AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
DEC 1, 2022
AARP Virginia wants the 2023 General Assembly to set minimum staffing standards for nursing home resident care, as the state is one of only 15 with no minimum staffing level requirement.
OCT 20, 2022
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
DEC 20, 2020
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From practical resources, to fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Virginia. We hope you’ll join us!
NOV 23, 2022
All registered voters may vote absentee by-mail, but you must apply to do so, and a witness signature is required on absentee ballots.
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Join AARP Virginia for a complimentary class offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University (OLLI Mason). OLLI Mason provides intellectual and cultural experiences in a welcoming atmosphere to Northern Virginia residents in their retirement years.
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More than 40 migrant groups have settled in the Roanoke area in recent years and are receiving assistance from a variety of local community organizations.
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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings we have in our lives and to share memories with our loved ones. We are thankful because we’re able to provide you and your family with services, benefits, tools, and information to help you throughout life’s journey.
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Scams aren’t always high tech – some of the most common are about as old fashioned as they come. In 2021 there were 33,000 reports of incidents involving mail carrier robberies and mail theft, up from 24,000 in 2019, according to the US Postal Inspectors (USPIS). What were the thieves looking for? Personal checks that can be washed and re-written to anyone for any amount.
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Do you know about the latest ways scammers are targeting people during the holidays? You can keep yourself and loved ones safe with help from our holiday scams webinar.
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Important developments in Alzheimer’s research and methods of caregiving are offering new hope for the treatment and care of dementia patients, according to experts who participated virtually in the 36th Annual Caregiver’s Conference recently.
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Community leaders from the Appalachian region of Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee gathered in early November to address the needs of the 50-plus communities in the three states.
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The holiday deals have already begun, but buyer beware –  not all of those great deals you see online are legit. Because if the online shopping season has started it means that online scam season has officially begun too.
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Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation's largest choral organization for adults over 55, is pleased to announce its free holiday concert series that kicks off December 3rd and runs through December 17th, 2022. Encore’s local choral ensembles – Encore Chorales, Encore ROCKS and Sentimental Journey Singers - will perform crowd-pleasing holiday songs with live musical accompaniment in a variety of venues in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., New York City and its two newest locations in Wilmington, Del. and Santa Clarita, Calif. For a detailed schedule and tickets, visit  Upcoming Events › Performances (encorecreativity.org/events/category/performances)*
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Changes are coming next year for when Medicare Part B coverage starts.
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