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AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
JUL 15, 2024
Last year the Federal Trade Commission recorded $10 Billion in reported fraud from U.S. consumers. Because fraud is underreported, we know that actual losses are much higher.
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and voting options in Virginia, 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!
Cutting corners to save money on your move could lead you right to a criminal scammer.
Resources from Jump Start Your Job Search online webinar
Resources from AARP Fact Tracker: Sorting Fact from Fiction Online webinar:
“I don’t think some people realize how much AARP does. I’m constantly letting people know in my social circle or at my church, or wherever I am. My red shirt means a whole lot.”
To connect into World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, it’s good to remember that there are things we can do to identify and stop elder financial exploitation.  
Cryptocurrency ATMs are often colorful kiosks that are popping up in supermarkets, convenience stores, gas stations, restaurants, liquor stores and even laundromats across the US.
With Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia on the rise, AARP Virginia is offering free workshops in June to share lifestyle tips aimed at helping people stay mentally sharp throughout their lives. The workshops, both in-person and online during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, come as an estimated 6.9 million Americans age 65-plus have the disease. Of the current number, an estimated 164,000 live in Virginia, the Alzheimer’s Association says.
New National Survey: More Than Half of Veterans Are Unaware of Their Housing Benefits and a Quarter Need Financial Help for Home Modifications
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.
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.”
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