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AARP Virginia will host a telephone town hall at 1 p.m., Dec. 1, to discuss brain health and keeping minds fit.
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The Franklin County AARP Chapter will feature a guest speaker at their regularly scheduled chapter meeting to be held on November 14th.  The topic of the month will be “Brain Health” and individuals of all ages are welcomed to attend.  The monthly AARP meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Essig Recreational Center at 295 Technology Drive in Rocky Mount, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151.
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AARP celebrated their 60 years anniversary at the Lynchburg ballpark on Thursday, July 12th. The Hillcats played the Potomac. AARP staff and volunteers were out there in full force to engage with the game attendees on the importance of voting in this Novembers elections and provided information on brain health.
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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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By Tamara Lytle
AARP Brain Health Study
Join us in learning the five pillars of brain healthy behaviors, which research tells us if we undertake starting today, regardless of our age, will help reduce the risk of age-related diseases and optimize our chances of maintaining our cognitive abilities.
Workshops
Thanks for attending the AARP Virginia Academy! As promised, below are the presentations that were presented on Saturday.
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