— 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 …

— AARP Virginia and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital are teaming up to bring you monthly programs to help you stay energetic and active! Be part of our new community group, ACTIVE: Adult Community That Is Very Energetic. We meet on the last Wednesday of every month from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Join us for lunch and hear from medical professionals and community members, to help you stay energetic and active! Our fall series offers valuable and practical information. We’re presenting three …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling many areas of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. AARP’s Caregiving Q&A Webcasts are hosted by Dr. Jean Accius, a nationally recognized expert on aging policy, livable communities and long-term services. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. How to Manage the Daily Needs of Your Loved One Tuesday, August …

—   FREE Shredding at The Fourteenth Health and Wellness Fair in Richmond. Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm. Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen. Shredding confidential documents you no longer need is one good way to protect yourself, and the AARP Fraud Watch Network wants to help. Bring any confidential documents, and we’ll shred them for free. It only takes a few minutes and can save you lots of headaches later on. Each individual may bring …

— RICHMOND _ AARP Virginia and the League of Women Voters of Virginia announced today that the state’s largest and most widely-broadcast debate sponsored by nonpartisan organizations has been cancelled for 2017 because Democratic candidate and Lt. Governor Ralph Northam declined to participate. “Virginia voters are the real losers here,” said AARP Virginia Interim State Director Patrick Cobb. AARP Virginia will continue to be active during the course of the election with its We Want to Know campaign encouraging Commonwealth voters …

— AARP Virginia and Aging Together will host the region’s only Expo focusing on healthy aging in Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock counties, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m at the Daniel Technology Center. Over 50 exhibitors offering health screenings, product sampling, seminars and door prizes. Don’t miss a Meet and Greet with retired Redskins Super Bowl Champion, Mike Nelms. Other exhibits will include flu shots and pharmacist medication reviews, a mobile mammography service, and …

— You and a guest are invited to a free screening of The Lovers, starring Debra Winger and Tracy Letts. The Lovers is a refreshing, funny look at love, fidelity, and family. Winger and Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance. This film is rated R for sexuality and language.  Free Screening of The Lovers Thursday, August …

— AARP has reserved a section of Brittany’s Restaurant and Sports Bar for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together. Discounted meals, which include salad and non-alcoholic drinks, are $12.00 including tax and tip. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. AARP is bringing people together! Join us at Brittany’s, Thursday, September 7th,  to enjoy dinner with other AARP members and their guests. There will not be a seminar or program, …

— Walking for Grownups with AARP Virginia Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as summer continues in its full glory. That’s why AARP Virginia has partnered with the local chapter of the American Volkssport Association (AVA) to start a weekly walking group in Roanoke. The walking group …

— Join AARP Virginia for dinner at Brittany’s Restaurant and Sports Bar in Woodbridge! AARP is bringing people together!  We’ve reserved a section of Brittany’s Restaurant and Sports Bar for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together. Discounted meals, which include salad and non-alcoholic drinks, are $12.00 including tax and tip.   There will not be a seminar or program, and no products will be promoted or sold—just casual fun with other members like you. Join us for dinner anytime between …

— On November 23-24, 1985, Egyptair Flight 648, bound for Cairo, was taken by three armed hijackers shortly after take-off from Athens.  The terrorists were members of the Abu Nidal Organization (ANO), a splinter group of the PLO.  There were 89 passengers and 6 crew members on board. 61 people total, including four of the hijackers, were killed in the rescue attempt by Egyptian commandos, making this the bloodiest hijacking in history until the events of 9/11. Kevin Foust, current VA Tech …