— AARP Virginia invites members and their guests to join them at Shakers Restaurant for an evening of food and fun from 5:00 pm to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. AARP has reserved the back room of Shakers Restaurant for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees. Full menu ordering is available. No seminar program or products will be sold at this event. Come as you are and leave as you wish. Shakers Restaurant is …

— Walking for Grownups with AARP Virginia Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as summer transitions into fall. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings and we walk rain or shine. The detailed schedule including locations, routes and times is listed below. Walking for …

— Join our series of online Q&A sessions to learn how to avoid them. Stay Safe from Common Scams Part 1: IRS Imposter Scam — Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Medicare Card Scam — Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7– 7:30 p.m. ET Ads & Scams — Trends, Tips and Tools from the Federal Trade Commission Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET Fraud and scams seem to be everywhere these days. Take …

— By Tamara Lytle When Suba Saty was growing up in small towns in Iowa and Tennessee, his was the only family from India, so teachers often asked him to give short speeches about his native country. Saty further developed his speaking talent in the Air Force before he retired as a lieutenant colonel. “It was fun presenting to a group, sharing ideas, connecting with the audience,” he said. Now Saty, 60, of Fairfax Station in Northern Virginia, uses those same …

— Our online Q&A sessions can help you keep your loved one secure. Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe at Home Part 1: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Nearly half of family caregivers are caring for a loved one who still lives in his or her home. Another 35 percent share a home with the loved one in their care. You want a safe and secure home …

— Join our online Q&A sessions to learn how to age-proof your career. As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. What are you doing to help employers recognize them? Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your current company or thinking about a career change, you want to showcase your skills with confidence. Join our live, two-part Q&A sessions, Age-Proof Your Career for simple tips and tools to help you …

— Join AARP Virginia and other members at Charley’s Restaurant Tuesday, April 24th for an evening of good conversation, laughs, and food.  The back room of Charley’s Restaurant has been reserved for members and their guests to enjoy dinner together with a 10% discount on dinner entrees, excluding alcoholic beverages.  No products or services will be sold during this event.  Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. on April 24, 2018. Dinner Group …

— 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 …

— 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—and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Movie overview: 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, Penélope Cruz, Judi …

— 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 …