Protect Yourself from Fraud and Identity Theft

Posted on 02/5/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

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. Join us for a discussion about how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. It’s free of charge for everyone — members, non-members, and people of all ages. For over fifty years AARP has been committed to safeguarding Americans’ financial futures. …

Help LOA and AARP end senior hunger with soup and crackers (FREE document shredding on 2/4)

Posted on 02/4/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

  FREE document shredding TODAY, February 4th from 10:30 am until 1:30 pm at the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, 4909 North Lake Drive in Roanoke! ROANOKE _ A hot bowl of soup on a cold day will make sure that no senior goes hungry on wintery days when Meals on Wheels programs can’t make their deliveries. The Local Office on Aging (LOA) is collecting canned soup and crackers for area seniors February 1-5 as part of its annual “Soup For …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 02/3/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

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 …

“The Girls Who Glow” at Yorktown High School Auditorium

Posted on 02/3/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

The Girls Who Glow, by Ginny Mohler Adapted and performed by Yorktown High School Theatre Program Please join Yorktown Theatre IV class’ as they present a one-act play, The Girls Who Glow. It is a compelling and historically significant story. February 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm Yorktown High School Auditorium 5200 Yorktown Boulevard Arlington, VA  22207 This past fall, the Yorktown Theatre Department had the opportunity to work with Ginny Mohler, an NYU-Alfred P. Sloan feature film grant winner, who also happens …

You Can Help Hold Down Costs and Increase Access to Health Care

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Tell Your Legislator to Vote YES on SB 264 and HB 581!   These bills allow Virginia advanced practice registered nurses who are certified and licensed in the specialty of nurse practitioner to practice to the full extent of their education and training in Virginia free clinics, federally qualified health centers and medically underserved areas after 2000 hours of post-licensure experience.  A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse (R.N.) who has also: Completed an accredited graduate-level education program; Passed a …

AARP Speakers Available on Wide Range of Topics

Posted on 01/11/2016 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

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 …