— 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. …

— Dear So & So, I don’t mean to hurt your feelings, but I’d rather you were not my Caregiver this month. I understand, unlike other Long Term Care facilities, the residents of NAME REDACTED Assisted Living Facility have the right to accept or reject an assigned Caregiver.  I sure hope so, because I pay over $6000 a month to live  here. At that rate, I’m sure you’d agree, I should be able to call some of the shots.  After all, …

— Today, Friday the 13th, is widely known as the most unlucky day of the year. This iconic date only comes around a couple times per year, but has a special place in popular culture. It has captured the imagination of Hollywood and has become a namesake for blockbusters like Friday The 13th, the story of a bloodthirsty ghost named Jason and his famous hockey mask. But how and why did popular superstitions like Friday the 13th start? The answers may …

— Everyone loves a good ice cream sundae with gooey chocolate sauce, walnuts, whipped cream and a cherry on top. Forget about the calories and sit back and imagine the coolness of this summer time treat. Recently, the South Carolina general assembly gave ratepayers its utility reform version of an ice cream sundae – complete with the cherry on top. If you’ve been following the news for the last year, you know that SCE&G pulled the plug on construction of two …

— Join AARP New York on August 2-3, 2018, for our second annual Leading on Livability: Innovation for an Age-Friendly New York at the Crowne Plaza Syracuse. Being the first state in the nation to join the Network of Age-Friendly Communities, New York is looking to increase their focus on livability, walkability, community health, economic development, and how these issues impact people of all ages. At the event, leaders in this field will be working together towards the common goal of making communities across …

— Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly today launched their Age and Dementia-Friendly Business designation, a new pilot program that encourages local businesses to make their spaces and services more inclusive for people of all ages. Today’s announcement was held at Local 338 Bagels and Coffee in West Roxbury, one of nine organizations that received the designation today, which includes certificates and decals to mark their business as Age and Dementia-Friendly. “In …

— Español  As in previous years, this summer we have several and a variety of events specially prepared for you, your friends and your loved ones. You can meet in person your favorite L.A. Galaxy players, educate yourself about the power of protests by Chicanos in Los Angeles during the 60’s seeking social justice; as well as take your little ones to enjoy an intergenerational free show. Register for each event in order to receive a surprise gift. ¡We look forward to …

— It’s summer and you know what that means: time for ice cream! As part of our outreach to connect with members across the state, we’re hosting a free ice cream day for members at locations in Cedar Rapids and Des Moines on Thursday, July 26! Meet up with AARP Iowa staff, local members and volunteers for a cool down with some free ice cream! Present your AARP card and receive one small cone with a dip or crunch topping of your choice. …

—     “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words evoke one of the principal tenets of AARP; that by serving others, we can transform lives and enhance communities.   King spoke about the importance of renouncing our own needs and focusing on the needs of our greater community. AARP and its thousands of volunteers take this concept to heart each day across the country.   The AARP volunteers offer their time, skills and …