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AARP New Jersey Upcoming Calendar of Events

Posted on 04/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

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! …

The CARE Act turns one year since it has been implemented in NJ!

Posted on 04/8/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

This important law benefits family caregivers in NJ and their loved ones. Find out how to request a free wallet card. Also, learn about NJ Municipal Earned Sick Days Laws! Over 1.7 million New Jersey residents are caring for an aging parent or loved one, helping them to live independently in their own homes.  These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, and The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act takes some common sense steps that will make a world of difference …

A Foundation of Service: AARP NJ Celebrates National Volunteer Month with CreateTheGood.org

Posted on 04/8/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

Over fifty years ago, AARP was founded with the motto, “To serve, not to be served.” Today, that motto is still at the heart of AARP’s work in NJ and across the nation. April is national volunteers month, and AARP NJ would like to thank the over 300 hundred AARP NJ volunteers who give their time, passion, and expertise to drive our mission and lead positive social change in their communities every day across the Garden State. One way AARP …

Learn about AARP’s Andrus Award for Community Service and how you can nominate an outstanding volunteer you know! Plus read about our 2015 NJ Andrus Award recipient.

Posted on 04/6/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

AARP’s commitment to volunteer service can be traced back to founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, whose motto “to serve, not to be served” has shaped the AARP community service efforts at the national, state, and local levels. Each year, AARP honors the legacy of Dr. Andrus with the AARP New Jersey Andrus Award for Community Service. The Andrus Award is AARP’s most-prestigious volunteer tribute, which recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents, and skills to enrich the lives …

AARP NJ Salutes the Volunteers Leading the AARP Driver Safety Program

Posted on 04/6/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

2015 was a banner year for the volunteer led and operated AARP Driver Safety Program in NJ! AARP New Jersey wants to thank the over 100 volunteer instructors who taught more than 600 classes across the garden state last year, positively impacting the lives of over 9,000 program participants! The Driver Safety Course is intended to help drivers live more independently as they age and remain safe on today’s roads. Since the program’s inception in 1979, more than 14 million …

AARP New Jersey Upcoming Calendar of Events

Posted on 02/19/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

March 16th Tele-Town Hall and Webinar on Fraud Prevention Location: Online and by Phone Description: Learn about the AARP Fraud Watch Network and how you can protect yourself from Identity Theft and fraud in our webinar which will be followed by a community tele-town hall. Special guest Karin Price Mueller author of the Star Ledger’s “Bamboozled” column will be joining us for this community discussion on fraud in the garden state. Date: March 16 Time: 10am Webinar, 11am Tele-Town Hall To participate: RSVP at CVENT …

Volunteer with AARP New Jersey!

Posted on 02/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

Do you want to make a DIFFERENCE? AARP New Jersey has many opportunities for you to do so. Check out just a few of the opportunities we have. See one you’re interested in? Contact AARPNJ@AARP.ORG / 1-866-542-8165 to get started! Community Outreach Volunteer: We are recruiting volunteers to outreach to your local area by representing AARP to promote New Jersey Benefit Programs at exhibitor tables, community fairs, and other events in your area. As a volunteer, you will help educate your …

The AARP New Jersey State Office has openings for 2016-2017 interns!

Posted on 02/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

The AARP New Jersey State Office, located in Princeton, NJ, has openings for Summer, Fall, and Spring opportunities! At the AARP NJSO, interns play a vital role in the development of advocacy and outreach campaigns. They learn firsthand how one of the largest non-profit organizations, dedicated to enriching the lives of older Americans, works, develops, and conveys its social impact message to 40+ million members. These internships are available for pay or for school credit. Advocacy and Grassroots Intern: AARP …

Still Don’t Know What the CARE Act Is?

Posted on 02/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

Over 1.7 million New Jersey residents are caring for an aging parent or loved one, helping them to live independently in their own homes.  These family caregivers have a huge responsibility, and The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act takes some common sense steps that will make a world of difference to them.  That’s why AARP supported the adoption of this law to better support family caregivers as they safely help New Jersey seniors and loved ones stay at home. …

It’s Tax Preparation Season – Get yours filed for FREE with the AARP Tax Aide Program!

Posted on 02/17/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jcheng/" title="Posts by " rel="author"></a> | AARP New Jersey |

It’s that time of year again, tax season. For many people filing tax returns is a very stressful and complicated process. It can also be an expensive one for those seeking professional assistance. If you are a New Jersey resident and fall into one of these categories, fret no longer. AARP New Jersey offers a Tax Aide program that will assist you with filing your taxes free of charge. The AARP Tax Aide program has been around for almost 50 …