Upcoming Events in New Jersey

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1. Movies for Grownups: Jackie Thursday, March 23rd @ 7PM (North Brunswick and Ridgewood) Select AARP members and their guests are invited to a free screening of Jackie starring Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard. Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary …

The Fraud Watch Network is in New Jersey!

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In order to help hardworking Americans protect their money AARP created the Fraud Watch Network; a free community resource for people of all ages to learn how to protect themselves against fraud and scams. Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen across the US. In the past six years scammers have stolen roughly $112 billion dollars from hardworking Americans, that’s about $35,600 a second! Identity theft is a crime that can wreak havoc on an individual’s or a family’s personal …

For more than 30 years, AARP Driver Safety has helped to keep millions of drivers safe and confident while on the road.

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  The AARP Smart Driver Course features research-based curriculum to ensure a safe environment for you and other drivers on the road. By taking this course you will be refreshed about driving laws, understand how aging, medications, and other health-related issues affect driving ability, and learn the newest safety and advanced features in vehicles. While the course is designed specifically for drivers 50 years and older, it is open to any licensed driver. Many younger drivers attend and enjoy these …

AARP is Talking Medicare Across the Garden State

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At AARP, we believe Medicare is a deal with the American people that must not be broken. Thankfully, President Trump repeatedly said during his campaign that he would not allow changes to this popular program. “I am going to protect and save your Social Security and your Medicare,” he told voters. “You made a deal a long time ago”. Older voters are counting on Congress to follow the president’s lead and protect Medicare. AARP is launching a national campaign to …

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 …