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January 2021

The Six Pillars of Brain Health

January 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Six Pillars of Brain Health It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! In this interactive session, you will learn about the six pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle, share your brain-boosting activities, and be inspired by others.  This session is a good overview for anyone interested in improving their brain health and will provide you with actionable steps you can take along with resources to learn more. Registration is required. Please call the Falls Church Senior…

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Downsizing and Decluttering – You Can’t Take it With You

January 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join AARP Virginia and attendees from across the U.S. for a virtual presentation on downsizing and decluttering on January 19 at 3pm ET | 2pm CT | 1pm MT | 12pm PT.  Having too much stuff can impede people from relocating or getting health care into their homes. This fun interactive presentation explores why stuff is so important for some people and teaches practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering.  Cleaning out your house while you can is a gift…

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Avoiding Coronavirus Frauds and Scams

January 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Avoiding Coronavirus Frauds and Scams Scammers look to capitalize on the news of the moment, especially if the headlines can instill fear and motivate people to act. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. While scientists and medical professionals are working overtime to find ways to stem the spread of the virus, scammers are working just as hard to steal your money or sensitive information. Join AARP Virginia for a 30 minute webinar focused on coronavirus scams and fraud and learn…

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Money Matters 3.0 Worshop

January 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

AARP Virginia Presents Money Matters 3.0 The Reston Chapter of the Links, Inc., hosts its annual "Money Matters" workshop and this year the focus is on 'Generational Wealth: Building and Sustaining a Strong Financial Foundation."  This free multi-generational virtual event has an adult track and  youth session and will feature our AARP Virginia Community Ambassador Michelle Evans-Oliver to share our AARP Finances Over 50 and Prepare to Care, Ace Your Retirement tips and resources.

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One Day University Lecture Series, Presented by AARP – Four Paintings Every Art Lover Should See

January 27, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Don’t miss out! Join AARP for our One Day University Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 27 with Tina Rivers Ryan, Assistant Curator at Albright-Knox Art Gallery.   Join AARP for our One Day University Virtual Lecture Series and live Q&A Wednesday, January 27 at 5:30 pm ET with Art Curator Tina Rivers Ryan. This event is FREE but you must REGISTER to participate. Four Paintings Every Art Lover Should Know   Assistant Curator Tina Rivers Ryan of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery discusses four (4) paintings that played…

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Cyber Security & Identity Theft

January 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cyber Security & Identity Theft In this presentation, an AARP volunteer will provide an introduction to cyber crime and identity theft. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the world today. Every 2 seconds a person has their identity compromised. We will introduce you to the con artist and provide a better understanding of why you may become a victim of a scam. The construction of the more popular scams and their threats will be covered as well as defenses both low…

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Online Relationship Scams

January 29, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Online Relationship Scams Lots of people meet friends and potential love interests online through dating sites, social media, or mobile apps. It can be a great way to meet people, but recognize that not everyone is who they say they are online. These scams aren’t just targeted at people who are looking for a relationship on a dating site or app. They can occur through social media and even through email. In this 30 minutes webinar, we’ll discuss the red…

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Movies for Grownups Screening: SOME KIND OF HEAVEN

January 29, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Movies for Grownups for a FREE online screening of SOME KIND OF HEAVEN on Friday, January 29 at 8pm ET! This virtual screening will take place on Eventive. Please note that you MUST create an account on Eventive in order to access the movie. You can use this account for Movies for Grownups screenings on this platform going forward. If you already have an Eventive account, you may use the same credentials! SOME KIND OF HEAVEN is a documentary about The…

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February 2021

Managing Debt So You Can Thrive

February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore ways to improve your financial situation, manage your debt and prepare for a financially secure retirement. Plus, you could schedule a live, one-on-one call with a volunteer Certified Financial Planner® professional!* Register now to join us live or watch anytime: Managing Debt So You Can Thrive, Tuesday, February 2, at 7  p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT/5 p.m. MT/4 p.m. PT or at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT/8 p.m. MT/7 p.m. PT. * Volunteer Certified Financial Planner® professionals (CFPs) will answer your calls to the best of…

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Virtual 50+ Employment Expo

February 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

AARP Virginia and the JCA Jewish Council for the Aging invite you to join us from the safety of your home! Retool, Recharge, Reinvent There are multiple employers with available full-time and part-time salaried job opportunities. The Employment Expo is FREE and on Zoom.   If you are over 50 and looking for employment, you won't want to miss it!   At the virtual Expos, you can: ___ Network with area employers ___ Attend FREE Workshops ___ Learn new job-search skills Registration…

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The Six Pillars of Brain Health

February 8, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Six Pillars of Brain Health It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! In this interactive session, you will learn about the six pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle, share your brain-boosting activities, and be inspired by others.  This session is a good overview for anyone interested in improving their brain health and will provide you with actionable steps you can take along with resources to learn more. Registration is required. Please call the Falls Church Senior…

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The Six Pillars of Brain Health

February 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Six Pillars of Brain Health It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! In this interactive session, you will learn about the six pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle, share your brain-boosting activities, and be inspired by others.  This session is a good overview for anyone interested in improving their brain health and will provide you with actionable steps you can take along with resources to learn more. Registration is required. Please call the Falls Church Senior…

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Protecting Loved Ones from Financial Scams & Fraud

February 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The financial loss suffered by older adults from scams can be devastating and the emotional toll difficult to overcome.  Join us for this free family caregiving webinar to learn how to talk to your loved one about scams and fraud, how to recognize if your loved one has been targeted and where to turn for help.  You won’t want to miss it. Reserve your spot for the AARP webinar Protecting Your Loved Ones From Financial Scams on Thursday, February 11th at 7  p.m.…

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Virginia Treasures-Robert Russa Moton Museum Virtual Presentation

February 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

AARP Virginia Presents Virginia Treasures- Robert Russa Moton Museum Virtual Presentation Join us for a virtual tour of Farmville, Virginia’s former Robert Russa Moton High School, now a National Historic Landmark and museum, the birthplace of America’s student-led civil rights revolution.

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Understanding IRS-Related Scams

February 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

AARP Volunteer Community Ambassador will present Understanding IRS-Related Scams For most of us, tax season is already stressful enough. Having to worry about scammers impersonating the IRS or impersonating you makes it that much worse. While IRS and tax scams happen year-round, they are particularly common during tax season. These impostors will stop at nothing trying to scare folks out of their hard-earned money, and they have lots of ways to make their scam look convincing. Join us to explore what…

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Veterans Resource Virtual Summit

February 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Veterans Resource Virtual Summit Virtual Event to connect Veterans, Military and their Families to community resources and information. This event is being hosted by Aging Together and Community Partners.

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Prepare To Care: Tips on Caregiving

February 23, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

​AARP Virginia Presents Prepare To Care: Tips on Caregiving AARP Virginia Community Ambassador David Hunt will present the AARP Prepare to Care information to help families get started in developing a plan to take care of loved ones and the resources available tips and information for family caregivers. This event is being hosted by Aging Together.

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Avoiding Coronavirus Frauds and Scams

February 25, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Avoiding Coronavirus Frauds and Scams Scammers look to capitalize on the news of the moment, especially if the headlines can instill fear and motivate people to act. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception. While scientists and medical professionals are working overtime to find ways to stem the spread of the virus, scammers are working just as hard to steal your money or sensitive information. Join AARP Virginia for a 30 minute webinar focused on coronavirus scams and fraud and learn…

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Medicare Made Easy: A What-To-Do Guide

February 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Do you know what you need to know about Medicare as you turn 65? Whether you’re already 65, or that magic age is quickly approaching, there are some important healthcare decisions to consider. Medicare will cover the majority of your healthcare costs for the rest of your life, but you need to sign up for it during your enrollment window. Join us for a free webinar to explore essential questions and learn how Medicare works so you can make more…

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Income Tax Frauds: What They Are and How to Protect Yourself

February 26, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Income Tax Frauds: What They Are and How to Protect Yourself    For most of us, tax season is already stressful enough. Having to worry about scammers impersonating the IRS or impersonating you makes it that much worse. While IRS and tax scams happen year-round, they are particularly common during tax season. These impostors will stop at nothing trying to scare folks out of their hard-earned money, and they have lots of ways to make their scam look convincing. Join us…

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March 2021

Downsizing and Decluttering – You Can’t Take it With You

March 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join AARP Virginia and attendees from across the U.S. for a virtual presentation on downsizing and decluttering on January 19 at 3pm ET | 2pm CT | 1pm MT | 12pm PT. Having too much stuff can impede people from relocating or getting health care into their homes. This fun interactive presentation explores why stuff is so important for some people and teaches practical, easy-to-follow tips on downsizing and decluttering. Cleaning out your house while you can is a gift…

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Virtual Screening of the Film Sky Blossom

March 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AARP Virginia to host the virtual screening of the film Sky Blossom. Last year, the world premiere of the film, Sky Blossom provided an insightful documentary following several families where Millennials are Caregivers to Veterans and/or Family Members.  It is in the running to be an Oscar Nominee!

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The Six Pillars of Brain Health

March 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Six Pillars of Brain Health It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! In this interactive session, you will learn about the six pillars of a brain-healthy lifestyle, share your brain-boosting activities, and be inspired by others.  This session is a good overview for anyone interested in improving their brain health and will provide you with actionable steps you can take along with resources to learn more. Registration is required. Please call the Falls Church Senior…

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April 2021

Social Security: Understanding Your Benefits

April 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Social Security: Understanding Your Benefits Social Security is one of the most successful and effective social insurance programs in our nation’s history. In this session, we will explain the facets of Social Security (retirement, survivors, and disability benefits), discuss the options for when to claim your retirement benefits, and cover implications of working while collecting benefits.  This session is a good overview for anyone interested in Social Security, and is especially useful for people considering their retirement benefit claiming options.…

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August 2021

Movies for Grownups Screening: IT’S NOT A BURDEN

August 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Digital Essentials for Older Adult Caregivers & Recipients of Care

August 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2021 @ 10:15 am
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Stay Safe from Cyber Crime and Identity Theft

August 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Supporting a Healthy Immune System: Relaxation and Stress Reduction

August 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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AARP Presents A Conversation with Jake Tapper

August 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Downsizing & Decluttering Workshop

August 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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All the Lonely People Film Screening with Director Stu Maddox

August 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fraud Watchdog Presentation – Gift Card Scams

August 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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