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Posted on 11/21/2013 by | AARP Florida | Comments

For Immediate Release Thursday, November 21, 2013  Contacts: Erik Kriss, 518-447-6723, ekriss@aarp.org;  David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org Caregiver Crisis in NY: Looming Demographic Shift Could Spell Disaster for State’s Elderly – Advocates Call for Change  NYS Ranks Near Last in Support for Unpaid Caregivers; AARP Announces Blueprint to Avert Disaster, Makes Issue a Top Legislative Priority ALBANY, NY – New York State is already at the bottom of the barrel in providing needed supports for 4.1 million unpaid caregivers, and today, AARP …

Giving Back with Word and Deed

Giving Back with Word and Deed

Posted on 09/6/2013 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Ask volunteer Charles Everett what made him join the AARP Florida Speakers’ Bureau, and he says, “I want to give back to my community and I love to share information and knowledge.” For volunteer speaker Sue Marcom,  she joined to add new experiences, new contacts and new knowledge.   “I like going to different groups, meeting new people…and learning on an on-going basis,” Marcom said.  “ AARP gives us up-to-date training on the topics we present.” Volunteers in the Greater Orlando …