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AARP Offers Tips and Advice on How Older Adults Can Stay Safe and “Beat the Heat”

Posted on 07/20/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Today, AARP is releasing key tips and advice to help residents stay safe and cool. Staying cool during a blistering summer can mean the difference between life and death, as more Americans die from heat waves than all other natural disasters combined. Older adults stand a greater risk of heat stroke or heat exhaustion because their bodies do not easily adjust to changes in temperature, making it critically important for people to check on older family, friends, or neighbors, especially …

You’re Invited to a Good Old-Fashioned Fish Fry in Sag Harbor – August 1st

Posted on 07/13/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Take the bait! Get some fish and enjoy a summer day with your family, friends, and fellow AARP members at  the 30th Annual Fish Fry. Discounted tickets are available for AARP members and their guests.  Attendees  can also get a free walking tour of  the Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor. Bring a friend and learn more about what we are doing in your community. Saturday, August 1, 2015 4:00 – 7:00 pm (Rain or Shine) Eastville Heritage House …

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 …