Ginger Thompson

Ginger is Communications Director for AARP Virginia.
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AARP Virginia is sponsoring Grandparents' Day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Spend a fun-filled afternoon with your grandchild and enjoy free ice cream, face painting, and gifts for the children from AARP Virginia while supplies last, and grandparents receive free entry. Take a ride with your grandchild on a  Vintage Diesel Train, only $3 per person with general admission and tour the Roanoke Valley Model Engineer's open house.
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AARP Virginia participated in the 23rd Annual “Healthy Aging Conference” in Williamsburg, focusing on “New Attitudes on Aging.”
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ROANOKE_ Every day, more than 1 million Virginians care for older parents, spouses, and adult children with disabilities, helping with everything from driving to the doctor’s office or getting groceries to balancing checkbooks and helping with medical care.
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ARLINGTON – Adult children of aging parents should prepare for their care before a crisis occurs, and they should try to involve the older generation in the decision making.
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AARP Launches ‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign
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ASHLAND_ Every day, more than 1 million Virginians care for older parents, spouses, and adult children with disabilities, helping with everything from driving to the doctor’s office or getting groceries to balancing checkbooks and helping with medical care.
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Organization Seeks Support for Family Caregiver Tax Credit
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DALEVILLE _ Arizona hiker Mike Fagan will take a short break from hiking the Appalachian Trail next week to spend some time with AARP Virginia volunteers and guests.
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WHY: Millions of seniors in our nation live at or below the poverty line. Help provide a hot meal on a cold day and remind thousands of seniors in need that the community has not forgotten them.
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1 in 5 Virginians is a Family Caregiver
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