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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Yuma Libraries Host AARP AZ Presentations on the Affordable Care Act

Posted on 10/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Do you know what the healthcare law means for those with health insurance and those without? For people on Medicare, and for small business owners? Come and learn about the Affordable Care Act at a series of free presentations at Yuma County Libraries hosted by AARP Arizona during the month of October. A volunteer with Arizona AARP’s Community Educators Program will provide the presentations: Friday, October 16, 2015 Wellton Library 10:30am-12:00pm Friday, October 16, 2015 Foothills Library 2:30pm-4:00pm Friday, October 30, …

Join us at “Paws for Your Pets” Fall Festival Oct. 24

Posted on 10/1/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Phoenix and the Arizona Humane Society are hosting Paws for Your Pets Fall Festival in Mesa on Saturday, October 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Free pet vaccinations and wellness exams!  Pet micro-chipping and pet adoptions will also be offered at a discount. Come by and see us!  The event will be held at Oakwood Creative Care, 247 N. MacDonald in Mesa!    

Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for “Meet Me Downtown Phoenix” 5K Walk/Run

Posted on 09/30/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Join AARP Phoenix, FitPHX and the City of Phoenix for a Meet Me Downtown Phoenix 5K walk, run or wheel around downtown Phoenix on Monday, Oct. 5! AARP staff and volunteers will meet at The Corner (50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix) at 5:15 p.m. and provide free AARP wicking shirts to those who show with their AARP membership cards! The walking group will leave between 5:30 – 5:40 p.m. There will be AARP volunteers along the route to show you …

“Come Dance With Me” Oct. 17 Dance

Posted on 09/25/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Phoenix and LULAC are hosting “Come Dance With Me,” a free event at the American Legion Post 41 in Phoenix on Saturday, October 17 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Music by Chapito Chavarria! American Legion Post 41 is located at 715 S. 2nd Avenue in Phoenix.  For more info, please email . Hope to see you there!

Oct. 28 Drum Circle Event for Caregivers

Posted on 09/16/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Are you a caregiver and need a break? Join us for a free, fun and interactive drum circle on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Church of the Beatitudes in Phoenix led by AARP Arizona’s Paula Wright, a trained Health-Rhythms facilitator. Interactive drum circles are an evidence-based program that integrates recreational music-making with health promotion and can reduce stress levels and promote a sense of well-being. Seating is limited for this event and registration is requested. Drums and percussion instruments will …

Tucson October AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Info Sessions Planned

Posted on 09/15/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide in Tucson is recruiting volunteers for the upcoming 2016 tax-filing season. The program provides free tax preparation to those with low to moderate income, primarily focusing on those who are age 50+. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service in the country. “People don’t need to have previous tax preparation experience to volunteer as we provide training,” says Sandy Munroe, Tucson volunteer coordinator with the program. Those interested in finding out …