Home & Family

Discover the latest on caregiving, universal design, livable communities, grandparenting, driver safety and more.
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Join AARP Virginia and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University (OLLI Mason) at the Boomers and Beyond Academy on Saturday, September 14 in Fairfax. This special event is designed to help you make plans for better living. Learn about the positive powers of lifelong learning, getting your legal documents in order, decluttering your home, and much more. You will get information about important life matters that you are faced with today or may face tomorrow. These tips and tools will help you make your own decisions about how you want to live.
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“Smart solutions for making your home safe and comfortable.”
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With a Little Help from my Friends. . . Villages in Fairfax County
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Are you caring for a relative in your household who has a disability or chronic condition? Learn to apply for up to $400 in reimbursement for respite services.
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Always seeking ways to “Serve Not to be Served,” members of Brian Jacks’ AARP VA Roanoke and Lynchburg leadership teams met at Gross and Sons Apple Orchard in Bedford County to glean fallen apples for those in need.  This was their first time participating in such an endeavor to support AARP VA’s September focus on hunger.  Brian's family joined us in the effort. 
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Be part of an essential conversation to address systemic change for the most vulnerable within our congregations and communities. Join us Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at My Father’s House Christian Church International, located on 4746 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304.
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Professionals from nonprofit organizations, county government, and faith based organizations are invited to attend, along with family caregivers. This is the required seminar for those pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) certification, to qualify through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. To see if you qualify, please visit the NCCDP website at www.nccdp.org. You are also welcome to come for the education only, without seeking certification.
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Over one million Virginians are caring for older parents or loved ones, helping them live independently at home. AARP wants to help, which is why we have teamed up with Mount Vernon at Home and the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter to present a Caregiver College.
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