AARP Connecticut

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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Make Time to Prepare for Emergencies this September

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Hurricane. Heat wave. Blizzard. Connecticut has experienced them all in the past decade. And some storms were so severe that it took local authorities and utility companies up to three days or more to reach communities. That’s why it’s so important for everyone, especially older adults, to be aware, plan and prepare before the next emergency happens. AARP is helping to promote emergency preparedness among our members and the public as part of National Preparedness Month this September.  This year’s …

AARP Virtual Career Fair Sept. 23 Features CT Companies

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Looking for work or a new career? AARP can help! Attend the AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 10am-2pm ET, featuring over 20 Life Reimagined for Work hiring employers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local Connecticut employers such as the Blue Buffalo Co., a pet food manufacturer in Wilton, CT and Work at Home Vintage Employees (WAHVE). WAHVE is an innovative company headquartered in Avon, CT that places workers with …

Tax-Aide Volunteers Needed in Connecticut for 2015 Tax Season

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in your community and give back through volunteering?  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, is seeking volunteers across the state to help Connecticut taxpayers who will need assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns. Volunteers do not need to be an AARP member or retiree to participate.  We are looking for individuals that have a desire to help others right here in our …

AARP to Host Free Screening of “The Age of Love” in Bridgeport

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Attention all singletons (and couples!) — Love will be in the air in the city of Bridgeport, CT on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.   AARP Connecticut is hosting a free movie screening and reception for The Age of Love – a new documentary that follows a group of intrepid seniors as they participate in a first-of-its-kind speed-dating event exclusively for 70-90 year-olds.  Join us and AARP’s Sex and Relationships expert, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, along with the film’s director, Steven Loring, for …

AARP, Consumer Advocates Oppose CL&P Rate Hike

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP Connecticut and Connecticut Consumer Action Group (CCAG) are urging residents to contact the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and tell them to reject what they call an “unfair and unreasonable” rate request by the Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) that would increase an individual customer’s bill by an average of $150 a year. According to AARP State Advocacy Director, John Erlingheuser, “If you live in a town serviced by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the company …

Take Charge of Your Financial Future

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

For many people, thinking about the future can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! AARP Connecticut is hosting 2 upcoming events in Danbury and Bridgeport where you can learn more about Social Security, simple steps to plan and save for a more secure financial future, protect your finances and guard against fraud and identity theft*.  We’ll help you Take Charge of Your Financial Future so you have the freedom and independence to live the life you want. The …