AARP Delaware

Kimberly Iapalucci

Subscribe to this topic via: RSS

Join Attorney General Matt Denn and AARP for a conversation about fraud and scams in Delaware

Posted on 10/30/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen in America. Consumers also reported losing $1.7 billion to scams and frauds in 2014. That’s why AARP invited Delaware’s own Attorney General Matt Denn to join us for a tele town hall session focusing on fraud. The event will be an opportunity for you to listen in on a conversation with Attorney General Denn about fraud and scams in Delaware. Scammers use the phone, email, and door-to-door techniques to try to take your …

AARP’s de los Ramos honored among Hispanic community

Posted on 10/9/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

AARP Delaware’s own Carlos de los Ramos, Associate State Director for Community Outreach, has been named Distinguished Hispanic Delawareans by Delaware’s Latin American Community Center. He will receive the award at the Latin Center’s 46th annual Grand Ball, “A Night in Cubs: A Celebration of a New Era” on Saturday October 10, 2015. Among other festivities, the awards ceremony will honor those who have made significant contributions to the Latino community. Past awardees have included Congressman Michael Castle, Wilmington Mayor …

AARP Commends Passage of Bills Pertaining to Scope of Nursing

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Senate Bills 57 and 101 passed the Senate during the 2015 legislative session in Delaware. The two bills, both pertaining to Nursing Scope of Practice, were signed by Governor Markell on September 1st. AARP commends these two bills because they improve access to care and expand consumer choice. AARP believes that Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) should use all their skills and training to care for patients, especially older people who need to receive care at home to continue living independently …

AARP to “Adopt-a-Room” for caregivers at Ronald McDonald House of Delaware

Posted on 08/25/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

On Friday, September 11, 2015, AARP Delaware will dedicate a room for caregivers at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware as part of the “Adopt-a-Room” program. AARP State President Rashmi Rangan will present a check to Ronald McDonald House CEO Pam Cornforth during a press conference at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware at 11:00 am. Delaware Secretary of Health and Social Services Rita Landgraf will also speak on the importance of supporting caregivers. The room will be used by …

New Survey Demonstrates Importance of Social Security

Posted on 08/17/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

AARP released results of a survey recently to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Social Security on August 14, 2015. Americans of all ages continue to have strong feelings of support for Social Security, and the survey found several key themes. According to the national survey of adults, Social Security remains a core part of retirement security, and remains popular across generations and political ideologies. Americans want to live independently, but face challenges around saving for retirement that underscore the importance of Social Security for …

Delaware Consumers Put Convenience Ahead of Safety on Laptops and Mobile Devices

Posted on 08/3/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

A new survey of internet users shows that the freedom and convenience of public wireless networks may come at a cost. Nearly half failed a quiz about online and wireless safety, while tens-of-thousands admit to engaging in activity that could put them squarely in the sights of hackers looking to steal their personal information. An AARP Fraud Watch Network report, “Convenience versus Security,” shows that among adults who access the Internet, a quarter (25%) use free public Wi-Fi once a …