Join AARP & Microsoft for FREE Classes in Buffalo This Fall

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AARP and the Microsoft Store at Walden Galleria are partnering to offer great FREE classes to our members who want to get more tech savvy.  Tablets and computers will be set up – just bring yourself. Class sizes are small – just 10 participants, 5 on the waitlist; RSVP is required. These classes fill up quickly.  If the class you want is full please sign up for the wait list, and we will alert you as we add classes throughout the year. …

Join AARP for a Four-Part Series on Prepping for Retirement

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Join AARP for our Money Smarts Series! Financial experts will be available for a 4-part series for those near retirement or prepping for it. We will be covering topics on Financial Retirement, Medicare, Social Security and Estate planning. Medicare Made Clear: Thursday, October 6th, 2016         5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Are you ready for Medicare? Now’s the time to learn more about the different parts of Medicare and how to choose a plan that may meet your needs. Choosing a Medicare plan …

Get Financially Fit with AARP MoneySmarts Series

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Join AARP for the FREE MoneySmarts Series!  AARP is offering workshops to provide information, tools and resources to assist New Yorkers in building financial security and resilience.  In this series of workshops we will be covering the following topics: Blue Print for Financial Success  – Wednesday, October 5, 2016          6:00pm – 8pm Getting your finances organized is the first step to getting them under control.  Come to this discussion designed to help you get a good handle on where you …

Take A Stand: Social Security and the Millennial

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“Isn’t Social Security the money taken out of my paycheck and put into savings for me? It doesn’t affect me as much as it would affect someone retiring, right? My grandfather used to collect it.  I’m not saving my money for when I retire… the government will give me the money I’ve been paying them anyway.” If you would have asked me six to seven weeks ago what I knew about Social Security, that would have been my answer. I …

Broadway Week Presale August 15-17

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During NYC Broadway Week, September 5 -18, 2016, stop by the Official NYC Information Center-South Street Seaport. Meet with AARP NY staff, volunteers, and other members, daily from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, to learn more about what AARP is doing in your community. Presale offer available for AARP members, guests and those age 50+: 2-for-1 tickets August 15-17, 2016. Mark Your Calendars: AARP members, guests and those age 50+ can buy two tickets for the price of one for …

Enjoy a Discount at the Asian American International Film Festival

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AARP members & their guests will receive a 25% discount on tickets for select programs at the Asian American International Film Festival – July 19 – 30, 2016 – (excluding Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night). Go to their website and enter the promo code RPaaiff16 after you’ve added your desired ticket(s). AAIFF is the first and longest running festival in the country devoted to films by and about Asians and Asian Americans.  This year, AAIFF will run from July 19 through …

Cruise Around NYC with AARP

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Cruise around NYC this summer with AARP and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and discover what AARP is doing for you while sightseeing on the Hudson. Look for AARP staff and volunteers at one of the select cruise dates below and find out what we are doing in New York City. AARP members and their guests will receive a 50% discount on tickets using discount code SAVE50 to select cruises this summer**: NEW! Hello Brooklyn Cruise – 2:30pm, 2 Hours Fuhgeddabout finding …

Let’s Play Ball This Summer with the Brooklyn Cyclones!

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Enjoy Discounted Brooklyn Cyclones Tickets Look for AARP staff and volunteers at one of the select games and find out what we are doing in New York City. AARP members and their guests will receive a 20% discount on the following games this summer: 7/15 vs. Lowell Spinners @ 7pm 7/21 vs. Aberdeen Lion Birds @7pm 7/26 vs. Staten Island Yankees @ 4pm 8/1 vs. Aberdeen Lion Birds @ 6pm 8/9 vs. Vermont Lake Monsters @ 4pm 9/4 vs Staten Island …

Get Smart! That’s AARP MoneySmarts!

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Did you know June is AARP MoneySmarts Month? As part of the month celebration AARP will host a series of informational financial workshop that will help you build your financial strength. Some of the topics covered will be Savings, Investing, Entrepreneurship, Estate Planning, Insurance, Retirement Security, Social Security and more. Click to register to attend one of our FREE events below. Light refreshments will be served at each event. Bring a friend! Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – AARP MoneySmarts Workshop …

AARP Says Support for New York Family Caregivers Needs to Happen Now

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Groups Unite To Urge Legislators to Expand Home Health Care Duties and Improve Patient Care Advocates for seniors, people with disabilities and health care professionals today called on the state to improve patient care and provide critical support for family caregivers by allowing home health aides to perform more health care tasks with additional training. The proposal has been recommended by the Governor’s Medicaid Redesign Team. The groups say ensuring flexibility for health care providers and increasing the availability of …