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Jennifer Millea

Biography:

Jennifer Millea is the Associate State Director for Communications at AARP in Connecticut. She joined AARP in 2008 and has more than 20 years of experience in Government, Communications and Public Relations. She resides with her husband and daughter in Coventry, CT.

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Broadway Week Ticket Presale

Posted on 08/10/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

It’s ba-ack! The perennially popular Broadway Week presale event returns this week, presenting an exclusive 2-for-1 ticket buying opportunity for AARP members. Six days before the offer is made available to the general public, members will get the chance to buy tickets to some of the hottest shows participating in Broadway Week, Sept. 7-20, 2015. The presale is scheduled for Aug. 13-18, and participating shows include a wide variety of long-running productions and new releases, including Aladdin, Amazing Grace, An …

AARP, reSET Offering Social Enterprise Workshops in Connecticut

Posted on 08/9/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

— The following is a guest blog by Kate Emery, founder and CEO of reSET, The Social Enterprise Trust — Are you at a point in your life where you are yearning for more meaning and purpose in your work? Do you want to wake up each morning with a sense of enthusiasm and excitement about how your time and energy is spent attending to the issues you care about? Would you like to step back and clarify the gifts …

AARP Virtual Career Fair Set for September 22, 2015

Posted on 08/4/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP is holding it’s next Virtual Career Fair on September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.  This live event offers you a great way to re-charge a job search, meet potential employers, get timely job search advice, and connect with other job seekers. The AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair will feature employers that have signed the Life Reimagined for Work pledge, which says they value experienced workers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local Connecticut employers …

Work and Save: AARP Offering Free Financial Security Talks in Connecticut

Posted on 07/29/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

AARP is working to ensure you have the financial security you need to take charge of your future and live independently as you age. We’re fighting to protect the Social Security benefits you’ve earned and to ensure every American worker is treated fairly on the job, regardless of age. We’re also giving you free and unbiased information to help you plan, work and save for retirement.  Here in Connecticut, we’re offering local talks with state residents, civic and community organizations …

4 Ways Businesses Can Support Employee Caregivers

Posted on 07/28/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

The following guest blog was written by Deborah Casey, M.A. — A family caregiver for her mother for 14 years, Deborah is the founder and chief event organizer for CAREGIVERDOWNTIME.COM, a respite project that provides events and other resources for family caregivers. She resides in East Hampton, CT. —   (Scene: The workplace. Monday morning) “How was your weekend?” “Oh, the family all came to my house for a bar-b-que with Dad, but he hardly knew us. My son was …

Important Information for Husky A Medicaid and Medicare Beneficiaries

Posted on 07/24/2015 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Are you or someone you know a grandparent raising grandchildren or younger than 65 collecting Medicare due to a disability who may have a minor child at home?  The Husky A Medicaid income limit in Connecticut for parents and caretaker relatives of minor children has been decreased from 196% of the federal poverty level to 155% of the federal poverty level effective August 1, 2015.  Approximately 18,547 parents/caregivers who are working will be allowed to maintain their Medicaid coverage as …