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Steve Gardner

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Steve is an ASD for Communications with AARP Pennsylvania

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AARP Applauds State House Approval of CARE Act

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

AARP Applauds State House Approval of CARE Act AARP Pennsylvania praised members of the state House of Representatives for last night approving the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act that will help residents caring for an aging parent or loved one at home. “Most seniors who receive assistance at home rely exclusively on unpaid family caregivers for help,” said AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh. “The CARE Act will provide much-needed support to the more than 2.7 million Pennsylvanians currently …

House Committee Approval of CARE Act Praised by AARP Pennsylvania

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

House Committee Approval of CARE Act Praised by AARP Pennsylvania AARP Pennsylvania applauded members of the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee for today unanimously approving the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act that will help 2.7 million state residents currently caring for an aging parent or loved one at home. Sponsored by Rep. Hal English (R-30), HB 1329 recognizes the critical role family caregivers play in keeping loved ones out of costly institutions and will reduce the likelihood …

Pennsylvania Volunteers Head to Washington to Push for Better Retirement Investment Advice Standard

Posted on 04/29/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Pennsylvania Volunteers Head to Washington to Push for Better Retirement Investment Advice Standard Visit Congress, US Department of Labor to Push Series of Issues Including New Retirement Advice Standard, Older Americans Act, Safe Streets Act, Caregiving, Social Security AARP Pennsylvania volunteers and staff are visiting Pennsylvania U.S. Senators Casey and Toomey, and U.S. Representatives Barletta, Boyle, Cartwright, Doyle and Murphy in Washington, D. C. today on issues that include eliminating conflicts of interest in retirement advice, the Older Americans Act, …

Is Your Neighborhood Livable Today and in the Future?

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Is Your Neighborhood Livable Today and in the Future? Philadelphia, Allentown and Erie Score High in New Livability Index The AARP Public Policy Institute today is launching the AARP Livability Index, a first of its kind resource that allows people to determine how well their communities are meeting their current and future needs. People, policy makers and the private sector can use the Livability Index to measure how their location – down to the neighborhood level – rates across a …

Fraud Watch Network Offers Tips on How to Spot and Avoid Romance Scams

Posted on 02/11/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

 As lovers and those looking for love prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day, AARP’s Fraud Watch Network releases new tips on how Pennsylvanians can protect themselves from scammers taking aim at their hearts and their pocketbooks. Scamming thousands of men and women each year – most over age 40 – romance swindles consistently make Top Scams lists, including those of the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov). The average per-victim loss is $10,000, according to MoneyGram. Other Valentine’s Day cons include: …

AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Identity Thieves

Posted on 01/26/2015 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services. Many taxpayers are putting themselves at greater risk of tax identity theft according to a recent national study released by the AARP Fraud Watch Network in conjunction with the education campaign to help prevent scammers …