Save Money on Tickets to Performances at The Bushnell

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-11-15T13:12:42+00:00">November 15, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut members can save money and support local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues throughout the year, including at The Bushnell theater in Hartford. As part of a special offer, AARP members and their guests can save on select performances of three different shows at the theater: A Christmas Story, The Color Purple and Hartford Symphony Orchestra – Holiday Cirque Spectacular. AARP Members and their guests will receive a 10 percent discount for tickets to A Christmas Story on Saturday, …

Connecticut Impulsa Programa de Seguridad para Jubilados

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-11-09T16:00:04+00:00">November 9, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

Por Nora Duncan El avance de Connecticut con la implementación del Programa de Seguridad de Retiro de Connecticut ofrecerá a 600,000 personas sin un plan de ahorros de jubilación una oportunidad de construir un futuro financiero seguro para ellos y sus familias. En el proceso, el programa que se convirtió en ley en 2016 y que comenzará en 2018 ayudará a reducir la enorme brecha entre lo que actualmente reciben los jubilados y lo que necesitan, además de reducir la …

Special One-Day Ticket Deal to The Phantom of the Opera at Palace Theater for AARP Members on Nov. 3

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-11-02T12:33:21+00:00">November 2, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-11-02T12:57:58+00:00">November 2, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

On Friday, Nov. 3, AARP members have an opportunity to secure seats to Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. As part of the special one-day offer, AARP members will receive a 30 percent discount on up to four tickets in the mezzanine seating area to show on Friday, Nov. 17, as well as up to four tickets in the rear orchestra seating for performances on Monday, …

AARP Connecticut Statement on Governor Malloy Signing Millstone Bill

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-31T13:12:17+00:00">October 31, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut, the state’s largest consumer advocacy organization representing nearly 600,000 members in Connecticut, released the following statement from John Erlingheuser, state advocacy director, regarding Governor Dannel P. Malloy signing Senate Bill 1501, An Act Concerning Zero Carbon Procurement, which was approved last week by the Connecticut General Assembly. “AARP is disappointed Governor Malloy signed the Millstone Bill (SB1501), especially in light of Dominion’s refusal to confidentially provide regulators with the vital information concerning their financial health, which is the impetus …

AARP Connecticut Statement on Millstone Subsidy

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-26T15:40:05+00:00">October 26, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-26T15:44:25+00:00">October 26, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut, the state’s largest consumer advocacy organization representing nearly 600,000 members in Connecticut, released the following statement from John Erlingheuser, state advocacy director, regarding the close passage of a bill providing a special deal to Millstone Nuclear Power Plant by the Connecticut House of Representatives. “AARP Connecticut is disappointed in the legislature’s decision that could cost Connecticut ratepayers an additional $300 million a year for energy, which is already the highest in the country. We call on Governor Malloy to …

“Travels with Tia” Visits Torrington: Inviting All Artists to Relocate Here

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-19T12:10:22+00:00">October 19, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-19T12:12:13+00:00">October 19, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

Tia Murphy is the AARP Connecticut volunteer state president. She launched the “Travels with Tia” blog series as part of her presidential journey. She will travel around the state to meet dedicated AARP volunteers and have them show her what makes their corner of Connecticut a special and fantastic place to live. Torrington is not the first place I would think of to find world class professional artists living and working, but perhaps it should be. Why?  Well, turn to …

Governor’s Budget Proposal Misses Opportunity to Save Millions by Not Supporting Aging-in-Place

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-16T12:09:10+00:00">October 16, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-16T12:15:25+00:00">October 16, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

Further Cuts to CT Home Care Program and uncertainty about Community First Choice threaten seniors’ ability to live safely at home AARP Connecticut is disappointed Governor Malloy has once again proposed a budget with dramatic cuts to the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders. The additional cuts will effectively end the state-funded program that provides seniors with an array of important and cost effective services ranging from Meals on Wheels, Home Health Care, Adult Day care and Visiting Nursing, often …

AARP Community Challenge Program Helps KNOX Renovate Community Garden

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-13T10:48:54+00:00">October 13, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

The following story was submitted by Lindsay White, an advancement associate, grant writer for KNOX. KNOX, a key partner in improving the city of Hartford since its founding in 1966, was one of only 88 non-profit organizations in the United States to be selected as a first-ever AARP Community Challenge recipient. The grant program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative that aims to create change and improve quality of life in communities across the nation for people of …

Volunteer with AARP Tax-Aide Program for a Rewarding Experience

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-03T14:57:51+00:00">October 3, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

The following post was submitted by Linda Avery, State Coordinator for the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program in Connecticut. Are you looking for a “feel good” opportunity? An opportunity to help others in your community, while keeping your mind and body active and engaged at the same time? Then the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program in Connecticut is the answer! Even if you are interested, but on the fence, there are a variety of roles and tasks with the program that may …

Catch a Show at The Bushnell in October

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-28T13:43:49+00:00">September 28, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-28T13:47:56+00:00">September 28, 2017</time> by AARP Connecticut

AARP Connecticut members can save money and support local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues throughout the year, including at The Bushnell theater in Hartford. As part of a special offer, AARP members and their guests can save on select performances of two poplar shows at the theater in October: Les Misérables and School of Rock. AARP Members and their guests will receive a 10 percent discount for tickets to Les Misérables on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m., and Sunday, …