— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger West Virginia for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

— As West Virginia’s population grows older, a recent AARP West Virginia survey finds that an overwhelming number of West Virginians support home and community-based services; critical programs that promote greater responsiveness to the needs of older West Virginians. Home- and community-based services provide opportunities for West Virginia residents to receive care in their own home or community. Types of care could include help with personal care, health care, meals, or household chores. Receiving care at home is often less expensive …

— Attend AARP’s Free Webinar to Find Out How Social Security – Your Questions Answered Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 p.m. ET You’ve earned your Social Security retirement benefits. Make sure you get everything you’ve got coming to you by attending the first in a series of free Social Security webinars from AARP. Register for this session to get straightforward answers to questions like: When should I claim my benefits to get a larger monthly check? Will working after retirement affect …

— 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 …

— AARP West Virginia is joining with the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs and the West Virginia Department to Arts, Culture and History to host a series of lecture events during the Mountain State’s celebration of Black History Month. The 2019 Black History Month Lecture Series events at the West Virginia Culture Center on the West Virginia State Capitol Complex (1900 Kanawha Blvd., E, Charleston, WV) are free and open to the public.   Saturday, February 16: “Black History in the …

— Learn How to Avoid Their Scams at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar The Imposters: Keeping Yourself Safe from Scammers Part 1: Valentines, Candy & Online Romance Scams, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: It’s not the Government Calling: Protecting Yourself from Government Impostors, Thursday, February 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET They’re two-faced—someone who pretends to be something they’re not for a secret reason. And they’re out to steal your money. Experts call them the imposters. They could be …

— Elimination of Social Security tax, caregiving, stronger protections against fraud & abuse among session goals   AARP West Virginia state leaders recently detailed the organization’s legislative agenda for the 2019 West Virginia Legislature, with a focus on legislative action in the areas of financial and retirement security, caregiving services and support, and strengthening communities. AARP West Virginia staff and volunteers are maintaining a very active presence at the State Capitol throughout the 60-day session, working on behalf of nearly 300,000 …

— The state Legislature begins its two-month session on Jan. 9, and AARP West Virginia is ready to advocate for 50-plus Mountain Staters and their families. With a team of more than 30 volunteers, the state office staff will be mobilizing its Capitol Advocacy Team, maintaining a visible presence in Charleston. Issues on the agenda include financial security, home- and community-based services and caregiving—including a caregiver tax credit to defray the costs of transportation, home modifications and personal-care-attendant services. Members can …

— Sign Up for Our Free Online Work and Skills Event Online Career Networking Expo: Spotlight on Part-Time Work and Skills Thursday, January 24, 2019, 1-4 p.m. ET Looking for part-time work? AARP’s Online Career Networking Expo is bringing the employers, the skills and the possibilities of part-time work to you! This free, unique event lets you network with employers online and learn how to improve the skills that can get you noticed. Tune in to expert-led webinars such as: Age-Proof Your …