Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Volunteering End hunger With funding from AARP Foundation, AARP Virginia aims to develop food councils across the state to coordinate local efforts to fight hunger. A new council in greater Prince William County, for example, is asking local nonprofit and faith-based organizations to participate in a survey at gpwfoodcouncil.org—and will use the results to develop a guide that can help emergency food providers share resources, best practices and funding opportunities. The council also connects providers with resources for programs such as …

AARP PRIORITY BILLS PASS VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Posted on 02/24/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Money & Work FAMILY CAREGIVERS AND WORKERS GAIN LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT   RICHMOND _  A bill to help caregivers who take care of family members and another that could help workers save for retirement are on their way to the Governor’s desk after passing the Virginia General Assembly.   “We applaud the General Assembly for helping Virginia’s 1.7 million caregivers get the assistance they need,” said AARP Virginia State President Bob Blancato. “We are also pleased that legislators voted to look at ways to …

Discover the Real Possibilities of Financial Security at a Workshop Near You!

Posted on 02/24/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Finances 50+   Throughout your life, you’ve paved your own path—finding the things that mean the most to you. The road to retirement isn’t any different. AARP Virginia is working to ensure you have the resources and tools you need to take charge of your future by offering free, unbiased information as you work, plan, and save for the real possibility of long-term financial security. Join us at an upcoming financial security workshop in your community. After decades of hard work, you …

AARP and Community Partner Events in NoVA

Posted on 02/23/2015 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. Our events are for educational purposes and no products are promoted. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to …

AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 02/20/2015 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 …

Life Reimagined: Beginning Your Journey Workshop

Posted on 02/19/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events Life Reimagined: Beginning Your  Journey is a workshop about your life. In a recent Harvard longevity study, when asked if they had their lives to do over, people said they would have: o Reflected more o Taken more risks o Been more authentic This is an opportunity to do just that! Grab this chance to reflect on what really matters to you and to think about how to get there in a very intentional way. Life Reimagined is a map …