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 and other volunteers who want to help us make a difference. As an AARP Driver Safety volunteer, you’ll feel …

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, September 20 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! …

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

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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

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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.

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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 …