The 2017 NJ Voter Guide presented by AARP New Jersey

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-13T14:23:42+00:00">September 13, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-22T13:36:53+00:00">September 22, 2017</time> by

Welcome to our voters’ guide for the 2017 governors’ race. Joining us to give their views on issues of interest to voters age 50+ are the Republican nominee, Kim Guadagno, and the Democratic nominee, Phil Murphy. We thank the candidates for meeting with us, and we thank you for taking the time to become informed on the issues. And don’t forget to vote on November 7!

BREAKING NEWS: Governor Christie has signed the Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-05-11T13:14:59+00:00">May 11, 2017</time> by AARP New Jersey

AARP Commends Gov. Christie for Supporting Caregivers of Wounded Warriors A Statement from AARP New Jersey State President Dave Mollen AARP applauds Governor Christie for his enactment today of The Wounded Warrior Caregiver Relief Act (S750), which will provide a modest state income tax credit for the eligible, unpaid family caregivers of our post- 9-11 Wounded Warriors. The Wounded Warrior Caregivers Relief Act provides a tax credit to qualified family caregivers who take care of a military service member who has …

Urgent Alert: Tell your members of Congress to vote NO on damaging health bill!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-04-28T15:39:13+00:00">April 28, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-04-28T15:39:58+00:00">April 28, 2017</time> by AARP New Jersey

  The health care bill pushed by the leadership in the US House of Representatives has come back to life in an even more damaging form. The legislation would hit people 50-64 with an “age tax” that could cost them up to $13,000 a year. And the deal worked out behind closed doors would allow insurance companies to deny coverage or increase costs by thousands of dollars for people with pre-existing conditions. 25 million Americans between the ages of 50 …

IRS Announces Use of Private Debt Collectors

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-04-18T14:27:43+00:00">April 18, 2017</time> by

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is now working with private debt collection agencies to recover unpaid tax debts. Scammers could attempt to capitalize on potential confusion created by this new development. Here’s what you need to know. How it Works: If you have a long overdue federal tax account, IRS will mail you a letter informing you that it is turning over your account to a private debt collection agency. The letter will provide the name of the company and …

Prevenir Estefas

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-04-10T15:16:12+00:00">April 10, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-04-10T15:16:41+00:00">April 10, 2017</time> by

Acompáñanos en un evento gratis de trituración de documentos Cada dos segundos a alguien le roban su identidad. Una buena manera de protegerte es triturando los documentos confidenciales que ya no necesitas, y la Red contra el Fraude, de AARP quiere ayudarte a hacerlo. Trae tus documentos confidenciales a nuestro evento Misión: Prevenir Estafas y los trituraremos gratis. Te tomará solo unos minutos y podrás ahorrarte muchos dolores de cabeza en el futuro. EVENTOS GRATUITO DE TRITURACIÓN Sábado, 22 de …

Join us for a free fraud fighting event

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-04-10T13:45:48+00:00">April 10, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-04-10T14:26:08+00:00">April 10, 2017</time> by AARP New Jersey

Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself. Join us to fight back against fraud! The shred events will take place at the dates and locations below. Please note, the Hackensack event requires an RSVP and pre-registration. The others do not. Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Patten Park, 339 Reade St. Perth Amboy, NJ 08862 Saturday, April 29, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Jose Marti Freshman Academy 1800 …

CARTA AL EDITOR SOBRE LA CLASIFICACIÓN POR EDAD

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-02-24T11:30:14+00:00">February 24, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-02-24T11:30:34+00:00">February 24, 2017</time> by

Todos nos sentimos presionados por los crecientes costos del cuidado de la salud. Ahora el Congreso está considerando aprobar una ley que permitiría a las compañías de seguro cobrar un “impuesto sobre la edad” adicional, y los más afectados serían los consumidores mayores de 50 años. Este proyecto de ley del Congreso perjudicaría más a los consumidores de entre 50 y 64 años, que son demasiado jóvenes para ser beneficiarios de Medicare. El “State Age Rating Flexibility Act of 2017” …

Medicare is a promise we need to keep

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-02-01T13:02:47+00:00">February 1, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-02-01T13:03:46+00:00">February 1, 2017</time> by AARP New Jersey

  This has been a busy week for President Donald Trump.  He’s been signing executive orders, holding high-level meetings — and tweeting up a storm.  All of this makes it clear that our 45th president is eager to deliver quickly on the promises he made during his campaign. At AARP, we’re focusing on one important promise:  The pledge he made not to cut Medicare. Older voters were instrumental in electing President Trump and the Republican Congress. Now those voters are …

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Prieto, Senate President Sweeney, named 2016 AARP Super Savers

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-01-24T16:52:10+00:00">January 24, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-01-24T16:52:50+00:00">January 24, 2017</time> by AARP New Jersey

  Every day, AARP fights for New Jerseyans, focused on the issues they face in their daily lives.  To be successful, this work depends on the elected officials who write, support, and move legislation; who work with colleagues on both sides of the aisle to get things done; and who come together on critical votes that turn bills into law. To recognize the state elected officials who were integral to the passage of key legislation to help Americans retire with …