Virginians Statewide Can Watch U.S. Senate Candidates Face Off

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Press | Virginia   C-SPAN to Carry The People’s Debate Virginians Statewide Can Watch U.S. Senate Candidates Face Off   RICHMOND_ Virginians statewide, as well as political junkies across the nation will be able to see U.S. Senate candidates Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie square off live on national and Virginia television stations at 7 p.m. Monday, October 13.  Senator Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will answer queries from four panelists during The People’s Debate, sponsored by the League of Women Voters …

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

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Virginia 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. …

Senior Living in Alexandria TV show

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Virginia Senior Services of Alexandria’s October TV program, Senior Living in Alexandria, features AARP Virginia State President Bob Blancato talking about long-term care; cooking with Chef Hans and highlights from the September Speaker Series on Seniors and Their Pets! Check it out. Senior Living in Alexandria program that airs Sundays at 2:00 p.m. on Alexandria Comcast Channel 70 and also on Youtube.    

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia 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 …

Annual Community Food Drive

Posted on 09/15/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Virginia | Volunteering During the week of September 7th, AARP volunteers, staff, and members contributed thousands of pounds of food to local food pantries.

America’s PrepareAthon! For Emergency Preparedness

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Home & Family | Virginia A Majority of Americans Haven’t Practiced Emergency Preparedness America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign offers specific actions to prepare for a disaster A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster or emergency is the message of the America’s PrepareAthon!, …