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AARP Foundation Hosts 50+ Job Fair in Lithonia

Posted on 03/16/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

The AARP Foundation 50+ Job Fair will take place Thursday, March 19 from 10am-2pm in collaboration with The Lou Walker Senior Center. The following are presenters and topics: Financial Resources-Andrew Chamblin, Ameriprise Financial; Résumé Writing/Interviewing – GA Dept. Labor; Social Media – Jerry Myers, Legacy Harvest Foundation. The Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia, GA 30058. Registration is Required at: http://aarp.cvent.com/jobfair  Professional Dress Required  Please bring several résumés  Parking is limited, MARTA or offsite parking is highly suggested

AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers Often Are Families Helping Other Families

Posted on 03/13/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Junior A. Pavik has been volunteering to help his Gwinnett community for over two decades. His personal Tax-Aide greeter and wife of over 60 years is Marilee. Together they have been assisting low to moderate income families file their annual taxes at no cost at Gwinnett Technical College, a strong community collaboration. Tax-Aide volunteers in Georgia average 7-10 years of service and it is not uncommon to see couples and close friends serve together as they assist other community members. …

AARP GA Invites Atlantans to Talk About Making Their Communities More Age-Friendly

Posted on 03/9/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

AARP Georgia hopes to grow relevance by giving voice to Atlantans about what they want to see in their community. Many of us want to age where we live so AARP is hosting a public discussion which will take place on Saturday, March 28, 11:30am – 1:00pm, Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta. Lunch will be provided as a part of your reservation for the event.     This important discussion will provide: An overview of livable …

AARP Georgia Advocacy Volunteers Push Support for Aging Issues

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

          On March 2, AARP Georgia mobilized volunteer advocates at the state Capitol on behalf of nearly 1 million members across Georgia. Coordinated by Melissa Sinden, AARP Georgia, Associate State Director-Advocacy, Lobby Day provided an opportunity for volunteers to learn about our legislative priorities and convene with elected officials ensuring full optimization of our grassroots strategies. AARP GA State Director Greg Tanner and State President Joe Dukes addressed the volunteers, expressing the impact and relevance they …

AARP Georgia Announces Introduction of Adult Guardianship Legislation

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Today, Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, Josh McKoon (R-29) introduced the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) which would make it easier for family caregivers to provide care across state lines. SB207 would allow Georgia courts to recognize adult guardianship orders from other states, and, similarly, other states that have passed the uniform act may recognize Georgia court orders. UAGPPJA also creates a clear process for determining which state has jurisdiction and outlines procedures for transferring a …

Atlantans to Talk About Making Their Communities More Age-Friendly

Posted on 03/5/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

AARP Georgia hopes to grow relevance by giving voice to Atlantans about what they want to see in their community. Many of us want to age where we live so AARP is hosting a public discussion which will take place on Saturday, March 28, 11:30am – 1:00pm, Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta. Lunch will be provided as a part of your reservation for the event. This public forum is in collaboration with the City of Atlanta, Mayor’s …