FREE Movie Screening of The Railway Man

FREE Movie Screening of The Railway Man

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources You are invited to a free screening of The Railway Man starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.  Based on the bestselling autobiography, The Railway Man tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still …

Independent Living: Your Way

Independent Living: Your Way

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Learn how you or a family member can continue living at home despite age, illness or disability… Join AARP and the City of Virginia Beach’s Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities and the Mayor’s Commission on Aging for a free Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair to learn all about home modification, including how to afford it and finding local resources. Independent Living: Your Way Workshop and Resource Fair April 26, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration …

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Staying Home: Making Smart Choices for Easy Living

Posted on 04/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources 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 Mt. Vernon at Home, Fairfax …

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Aging in Place: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style

Posted on 04/13/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources 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 with McLean Community: A Village for All …

Join Us at the Lynchburg Area AARP Member Social Dinner

Posted on 04/10/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources If you don’t think “social dinner” when you think AARP, then you don’t know “aarp.” AARP is about community engagement and providing the right tools for members to keep connected. This is why AARP Virginia is inviting Lynchburg area AARP members to a social dinner May 13, where members can unwind, network and enjoy themselves. “AARP works to bring people together in a variety of settings. We’ve seen the power of individuals who connect whether for fellowship or for the betterment …

Free Seminars for Caregivers

Free Seminars for Caregivers

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources AARP Virginia is a proud member of the Fairfax Caregiver Seminar Consortium; we offers seminars designed to help family caregivers of older adults or adults with a disability manage their day-to-day issues.  Speakers include experts in law, care management, finances and community resources. The events take place at locations throughout the Fairfax area.  Please join us for information, resources, and networking with other caregivers.  AARP brings real possibilities to your community. Register online or call 703-324-5205. Diagnosis: Dementia…Now What? Thursday, April …