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JUN 5, 2023
Scammers are adept at manipulating the latest technological advances to commit their crimes. These days it’s happening in the world of artificial intelligence – commonly known as AI.
JUN 2, 2023
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!
MAY 5, 2023
All registered voters may vote absentee by-mail, but you must apply to do so, and a witness signature is required on absentee ballots.
In this free webinar from AARP, experts will share tips and strategies for managing important aspects of your finances with your future in mind.
RetirePath Virginia, a state-facilitated retirement savings program, launches on July 1—giving a new savings option to the more than 1.2 million private-sector Virginia workers who currently don’t have access to an employer-based plan.
If there is one thing everyone should understand, it’s that “scammers” are career criminals skilled at the art of manipulation and no one is immune. These crooks target people of any age; in fact, 41% of those who reported a fraud loss to the Federal Trade Commission last year were under the age of 30. So, what can a person do if they experience fraud?
Vaccination rates nationwide among residents and staff at a standstill.
Spring has sprung and with warmer weather comes home repairs. Unfortunately, shady contractors are out there looking homeowners in the market for spring repairs. Contractor fraud and home improvement scams can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and leave them with shoddy workmanship, unfinished projects, or even damage to their homes.
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Virginia Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Virginians age 50-plus who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
Senior Law Day is on June 3rd: “Expect the Unexpected – When Life Throws You a Curveball”
Kate Kleinart, a widow living near Philadelphia, exercised caution with Facebook friend requests from people she didn’t know. Then she accepted a stranger’s request, and her life changed forever.
Financial fraud, identity theft, romance scams, check washing, tech support, and social media. These were some of the topics addressed recently by a panel of professionals at the 6th Annual Scam Jam, a joint effort by AARP Virginia and Fairfax County Government’s Silver Shield Task Force.
Paul Greenwood served as San Diego’s deputy district attorney for 22 years, working mostly on caregiver abuse issues. He now serves as a champion against elder abuse.
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