AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-24T10:48:12-04:00">May 24, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-24T10:49:08-04:00">May 24, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

The AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, and more. Learn about their work and join them in the community. VIN Etching Program The AARP Locust Grove Chapter 5239 will be holding a VIN Etching program on Saturday, July 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the lower level of the Clubhouse, Lake of the Woods. Get your car protected! Questions, call Larry (540) 840-5648. As part of …

Faith Leaders and Family Caregivers Breakfast

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-22T14:46:33-04:00">May 22, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-22T15:15:23-04:00">May 22, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

When: Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 9:30 A.M.- 11:30 A.M Where: Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1601 13th Road S, Arlington, VA 22204 Thousands of people are caring for older parents, loved ones, friends and neighbors, helping them to live independently at home. It’s a labor of love, and a huge responsibility! Yet, who is supporting, uplifting and encouraging these caregivers? Be part of the essential conversation to address systemic change for the most vulnerable within our congregations and communities. Join …

13th Annual Art of Aging EXPO in Fredericksburg, VA

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-22T14:11:24-04:00">May 22, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-22T15:05:05-04:00">May 22, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

The 13th Annual Art of Aging Expo will be held on June 12, 2019, from 10 A.M- 2 P.M. at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. Offering recreational activities, health services, and educational workshops, this FREE expo will be hosted by Partners in Aging, Inc., and generous sponsors to help you explore your community all under one roof. Hundreds of guests, along with 100 organizations/agencies will be on hand to share info about their services. Free health screenings will also be available. …

Sentimental Journey Singers Open House

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-21T16:57:09-04:00">May 21, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-21T17:01:01-04:00">May 21, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest choral program for singers 55 plus, is pleased to introduce a chorus for those diagnosed with early or beginning moderate Alzheimer’s and other memory impairments. The “Sentimental Journey Singers” is fifteen-week set to begin Monday, September 9, 2019, rehearsals will be from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Insight Memory Care Center at 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA. If you are interested in learning more about the “Sentimental Journey Singers” program …

“Have a Heart” for Meals on Wheels

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-21T12:05:22-04:00">May 21, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-21T12:06:21-04:00">May 21, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

The Community Center of Abingdon, serving all of Washington County, Virginia would like to extend an invitation to participate in its new fundraiser campaign “Have a Heart” to increase funding for the Meals on Wheels program on behalf of your loved one. Included with your donation is a gift card (pictured on left) that you can give to your loved one showing your donation on their behalf.   The Meals on Wheels program is the only one of its kind in the …

Bedford Area Seniors Raising Kids

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-17T11:39:08-04:00">May 17, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-17T11:45:56-04:00">May 17, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

A Kinship Caregivers’ Support Network Bedford Area Seniors Raising Kids (BASrK) is a network of 50-plus Virginians from the Bedford area who are raising their extended family’s children. Their goal is to develop a safe, nurturing, confidential, and interactive group that promotes health, wellness, and decreased stress as they endeavor to raise healthy, happy kids. The group provides Fellowship Collaboration Support Information & referral Education on topics relevant to our unique group Meetings are held the third Saturday of the …

Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older?

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-16T15:40:53-04:00">May 16, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-16T15:44:57-04:00">May 16, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

Recognize an exceptional volunteer in Virginia! AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to serve, not to be served” has shaped our community service efforts at the national, state, and local levels. Each year, AARP honors the legacy of Dr. Andrus with the AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service (hereafter referred to as “the Award”). The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible …

Free Document Shredding in Petersburg

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-04-25T14:52:55-04:00">April 25, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-25T14:56:21-04:00">April 25, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

Join us for a free fraud fighting event Every day, hundreds of local residents lose their hard-earned money to a variety of fraud schemes. In fact, every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity! To strike back against scammers, AARP Virginia has partnered up with The Petersburg TRIAD to host Senior Resource Day on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Lee Club, Batte Drive, Building #9009 Fort Lee, VA, 23801. There will be Free Shredding from  8:30 a.m. – …

AARP Volunteer to be recognized for work in Hampton Roads

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-04-23T13:26:45-04:00">April 23, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-23T13:27:21-04:00">April 23, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, the ETA Chapter, of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, is sponsoring the 22nd Annual Presentation of the “Glowing Lamp For The Nurse” Awards. AARP Southeastern (SEVA) Virginia Community Ambassador Sharon Gooden-Harrell is one of the special honorees. The Sorority is recognizing Ms. Harrell due to her service with AARP. Ms. Harrell is a calming presence on the volunteer team and helped to start the first AARP Walking Group in Hampton Roads (Chesapeake, Virginia). A retired …

Join our new lunch group in Virginia Beach

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-04-23T10:37:51-04:00">April 23, 2019</time> by AARP Virginia

Join AARP Virginia for lunch at Surfside Restaurant in Virginia Beach. We’ve reserved a section of Surfside Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy lunch together with a 10% discount on food and soft beverages. 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 anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Learn how AARP is making a difference in Hampton Roads! Starting Wednesday, …