Fredericksburg Chapter Food Drive

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-10T16:25:00+00:00">September 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-11T09:28:56+00:00">September 11, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

It only takes just a little to give back a lot to local families. AARP Fredericksburg Chapter #3396 has been hard at work again, but this time volunteering for the 2018 AARP Virginia Community-Wide Food Drive. Chapter members were joined by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office and friends on September 7th and September 8th. Pictured in front of the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank van at the Giant on 35 Town and Country Drive from left to right are: Matthew Logan, …

Uncork and Unwind with AARP Virginia

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-10T16:16:21+00:00">September 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-10T16:22:11+00:00">September 10, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Featuring renowned jazz keyboardist Marcus Johnson An evening of jazz and wine is on tap at 7 p.m. September 29 at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 N. Boulevard, Richmond. Joined by the Phi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi and the P & G Foundation, AARP Virginia presents FLO Wine Sips and Sounds™ featuring jazz keyboardist Marcus Johnson.  He will be joined by special guest Quintessential Jazz. Johnson is a world-renowned jazz keyboardist, CEO of FLO Brands, …

Blacksburg Health And Wellness Fair

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-10T14:46:00+00:00">September 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-11T11:22:53+00:00">September 11, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join us at the Blacksburg Health and Wellness Fair Wednesday, September 19 from noon- 4:00 p.m. at the Christiansburg Recreation Center.  There will be various vendors and VCOM medical students and faculty at the fair and have the opportunity to get your flu shots, health screenings, exhibits on home improvements and more. This event is free and open to the public, and there will be light refreshments. Health screenings include: Hearing and Vision Test Blood Pressure and Sugar Blood Glucose Test …

Frank Abagnale Presents on Protecting Yourself Against ID Fraud

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-07T10:32:37+00:00">September 7, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-07T12:58:42+00:00">September 7, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

There is no soundtrack. No pomp. No circumstance. No paparazzi. When you first see Frank Abagnale, what you see is not what you expect. He’s friendly, quiet, unassuming, and most surprisingly, still remorseful. In late July, Abagnale was the keynote speaker at the AARP Virginia Fraud Watch Event in Virginia Beach.  He presented to an audience of over two hundred on “How To Avoid Scams, Protect Families From Fraud.” This year marked his fourth tour with AARP across the country. …

23rd Annual Senior Safety Summit

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-05T15:44:00+00:00">September 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-07T11:58:58+00:00">September 7, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

You are invited to the Peninsula Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Council 23rd Annual Senior Safety Summit on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm.  This year’s theme is “Situational Awareness:  Seniors Stay Alert” The event will take place at the Northside Christian Church, 1300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, VA 23693. Join us for a morning filled with information, exhibits, entertainment, and door prizes. There will also be free on-site document shredding located in the church parking lot …

Virginia Consumers Unknowingly Putting Their Digital Identities at Risk, Says New Survey

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-05T15:19:34+00:00">September 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-05T15:21:29+00:00">September 5, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

In an Era of Continuous Data Breaches, AARP Virginia Seeks to Empower Public with Simple Tips to Protect Sensitive Personal Information As data breach incidents proliferate, a new AARP survey finds that an alarming number of Virginia residents have failed to take the basic precautions against identity fraud.  In response, AARP Virginia and the AARP Fraud Watch Network today launched a campaign to raise awareness of identity theft risks and educate consumers on how to enhance the safety of their …

Free Screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? in Roanoke

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-04T13:56:14+00:00">September 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-04T13:56:32+00:00">September 4, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

You & a guest are invited to a free screening of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville’s latest documentary takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all think we know, this documentary is an emotional and moving film that takes you beyond zip-up cardigans and the land of make-believe, and into the heart of a creative genius, who inspired generations of children with compassion and limitless …

AARP Volunteer Discusses Medicare Issues at Kings Park Library in Burke

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-08-30T12:38:52+00:00">August 30, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-08-30T12:45:49+00:00">August 30, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Guard your new Medicare card as carefully as you protect your credit card, and make sure your medical providers use your new Medicare number when they bill for services.  These were two of the many valuable points made by AARP volunteer Ridge Multop during his “Medicare 101” presentation at Kings Park Library in Burke, Virginia, on August 15. In the past, a Medicare recipient’s Social Security number also served as his or her Medicare number and was printed on the …

Join the all new Staunton AARP Dinner Group

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-08-29T15:17:45+00:00">August 29, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-08-29T15:54:00+00:00">August 29, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Join us for two evenings of good conversation, laughs, and food at the Hometown Grill with other AARP members and their guests. Receive a 15% discount on your dinner entrée and beverage. There will not be a seminar or program, just casual fun with other members like you from the Staunton area. We will be hosting two dinner groups the one on Wednesday, October 17 and the second Wednesday, October 24 both from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.    

Hollin Hall’s Annual Oktoberfest Luncheon in Alexandria

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-08-23T14:41:08+00:00">August 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-08-29T16:44:06+00:00">August 29, 2018</time> by AARP Virginia

Usher in the fall with some Bratwurst and Kraut on a bun while being entertained by Conductor Owen Hammett and his Oom-Pah Band.  Sign up in the Main Office with a $3.00 donation for the entrée, sides, dessert, and beverage. Hollin Hall’s Annual Oktoberfest Luncheon with Entertainment in cooperation with the Mt. Vernon Chapter of AARP Friday, October 5 starting at noon Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road Room 112, Alexandria VA 22308 For more information or to register please call …