Join AARP Virginia and other members in Roanoke on Tuesday, August 14 at Shakers Valley View Restaurant and in Lynchburg Tuesday, August 28 at Charley's Restaurant for an evening of good conversation, laughs, and food. Space 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.
AARP celebrated their 60 years anniversary at the Lynchburg ballpark on Thursday, July 12th. The Hillcats played the Potomac. AARP staff and volunteers were out there in full force to engage with the game attendees on the importance of voting in this Novembers elections and provided information on brain health.
AARP Virginia will celebrate the organization’s Diamond Anniversary on the baseball diamond July 12 when the Hillcats face the Potomac Nationals.
Legislators, policy experts, and health care representatives will take questions from the public on the proposal to expand Virginia’s Medicaid program at a series of public forums across the Commonwealth. The community forums — sponsored by AARP Virginia, the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, and the HAV (Healthcare for All Virginians coalition) — will be held in the Richmond area, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg and Lynchburg over the next two weeks.
Always seeking ways to “Serve Not to be Served,” members of Brian Jacks’ AARP VA Roanoke and Lynchburg leadership teams met at Gross and Sons Apple Orchard in Bedford County to glean fallen apples for those in need. This was our first time participating in such an endeavor to support AARP VA’s September focus on hu
On Friday, September 15, 2017 representatives of Brian Jacks’ leadership teams from Roanoke, Lynchburg, Danville, and Blacksburg met at the Bedford, Virginia welcome center to share experiences with the Virtual News Team, We Want to Know, and the Speakers’ Bureau. We discussed what has been done so far, what the expectations of team members are, and what we perceived the next steps to be.
As movie goers entered the Grandin Theater, the AARP Roanoke Leadership Team was fast at work checking in guests, manning the information table and encouraging movie goers to participate in the Listening Post Question of the day. The question "Making Roanoke a Livable Community - Which of the eight domains would most influence the quality of life for you?" The eight choices were: Communication & Information, Community & Health Services, Respect & Social Inclusion, Transportation, Outdoor Space & Buildings, Social Participation, Housing, and Work & Civic Engagement.”
In 2015, approximately $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million American consumers who were victims of fraud. The 50+ community is often the target of fraudsters, while only makes up 34% of the population, senior citizens make up 55% of reported fraud victims. The AARP Fraud Watch Network is proud to put the spotlight on common scams and show you how to protect yourself from becoming a victim, and we’re continuing that commitment throughout the month of April. Check out our upcoming fraud prevention events below.
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