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NOV 25, 2020
Rounding out November as Caregivers’ Month, AARP Virginia’s Lily Liu hosted Melissa Andrews of LeadingAge Virginia on November 20, 2020, in a Caring Conversations discussion on Dementia Friendly Communities.
APR 21, 2020
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NOV 23, 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.
NOV 19, 2020
Lily Liu, AARP Virginia, hosted Melissa Barber, VirginiaNavigator, for a Caring Conversation on November 13, 2020.  In recognition of November as National Caregiver Month, they carried the message “Know you are not alone” to the community of caregivers.  Liu began the conversation noting former First Lady Rosalynn Carter’s observation on caregiving.  She said there are really only four types of people in the world: (1) someone who is a family caregiver now, (2) someone who might have been a family caregiver and that journey has ended, (3) someone who will be a family caregiver, and (4) someone who themselves will need care.
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Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our country.  Our disability program is an important part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families.
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The Social Security Administration has begun the initial rollout of its new electronic Consent Based Social Security Number (SSN) Verification (eCBSV) service.  The agency is rolling out the service to selected participants through 2020, and plans on expanding the number of users in 2021.
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Helpline, teleheath kits and garden among winning projectsin Virginia
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Open enrollment is right around the corner, and so is your chance to learn all about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Join us for a free health webinar where we’ll give tips for finding coverage that works for you.
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Are you making the jump from military to civilian work? Veterans, transitioning service members and their families can get help getting hired—learn how at our free webinar.
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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).
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Officials from FINRA Investor Education Foundation spoke with AARP Virginia about ways individuals can protect against investment fraud and scams.
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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.
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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 secure.ssa.gov/acu/ophandler/loginSuccess  if:
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The Virginia Department of Elections has released a new statement noting the upcoming deadline for early, in-person voting.
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