— Join AARP Virginia and the McLean Community Village Association (MCVA) for lunch at Mylo’s Grill in McLean! Join us at Mylo’s Grill to enjoy lunch together with other AARP and McLeanCVA members and their guests. Enjoy a 15% discount on the entire check. There will be no seminar, and no products will be promoted or sold—just casual fun and socializing with other members like you in McLean. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 11:30 a.m. …

— AARP is hosting brain health seminars throughout Northern Virginia to explain how smart habits and social interaction can sharpen your mind. The community meetings will focus on five pillars of brain health: diet, regular exercise, social engagement, relaxation and learning new things. AARP volunteers will lead group discussions about how to meet those goals. Events are scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1-2 p.m., at Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lane Road, in Burke; Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2-3 p.m., at Central Community …

— Registration for the 2017 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics is now Open. The NVSO’s events  exercise the mind as well as the body. To qualify for the Olympics participants must turn 50-years-old by Dec. 31, 2017. Participants can register online at www.nvso.us or can register via mail with paper registrations that are available at most  county recreation and senior centers. Registrations can also be downloaded at www.nvso.us. You can also receive a printed registration form by calling (703) 830-5604. Deadline for …

— 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 …

— Know Your Rights,                                   Make Your Voice HEARD! Special Remarks from: Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board Chair Delegate ‘Rip’ Sullivan, Virginia General Assembly Join us to learn about the legislative process and how you can influence policy at all levels of government.   Resources Available from: Arlington Aging and Disability Services Community Outreach Program Mental Health (BHD) Office of Senior Adult Programs (DPR) Arlington …

— Con artists don’t care how hard you worked. They steal billions from Americans like you every year.           We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Join us for a discussion about how to spot and avoid identity theft and fraud so you can protect yourself and your family. It’s free of charge for everyone — members, non-members, and people of all ages. For over fifty years AARP has been committed to safeguarding Americans’ financial futures. …

— AARP Virginia is inviting volunteers from across Northern Virginia to help spread the holiday spirit by visiting those who might not be able to celebrate. Throughout the holiday season, The Holiday Project organizes visits to people in nursing homes, hospitals and other facilities across Northern Virginia. Volunteers can join an existing visit team, start their own visit team, or register to participate as a group! The Holiday Project is a nationwide nonprofit organization made up of thousands of volunteers from …

— AARP Virginia is proud to offer its members discounted tickets for “November of Marimbas, Mariachi, and Magic!” For three weekends in November, Teatro de la Luna, under the artistic direction of Mario Marcel and musical direction of Jorge Anaya, will entertain you with the sights and sounds of Central America with the Central American Marimba Festival, Mariachis Son de America & Maru Montero Dance Company, and the magic of Juan Estrella.  Purchase tickets online or call 703-548-3092 or say you’re an …

— Join AARP Virginia at the Northern Virginia Aging Network (NVAN) 16th Annual Legislative Breakfast Monday, September 28, 2015 8:00 – 10:00 am Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway Fairfax, VA 22033 Keynote Speaker: Mark Herring, Attorney General of Virginia Mark Herring, 48th Attorney General of Virginia, launched his career in public service as a town attorney in Lovettsville, and has served on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and eight years in the Virginia Senate. He …

— Volunteers Needed for Residents in Long-Term Care The Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for people who are empathetic, diplomatic, assertive and skilled communicators to be Volunteer Ombudsmen. As an Ombudsman you will be assigned to visit a local nursing or assisted living facility, working to ensure that the residents’ rights are being protected and helping residents with problems that they are unable to resolve alone. Volunteer Ombudsmen dedicate four hours per week for one year. Visits must …