Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 in Action

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-20T10:26:00+00:00">July 20, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-31T16:28:04+00:00">July 31, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, Driver Safety, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/. In both July and August, at the chapter meetings, they will be collecting supplies and food to support homeless veterans through Disabled American Veterans. The following is needed: toilet paper, napkins, disposable …

Bring Your Friends to One of Our Dinner Groups in Southwest Virginia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-18T09:46:00+00:00">July 18, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-19T16:08:22+00:00">July 19, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join AARP Virginia and other members in Roanoke on Tuesday, August 14 at Shakers Valley View Restaurant and in Lynchburg Tuesday, August 28 at Charley’s Restaurant for an evening of good conversation, laughs, and food.  Space has been reserved for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees, excluding alcoholic beverages.  No products or services will be sold during this event. Dinner Group at Shakers Valley View Restaurant Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 5:30 …

Free Shredding at Virginia Beach. Bring your old documents!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-08T10:56:00+00:00">June 8, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-12T15:57:54+00:00">June 12, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

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 FraudWatch Network wants to help you do that. Bring any confidential documents to the Frank Abagnale event on July 28th at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, and we’ll shred them for free in the parking lot from 2:30 to 5:30 pm. Shredding only takes a few minutes and can save you lots of headaches later on. …

A Caregiving Call to Action for Clergy and the Faith Community

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-05-07T10:04:14+00:00">May 7, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Be part of an essential conversation to address systemic change for the most vulnerable within our congregations and communities. Join us Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at My Father’s House Christian Church International, located on 4746 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. Pastors, faith leaders, health care professionals, researchers and community advocates from across the Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia areas will discuss how to support, uplift and encourage family caregivers. Speakers at this discussion include: Pastors Lou …

Time to Submit Nominations for the Annual AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-27T11:50:03+00:00">April 27, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

AARP’s commitment to volunteer service began with our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. AARP continues to honor her legacy with the AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service. This prestigious volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talents, and skills to enrich their communities in ways that reflect AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service. Criteria for the award are: Nominee must be 50 years old or older. Accomplishments, achievements, or service which the nomination is based …

Make the Most of What AARP Has to Offer

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-25T12:45:04+00:00">April 25, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

  Make your AARP experience personal, timely and exclusive by signing up for our local newsletter! Our newsletter allows you to get the content that you’re most interested in delivered directly to your inbox. You also get first access to special offers, tools and announcements and will be the first to connect with our latest programs and resources. Click here to register today http://www.aarp.org/yes2emailVA

AARP Movies for Grownups Presents: “Hidden Figures”

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-20T09:14:51+00:00">April 20, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join AARP Virginia for a special Movies for Grownups presentation of “Hidden Figures” on May, 23 at 2 p.m. at the Henrico Theater, located on 305 E Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs, VA 23075. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe, “Hidden Figures” is about three brilliant African-American women at NASA who serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history. An achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized …

Take the Path to Certification as a Certified Dementia Practitioner

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-17T10:07:08+00:00">April 17, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Professionals from nonprofit organizations, county government, and faith based organizations are invited to attend, along with family caregivers. This is the required seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to come for the education only, without seeking certification. The seminar will cover the following modules: Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment, Communication, Feelings, Depression, Repetitive …

Caregiver College Provides Resources to Those Caring for Family Members

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-04-16T12:20:14+00:00">April 16, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Over one million Virginians are caring for older parents or loved ones, helping them live independently at home. AARP wants to help, which is why we have teamed up with Mount Vernon at Home and the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter to present a Caregiver College. Over the course of six weeks we’ll discuss legal and financial planning, healthy living, communications, self-care, and much more. Classes will be held at the Hollin Hall Senior Center, located on 1500 Shenandoah …

AARP Virginia Takes Aim at ID Theft: One of More than 150 Events Nationwide in AARP’s Annual “Operation: Stop Scams”

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-16T11:55:50+00:00">April 16, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-16T11:57:06+00:00">April 16, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

AARP Virginia and Fairfax County Government’s Silver Shield Task Force are coming together with top experts and law enforcement to present a free informational Scam Jam and ShredFest. This event will be held at the Fairfax County Government Center, located on 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA, 22035. from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. Every day hundreds of local residents lose their hard earned dollars to fraud schemes. Protect yourself by learning from presenters discussing scams …