— Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington.¬†We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family. Our …

— Join AARP Virginia for a free screening of Murder on the Orient Express on March 8th at the Regal Valley View Grande Movie Theater in Roanoke.¬† AARP’s¬†Movies for Grownups celebrates and encourages films with unique appeal to audiences with a grownup state of mind‚ÄĒand recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Everyone has a past. Everyone has a secret. Everyone is a suspect.¬†Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast, including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Pen√©lope Cruz, Judi Dench and …

— AARP is more than just a non-profit organization that promotes advocacy. AARP volunteers actively participate in community events to help others better enhance core attributions such as health care, employment, retirement planning, and even personal goals and concerns. Every organization serves a purpose and behind each purpose lies a goal. In a single event, multiple participants came together to bring forth an underlying basis of all the many opportunities and resources available to the local community of Northern Virginia. As …

— 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 …

— March 6, 2018 – Schewel Hall, Lynchburg College – 8AM to 3PM Plan to join us for a conference on SCAMS and Financial Exploitation. This event is being offered in an effort to reduce victimization of older adults and provide tips for professionals who work with them.The event is a direct response to an increase in financial exploitation of older adults in southwestern Virginia. Brought to you by the Beard Center on Aging, AARP Virginia¬† and the Senior News Magazine …

—   AARP night at the ballpark in Salem, VA¬† was and exciting event where members and the community were invited to a picnic as they watched the Salem Red Sox face the Lynchburg Hillcats.¬† At the game AARP Virginia highlighted the important topic of Maintaining Brain Health as we age. AARP members and their families who attended the game were invited to stop by the pavilion for free hot dogs and hamburgers and to participate in fun activities taking place.

Soupforseniors

— AARP Virginia encourages everyone to help end senior hunger by giving soup and crackers to the Local Office on Aging (LOA)‚Äôs annual Soup for Seniors collection. Contributions will make a huge difference in the lives of your homebound neighbors. This year‚Äôs goal is 50,000 cans of soup to be delivered to more than 3,500 local residents. The soup collected helps provide a hot meal on a cold day and also reminds them, in the bleakest part of winter, that the …

— 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 Monday, April 30, 2018. AARP Virginia¬†and Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) are pleased to present the 50+ Employment Expo to provide opportunities for employees and employers to network and learn about the opportunities available to them. There will be dozens of recruiters on site offering a wide …

— Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) is hosting a speakers series event on how to find employment and volunteer opportunities this February. Interested in learning about employment opportunities available to seniors?¬†Looking for volunteer opportunities and a way to give back to the community? Join SSA on at Beatley Central Library on February 21st from 10:00 a.m. ‚Äď 12:00 p.m. to hear from local experts on how to find and secure employment and volunteer opportunities as a senior. Presenters will include representatives …

— You and a guest are invited to a free screening of¬†Only the Brave¬†starring Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly. Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots,¬†Only the Brave¬†is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the nation.¬†The film has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for …

— Senior Services of Alexandria and AARP Virginia present the 2017-2018 Speaker Series Event. The January 20th Speaker Series will be held at Immanuel Church on the Hill (3606 Seminary Rd) from 10:00 am ‚Äď noon.¬† Please join us as Bobbi Carducci, the author of ‚ÄúConfessions of an Imperfect Caregiver‚ÄĚ talks about her journey as a caregiver.¬† Her story is one of honesty that will resonate to caregivers. There will be representatives from Insight Memory Care and Legacy Navigator talking about …