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Seth Boffeli


Seth Boffeli is the Communications Director for AARP Minnesota. He is responsible for media inquiries, public speaking and public events. He has over 15 years of communications experience with a specific background in health and health care policy. Contact Seth at

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Have a Beer and Fight Hunger with AARP

Posted on 08/26/2015 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Join AARP this fall to fight hunger and enjoy Oktoberfest at area craft breweries. Two growing trends in the Twin Cities are craft brewing and food insecurity in the 50+ population. AARP in the Twin Cities is celebrating the former in order to fight the later. AARP is partnering with Second Harvest Heartland to put on the “AARP on Tap” tour with stops at Urban Growler, Surly and Tin Whiskers breweries. Individuals who bring a nonperishable food donation to an …

AARP’s Fall Film and Discussion Series

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

This Fall AARP in the Twin Cities will offer a unique film and discussion series that will bring together critically acclaimed movies with the people behind the story or experts in the field. The series will touch on romance and relationships, fraud prevention and protection and reimagining your life and your career. The series will be held at locations across the metro and will feature a thoughtful discussion and an entertaining movie. Series lineup: (screening will be free and tickets …

Hometown Hero: Using Innovation to Help Feed the Hungry

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

By Bev Bachel What do you get when you cross a passion for innovation with a commitment to making a difference in the lives of others? You get Hometown Hero Susan Schuster whose commitment to community is giving individuals and families throughout the Twin Cities access to healthy food. A St. Paul resident and one of the first Gen Xers to turn 50, Susan is the heart and soul behind the Twin Cities Corporate Giving Garden Network, which she created …

See Field of Dreams at the Ballpark This Summer

Posted on 08/15/2015 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Warm weather is a precious commodity in Minnesota and when it is warm we don’t waste a second. We eat outside, play outside, drink outside and sometimes we even watch movies outside. This summer AARP in the Twin Cities is embracing the outdoors at summer festivals, city parks, regional bike trails, the State Fair and at the ballpark. On Wednesday August 26th, AARP will cap off a fun filled summer by hosting Movie Night at CHS Field. This nighttime screening …

Hometown Hero Harry Hartigan: The Man Behind Boomertown

Posted on 06/23/2015 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

By Bev Bachel If you think Twin Cities Pride is only for the young, Harry Hartigan wants you to think again. The 67-year-old Minneapolis resident is the thought leader behind Boomer Town, a special area of the June 27-28 festival dedicated to seniors who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning, commonly referred to as LGBTQ. “I’ve always loved Pride, but I got to wondering how the festival could be made more inviting to older adults,” says Harry. …

Fraud Protection: The Basics

Posted on 06/2/2015 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

The scam is sometimes deceptively simple, as easy as stealing a credit card offer from your trash. Other times it can be far more complex, like the infamous con preying on worried grandparents. No matter the form, the impact is devastating. Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans – last year there were 12.6 million victims of identity theft alone. There are a number of things you can do to protect you and your loved ones from …