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Chaunda Ball

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Chaunda Ball is Associate State Director for Communications at AARP New York.

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AARP NAMES UPPER WEST SIDE 2ND MOST LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOOD IN NATION FOR 50+

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

New York City, and the Upper West Side in particular, are being recognized today by AARP as among the most livable places in the country to live for people 50-plus.  The Upper West Side was named the second “Most Livable Neighborhood,” in the nation while New York City as a whole was named among the top five “Most Livable Cities” among large cities. The rankings are featured in the May issue of AARP Bulletin and are based on the new …

Join Us: AARP Members Save on Motown The Musical and Meet the Cast

Posted on 12/17/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Join AARP at Motown The Musical!  AARP members will receive a 35% discount on regularly priced tickets for the performance on Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at 7:30 PM.  As a special AARP member bonus, you will have the chance to meet the cast after the performance as well! Use the code VOICE to buy tickets now online, call 1-877-250-2929, or buy in person at: Lunt Fontanne Theatre Box Office 250 West 46th Street between B’way & 8th Ave. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is …

Join AARP NY and Radio 103.9 for Faith & Finance

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

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 …

Net Neutrality vs. Internet Fast Lanes in NY – AARP Lays out What’s at Stake for State’s Adults

Posted on 07/28/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

For Immediate Release Monday, July 28, 2014 Contact: Chaunda Ball, 917-859-0029, cball@aarp.org David Irwin, 212-407-3718, dirwin@aarp.org Net Neutrality vs. Internet Fast Lanes in NY – AARP Lays out What’s at Stake for State’s Adults AARP Warns Fast Lanes Leave Older New Yorkers at Disadvantage; Urges FCC to Keep Internet Fair & Equal New York, NY — “Internet fast lanes” for a fee could leave older New Yorkers in the dust online, warns AARP, as the Federal Communications Commission begins analyzing …

Saving for a Lifetime: AARP Long Island Financial Security Workshops Coming This Fall

Posted on 07/24/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Saving for a Lifetime: AARP Long Island Financial Security Workshops Coming This Fall For many older Americans, outliving their savings is a frightening prospect. Three-quarters of those ages 50-64 have less than $30,000 in retirement accounts, according to a recent survey. More than 70 million workers do not have an employer-sponsored retirement plan, and many boomers are wondering how to save for their children’s college education—while also saving for their own retirement. To help families meet such challenges, AARP is …

Fighting Hunger in New York One Person at a Time

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

It is a Monday afternoon, and my telephone rings.  It is a woman, Mary, who wants to know more about SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  She takes care of her sister, Rose, who has dementia and is having trouble making ends meet.  She has heard about AARP’s SNAP application service and wants to know if she is eligible. I ask her a couple of short questions, and am able to tell her that based on the information she has given …