AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
SEP 16, 2019
 Join us in your community for a walk in the park, a movie screening, Dinner, Lunch, an educational workshop, and more. We are in our community helping you make the most of it. Learn how AARP Virginia is working to help you Take on Today and Everyday in the Commonwealth.
NOV 13, 2019
AARP Volunteers were awarded for their exemplary efforts at the 2019 All Volunteer Assembly (AVA). Devoted to honoring AARP Virginia’s most dedicated volunteers, this year’s AVA highlighted individuals committed to community service and helping everyone age with dignity and purpose.
NOV 13, 2019
AARP Virginia presented the inaugural Shawna Newcombe Award for Fighting Hunger to Wahed Hossaini of Springfield to showcase his exceptional efforts to combat hunger in his community.
NOV 11, 2019
The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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by Brenda Carswell, Community Ambassador, AARP VA
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October 29 not only highlighted the 50th Anniversary of Franklin County, AARP Chapter 508. The spotlight also shone brilliantly on Mrs. Nora Wade! Members, friends and family celebrated her 93rd birthday with songs, praises and blessings!
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Bike racks, new bus stop benches and walking paths are among the improvements in Richmond and Bedford
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In Virginia more than 1 million family caregivers provided an estimated 870 million hours of care — worth a staggering $11.2 billion — to their parents, spouses, partners, and friends in 2017, according to state data available in the latest report of AARP’s Valuing the Invaluable series. The complexity of family caregiving increases as medical and nursing tasks continue to enter the home, and family demographics change amidst an aging population.
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Retiring from a four-decade career at USAA in 2016 did not slow things down for Gwen Parker. And with nearly two years of volunteering with AARP now under her belt, she continues to stay bright-eyed and busy in her Virginia Beach community.
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MCLEAN—The portions were generous. The conversation was far-ranging. The mood was friendly and welcoming. It was the third Monday of the month and about a dozen diners were schmoozing over sandwiches and salads at Mylo’s Grill in McLean.
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About 40 people attended the AARP Smart Driver Program on October 14-15 at the West Neck Community Center. Lunch was provided on both days.
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The Virginia Department of Elections announces two upcoming deadlines for voters wishing to participate in the November 5, 2019 General Election via an absentee ballot.
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Join us for a group walk in Bedford, VA- Nov. 5th at 3pm.
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