AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
OCT 30, 2020
Understanding how your future retirement might affect your spouse is important.  Here are a few things to remember when you’re planning for your retirement.  Your spouse’s benefit amount could be up to 50 percent of your full retirement age benefit amount.  If you qualify for a benefit from your own work history and a spouse’s record, we always pay your own benefit first.  You cannot receive spouse’s benefits unless your spouse is receiving their retirement benefits (except for divorced spouses).
APR 21, 2020
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OCT 26, 2020
Join AARP Virginia at one of our many virtual events. We bring fun and informative virtual events and activities to you during this time of social distancing.
OCT 27, 2020
Officials from FINRA Investor Education Foundation spoke with AARP Virginia about ways individuals can protect against investment fraud and scams.
In November, we show gratitude for the many things we are thankful for throughout the year.  Family usually tops the list.  The strong women in our lives are one of the central figures we appreciate.
For many people, signing up for Medicare Part B doesn’t require you to leave the comfort of home.  Please visit our Medicare Part B webpage at  if:
election voting pins for 2020
The Virginia Department of Elections has released a new statement noting the upcoming deadline for early, in-person voting.
Elder Law
Attend a free virtual seminar to address law issues affecting older adults and their families.
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AARP Virginia spoke with Shawn Smith, of Virginia's Senior Medicare Patrol, about Medicare-related frauds and scams, and what you can do to protect against them.
RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Department of Elections announces several upcoming deadlines for voters wishing to vote absentee in the November 3, 2020 General Election. The last day to request an absentee ballot is Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5pm. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Election Day, November 3, 2020 and received by the local voter registration office by noon on Friday, November 6, 2020. Voters can also drop off their marked and sealed ballots at their general registrar’s office or polling place up to 7 p.m. on Election Day.
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Zumba instructor Tiffaney Dunbar leads dance classes for AARP Virginia beginning Saturday, October 17
More than 60 hours of speakers, classes and entertainment, 100 exhibitors, and 3 months in which to enjoy it! Plus, weekly door prizes.
Register now for this virtual conference on caregiving.
Register now for the virtual history conference.
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