— 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 to …

—  AARP Smart Driver™ – the driving refresher course from AARP Driver Safety – will be offered at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church, Va., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Thursday and Friday, April 19-20, 2018. Participants must attend both days to receive a certificate of completion. The class will be taught by certified volunteer instructor Pamela Houghtaling. Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has helped over 15 million older drivers stay safe, educated …

— This Black History Month, we invite you to join us in the celebration from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28.  You can get a discount on AARP membership (25 percent off for new or renewing members) and on the online AARP Driver Safety course. You may even be able to get together with friends and neighbors for a free movie screening of The Butler and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Story in Central Virginia. Or you could be one of …

— Recognize an exceptional Virginia volunteer! AARP Virginia seeks nominees for the 2017 Andrus Award for Community Service Winner to receive $500 for nonprofit of their choice Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? Show your appreciation by nominating her or him for the 2017 AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service, named for AARP’s founder, Ethel Percy Andrus. AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. …

— Local organization receives award for offering driving refresher courses in 2014 YORK COUNTY, VA — From more than 18,000 organizations nationwide, AARP Driver Safety recently recognized the Senior Center of York with the “Top 100 Host” Award for its outstanding support in 2014. The Senior Center of York supports AARP Driver Safety by collaborating with local volunteers to host its classroom-based driving refresher course, designed to help drivers age 50 and older stay safe and confident behind the wheel.   …

— By AARP Driver Safety Vacations are typically spent traveling to a new destination, one in which you don’t have experience driving or in which you don’t have familiarity with state laws. Even more importantly, you’re driving a car that is not your own. When renting a car while on vacation, your first thought might concern how many passengers you will have or if you will share the driving with someone else. Then, you might take into account the refueling options …

— By AARP Driver Safety This June, AARP Driver Safety is recognizing National Safety Month because we know safer driving saves lives. Safer driving can also save you money on car insurance premiums or costly vehicle repairs. However, safer driving isn’t possible without an alert, cautious driver. This month, concentrating on the following three aspects of the driving experience can help you be a safer, smarter driver: 1. A healthy driver is a safer driver. Just as your car needs regular …

— Virginia GrandDriver wants you to honor the senior in your life by encouraging them to stay safe on the road. Discussing driver safety with your older loved ones can be a sensitive topic, but it’s important that caregivers and adult children have a conversation with the senior in their life about changing driving ability. It’s natural for driving to become more difficult with aging and there is plenty of room to compensate for these normal changes. The Virginia GrandDriver website …

— Por AARP Driver Safety En junio, AARP Driver Safety celebra el Mes Nacional de Seguridad porque sabemos que la conducción segura salva vidas. La conducción segura también ahorra dinero en primas del seguro del auto y costosas reparaciones a los vehículos. Sin embargo, la conducción segura no es posible sin conductores cautelosos y alerta. Este mes, concentrarte en los siguientes tres aspectos de la experiencia de conducción puede ayudarte a ser un conductor más sensato y seguro: 1. Un conductor …