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Peggy Laramie

Current Role: Volunteer Reporter
Local Organization Sparks the Joy of Singing Together
Insight Memory Care Center’s continuum of care, support and education programs serve individuals with Alzheimer's and other memory impairments, along with their family and caregivers, and are open to anyone in northern Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Mattie Lawrence Johnson's wide-ranging efforts to help others earned her AARP Virginia’s 2021 Andrus Award for Community Service.
Alexandria, Virginia, is a great place to be an older adult, thanks to the wide range of programs offered by Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA). This nonprofit organization helps older adults to age with dignity by fostering independence and self-sufficiency.
Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers is a community of volunteers who help more than 300 frail, aging and disabled neighbors to maintain independence and quality of life.
Pamela Sams, a professional financial planner and volunteer with AARP Virginia, presented strategies for planning for retirement in a free online seminar.
The AARP Livability Index compares every neighborhood and community in the United States across seven categories: housing, neighborhood life, transportation, environment, health, civic and social engagement and inclusive job and educational opportunities.
Caring for a loved one – whether shopping for groceries or providing hands-on medical care – can be more manageable if you develop a team approach and be kind to yourself along the way.
“At the end of the day, it’s all about you taking a moment to say ‘Hold on, this is not legitimate,’ and just hang up,” said Susan Hogan, Consumer Investigative Reporter for NBC4 in her keynote address.
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