RSVP-Northern Virginia Lunch and Learn features senior living expert Steve Gurney, Jan. 9, at The Mather in Tysons

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Spaces are still available for special RSVP Lunch & Learn, Jan. 9, sponsored by The Mather in Tysons Corner with Steve Gurney, founder of the Positive Aging SourceBook

Pre-registration is required for this event. For complete  information on this event and to register, please visit  RSVP Lunch and Learn

Steve Gurney

Have questions about what is trending in senior living? You will not want to miss our free RSVP Lunch and Learn, January 9.

Steve Gurney, founder of the Positive Aging SourceBook, is our special guest.  Sign up now at January Lunch & Learn

Pre-registration is required for this event. For complete  information on this event and to register, please visit  RSVP Lunch and Learn  Lunch provided courtesy of our event sponsor,  The Mather



More on our special guest,  Steve Gurney

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Steve Gurney founded Retirement Living SourceBook in 1990. Drawing from the experience of observing his family caring for Steve’s aging grandfather, he created a comprehensive publication to help others in the same situation.

Over the next few years Steve expanded the publication to three regional editions, DC metro, State of Maryland, and the Philadelphia region. Steve has worked closely with nearly every regional and national organization on aging to help maximize their exposure and helping find solutions to their challenges.

In 1998, Mr. Gurney sold his company to The Washington Post where he served as General Manager of Sourcebook and the Senior Living Solutions Division. In 2019, Mr. Gurney aquired the resource back, and has re-branded as Positive Aging Sourcebook adding a new design, new content, distribution partners and other creative improvements.

In addition, Mr. Gurney founded ProAging Network meetings and leads the DC Senior Resource Group important resources for senior-serving professionals.

Mr. Gurney serves or has served on the board of directors for the Grass Roots Organization for the Well-Being of Seniors (GROWS), Alzheimer’s Association, Interages, Business and Aging Task Force, Virginia Intergenerational Task Force, and the Beacon Institute. Steve has served on countless committees and provided guidance to help organizations and businesses better serve the senior population.  Mr. Gurney has received awards and recognition from the Seabury Resources for Aging, Maryland Assisted Living Association, the Senior Marketing Institute and other notable organizations. Steve is a regular speaker at local, regional and national events and has been featured in regional and national publications, electronic and broadcast media.

Steve Gurney received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Old Dominion University and a Masters Degree from the Erickson School of Aging Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).

Mr. Gurney serves as an adjunct professor at Erickson School of Aging Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), instructing in the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Not a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia yet? If you are 55 or better, please visit  to find a schedule of our upcoming free volunteer info sessions including Wednesday, Jan. 15 in Falls Church and Feb. 3 in McLean.  

More about RSVP-Northern Virginia 


RSVP-Northern Virginia, the largest volunteer group for seniors and retirees in the region,  offers more than 300 meaningful, fun and social  opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, supporting local parks and teaching financial literacy.

RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the annual Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

RSVP volunteers have more than 300 opportunities to choose from including supporting the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics each September.
RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are also invited to monthly volunteer group service projects, free training and enrichment classes and social gatherings.

To learn more about RSVP, please visit or call Shannon at 703-403-5360.  RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

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