Ravenswood High School’s Preston Humphreys Named AARP WV/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week

Posted on 11/22/2014 by | AARP West Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Press | West Virginia Jackson County student athlete earns statewide honor   Preston Humphreys of Ravenswood High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 23. A junior, Preston is a 3.8 g.p.a. student. He is a member of the National Honor Society, and his school activities include Student Council, Service Learning program and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.He is the son of Jeff and Trudy Humphreys of Ravenswood. A kicker and defensive back for …

Join Our Advocacy Team! Attend an Informational Session to Learn More

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Massachusetts | Press & News Media | Volunteering AARP Massachusetts is looking for AARP members to be part of our Advocacy Team and assist our efforts to protect important programs like Social Security and Medicare.   We’re currently looking for volunteers to serve on two geographically-specific Advocacy teams in two regions: the Massachusetts State Advocacy Team, which covers the greater Boston area, and the Congressional District 9 Team, which includes the communities of Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Mashpee, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Yarmouth.   …

Join AARP NY and Radio 103.9 for Faith & Finance

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | New York | Uncategorized AARP and Radio 103.9 are teaming up for financial education workshops to help New Yorkers improve their financial health.  Join us to hear a panel of experts discuss the importance of financial planning, how to plan for future and your family’s future through estate planning, and what you need to do to buy a home and manage your mortgage as you retire. “Providing New Yorkers with the tools to plan for the financial future is a top priority for AARP …

Corrales Woman Named State’s Top Volunteer

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

About AARP | Events | New Mexico | Uncategorized | Volunteering Dorothy “Dottie” Hu of Corrales is a force to be reckoned with. She doesn’t just give of her time to others, she ensures that children are taken care of in the most desperate of times and encourages others who might be feeling forgotten or left out, to accompany her on her journey.  Because of her passion, drive and commitment, Hu was named the AARP New Mexico 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service recipient. Each yearAARP New Mexico seeks out nominations …

6 Creative Housing Options

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California By Amy Levner The choices for how and where to live as an older adult are growing.   In her book With a Little Help From Our Friends: Creating Community As We Grow Older, author and journalist Beth Baker observes that, as roughly 10 million baby boomers a day are turning 65, “a significant cultural shift is underway.” The current and coming generation of older adults is realizing, says Baker, “that they can make other choices about where and how …

Tips to Stay Safe From Fraud – Televised Forum on Sat. Nov. 22nd

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Maine | Volunteering Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen.  Fraud and scams rob Americans of billions of dollars every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Would you like to learn tips on how to keep yourself and your family safe from the scam artists’ latest tricks? Tune in on Saturday, November 22nd at 12:00 noon for a special 30-minute televised forum on WFVX Fox 22 out of Bangor.  AARP Maine Communications Director, Jane Margesson, leads the discussion on …