.     The statewide-televised debate will be held at 7 p.m. on October 13 in Richmond. Media partners for the debate are WCVE-TV (PBS) and WTVR-TV CBS 6. The debate will be …