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“My Sisters Keeper” Workshop Focuses On Economic, Life Skills

Posted on 11/25/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

On December 10, 6-8 pm,  the Decatur/DeKalb Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is partnering with AARP Georgia to host “My Sisters Keeper,” a free life-skills workshop focused on older adults (ages 50+) who may be dealing with depression, non-traditional family roles, and financial resiliency issues. The program will take place at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur.  To register, call (877) 926-8300 or online: The workshop will address the challenge …

AARP/OLLI Driver Safety Courses Now Offered at Emory

Posted on 10/23/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Are you having a hard time finding intellectual or social stimulation in retirement?  More than 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLI) throughout the United States offer classes, excursions, and social events for people just like you – and now AARP is partnering with OLLI at Emory University to offer a special driver safety course at the Executive Park location on Wednesday, January 14 and January 21 from 1:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. AARP’s Driver Safety is the nation’s first and …

AARP Georgia Offers Three For Free Event In Macon-Bibb

Posted on 10/20/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Macon-Bibb County area residents can safely dispose of outdated documents, outdated prescriptions, and have their cars checked for best mirror and seat placement at a free event Saturday, October 25, Central City Park, 180 Willie Smokie Glover Drive. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and will run through 2 p.m. on October 25.  The event is co-sponsored by AARP Georgia and the Macon-Bibb County Parks and Recreation Department. The three-for-free event is an Age-Friendly Community Service Event.  Macon-Bibb County was designated …

Help Us Save Georgians Money

Posted on 10/20/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

We are seeking people, who wish to help others, and we will provide complete, free training for qualified applicants in the following roles: TAX  PREPARERS: Needed throughout the State from January to April.  No prior experience required. Training will be offered, but applicants must have computer knowledge. CLIENT FACILITATORS: Needed throughout the state and are responsible to check in clients and make sure they have all the necessary paper work to have taxes prepared. COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANTS: Needed throughout the state …

AARP Helps Georgians Ages 50+ Navigate Age Discrimination in the Workplace and Increase Job Marketability

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Join AARP for a live panel discussion to hear how to navigate the issue of age discrimination in the workplace and what you can do to increase your job marketability. Panelists include: Cheryl Matheis, AARP Sr. Principal and Counsel; Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan, Assistant Professor Gerontology Institute, Georgia State University; Rita Izaquirre, Human Resources Director;  Jackson Spalding; Steven Wagner, Senior Trail Attorney, EEOC. AARP is working to ensure older workers are judged on their skills and abilities, not their age. Friday, …

AARP Georgia and NAACP Offer Free Financial Resources in Savannah

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

AARP Georgia and the NAACP are collaborating to tackle the issue of financial security and rising debt in the community by offering workshops and resources addressing: credit repair, debt reduction, budgets, and preparing for retirement, October 10-11, Savannah State University, King-Frazier Student Union Atrium, 3219 College St, Savannah, GA 31404. AARP is working to ensure Georgians have the financial security they need to take charge of their future and live independently as they age. SCHEDULE: Oct. 10, 2014 11:30am-12:45pm Economic Empowerment …