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Learn how you can protect yourself from fraud.

Posted on 11/20/2013 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money every year. Research shows that more than $20 billion was stolen from about 13 million victims in 2012, according to the latest Javelin Strategy and Research reports on identity fraud. Older adults tend to be bilked out of about $3 billion every year.  With AARP’s Fruad Watch Network, you will learn the tricks of the con trade to better protect yourselves. Con artists use a myriad …

Making a Positive Difference: Volunteer for AARP

Posted on 11/14/2012 by | AARP Florida | Comments

AARP’s strength is its members.  Our members daily make a big difference in the lives of all generations of Americans, whether it’s fighting to protect Social Security and Medicare from harmful cuts, battling unaffordable utility-rate increases for Florida consumers or working up a sweat improving Florida communities. That’s a big reason why AARP Florida is always on the lookout for new volunteers. Volunteers play a huge role in all of AARP’s activities, but there are four ways in particular that …