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AARP Georgia Offers Free Smart Device Training for 50+ Population

Posted on 07/18/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Bridging the Digital Divide is the aim of the AARP T.E.K. (technology, education, knowledge) program in Georgia. Each free session/workshop is structured with a main instructor providing the tutorial and teaching with individual TEK Guides providing one-on-one instruction. Attendees will learn touchscreen basics, applications, photo sharing, texting, video chat, and more. T.E.K.  is being offered currently in Metro Atlanta, Macon-Bibb, and Augusta.   For registration at AARP TEK Workshops, please call: 1-866-740-6931   Upcoming sessions include:   Macon July 30, …

AARP Georgia Offers Fraud Watch Network as a Resource Helping Georgians Protect Their Financial Security

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

AARP Georgia realizes identity theft is a major problem in our state. According to the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, in 2012, Georgia was the state with the second greatest number of complaints related to identity theft filed with the Federal Trade Commission. In Georgia, the AARP Fraud Watch Network helps people fight back against fraud, identity theft, and scams. Augusta community members are invited to learn how to protect their financial resources and identity during a Fraud Watch Network …

AARP Georgia Empowers Women to Take Immediate Steps for Long-Term Planning

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Recent reports state that six in 10 women are unsure how they will pay for long-term care. By learning about long-term care options, women can take steps today that may help them live better in the future. AARP helps Georgia women take charge of the decisions affecting their lives by hosting a Decide. Create. Share.℠ workshop on Thursday, August 14, from 10am-12pm at the KROC Center, 1833 Broad Street, Augusta. The session is in conjunction with Central Savanah River Area …

New Scorecard Says Georgia Needs Improvement To Serve Older, Disabled Residents

Posted on 06/20/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

                    Georgia still needs to make substantial improvements when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and supporting their family members and loved ones who care for them.  This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation’s leading organizations behind quality long-term care, The Commonwealth Fund and SCAN Foundation. Visit this link to view where Georgia ranks: http://www.longtermscorecard.org/databystate/state?state=GA Raising Expectations 2014: A …

AARP Georgia and SAGE Offer Life Reimagined® Check-Up to Fulfill New Dreams

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

WHO:              AARP Georgia and SAGE Atlanta are collaborating to help the local LGBT 50+ population live life to the fullest. WHAT:             Life Reimagined® Check-Up is a 2-hour “guided” conversation, which allows participants to imagine (or reimagine!) a life goal or unfulfilled dream and chart a path to make it happen. WHERE:           The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Avenue, NE, Annex, Atlanta, GA 30307 WHEN:             Thursday, June 26, 2014, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, refreshments will be served at 6:00 pm WHY:               In …

Livable Age-Friendly Communities Make For Happier, Healthier Atlantans

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

    WHO:              This event is in partnership with the City of Atlanta. WHAT:             As our population ages and people stay healthy and active longer, communities must adapt. All community members are invited to join in our discussion to help make Atlanta a great place for all ages by adopting such features as safe walkable streets and access to key services to make a well-designed livable community that promotes health and sustains economic growth. WHERE:           Adamsville Recreational Center, 3201 Martin …