Enjoy a Night with AARP at The Color Purple – Dec. 15

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Enjoy a night of theater and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors with discounted tickets to see the musical The Color Purple. The Color Purple tells the story of a young woman’s journey to love and joy in the American South. AARP members and their guests will receive a 37% discount off one performance of The Color Purple. After the performance, AARP members and guests will be treated to a VIP Talkback with select members …

NYC Hispanic and Latino Gen Xers, Boomers Struggle With Basics, Unprepared for Retirement: AARP Survey

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76% Lack a Plan While 67% of Middle Class Gen Xers Worry Often About Affording Retirement; Time Ripe for Leaders to Act New York City’s Hispanic and Latino Generation Xers and Baby Boomers are struggling to afford basic necessities such as housing, utilities and even food, and they’re massively unprepared for retirement, with just one in four having done basic planning. A new AARP New York-Siena College telephone survey of 563 Hispanic and Latino city residents age 36-70 found 61% …

Los hispanos y latinos de la generación X y boomers en la ciudad de Nueva York tienen problemas para costear sus necesidades básicas; no han planificado para la jubilación, según revela encuesta de AARP

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El 76% de ellos no tienen un plan, mientras que al 67% de los de la generación X de la clase media les preocupa mucho poder costear la jubilación; es tiempo de que los líderes actúen Los hispanos y latinos de la generación X y boomers en la ciudad de Nueva York tienen problemas para costear sus necesidades básicas, tales como la vivienda, los servicios públicos e incluso la comida; y la falta de preparación para la jubilación es enorme. …

New Discount to Cirque Dreams Holidaze Performance in Rochester

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AARP members & their guests save 20% off two performances at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League Cirque Dreams Holidaze…a new cirque show…Broadway musical… and family Christmas spectacular all in one!  Be amazed by this holiday spectacle with over 300 costumes, 20 acts and 30 artists from every corner of the globe. Many of these acts have been featured on America’s Got Talent and similar TV shows in other countries making Cirque Dreams Holidaze the greatest variety show on the planet! …

Discount for Alive! Over 55 and Kickin’

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Join AARP on November 19th at 1pm and December 3rd at 1pm for the new season on Alive! Over 55 and Kickin’.  As seen on 60 Minutes, Alive! features singers and musicians over the age of 55. Some were performers back in the day, some sing in church, the shower, or in the car, but they all can sing! Alive! illustrates that talent gets better, deeper, and richer with age. You will have a great time reliving the turning points in your life, and you will …

Erie County Woman Named Top AARP New York Volunteer of 2016

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Melissa Foster of Kenmore, N.Y., was presented with AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award for community service on Thursday, November 10. Foster, who founded and leads the Kenmore Village Improvement Society, has been selected by AARP New York, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive its 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service. Named for AARP Founder Ethel Percy Andrus, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others. …

Caregiving on the Go

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By Donna Liquori When I ran my first two New York City Marathons in 2013 and the following year, I noticed these runners in bright yellow shirts that said “GUIDE.” They were surrounding runners who were blind or had artificial limbs or were in wheelchairs. That, I thought, is something I want to do. So I did. I volunteered last year with Achilles International to run alongside Mike Lloyd, a New Zealander who is blind and has Parkinson’s. It was …

Ley CARE: Una nueva ley que ayuda a los cuidadores familiares en Nueva York

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En el 2016, Nueva York se convirtió en el estado más poblado del país en apoyar a los cuidadores familiares con la ley CARE (Aconsejar, Señalar y Posibilitar a los Cuidadores). Esta ley, que entró en vigor en abril del 2016, apoya a los 2.58 millones de cuidadores familiares en Nueva York cuando sus seres queridos son hospitalizados y cuando regresan al hogar. ¿Qué es la ley CARE? La ley CARE toma tres medidas sensatas que marcarán una gran diferencia …

CARE ACT: New Law to Help Family Caregivers in New York

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In 2016, New York became the most populous state in the nation to support family caregivers with the CARE Act. The law, which became effective in April 2016,  supports the 2.58 million family caregivers in New York as their loved ones go into the hospital and as they transition home. What is the CARE Act? The CARE Act takes three commonsense actions that will make a world of a difference to family caregivers by requiring hospitals to: Allow patients to designate one or more …

Monroe Gen Xers, Boomers Struggle With Basics, Unprepared for Retirement: AARP/Siena Survey

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Vast Majority Haven’t Done Basic Retirement Planning; Favor Clinton over Trump on Social Security, Retirement; Time Ripe for Leaders to Act Monroe County Generation Xers and Baby Boomers are struggling to afford basic necessities such as housing and utilities and are massively unprepared for retirement, with just a quarter having done basic planning while 62% worry often about having enough money to retire. That’s according to a new AARP New York-Siena College telephone survey of 603 Monroe County residents age …