The LOA has a free Speakers Bureau to provide information of concern to seniors and their care givers. The Speakers Bureau presents programs on such topics as:

  • LOA Services
    Detailed information about specific programs offered to seniors and their caregivers by LOA.
  • The Sandwich Generation
    For those who are caught in the middle: raising children and caring for aging relatives.
  • So Now You’re a Care Giver
    What do you do and how do you do it? A beginner’s instruction on finding and using help in the community.
  • Scams & The Elderly
    Unscrupulous salesmen, telephone and mail scams: Beware! Crooks are waiting to take your money.
  • How to Make Your Life Safer
    Get rid of those throw rugs? Sit down and cause a ruckus? Worried about warding off crime at your age? Practical and easy tips to make your life safer.
  • The Benefits of Volunteering
    Open your heart and give your most valuable asset, your time. Complete information about the opportunities available at LOA and opportunities for the senior volunteer.
  • Options in Retirement Living
    There is a difference between rental housing, life care communities and retirement communities. Now you can learn what these terms mean.
  • Health Insurance Options
    What everyone should know about Medicare supplemental, long-term care and other types of health insurance before you buy.
  • Medicare Fraud
    Learn how to protect. Learn how to detect. Learn how to report.  Through Senior Medicare Patrol, the LOA provides presentations to groups on scams, identity theft and preventing Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse.
  • Elder Abuse and Prevention  Through vendor fairs, conferences and group presentations, the Elder Justice Alliance hopes to reach seniors and their caregivers to discuss the prevention of Elder Abuse, sign of abuse and solutions for victims.

Presentations may be tailored for a group’s demographics, time constraints, and particular interests. Speakers are available at your convenience — evenings and weekends are possible. LOA is also available to participate in health fairs, trade shows and senior fairs.

The Speaker’s Bureau is coordinated by the Public Relations Department of LOA. Please call us if you have questions at (540) 345-0451. Or fill out the form below. Note: We serve the Fifth Planning District of Virginia only.

The Virginia Senior Medicare Patrol’s (SMP) mission is to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse through outreach, counseling, and education.  The Virginia SMP works with local AAA’s and volunteers to provide information, conduct educational presentations and attend events to share information with the public.

Fraud Hotline: 1-800-938-8885

SMP Website: