— Learn essential networking and interviewing skills at our free, two-part webinar. Sharpening Your Networking & Interview Skills Part 1: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7 p.m. ET No matter your skills or experience, getting the job often comes down to two critical factors: 1. Who you know, and 2. How you handle yourself in an interview. AARP’s free, two-part webinar, Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills, was created to help you hone …

— Learn about ways to avoid illegal robocalls and phone scams in this free, two-part webinar. Who’s Really on the Line? Fending Off Illegal Robocalls & Spoofing Part 1: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Robocalls have become an epidemic—there were nearly 48 billion of them in 2018 and phone scams are on the rise as well. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect yourself and your family from …

— AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Virgin Islanders who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP in The Virgin Islands is excited to shine a light on 50+ Virgin Islanders who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Corrine Plaskett, Volunteer State President. “We look forward to recognizing the …

— People may face difficulty in probate court trying to acquire the property left to them by a deceased relative. AARP Virgin Islands is working to make those transitions easier, supporting a new law designed to streamline the process for handing down assets. The bill, now in the Legislature, includes a series of simplifying provisions, including the right to leave property without going through probate—a legal process that can be both lengthy and expensive. Even a Living Trust, a document to …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

— Older people are especially susceptible to falls, which can result in serious injuries or even death. But balance training can help. AARP Virgin Islands wants residents to know about free A Matter of Balance classes, which start Monday, April 15, and run from 10 a.m. to noon, at the AARP office at 4093 Diamond Ruby, in Christiansted. Offered by the St. Croix Senior Collaborative, the classes are in eight two-hour sessions and include cognitive-restructuring activities to help participants overcome their …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

Financial Health Workshops

— Virgin Islanders, bring a friend and come learn how to invest in yourself today by focusing on your finances tomorrow. Join us for our monthly interactive FREE Financial Health Workshops to help you achieve long-term financial health. The second workshop begins on St. Croix on Saturday, April 6th at 9:00 am at the AARP VI State Office on St. Croix and the second on St. Thomas will be held on Saturday, April 13th at Emerald Beach Resort also at 9 …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. ET You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …

— Learn How to Leverage Your Skills and Experience at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Age-Proof Your Career: A Two-Part Interactive Webinar Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your company or thinking about a career change, you want to increase your competitiveness with confidence. Sign …