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AARP Blog: GenXodus from NYC Looms

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Gen X turned 50 this year. This is a watershed moment for our state, our nation – and for us at AARP – including this Baby Boomer. As the leading advocacy organization for 50 + Americans, we believe that 50 is young, but not too young to start planning seriously for retirement. Here at AARP New York we see helping Gen Xers begin preparing for the second half of their adult lives as an important new mission for the organization. …

AARP REPORT: PSEG RATE HIKE WRONG FOR LONG ISLAND

Posted on 06/30/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

  Association Probe of Utility’s Rate Hike Proposal Reveals Doubling of Basic Service Charge Hits Consumers Hard Long Island’s energy supplier wants to raise rates on the backs of many low-usage consumers and saddle ratepayers with more of its expenses, according to an AARP analysis of PSEG’s three-year rate hike proposal. In a detailed report AARP submitted today as its public comments on the case to the state’s utility-regulating Public Service Commission (PSC), the association urges the PSC to dismiss …

Gen-Xodus from NYC Looms: AARP Survey

Posted on 06/24/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Stressed Out by Unaffordability and Lack of Savings, Two Thirds of City Voters 35-50 Looking to Flee in Retirement Two thirds of New York City’s Gen-Xers are considering fleeing the Big Apple in retirement as they struggle with affordability and savings, according to a new survey of city voters commissioned by AARP. The survey found a looming “Gen-Xodus,” with 66 percent of Gen-X voters saying they’re at least somewhat likely to move out of New York in retirement along with …

AARP Nights with the Syracuse Chiefs

Posted on 06/11/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Get to know us at two upcoming Syracuse Chiefs games this summer. Stop by the AARP table each night and learn more about what we are doing in your community. Discounted tickets are available to AARP members & their guests as follows: 100 Level seating at $8 when you purchase tickets, using code “ChiefsSpecial1“ 200 Level seating at $6 when you purchase tickets, using code “ChiefsSpecial2“ General Admission seating at $3 when you purchase tickets, using code “ChiefsSpecial3“ Thursday, July …

Seniors to NYC: Respect Us; 125 Older NYers, AARP Seek $40M in Funding

Posted on 06/4/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

AARP delivers postcard messages at City Council hearing urging Mayor, Council to adequately fund senior services Despite a flush city budget, the city’s seniors are not seeing the level of funding support needed to adequately care for them today or in the future, especially as more Baby Boomers retire. 125 AARP members attended a City Council hearing today on the Department for the Aging’s (DFTA) budget and urged the city to increase funding by $40 million for needed Elder Abuse …

Enjoy Discounts on Staten Island Yankees Tickets

Posted on 05/29/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Enjoy a summer day with your family, friends, and fellow AARP members at a Staten Island Yankees game. AARP members and their guests receive a $6 discount for 4 of the 5 games (The July 18th game ticket price is $24, but that will include a 2 ½ hour all-you-can-eat buffet from 6-8:30pm.) You can purchase tickets online, make sure to use the correct discount code with the corresponding baseball game. Richmond County Bank Ballpark 75 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 Select Games: …