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Jennifer Millea


Jen Millea is the ASD Communications for AARP Connecticut. She joined AARP in September 2008 and has more than 20 years of experience in communications, media relations and public affairs. Jen lives with her husband and daughter in Coventry, CT.

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Volunteers Needed for 2015 Travelers Championship

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP Connecticut is proud to help sponsor the 2015 Travelers Championship that takes place June 22-28 in Cromwell, CT.  Like AARP, the Travelers Championship would not be possible without the dedicated work of thousands of volunteers. Every year, more than 4,000 people donate their time and effort to volunteer for the Travelers Championship. The Tournament’s volunteers spend countless hours throughout the week to help deliver a world-class PGA TOUR experience for players, fans and the media. By volunteering, you help …

Senior Speed Dating Events Coming to Connecticut

Posted on 03/20/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Inspired by the heart-warming and critically-acclaimed documentary, The Age of Love, senior speed-dating events are beginning to pop up all over the country, including right here in Connecticut. In the film by director Steven Loring, a group of seniors from Rochester, NY sign up to participate in a unique speed-dating event for 70- to 90-year-olds. What ensues is an insightful, touching and often humorous look at how the search for love changes—or doesn’t change—from first love to the far reaches …

50+ Job-Seeker Series: Make Your Network the Center of Your Search

Posted on 03/19/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

– Guest Blog by Jean Baur — Have you ever noticed that successful people always seem to have robust personal and professional networks? They’ve figured out that the more meaningful connections you make with people, the more opportunities will present themselves. While experience and skills are important in landing a job, don’t underestimate the power of your network to help you identify promising job openings and even score that all important interview. In today’s competitive job market, networking is still …

AARP Member Discounts in Connecticut

Posted on 03/9/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP Connecticut has negotiated great local discounts on admission for area entertainment and attractions.  Be sure to bookmark this page and visit regularly to find out what current discounts are available.  New discounts will be added throughout the year.  Special restrictions apply, so please be sure to read all offer details before purchasing.  For information about AARP member discounts from exclusive merchants and national retailers, click here. JUST ADDED! 10% Tuition Discount at Albertus Magnus College 700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT AARP members who …

Ban Variable Rate Electric Contracts in Connecticut

Posted on 03/3/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP is fighting to save you money on your electric bills so you can keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket.  Join our fight to put an end to predatory variable rate electricity contracts. In 2014, AARP was instrumental in passing a new law that provides additional protections for consumers who choose to purchase their electricity from a third-party supplier, instead of the default Standard Offer from Eversource (formerly CL&P) or United Illuminating. Unfortunately, the final law did …

Take the AARP 5K Challenge: Beginner Training Program Starts March 14

Posted on 03/3/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Ever dreamed of running or walking a 5K but weren’t sure where to start?  If you are over age 50 and interested in starting a running or walking program to help meet your personal fitness goals, it’s important to get off on the right foot!* AARP Connecticut is sponsoring a Beginner Run/Walk Training Program through the Hartford Marathon Foundation specifically for adults age 50 and older this Spring.  The free 8-week training program begins Saturday, March 14, 2015 and runs …