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Medicare Enrollment Starts Oct. 15!

Posted on 10/12/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Once a year people who are already on Medicare have an opportunity to make changes in how they receive their benefits. If they are on Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), they can sign up for Part D coverage or move to a Medicare Advantage plan. They can also change from one Part D prescription drug plan to a different one. If they have a Medicare Advantage plan they can switch to a different plan. Dave Reville of AARP …

Gas Pipeline Deal Shows Effort to Influence PSB

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

A recently  announced agreement between Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) and the VT Dept. of Public Service (DPS) is cause for concern to anyone who is watching this issue closely — especially ratepayers! While it proposes to reduce the cost to ratepayers by $20 million, it allows for unforeseen costs and still leaves current VGS customers paying at least $134 million for a gas pipeline that will serve another market altogether.  AARP has indicated its opposition to this proposal as well …

Fraud Forums in Springfield, Randolph, St. Albans and Barre

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

Protect yourself from scammers! Hear the latest on how to avoid being the next victim.           SPRINGFIELD: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon (Breakfast served) Hartness House, 30 Orchard Street, Springfield, VT 05156 RANDOLPH: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. (Lunch served) Three Stallion Inn, 665 Stock Farm Road, Randolph, VT 05060 ST. ALBANS: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. (Lunch served) Twiggs, 28 N. Main Street, …

Looking for work? AARP can help! Join us for the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair

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

Join us for a virtual job fair delivered to you online in the comfort of your home. Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 10 am to 3 pm ET. Register at​ This online career event for experienced workers will feature helpful job search resources and AARP Employer Pledge Program organizations that value experience! This live event offers you a great way to re-charge a job search, meet potential employers, get timely job search advice, and connect with other job seekers. …

AARP TEK Launches Online Classroom

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

AARP announced the launch of its AARP TEK Academy, a free, easy-to-use online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most out of technology to connect with family and friends, explore employment opportunities, access health information, enjoy entertainment and more. Located at, the site can be accessed from a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops or desktops and offers dozens of tutorials on a range of helpful topics, from social media to staying safe online. AARP TEK (which …

Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador — Coming to Upper Valley in Oct.

Posted on 08/27/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

NH/VT Presentation Set for October 8 in Lebanon, NH — AARP today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador.  Abagnale will work with the Fraud Watch Network to provide online programs and community forums to educate consumers about ways to protect themselves from identity theft and cybercrime. He is scheduled to come to NH in October to present live to VT and NH AARP members and guests. …