AARP is Teaming Up with Local New Jersey Entertainment for Some Fun in the Sun this Summer!

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With summer just around the corner, AARP New Jersey wants to help you get the most out of your membership! Whether it’s enjoying a day out at the ball park with family and friends, or a night of theater out on the town, New Jersey is home to some of the best entertainment around, and we’ve got you covered!   Somerset Patriots This summer, AARP has teamed up with The Somerset Patriots to offer members and their guests Buy One …

Making New Jersey Communities a Great Place to Live for All Ages

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AARP Livable Communities supports the efforts of cities, towns, counties, and states to provide safe, walkable streets; age-friendly housing and transportation options; access to needed services; and opportunities for residents to participate in community activities. This work is driven by research that shows the vast majority of people age 50 and older want to stay in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Well-designed, livable communities promote better health and sustain economic growth, and they make for happier, …

PREVENT FRAUD – Learn how from the AARP Fraud Watch Network!

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Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money every year. Research shows that more than $20 billion was stolen from about 13 million victims in 2012, according to the latest Javelin Strategy and Research reports on identity fraud. Older adults tend to be bilked out of about $3 billion every year. Con artists use a myriad of scams to steal your hard-earned money, including phishing scams, tech-support scams, gold coin scams, oil and gas …

Upcoming Events in New Jersey

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1. Movies for Grownups Showing of Best Picture Winner “Moonlight” Tuesday, June 20th @ 7:00PM North Brunswick Regal Commerce Center Stadium, 2399 US-1, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902 [DESCRIPTION AND RSVP PENDING NATIONAL OFFICE] 2. ACT NOW Foundation – Brain Health Awareness Event Wednesday, June 21st, 10:00AM to 3:00PM (Rain Date: June 28th) Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ FREE Event and no advanced registration is required. Visit the AARP exhibitor booth to connect with staff/volunteers and get information on the CARE Act in …

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 …