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AARP Virginia

Making a difference for all Virginians 50+ and their families
FEB 21, 2024
Local community activist Georgia F. Allen recently helped the AARP Chapter 5119 - Princess Anne in Virginia Beach kick off Black History Month as their guest speaker.
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!
Resources from Jump Start Your Job Search online webinar
Resources from AARP Fact Tracker: Sorting Fact from Fiction Online webinar:
Getting tickets to must-see concerts is becoming harder than ever. From presale signup to waiting hours online and still missing out on the tickets you want, criminals have a solution – and it’s costing consumers a lot of money in fraudulent ticket purchases. With most concert venues switching to digital tickets only, it is easier than ever to produce counterfeit tickets. And with many of the top shows selling out instantly the market for resale tickets is larger than ever. Here are three tips to avoid buying a worthless ticket.
Winter is upon us and with temperatures plummeting in many areas, keeping the heat on is critical — a fact that fraud criminals try to take advantage of. Each winter, utility scams spike as scammers claiming to be from the utility company say you haven’t been paying your bill and they threaten to cut off service if you don’t make an immediate payment. The goal of these crooks is to create a sense of panic – when we react first with emotion, it’s hard to access logical thinking, and the criminals are adept with using this tactic. Their hope is that we stay in that state of panic long enough to complete a payment.
AARP Virginia and the Local Office on Aging in Roanoke join forces to combat hunger and serve older adults.
AARP Virginia is proud to support the awards, which will be given to innovative programs and services that assist older adults to age in the community.
One key to shopping online is reading the fine print, including who you’re actually buying from. While we often think of giant online retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target as a store they can be more like a mall or flea market where you are buying products from a variety of sellers. However, some of those sellers are more reputable than others.
The annual program aims to make communities in Virginia more livable for people of all ages
AARP Virginia advocates will fight for a prescription drug affordability board, ask lawmakers to give family caregivers a tax break and work to improve the quality of care for nursing home residents when legislators come to town on Wednesday.
If you’re like a lot of people, you spent a lot this holiday season and you might be in the mood to tackle your debt in the New Year. Getting yourself out of debt is hard work. It takes time and discipline. Be wary of offers of guaranteed quick fixes.
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