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AARP Virginia Hosts Online Workshops for Prince William County Residents

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PRINCE WILLIAM_ AARP Virginia will host four of its most popular virtual workshops, especially for Prince William County residents in September and October.

Workshops focus on caregiving, preparing a home to age in place, downsizing and decluttering, and how to recycle or dispose of unwanted items.

The workshops are free and will take place online via Zoom. Registration is required to get the Zoom link. No product or service will be promoted or sold during any of the sessions.

The workshops offered include:

Prepare to take care: 9 a.m. Sept. 25 and 7 p.m. Sept. 29

The care journey can be difficult in many ways. At AARP Family Caregiving, we’re here to help caregivers get answers, connect with other family caregivers, and find local resources near them. No matter where caregivers are on the family caregiving journey – just beginning to anticipate a need, helping coordinate a major move, or caring for a full-time family member – having a good framework for a loved one will facilitate the process.

During this webinar, we will share a framework to help caregivers plan for the care of friends, family members, or loved ones. You will have the opportunity to connect with other caregivers, exchange tips and advice and learn about available resources.

For more information or to register, go to: aarp.cvent.com/VA2021Caregiving

AARP HomeFit: Modify Your Home for Safety and Comfort: 2-3:30 p.m. Sept. 30

Small changes in your home can make a big difference in your life. They can make your home a space that allows you to thrive as your living situation changes and make life easier for visitors to your home, from grandchildren to adult children and friends. Attend this free virtual workshop to learn how simple changes to your home can create an environment where everyone is welcome and everyone can thrive. Get ideas for making your home comfortable so you can continue to live independently in a safe and healthy home. Also, learn how Project-Mend-A-House, a local non-profit, helps low-income residents — primarily seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities — make necessary repairs to their homes to ensure they can age in place in the comfort of their home. Sign up for this free workshop and we’ll send you a free copy of the HomeFit AARP Guide.

For more information or to register, visit aarp.cvent.com/HF0930.

Declutter your home and manage your wasteOct. 13 and Oct. 20: 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Having too many things can prevent people from moving or getting home health care. That’s why AARP Virginia offers a special two-part virtual program to help you take control of your business. Join us for a presentation that explores why things matter so much to some people and provides practical, easy-to-follow advice on downsizing and decluttering. In Part 2, we’ll be joined by a representative from the Prince William County Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division who will share tips for safely handling and disposing of common household items.

For more information or to register, visit aarp.cvent.com/declutterpwc.

To learn more about all of our virtual offerings, visit aarp.org/virtualva.

With nearly one million members in Virginia, AARP is the largest organization working on behalf of people over 50 and their families in the Commonwealth.

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AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose their lifestyle as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP strives to strengthen communities and champion what matters most to families by putting emphasis on health security, financial stability and personal life. accomplishment. AARP also works for individuals in the marketplace by sparking new solutions and enabling carefully selected, high-quality products and services to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the nation’s most widely circulated publications, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.