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Jane Margesson


Jane Margesson has worked for AARP for over 20 years in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and now Maine. She is proud to work every day with a remarkable team that includes volunteers throughout the state who propel AARP's mission to improve the lives of all as we age.

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Join us for Election Night Party at Baxter Brewing in Lewiston!

Posted on 10/27/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Election Day is almost here and you’re invited to Baxter Brewing Company to watch the results come in! AARP Maine’s statewide Voter Engagement Tour wraps up on November 4 and we would like to invite you to this special event. We are hosting an Election Night party at Baxter Brewing Co. in Lewiston to talk about the results as they come in, and to discuss what we can all look for from Washington and Augusta in the next legislative session. …

Medicare Open Enrollment 10/15 – 12/7

Posted on 10/15/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment runs from 10/15 – 12/7.  This is a once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your plan!    Medicare open enrollment, which begins Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, is the one time each year when you can make changes to get the health and drug coverage that fit you best. Your needs and Medicare plan benefits can change over time, so use the open enrollment period to compare your options and if necessary, switch to …

AARP Survey: Consumers Must do More to Avoid Identity Theft

Posted on 10/14/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

  ID Thieves Embrace New High-tech Tools as Consumers Fall Further Behind in Fight to Protect Their Identities   New report reveals consumers are stuck in analog world as ID thieves go digital   PORTLAND: A new nationwide survey shows that consumers continue to put themselves at risk of identity theft by ignoring simple protection tips like shredding personal documents, checking credit reports and locking mailboxes.  But the report, along with recent eye-opening interviews with convicted ID thieves, reveal Americans …

AARP Maine Voter Engagement Tour Kicks Off with a Bang!

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Check out the great coverage of the tour kickoff on WABI (CBS): and Channel 7 (NBC):   MEDIA RELEASE October 7, 2014 CONTACT: Jane Margesson: AARP Maine Communications Director (207) 229-5628  or   Lori Parham: AARP Maine State Director (207) 400-1026  or   AARP Maine Voter Engagement Tour Kicks Off in Bangor with Over 100 in Attendance First of over 20 Non-Partisan Community Conversations Reflects Financial, Health Concerns of Maine’s Most Active Voting Demographic BANGOR: AARP …

AARP Maine Embarks on Our 2014 Voter Engagement Tour! Please join us!

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

    Election Day is just around the corner and AARP Maine is getting ready to embark on a statewide voter engagement tour throughout October and into November!  We’re stopping in communities from York County all the way to Aroostook and we hope to meet you and your family along the way! What’s on your mind this election season?  Protecting Social Security?  Finding ways to stay in your own home and community in the years ahead?  Protecting Medicare?  We are hosting “community …

Listen to MPBN’s Three-Part Radio Series on Caregiving

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Caregivers in Maine and the Challenges They Face: The third story in MPBN’s Maine Things Considered caregiving series spotlights 81-year-old Anne Palmer, who is caring for her 44-year-old disabled son, Todd, and worries about his future.         The second story in the series aired on 9/19 focuses on Janice Miller who cared for her husband, George, during his battle with ALS.   The first story in this caregiving series aired 9/12 on MPBN.  The first broadcast features a mother …