The programming focus of the chapter for 2015 is LivingWell@50+
Frequent notices will be posted on this site concerning a conference called LivingWell@50+ to be held September 8, 2015 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Make plans to attend.
Read the Senior Chronicles on this site. These are your stories.
The Senior Chronicles are short stories written by people just like you. And you are invited to participate. Go the Senior Chronicles page, read the stories available, and make your contribution. Questions? Write email@example.com.
Nartional 2015 Life@50+ conference to be held in Miami, FL
If the Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on the day of a monthly public meeting, the event is cancelled.
If the Montgomery County Public Schools delay school opening for 1-2 hours, the event will be held.
This site is devoted to Blacksburg AARP and its mission "to serve, not to be served." Chapter history, governance, and public service activities are described on this site. Should you wish to join our efforts, an application for membership is included.
Weather Policy: See Sidebar for Details Get Ready For the April 21 Public Meeting The public meeting in April, will address the redistricting process in Virginia. Jim Shuler and Dave Nutter will discuss points of view of this process. You can learn more by visiting http://ballotpedia.org/Redistricting_in_Virginia.
Additionally, a brief presentation by Jerry Niles will address the planned LivingWell@50+ conference and how it will lead into the Lifelong Learning Institute currently under development.
If you have not yet renewed your membership dues, now is the time. The application is available on every newsletter and is available on the chapter website: www.blacksburgaarp.org. While you are taking care of your own membership renewal, try to recruit others in the community to join us. We have an exciting year planned, designed to benefit you and your community. See a postcard to use in recruiting: Front, Back. Community-Wide Conference Planned The chapter has joined with seven other community agencies and is planning a major conference on the topic LivingWell@50+ to be held September 8, 2015 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.
National AARP Media Campaign Underway See the announcement and first advertisement. Former President Leslye Bloom will coordinate the chapter's involvement in this very important initiative from National AARP.
Senior Citizens Handbook
Do you have legal questions about social security, pensions, health care, medicaid, medicare, long-term care, assisted living facilities, reverse mortgages, and other similar questions. Check the Senior Citzens Handbook: Laws & Programs Affecting Senior Citizens in Virginia. This document is available at http://www.vsb.org/site/publications/senior-citizens-handbook.
Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors Available Here