— 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 …

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— Schedule an AARP presentation Does your community group need a speaker? AARP volunteers can deliver presentations on a variety of topics to groups of 25 or more almost anywhere in Kentucky. We can tailor the length of the talk to fit the group’s needs. Topics include: Fraud (20-45 mins.) – AARP helps attendees protect themselves and their loved ones by looking at fraud trends and behavior; The Con Artist’s Play Book; prevention techniques and resources. Caregiving (20-45 mins.) – AARP …

— 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 …

— Stand Up for Yourself and Your Community: How to Avoid Scams Join us from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 22  at TC Williams High School in the auditorium to the 2019 Senior Law Day. Come hear from experts on how to identify a  possible scam and what to do if you think you or a loved one have been scammed.  Learn what legal documents everyone should have in place and what to expect if not prepared. Did …

— The Winners Have Been Chosen The winners of the 2019 AARP Real Possibilities Faith Award have been selected. The Faith Award is an opportunity to recognize the unsung, unpaid heroes of the faith community. 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. This will be our 3rd and final Real Possibilities …

—  AARP New Mexico in June will once again offer free document shredding in two New Mexico communities as part of its annual Shredfest. The first event will be held June 1 in Las Cruces while the second event will take place June 8th in Santa Fe. “We are really excited to bring this event back for both our members and the general public,” said Gary Williams, AARP New Mexico Associate State Director for Community Outreach.  “We know that shredding your …

— Take this simple step to help protect yourself from identity theft by having sensitive personal documents shredded for free on Saturday, June 1, in Minot and Grand Forks. A shredding truck will be at each location between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. The event is open to the public. There is a limit of two boxes. The Minot event will be held in the south parking lot at the Minot Municipal Auditorium, 420 3rd Ave. SW. The Grand Forks event …

— Emergency respite funding for eligible North Dakota caregivers is now available through the Lifespan Respite Care Grant. The purpose of the Lifespan Emergency Respite Care Grant Service is to offer the funding and resources to support caregivers of children with special needs or of adults who have an urgent need for respite care in the absence of any other funding sources. Caregivers, for the purpose of the grant, include: family members (including spouses and parents), foster parents, or other adults …

— The following edition of Veterans Corner is written by AARP volunteer and Navy Veteran Brian Smith. So, what did AARP Maryland actually accomplish for Veterans during the 2019 Maryland General Assembly session? Well, now you will find out! After offering testimony on over 30 legislative initiatives, we were successful in the passage of SEVEN Veteran-friendly items! Senator Will Smith and Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins sponsored bills (two bills, one law) guaranteeing that the surviving spouse of a military retiree will attain …

— Welcome to the homepage for the AARP Washington State Podcast. Our podcast focuses on Health, Wealth & Self, and how we can make life after age 50 the best years of our lives. You can find us on iTunes and subscribe here. Or you can listen through any podcast app. Just search for “AARP Washington State Podcast”. And don’t forget to check out AARP’s national podcasts, such as The Perfect Scam, a weekly podcast from our Fraud Watch Network featuring …