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Vaccination and Booster Rates Stall as Flu Season Arrives
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Advisory Council For Older Virginians Urges General Assembly to Lower the Cost of Prescription Medicine
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Community members ages 60 and up: the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) invites you to take an important survey.
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Adding to poverty, lack of adequate housing and transportation, and food insecurity, the rural areas of Appalachia face problems with access to adequate and appropriate health care. Efforts to combat those issues were highlighted recently in the continuing series—Livable Appalachia—hosted by AARP Virginia, AARP North Carolina, and AARP Tennessee.
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Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
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AARP Virginia State Director Jim Dau and U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) joined a press call hosted by Invest in America
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AARP Virginia is a sponsor this year of the Virginia Senior Games, in Lynchburg, Sunday, Sept. 11, through Sunday, Sept. 18. 
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Now open in Fairfax County, the Wellness Center for Older Adults offers activities, programs and services to support older adults' health and wellbeing.
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AARP Virginia and the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC) are raising awareness about hearing loss, and encouraging people to think about their own hearing and get their hearing checked.
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Deaf Seniors Stay Connected is an innovative, intergenerational program from the Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC).
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