How The Virginia Senate Voted on Medicaid Expansion

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-05T10:45:00+00:00">June 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-05T16:20:58+00:00">June 5, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Please thank your senator TODAY for supporting the new 2018-2020 Virginia state budget that expands Medicaid and increases funding to Long-Term Care Ombudsmen. Click on their name below to be directed to their contact information. Senator District Could Gain Coverage* Localities in Senators’ Districts Voted Yes Voted No Barker, George L. 39 3,800 Alexandria City, Fairfax County, Prince William County X Black, Richard H. 13 2,500 Loudoun County, Prince William County X Carrico, Charles W., Sr. 40 10,700 Bristol City, Grayson …

How The Virginia House of Delegates Voted on Medicaid Expansion

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-04T15:28:40+00:00">June 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-05T16:18:37+00:00">June 5, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Please thank your House of Delegates member TODAY for supporting the new 2018-2020 Virginia state budget that expands Medicaid and increases funding to Long-Term Care Ombudsmen. Click on their name below to be directed to their contact information. Delegates District Could Gain Coverage* Localities in Delegates’ Districts Voted Yes Voted No Adams, Dawn M. 68 1,400 Chesterfield County, Henrico County, Richmond City X Adams, Leslie R., “Les” 16 3,800 Henry County, Martinsville City, Pittsylvania County X Aird, Lashrecse D. 63 3,700 …

Walk Roanoke with AARP Virginia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-30T09:45:00+00:00">May 30, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-30T13:59:52+00:00">May 30, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Walking for Grownups with AARP Virginia Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as summer transitions into fall. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings and we walk rain or shine. The detailed schedule including locations, routes and times is listed below. Walking for …

Roanoke AARP Chapter 4652 Celebrates 27th Anniversary

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-23T10:13:06+00:00">May 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-23T10:17:31+00:00">May 23, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, the SW Roanoke AARP Chapter 4652 celebrated it 27th anniversary at the Westhampton Christian Church in Roanoke. The theme of the event was “Looking Back, Moving Forward.” Speaking at the event was Ben Crawford of the Blacksburg Chapter. Guests included Blacksburg Chapter member, Carol Crawford as well as Roanoke Eureka Chapter #0514 members, Mary Terry, President, James Jordan, VP and Doris Durham. Old albums from the SW Roanoke Chapter were exhibited. A time of good …

Southeast Virginia AARP Chapters in Action

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-15T11:01:15+00:00">May 15, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-17T11:36:51+00:00">May 17, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

AARP members across Virginia join together in local communities through independently incorporated chapters. These chapters offer informational programs, advocacy and service opportunities. You can join an AARP Chapter to meet new people, give back, and have fun. Chapter activities can include meals, cultural outings and trips, and for many, community service is a major priority. Click here to find a chapter near you!    Bayside Chapter #4798 The Bayside Chapter #4798 Met on Monday, April 16th and received update on AARP …

Hampton Roads Walk for Grownups

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-15T09:51:35+00:00">May 15, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-15T16:01:30+00:00">May 15, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Hampton Road’s newest walking group. Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather. The Camelot Community Center in Chesapeake, VA establish a Walking Group this Spring that meets every Friday at 8:00 a.m..  Everyone is welcome to walk at their own pace, and walk as little or as much of the route as they choose from half …

AARP Virginia Lunch Group in McLean

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-14T14:26:00+00:00">May 14, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-21T12:24:24+00:00">May 21, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join AARP Virginia and the McLean Community Village Association (MCVA) for lunch at Mylo’s Grill in McLean! Join us at Mylo’s Grill to enjoy lunch together with other AARP and McLeanCVA members and their guests. Enjoy a 15% discount on the entire check. There will be no seminar, and no products will be promoted or sold—just casual fun and socializing with other members like you in McLean. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 11:30 a.m. …

Helping Throughout the Journey of Dementia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-02T12:51:00+00:00">May 2, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-02T15:32:57+00:00">May 2, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join national expert Teepa Snow on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 for her workshop on Helping Throughout the Journey of Dementia; Understanding Progression and Providing the Best Care. This workshop will teach you how to understand dementing illnesses and respond to challenging situations. One of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow teaches care strategies and techniques based on understanding the person with dementia. Teepa teaches how to connect though demonstrations and role-playing. Teepa’s last visit to the area resulted in …

AARP Roanoke Dinner Group at Shakers Restaurant

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-18T11:02:00+00:00">April 18, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-18T15:39:28+00:00">April 18, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

AARP Virginia invites members and their guests to join them at Shakers Restaurant for an evening of food and fun from 5:00 pm to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. AARP has reserved the back room of Shakers Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available. No seminar program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish. Shakers Restaurant is …

Rita Ricks Presents at Fredericksburg AARP Chapter #3396

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-04-04T09:52:01+00:00">April 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-04-04T09:53:45+00:00">April 4, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Rita Ricks, spiritual and business coach, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, and award-winning entrepreneur and author, presented a program entitled “Speaking to Your Spirit” to members of Fredericksburg AARP Chapter 3396 on April 3, 2018. She encouraged her listeners to renew “the person within” and embrace their G.I.F.T.S. which include being “Grateful” for each day; being “Intentional” by bringing their lives into focus because this is their time, their journey; being “Fearless” by stepping out of their comfort zone; living for …