Upcoming Events in New Jersey

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1) AARP Online Family Caregiving Fair   You’re invited to connect with fellow family caregivers and get helpful tips, resources and more during the AARP Online Family Caregiving Fair, Thursday, November 17th. It’s a free, live online event you can participate in from your own home! By registering today, you’ll be able to connect and get family caregiving resources from AARP along with nearly 20 non-profit and government organizations including the Administration on Aging, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Cancer Society, …

Frank Abagnale is coming to New Jersey on Dec 6th!

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Catch the world’s leading expert on outsmarting con artist! Between the ages of 16 and 21, he successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor, and cashed millions in fraudulent checks.  In case you didn’t read the best-selling book…spoiler alert… he got caught and his exploits were depicted in the movie Catch Me If You Can!  For over 40 years, he has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists.  He is one of the most respected …

It’s Open Enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicare!

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Do you have health insurance? More New Jerseyans than ever before do. Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opened the federal insurance marketplace and expanded Medicaid, the uninsured population has decreased significantly across the state. Despite this progress, there are still too many without coverage, and if you are one of them, the time to act is now. Open Enrollment for Marketplace plans offered by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is from November 1 – January 31, 2017.  Visit HealthCare.gov, …

UPCOMING EVENTS, FALL 2016

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AARP is at work right here in your community! Check out some of our events in NJ. EVENT: AARP National Day of Service DATE: 9/12/2016 TIME: Any time! LOCATION: Any location! DESCRIPTION: The AARP National Day of Service is an AARP initiative where staff and volunteers throughout the country commemorate those lost and the benevolence of those who helped on 9-11 by engaging in volunteer projects on September 11. The goal is to improve the lives of others within their …

Driver Safety Volunteers Needed!

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Interested in giving back to your community and having fun? If so, we invite you to become part of AARP Driver Safety—a program that has helped millions of older drivers for over 30 years stay safe on the road. Click here to submit a volunteer interest form. Now, with our enhanced AARP Smart Driver™ Course, we’re looking for classroom course instructors (English & Spanish) and other volunteers who want to help us make a difference. As an AARP Driver Safety …

AARP’s National Day of Service – join in our community service effort!

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“The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.” – Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus National Day of Service is an AARP initiative where staff and volunteers throughout the country commemorate those lost and the benevolence of those who helped on 9-11 by engaging in volunteer projects on September 11. The goal is to improve the lives of others within their communities. This year, it has been expanded to …

Take A Stand

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It’s a promise that’s been kept for generations. You pay into Social Security, you get the benefits you earned. But to keep that promise for future generations, Social Security needs to be updated for the 21st century. If our leaders don’t act, future retirees could lose up $10,000 a year. Every year our leaders wait and do nothing, finding a solution grows more difficult. This fall, AARP is asking candidates to “Take a Stand” when it comes to ensuring that …

Local Offerings in New Jersey!

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LOCAL OFFERINGS MEAN LOCAL FUN! AARP NJ has teamed up with the NY Jets and with the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to provide AARP members with unique opportunities to meet, mingle, and learn about how AARP NJ is at work in their local communities! The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and represents an artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of …

Virtual Career Fair

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AARP EXPANDS RESOURCES FOR EXPERIENCED WORKERS THROUGH ONLINE CAREER FAIR As part of a long-standing commitment to provide information, tools and programs to help workers 50-plus take the next step no matter where they are in their career journey, AARP is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on September 20th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. This live online event provides the 50+ with the opportunity to recharge their job search, and connect with local and national employers – all from …

AARP New Jersey Upcoming Calendar of Events

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May 11th, 2016: Join AARP NJ and St. Mary’s Hospital for our Family Caregivers’ Fun, Food & Facts Fair Location: St. Mary’s General Hospital 350 Boulevard Passaic, NJ 07055 Time: 12:00pm to 1:30pm – Presentations & Q&A 1:30pm to 2:30pm – Resource Fair Description: Learn about how the CARE Act benefits you and your family. Learn about resources that are available to help make your life as a caregiver a little easier while enjoying lunch with us and having fun! …