AARP Virginia Local Events

Posted on 09/21/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

Events | Virginia Join AARP Virginia at one of our many local events AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together in bringing you real possibilities to your community. We host informative workshops on how to modify your home for easy living, the ABCs of Aging and how you can make your voice heard in Washington. We also work in partnership with many community organizations to connect you to unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family.Our events …

Volunteers Needed for Tax Aide and Driver’s Safety

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press | Utah | Volunteering AARP UTAH SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND DRIVER SAFETY Please join AARP Utah as a volunteer for these fabulous programs! Tax Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation.  This is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide thrives due …

Join AARP at Dodger Stadium for Baseball and Family Fun!

Posted on 08/1/2014 by | AARP California | Comments

California Baseball season is in full swing and AARP wants to meet up with you at a Dodgers game to enjoy food, fun, and festivities at Viva Los Dodgers. This family-friendly pregame festival is held at the refurbished 76 station (near Lot 6) 2 hours prior to each Sunday home game and fans can enjoy live music, player autographs and various activities. Check back for details for each game! Entrance is free with a paid ticket to the game. Our next …

AARP Names Dr. Pauline Olsen as 2014 Andrus Winner in Connecticut

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Volunteering AARP Connecticut is pleased to announce that Pauline N. Olsen, M.D. of Farmington, CT has been selected to receive the 2014 AARP Connecticut Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. Dr. Olsen is one of the founders of Malta House of Care, which utilizes a mobile medical van and volunteer health providers to deliver free primary health care to vulnerable communities in the Greater Hartford region. Dr. Olsen helped found …

‘Reimagine Work’ in Grand Rapids brings changing workplace into focus

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Michigan | Money & Work Hear from industry leaders on how to seize opportunities that keep you in a job and help continue to enhance your professional success at “Reimagine Work” from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Western Michigan University Conference Center, 200 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids. Keynote speaker will be Jean Chatzky, financial editor of NBC’s Today Show. She will be joined by a panel of business people. The discussion will focus on this question: Your next 20 years of …

AARP’s “What I Want to Know” campaign is connecting older North Carolina voters and the US Senate candidates

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | North Carolina RALEIGH – With the lack of specifics from North Carolina’s candidates for Congress about how they will work to improve the financial security of mid-life and older adults, AARP is delivering “What I Want to Know” postcards to the U.S. Senate candidates throughout the month of October. A recent AARP election year poll revealed that voters 50 years and older who will most likely participate in the November election worry that a secure retirement could be out of reach for …

Feed Those in Need through the AARP DC Annual Food Drive

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering | Washington DC Join AARP DC for the 6th Annual Food Drive on October 3 & 4, 2014 where you can donate non-perishable foods or  volunteer at a Safeway or Giant Food store near you in DC. Times at donation sites will vary at each store location. This annual food collection program is a part of Drive to End Hunger, the AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-pronged approach to end hunger among older adults in America. AARP is taking steps to feed those who …

Counterfeit Medicines Can Leave You Under the Weather

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Money & Work Many of us rely on medications to live better lives as we age. Unfortunately, scammers are aware of this and sell replicas of many types of drugs online. Fake drugs are sold at a steep discount via the Internet, but they often contain the wrong medication and dangerous ingredients. A 2013 study by the U.S. National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) analyzed more than 10,000 online pharmacy websites and discovered that 97 percent of them were out of compliance …

Land, Peters Offer Positions on Issues

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Michigan By Rick Haglund U.S. Senate candidates Terri Lynn Land and Gary Peters agree on preserving Social Security and Medicare but sharply disagree on maintaining the Affordable Care Act. Peters, a Democrat who voted for the act in 2010 as a Detroit-area congressman, would keep it. Land, a Republican from West Michigan, favors repealing it. The two candidates are seeking to fill the seat of Democratic Sen. Carl Levin, who is retiring after 36 years. Land, 56, is a former clerk …