—   Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing real possibilities to your community.  Join us at our free informative workshops where you can learn about caregiving, Brain Health, identifying frauds, and more. Socialize with other AARP members at our lunch and dinner groups, free movie screenings and other events. Get connected with many community partner organizations that provide unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most …

— A Labor of Love: The Caregiver Portraits by D. Michael Geller is a photography exhibit that centers around the lives of 21 Hampton Roads Caregivers and their devotion towards caring for their loved ones. D. Michael Geller was a former physician who over the course of his career worked with many patients and their relatives. Geller began to notice the necessary and often unacknowledged selflessness of these relatives as they supported their loved ones towards living their best lives possible. He …

— AARP salutes those who have served and still serve. We support our veterans and their families with information on career support, caregiving resources, community connections and more. It’s why we’re proud to recognize Veterans that served during the Vietnam Era and their families. Join Our Vietnam Veteran Era Appreciation Program AARP Virginia is helping veterans face their unique challenges so they can discover their Real Possibilities. Learn how we can help you and your family at aarp.org/veterans Saturday, March 30, …

—   The AARP Chesapeake Chapter #2165 is disrupting aging. This Winter hasn’t stopped the Hampton Roads walking group from meeting every Friday morning at 9:30 am at The Oak Grove Lake Park in Chesapeake. The core and regular participants are from the AARP Chesapeake Chapter #2165 which the President and VP Majorie and Esther respectively have taken the lead in encouraging participation. Other Chapter members and AARP volunteers such as Barbara B. and Esther walk regularly. These ladies invited their …

— 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 …

— Caring for a loved one? Have caregiving challenges and questions? AARP Virginia is sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey conference in Woodbridge on April 13. This annual event connects family caregivers with support and solutions; empowers family caregivers with insights and information; and educates and informs family caregivers with engaging and enlightening presentations. . The goal of the conference is to connect you with support and solutions; empower you with insights and information, and educate you with engaging and enlightening presentations. …

— A rainy Monday in Northern Virginia did not stop regulars and newcomers from joining AARP Virginia’s monthly lunch group at Mylo’s Grill in McLean. The lunch group is an opportunity for the community to eat out and enjoy some fellowship. AARP and McLean Village have reserved a dining room at Mylo’s Grill a  local Greek Restaurant once a month for lunch, where guest can enjoy a 15 percent discount on their meal. AARP Volunteers Steve Morrison, Reed Eldridge, and Mileva Hartman helped organize …

— It was a colorful Tet Lunar New Year event at Justice High School in Falls Church on Saturday, February 2, 2019. AARP volunteers arrived early to set up the Information Table, with resource materials on Caregiving, Safe Driving, Tax-Aide, Home Retrofitting, and schedules with upcoming AARP local events. Festival attendees enjoyed The Year of the Pig fans and good luck money envelopes we had on display, as well as entered to win a basket we were raffling. It was inspiring …

— We’ve reserved the private dining room of Charley’s for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available. Meet new people, make new friends, connect with neighbors, and enjoy dinner together! Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Charley’s Restaurant 707 Graves Mill Road Lynchburg, Virginia 24502.  Registration is kindly requested. Please RSVP online or …

— 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 and Fairfax County Government’s Silver Shield Task Force are bringing together top experts and law enforcement officials to present at a free informational Scam Jam. The Presenters will discuss scams targeting Virginians, such as fake solicitor schemes, bogus …

— AARP Volunteer Jane King Spearheads Alexandria’s Plan for ‘Age-Friendly Community’ AARP volunteer Jane King was recently honored by the City of Alexandria, Virginia, as one of seven “2019 Living Legends” who have improved the quality of life in the community. Jane was recognized for leading the development and creation of the Alexandria Strategic Plan on Aging, which addresses the need for affordable housing, accessible transportation, and workforce development for those over 50 years of age. Her leadership roles with At Home …