Recruitment for Create The Good Volunteers in Fredericksburg

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem, or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? AARP Virginia Values Your Experience. Through AARP you can use your experience, talent, and creativity to make an impact in your community — and meet some new friends along the way! As an AARP volunteer you can direct your passion for making a difference to enhance the quality of life for people 50+ in the …

Discover the Real Possibility of Long-Term Financial Security

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources 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 …

Are You Ready For Your Life Reimagined Moment?

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Life Reimagined–Discovering Your New Life Possibilities Are you at a point in your life where you’re asking, “What’s next?” You’ve finished one chapter and you have to write the next one. Many of us face these transitions at midlife, but they can happen at any point. It’s a time full of enormous potential, and it defines a whole new phase of life — It’s called life Reimagined. Life Reimagined is all about possibilities – envisioning them, evaluating them and making …

Virginia Street Design Scored Poorly for Pedestrians Safety

Posted on 05/20/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Report finds pedestrians disproportionately killed and injured due to poor street design A new report released by the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America ranked Virginia 22 most dangerous in nation for pedestrians due to poor street design. Three of Virginia’s metropolitan regions were ranked poorly for pedestrian’s safety among the 51 largest metro areas in the nation. The report, Dangerous by Design 2014, ranks America’s major metropolitan areas according to a Pedestrian Danger Index (PDI) that assesses how safe pedestrians …

Job seekers are Invited to Employment Expo in Williamsburg

Posted on 05/7/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources Are you at a point in your career where you’re asking, “What’s next”?  Many times experienced workers can face unique challenges finding the best fit when seeking a job. The Senior Services Coalition of Greater Williamsburg invites local job seekers to explore the vast employment opportunities on June 26 at the 5th Annual Senior Service Coalition Employment Expo. “AARP Virginia is proud to be a sponsor for this Hampton area job fair geared for people 45 and older,” said James …

Learn How You Can Be a Smarter Driver

Posted on 04/30/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Local Resources When was the last time you took a driver’s refresh course? If you can’t recall it’s probably time for a refresher. Driving is definitely not what it used to be; with the ever-changing road conditions, traffic laws and car technology, it might seem a bit challenging. This is why it’s important to keep your driving skills up to date in order to be safe on the road. AARP is offering a driver course designed for mature adults to refresh their …