AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
NOV 23, 2021
Do you think you’re too old to grow additional brain cells? Think again! In AARP Virginia’s Six Pillars of Brain Health program, presented virtually by AARP Virginia Community Ambassador Rebekah Dailey, attendees learned how they can take charge of their brain health and improve their quality of life at any age. Throughout this interactive presentation, attendees shared information about what they are doing to help keep their brains healthy.
NOV 19, 2021
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 1, 2021
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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On the “11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour,” a patriotic crowd – many proudly wearing red, white and blue – assembled at the Virginia War Memorial to celebrate the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans. It was a gorgeous fall day at the E. Bruce Heilman Amphitheater – perfect for honoring Virginia’s more than 713,000 veterans and their families.
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Find out how Social Security fits into your future income. Sign up for our free webinar on Social Security to learn what to expect from your benefits.
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COVID-19 exposed the chronic, ongoing issues in Virginia’s nursing homes and has emphasized the urgent need for reform.
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The holidays are a time for togetherness, celebration, and giving. Unfortunately, scammers take advantage of the season to give gifts to themselves, using your money to pay for it. In fact, a new AARP study shows that the entire gift-giving process, from purchasing the perfect gift to making sure it gets to the recipient, offers a number of opportunities for scammers to get in on the act for their own benefit.
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How much do you know about Social Security? Get to know your retirement benefits and what to consider before filing, from eligibility rules and requirements to all the ways your personal history may impact your Social Security retirement benefits.
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Just Saying Thank You Isn’t Enough
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Richmond, VA – Mattie Lawrence Johnson has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2021 AARP Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. 
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Alexandria, Virginia, is a great place to be an older adult, thanks to the wide range of programs offered by Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA). This nonprofit organization helps older adults to age with dignity by fostering independence and self-sufficiency.
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Lynchburg, Virginia. Why is Lynchburg named Lynchburg?
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Shenandoah. A town? Check. Caverns? Check. A river? Check. A university? Check. A valley? Check. A national park? Check, check. But what it really is, is a national treasure. Extending 135 miles north from the Front Royal, Virginia area down the Appalachian Mountains to Charlottesville on the east and Harrisonburg on the west, it covers 311 square miles. It was designated a national park December 26, 1935 and dedicated the following July by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Keith Tomlinson, Smithsonian Associate, study team leader and interpretive naturalist captured the park’s majesty in a presentation recently hosted by Virginia Tech Lifelong Learning Institute and AARP Virginia.
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