AARP Arizona

Cynthia Fagyas


Cynthia Fagyas is the Communications Director for AARP in Arizona. Cynthia joined AARP Arizona in 2000. She is responsible for publicizing AARP sponsored events, general media relations and internal communications.

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July 22 Webinar: The Power of Promoting Yourself at 50+

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

The rules of finding a job have changed significantly over the last few years. So much so that you may not know how to effectively begin a job search, and convince an employer that you are the right person for the job. Join us on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. for “The Power of Promoting Yourself at 50+”, a webinar to help you understand the new reality of job hunting in today’s competitive employment world. Guest presenter will …

July 23 Webinar: “We Need to Talk”

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

How do you begin a conversation about when to retire from driving? Join us at 10 a.m. on July 23, 2015 for “We Need to Talk”, a online webinar on recognizing warning signs in someone’s driving ability and options for beginning a conversation about driving retirement. Guest presenter will be Tom Burch, volunteer and former state coordinator for the AARP Driver Safety Program (DSP) in Arizona. Tom has been a volunteer with DSP for over 14 years and has presented …

‘Take Your Brush to Canvas’ July 28 Painting Event

Posted on 06/28/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Ever wanted to be an artist?  Well now’s your chance! AARP Phoenix is hosting a ‘Take Your Brush to Canvas’ painting event at Pinot’s Palette on Tuesday, July 28 at from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.! Get ready to be inspired by a local artist who will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting session during this special two-hour AARP Phoenix event. Best part… you’ll get to leave with your own masterpiece! This event is free but registration is required …

Tucson Tech-Mentoring Session Helps 50+ Become Tech-Savvy

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Understanding the ins and outs of your mobile device or notepad can be daunting. In fact, many people 50 plus find operating their high-tech gadgets a bit overwhelming. In Tucson, a group of tech-savvy volunteers from the AARP Tucson Community Group have stepped up to help people who are having difficulty operating their tablet or mobile phone. Every Tuesday at the AARP Tucson Information Center, the volunteers host a free Tech-Mentoring Session where they provide one-on-one tutoring to people who …

AARP Endorses Phoenix Ballot Proposition 104 Transportation Initiative

Posted on 06/15/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Arizona has announced its support for Phoenix City Ballot Proposition 104 (MovPHX) which calls for funding improvements of city streets, making them safer for pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers and users of public transportation. “Crossing the street shouldn’t mean crossing your fingers,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, AARP Arizona State Director. “Yet every two hours, a pedestrian in the United States is killed because a street or crosswalk is unsafe. Children, seniors, people of color and the low-income are disproportionately the victims …

Prescott Volunteer Tells Story of AARP’s Beginnings

Posted on 06/11/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Life is what you make of it, and so is making a difference in retirement. That’s the mission of AARP Arizona volunteer Golda Fournier of Prescott. A relatively new volunteer with AARP, Golda helps out giving presentations on protecting against falling victim to fraud and scams through the AARP Fraud Watch Network. She recently attended an AARP volunteer training where she learned the story of how the organization was founded by Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus. It was in the mid-1940s …