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AARP: Is Your Florida Neighborhood Livable Today and In the Future?

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

New Livability Index helps you assess, plan for needs and wants. St. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how well their communities are meeting their current and future needs.  People, policy makers and the private sector can use the Livability Index to measure how their location – down to the neighborhood level – rates across a comprehensive range of metrics that reflect …

AARP Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

AARP is helping innovative business leaders connect with capital and future customers through the trendy crowdsourcing phenomenon – and this time, the focus is on consumers 50-plus. The fourth AARP Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch competition May 14-16 will end with two innovative entrepreneurs getting financial backing for their business plans in the “50 and over” health technology and innovation sector. The AARP Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo showcases the latest trends in digital health technology solutions across a spectrum of health and wellness challenges …

AARP Hosts Annual Life@50+ Event in Miami

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

You’re invited to join AARP and our energetic group of volunteers to be “goodwill ambassadors” to more than 15,000 guests at Life@50+ Miami | AARP’s National Event & Expo in sunny Miami Beach. Meet new friends, save a little cash, and make this fun-filled celebration of life over 50 even more memorable! On May 14 through the 16, AARP will host its annual Life At 50-Plus Event at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The event will feature three days of …

Annette Franqui Begins AARP Board of Directors Term

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Washington, D.C. –AARP today welcomed Annette Franqui to its Board of Directors. The all-volunteer, 21-member Board of Directors is the governing body of AARP.  Some of the major responsibilities of AARP Directors are to approve the budget and monitor AARP finances, determine the Association’s state and national legislative policy agenda, and set policy that guides the association’s strategic plans and activities. “I am honored to serve on AARP’s Board of Directors.” Franqui said. “It is an organization committed to service, …

AARP Driver Safety Debuts Enhanced Version of Driving Refresher Course Designed to Help Participants Stay Ahead of a Changing Driving Landscape

Posted on 01/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

The cars we drive are getting smarter.  So is AARP’s safe-driver course.  The AARP initiative that has helped older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel since 1979 debuted its new AARP Smart Driver™ Course this month. The course is now available throughout Florida in both a classroom setting, led by certified volunteer instructors, and online.  Why should Florida drivers be interested in refreshing their skills? Automobile technology, traffic laws and the entire driving landscape have changed dramatically …