—   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 …

— Imagine aging on your own terms Aging doesn’t have to be overwhelming, this should be a time to reinvent yourself, enjoy time with family, and live life on your own terms. Stop by AARP Virginia’s exhibit at the Transitions expo on Wednesday, May 15 in the food court of Potomac Mills. This is a free education expo that showcases resources available to older adults, families, and caregivers in the Prince William area. Exhibits provide insights and answers for enhancing your …

— 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 …

— Steve Morrison’s Experience as a Caregiver Inspired Him to Make a Difference for Others Former educator Steve Morrison participates on AARP’s federal and state advocacy teams and serves as AARP’s representative for several organizations that help Northern Virginians stay in their homes as long as they wish. I spoke with Steve over lunch at The Swiss Bakery in Springfield, Virginia. First, tell me about yourself. My name is Steve Morrison. I grew up in Missouri and as a kid I …

— Join AARP for dinner at Charley’s Restaurant in Lynchburg We’ve reserved the back room of Charley’s Restaurant in Lynchburg on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, for AARP members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on their entrée. 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. – 7:00 p.m the evening of Tuesday, June …

— ASHLAND_ Every day, more than 1 million Virginians care for older parents, spouses, and adult children with disabilities, helping with everything from driving to the doctor’s office or getting groceries to balancing checkbooks and helping with medical care. AARP is hosting an event focusing on hearing the needs of family caregivers from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Ashland Theatre, 205 England St., Ashland.  This session will include the free screening of a popular current film that focuses …

— Join AARP for dinner at City Grille of Manassas! We’ve reserved a section of City Grille of Manassas for AARP members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on their entrée. 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 –8:00 p.m. There will not be a seminar or program, and no products will be promoted or sold—just casual fun …

— The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/. The Community Service Committee’s goal for 2019 is to provide numerous opportunities for our members to serve the Fredericksburg community. We have scheduled the following service projects: Assist the Disabled American Veterans’ volunteers …

— The 2019 Senior Awareness Day will be held on April 30, 2019 from 9:00 to 2:00 at Timberlake United Methodist Church, Lynchburg.  There will be workshops and educational booths, as well as entertainment and food–all free and open to the public with no advance registration required.  The event is sponsored by the Departments of Social Services in Amherst, Appomattox, Lynchburg and Campbell County, and Campbell County Recreation Department. Free Shredding at Senior Awareness Day from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Bring any confidential …

— Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s premier walking group. We are moving forward! Join us and enjoy the great spring weather. Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy and is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle at any age or level of athletic ability. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings. The detailed schedule including locations and times is listed below. Walking for …

— RETOOL, RECHARGE, REINVENT Are you over 50 and searching for a new job? Make sure to mark your calendar and plan to attend the 50+ Employment Expo at the Fair Oaks Marriott on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. AARP Virginia and Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) of Greater Washington, Inc. to bring you the 50+ Employment Expo on April 30 in Fairfax. Look for AARP in the 50+ Employment Expo exhibit hall where we will be …