— 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 …

— Join AARP Virginia and the McLean Community: A Village for All Ages for dinner at Mylo’s Grill in McLean! Join us at Mylo’s Grill Monday, April 24th to enjoy dinner with other AARP members and their guests with a 15% discount on dinner. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Learn how AARP and McLeanCVA are making a difference in northern Virginia! There will not be a seminar or program, and …

— 6.20.17 AARP Virginia state office has worked to develop a new volunteer position for right here in our office. We are looking for volunteers who are able to come to the office at least one day a week to assist with our day-to-day administrative business under the official title State Office Administrative Volunteer. If you’ve always wanted to get a first-hand look at how we do what we do, this is your chance! This position offers the opportunity to interact one-on-one with state …

— You are invited to a free screening of MOONLIGHT A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him. Don’t miss out on a chance to join us at the free screening of MOONLIGHT!     Moonlight Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. – noon Grandin Theatre: 1310 Grandin Rd …

— RICHMOND _ Virginia ranks 22nd out of 50 states and the District of Columbia overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities, but AARP warns more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands.   Virginia ranks next to last in the percent of adults age 21+ who have difficulty performing activities of daily living (such as bathing and dressing)  at or below 250% of poverty receiving …

—   Alexandria residents are invited to a presentation on creating livable communities, Wednesday, June 21 at Beatley Central Library at 5005 Duke St., Alexandria, VA from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m, and light refreshments will be served. AARP has helped the state of Virginia provide citizens with livable communities ever since its creation in 1958, and thanks to both AARP and Senior Services of Alexandria, residents will have a chance to offer their ideas and suggestions on …

— 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 will 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! Join us this month for Managing Your Medications – A Personal Visit …

— JOIN AARP VIRGINIA FOR DINNER IN DEL RAY! Join us at FireFlies Monday, July 10th to enjoy dinner with other AARP members and their guests and a 20% discount on a dinner entree. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Full menu ordering is available.     We look forward to seeing you there! Monday, July 10, 2017 | 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 1501 Mount Vernon Avenue| Alexandria, VA 22301 Please let us …

— On Saturday evening, June 3, 2017 AARP volunteers in Roanoke staffed the pledge phone bank at Blue Ridge PBS. During this Spring Fund Drive, we were taking pledges for tickets to the Mannheim Steamroller concert in Salem, November 17. We had a great time with our American Masters/Movies for Grownups partner Blue Ridge PBS.

— As movie goers entered the Grandin Theater, the AARP Roanoke Leadership Team was fast at work checking in guests, manning the information table and encouraging movie goers to participate in the Listening Post Question of the day. The question “Making Roanoke a Livable Community – Which of the eight domains would most influence the quality of life for you?” The eight choices were: Communication & Information, Community & Health Services, Respect & Social Inclusion, Transportation, Outdoor Space & Buildings, Social …

— By Gil Klein In downtown Alexandria, known as Old Town, pedestrians fill the sidewalks on pleasant days, walking past outdoor cafes and 18th-century buildings with shops and galleries. Joggers and bicyclists enjoy riverside pathways. The city is often touted as a great place to live and work. But is that also true for its older residents? That’s what longtime AARP volunteer Jane King wants to find out. She helped Alexandria become Virginia’s first member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly …