Thanks to Medicaid expansion, more Virginians ages 19 to 64 will have access to quality, low-cost health insurance in 2019. Eligibility is based on family size and income: An adult who has an income of less than $16,754 or a family of three with an income of less than $28,677 will qualify.
For over half a century, AARP has been the nation’s leading social change organization defending, representing, and advancing the needs and wants of people 50-plus. Our vision is for a society in which all people live with dignity and purpose, and fulfill their goals and dreams, and Purpose is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. We may be able to assist you by providing a speaker for your next event; this is a free community service offered by AARP.
CHRISTIANSBURG_AARP has reserved the private room at Golden Corral for members and their guests to enjoy dinner with a $0.50 discount on their All-You-Care-to-Eat dinner buffet.
AARP Virginia and the Organization of Chinese American Women (OCAW) will host a special event featuring local author Veronica Li as she discusses her new book, Confucius Says; a novel about caring for elderly parents based on the author’s own experience. When the pressure of caregiving became overwhelming, she found guidance from an unexpected source: the teachings of the ancient sage Confucius. Enlightened by his wisdom, she finds the courage to go on.
According to a report released by Feeding America®, more than 8 million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet. “Baby Boomers and Beyond: Facing Hunger After Fifty,” was made possible by a grant from AARP Foundation and focuses on the main challenges facing boomers including: lack of employment, housing instability, poor health and unpaid medical bills. AARP Virginia is committed to ending hunger amongst adults 50+ and will be hosting its 2015 Statewide Food Drive September 11-20.
Below are some of the resources that were mentioned at the Navigating the Caregiver's Maze event. We hope you found resources to help you on your caregiving journey.
AARP has reserved the private room at Clyde’s at Mark Center for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 20% early bird discount from 5 - 6:30 p.m. and a 10% discount from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available.
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