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

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

Events | Virginia 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 | Home & Family | Local Resources | Virginia 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 | Local Resources | Virginia | Volunteering 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 …

It’s Never Too Late to Learn!

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Virginia If you are having a hard time finding intellectual or social stimulation in retirement, search no more! There are over a hundred Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes throughout the United States offering classes, excursions, and social events for people like you who are seeking more from their retirement years. The Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco has partnered with 118 colleges and universities in every state across the U.S. to provide educational programs to older adults who want to make productive …

Congressional Candidate Meet & Greets

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

Events | Virginia 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 …

U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE ACCEPTS PEOPLE’S DEBATE INVITATION

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Press | Virginia RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia are pleased to announce that U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has agreed to participate in the People’s Debate on October 13. “We are hopeful that Senator Mark Warner will agree to take part in the People’s Debate,” said AARP Virginia State Director Bill Kallio, who received Gillespie’s signed acceptance today. The deadline to accept the debate invitation is Monday, August 4. The two non-partisan groups traditionally sponsor the …