AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources The AARP Virginia Speakers Bureau delivers presentations and workshops on a wide range of topics, such as fraud and scam prevention, difficult conversations about driving, making your home safe and livable for a lifetime, and making the most of what’s next in your life. AARP encourages members to keep this in mind when planning programs for organizations and church groups in their communities—and particularly welcomes invitations from those who want to know how AARP helps Virginians 50-plus live their best …

We Need to Talk – Giving Up the Car Keys – seminar leaders available to speak

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Northern Virginia traffic can be a nightmare! Keeping safe on the roads is a concern to all of us, especially those of us with aging parents. How do you know when it’s time for your loved one to limit or stop driving? It’s a tough subject for most families, but it’s a serious matter. Now there’s help. AARP is happy to offer We Need to Talk, a free workshop to help you determine how to assess your loved ones’ driving …

Speakers Available to Talk About Fraud Prevention

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Beginning April 1, our trained speakers are ready to discuss fraud and identity theft with community groups, conferences, clubs, or professional organizations free of charge. We’ll share an inside look at how scammers think, how to safeguard against identity theft and fraud, first-hand accounts from victims, and …

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

Posted on 01/10/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Life Style 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.   Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon …

Lifelong Learning Unlocks New Interests

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Sue Lindsey Retiring from her job teaching elementary school in Fairfax County in 2009, a year after her husband died, Wendy Campbell faced an uncertain future. That changed when she found an educational program, geared toward older adults, that has given her new energy. Campbell, of Lorton, is among nearly 1,200 retirees and others who are finding mental stimulation, social contacts and a life purpose at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, according to its volunteer …

Workshop: Modifying Your Home to Fit Your Changing Lifestyle

Posted on 08/4/2014 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 Arlington Neighborhood Villages to bring …