— Citizens of the Old Dominion who are over 65 or disabled don’t even need to get out of their cars to cast a ballot in this year’s contests. A state law requires that all polling places be accessible to eligible voters, and that includes curbside voting for those who are 65-plus or who have a physical disability. Register to vote by Monday, Oct. 15. If voting in person, bring a photo ID, such as a Virginia driver’s license, United States …

— 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 …

— Rita Ricks, spiritual and business coach, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, and award-winning entrepreneur and author, presented a program entitled “Speaking to Your Spirit” to members of Fredericksburg AARP Chapter 3396 on April 3, 2018. She encouraged her listeners to renew “the person within” and embrace their G.I.F.T.S. which include being “Grateful” for each day; being “Intentional” by bringing their lives into focus because this is their time, their journey; being “Fearless” by stepping out of their comfort zone; living for …

— Join AARP Virginia for a Parisian evening with jazz by Award Winning James “Saxsmo” Gates, red carpet photography, makeovers by Lou Stevens Glam Squad, and delectable French inspired menu and wine tastings.  We are bringing together the network of RVA entrepreneurs, business leaders, and community based organizations to unwind and relax at “Une Nuit En Rouge – A Disrupt Aging Evening Affair”. Disrupt Aging is a call to shape the future of aging.  We do this by challenging outdated beliefs about …

— Life has hardly slowed down for Jerry Soble after starting his retired life 13 years ago. Soble has always had an active mind. As a young man he attended the Richmond Professional Institute (now Virginia Commonwealth University) before ultimately opting to volunteer for the military, serving in the US Army. After discharge he began working in the insurance industry. Several years later, a friend presented him with an opportunity to move into the furniture business, where he worked for many …

— 10.7.2016 From Jim Dau, AARP Virginia State Director: AARP Virginia is looking for a leader to serve as its volunteer State President. Bill Lukhard, an emeritus member of the state’s Executive Council, has very capably been serving as our Acting State President following the departure of previous State President Bob Blancato. In addition to chairing the Executive Council, the State President is the chief volunteer spokesperson and frequently represents AARP Virginia at functions across the state. The State President is …

— AARP Virginia is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community and in our state. We have several opportunities available for you to get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer in southeast Virginia. Please join us at one of two informative luncheons to learn more about how you can sign up to volunteer. Yorktown Monday, October 17th at 11:30 am Joe & Mimma’s, 5742 George Washington Highway, Yorktown, VA  23692 Click here to register or call 877-926-8300. Please …

— The Arlington Central Library is about to be very busy in the upcoming months as it hosts three AARP workshops which take place in October through November. The workshops are the AARP HomeFit Workshop, Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities, and Caregiving 101: Preparing to Care for Your Loved One. The AARP HomeFit Workshop will be held in the Central Library Auditorium on Monday, October 10th at 10:30 A.M. and Saturday, October 15th at 3:00 P.M. This workshop teaches …

— AARP Virginia is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community and in our state. We have several opportunities available for you to get involved as an AARP Virginia volunteer in southwest Virginia. Please join us at one of two informative luncheons to learn more about how you can sign up to volunteer. Danville Wednesday, August 24th at 11:30 am Golden Leaf Bistro, 215 Craghead Street, Danville, VA  24541 Click here to register or call 877-926-8300. Please …

— Do you ever think there may be more to life? Are you ready to try something different? Get ready to find your “What’s Next” at a free Life Reimagined workshop in Chesapeake! Life Reimagined is a guided workshop that allows for reflection on where you’ve been and where you want to go next. It’s all about possibilities – envisioning them, evaluating them, and making them a reality! Attend this free workshop to receive expert guidance and resources for your situation, …