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AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
MAY 27, 2024
Government programs are often the target of criminal scammers and Medicare is one of the biggest ones. Thankfully, a nationwide network of Senior Medicare Patrol volunteers often sees these scams first and warn others.
Virginia: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as absentee voting, early voting or voting with a disability.
Virginia residents can schedule new COVID-19 vaccine appointments or walk into a nearby pharmacy to get a shot. Here’s how to find an updated vaccine near you.
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!
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
What do older adults want? The answer is simple: “a society in which all people can live with dignity and purpose and fulfill their goals and dreams.” This vision, articulated by Ethel Percy Andrus when she founded AARP in 1958, remains at the core of the organization’s mission: “enabling people to choose how they live as they age.”
AARP continually stresses the need to destroy documents containing personal financial information.
Spring has sprung and with warmer weather comes home repairs. Unfortunately, shady contractors are out there looking for homeowners in the market for spring repairs. Contractor fraud and home improvement scams can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and leave them with shoddy workmanship, unfinished projects, or even damage to their homes.
A recent survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network showed that this growth is not going unnoticed with 58% of people worried about fraud.
AARP recently held its annual Life@50+ Academy: Planning for Your Health, Wealth, and Happiness. The event was hosted at the Seniors With a Purpose Ministry (SWAP) of the First Baptist Church of Vienna (FBCV), and supported by a number of local organizations.
AARP Virginia recently sponsored the annual Healthy Aging conference in Williamsburg
AARP Virginia backed 13 bills which made it through the full General Assembly during the 2024 session. Ten were signed into law by Governor Glenn Youngkin while three were vetoed.
In the age of digital shopping, it has become harder than ever to keep track of what is coming when and from whom. This new reality has led directly to the rise of the digital package delivery scam.
The 7th Annual Fairfax County Scam Jam focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), used with increased frequency in scam entrapment schemes. The Scam Jam is a joint venture by AARP Virginia and the Fairfax County Silver Shield Task Force.
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