— AARP salutes those who have served and still serve. We support our veterans and their families with information on career support, caregiving resources, community connections and more. It’s why we’re proud to recognize Veterans that served during the Vietnam Era and their families. Join Our Vietnam Veteran Era Appreciation Program AARP Virginia is helping veterans face their unique challenges so they can discover their Real Possibilities. Learn how we can help you and your family at aarp.org/veterans Saturday, March 30, …

— In honor of Black History Month, we are proud to feature a personal story from our former state president Clarence “Tiger” Davis. Tiger reflects upon his experiences as a black Vietnam veteran reintegrating into a society that did not wholeheartedly welcome him with open arms. However, despite the racism and violence cast on to people that looked like him, he still stood tall for his country. He believed in America and despite the hostility at home, wanted to serve and …

—   AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program volunteers in Kansas are ready to get to work assisting Kansas taxpayers with their tax preparation. Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 15, AARP Foundation is providing free in-person tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, is the nation’s largest volunteer run free tax preparation service. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide started in 1968 with just four volunteers working at one site. Today, nearly 35,000 volunteers serve low- to moderate-income taxpayers at …

— The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/. The Community Service Committee’s goal for 2019 is to provide numerous opportunities for our members to serve the Fredericksburg community. We have scheduled the following service projects: Assist the Disabled American Veterans’ volunteers …

— AARP is growing in Bowling Green and local volunteers are creating real and meaningful change to help you – take on today. We’re proud to help all our Kentucky communities become the best they can be. Like providing family caregivers with tips to take care of loved ones, supporting our veterans, helping to make our communities more livable and hosting fun, informative events all across the state. Your invited to get to know our growing team of local volunteers in Bowling …

— The Real Possibilities of an AARP Connection Join AARP Kentucky for our first ever Heart for the Holidays – Mix and Mingle as we enjoy an evening of dancing with a purpose. You can mingle with people your own age and listen to music you enjoy, all while helping those in our community who are in need. The cost of admission is $5 plus a winter item for a homeless veteran. Suggested items include: socks, hats, gloves, scarves, and travel …

— Scammers have come up with tactics that specifically target Veterans.  AARP wants to make sure you and the loved ones in your life have the resources to protect yourselves from the following scams. Targeting veterans can take many forms. The following list are some scammer favorites to look out for: The Update Your Military File Scam: A caller claims to be from the Department of Veterans Affairs and asks to “update” your information, but really is hoping to get personal …

— On December 15th, as a proud sponsor, AARP Idaho will help place wreaths on Veteran’s headstones as part of the Wreaths Across America Day event in Idaho. Wreaths Across America’s mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. This is a wonderful opportunity to honor those who served. AARP volunteers are asked to …

—    Social Security honors veterans and active duty members of the military every day by giving them the respect they deserve. Social Security’s disability program is an important part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. For military members who return home with injuries, Social Security is a resource they can turn to. If you know any wounded veterans, please let them know about Social Security’s Wounded Warriors website. You can find it at https://www.ssa.gov/people/veterans/ The Wounded Warriors …

— by Kathy Stokes, AARP Fraud Watch Network Veterans Day has come and gone for this year, but we want veterans to know that scammers go to great lengths to target their money, their benefits, and their commitment to current and former soldiers. How It Works: Targeting veterans can take many forms: The Update Your Military File Scam: A caller claims to be from the Department of Veterans Affairs and asks to “update” your information, but really is hoping to get …