Enjoy a lunchtime walk!

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The kick-off season of Walk4Health begins in October! We are excited to invite you to join us this year at one or all of walks that we have designed for you! Walk4Health is a collaborative community walking program brought to you by AARP and the YMCA of Delaware. Our goal is to promote healthy behaviors in a fun, social environment.  Walks take place in downtown Wilmington. Our starting point is the lobby of the Central YMCA in Wilmington. Each walk …

On Tap with AARP Delaware

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Do you know AARP? What we do might surprise you! Join us for refreshments and hors d’oeuvres and learn more about expanding your possibilities in life at any age. WHEN: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5 – 7 PM WHERE:  CAMP Rehoboth 37 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 RSVP (required) 1-877-926-8300    

Community Challenge Takes Quick Action

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AARP announces the City of Dover as the winner for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. The winning project is a re-opening of a walking/biking path in Dover.  Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017. “Being able to live successfully in one’s community for as long as possible is a benchmark of the Livable …

Nominate Someone for our Top Volunteer Award!

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AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Delaware Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Delawareans age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Delaware is excited to shine a light on those dedicated Delawareans who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said Rashmi Rangan, AARP State President and top volunteer in Delaware. Nominations will be …

Are You the Next AARP Delaware State President?

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AARP Delaware is conducting a statewide search for its new State President. This volunteer leader works in collaboration with other appropriate volunteers and staff to position AARP in Delaware, and achieve the AARP vision, mission, and strategic priorities. The State President will be governed by the policies and procedures of the Association. To apply, contact Carlos de los Ramos at cdelosramos@aarp.org. Responsibilities Serves as the principal AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state, communicating AARP messages statewide. Maintains a positive working …

Have a healthy brunch with AARP and the YMCA on Sept. 24

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AARP and the YMCA have partnered to increase community health and wellness through diabetes education and prevention. The effort aligns with the mission and vision of both organizations to enhance the quality of life for Delawareans and ensure that people can age with dignity and independence. Access to health information is one part of making successful aging happen. Join AARP Delaware and the YMCA of Delaware at Central YMCA on Sept. 24 for a delicious and educational brunch. You will …

Lunch Event with AARP and YMCA to Tackle Diabetes and Promote Better Health

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AARP and the YMCA have partnered to increase community health and wellness through diabetes education and prevention. The effort aligns with the mission and vision of both organizations to enhance the quality of life for Delawareans and ensure that people can age with dignity and independence. Access to health information is one part of making successful aging happen. Join AARP Delaware and the YMCA of Delaware at the Sussex Family YMCA on Sept. 18 for a delicious and educational brunch. …

AARP to “Adopt-A-Room” for Caregivers with Lt. Gov. Hall Long

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On Monday, September 11, 2017, AARP Delaware will dedicate a room for caregivers at the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware as part of their “Adopt-a-Room” program. AARP State Director Lucretia Young will present a check to Ronald McDonald House CEO Pam Cornforth during a press conference at 11:30 am.  Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long will be keynote speaker. The room will be used by families who stay at the House while their seriously ill children are receiving care at Delaware’s hospitals. …

AARP and YMCA to Partner on community-focused programming

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AARP Delaware and  the YMCA of Delaware  announced today they will partner in Sussex County and the City of Wilmington to deliver health education and diabetes prevention, , aimed at improving the health and well-being of Delawareans age 50+ and their families.  The partnership is part of a national effort, whereby the two organizations will work together to reach to reach a variety of cultures and community sizes with information about health, isolation, and more. In each local market, teams …

We need YOU for AARP Foundation Tax-aide program

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Do you like to help others? Are you looking for a new way to stay socially involved? If the answer is yes, then helping Delawareans prepare their taxes may be the right for you. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Soon approaching its 50th year, Tax-Aide offers free tax filing help to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volunteers make a difference …