AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 06/30/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events 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 …

2015 White House Conference on Aging

Posted on 06/26/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Events The first baby boomers reached retirement age in 2011 greatly increasing the population of Americans over the age of 65. Each day for the next 15 years, thousands of baby boomers will reach retirement age creating new opportunities to redefine what it means to be an older American. Viewers can watch live as government officials, older Americans and community leaders gather to discuss the current state of aging at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging July 13. Speakers will …

VCV to Host Event on Healthcare Access as Moral Imperative

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing Virginia Consumer Voices for Healthcare (VCV) is dedicated to ensuring that all Virginians have access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. Their efforts to support the expansion and improvement of healthcare in Virginia include advocacy and community education and outreach. VCV will be hosting an event June 30 in Richmond titled, “Call to Action: Healthcare as a Moral Imperative,” in order to educate community members about healthcare access in Virginia. The event will feature a short film screening of work by the …

AARP Driver Safety Recognizes the Senior Center of York with “Top 100 Host” Award

Posted on 06/23/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Driver Safety | Volunteering Local organization receives award for offering driving refresher courses in 2014 YORK COUNTY, VA — From more than 18,000 organizations nationwide, AARP Driver Safety recently recognized the Senior Center of York with the “Top 100 Host” Award for its outstanding support in 2014. The Senior Center of York supports AARP Driver Safety by collaborating with local volunteers to host its classroom-based driving refresher course, designed to help drivers age 50 and older stay safe and confident behind the wheel.   …

Join AARP for Dinner in Roanoke

Posted on 06/22/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Roanoke_ AARP has reserved a private room in Shakers Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10 percent discount on their dinner entrée. Full menu ordering is available. Learn how AARP is making a difference in Roanoke! No seminar, program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. the evening of Tuesday, August 11. Shakers Restaurant 1909 Valley View …

United Way to Host Conference on Eliminating Social Isolation in Older Adults

Posted on 06/19/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing AARP Virginia is partnering with the United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg for the “Come Together: Eliminating Social Isolation in Older Adults” conference being held Monday, August 10. Guests will join RVA providers serving older adults to learn about the power of social connection. The symposium will include a light breakfast, catered lunch, and door prizes. Panel conversations will explore a range of topics including: social isolation and GIS mapping the relationship between isolation and poverty improving social connectivity …