Open Enrollment Starts Saturday for State’s Health Insurance Marketplace

Posted on 11/14/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing Delaware will launch the second open enrollment period of its Health Insurance Marketplace will run from Nov. 15, 2014 – Feb. 15, 2015, and is  ready to build on the success of season one in which 14,400 Delawareans signed up for private health coverage.  Individuals must sign up by Dec. 15 for coverage to be effective Jan. 1. Policies for all current enrollees expire on Dec. 31.  Key features of the Health Insurance Marketplace in Delaware for 2015 include: More choice: People who …

AARP Mississippi Observes November As National Family Caregiver Month

Posted on 11/6/2014 by | AARP Mississippi | Comments

Money & Work | Volunteering November is National Family Caregiver Month, and AARP Mississippi will highlight the need to support caregivers and those for whom they care. More than 800,000 Mississippians perform a great labor love: caring for an aging parent or loved one. These family caregivers provide an invaluable resource, helping seniors stay at home – where they want to be. That’s why AARP is committed to supporting caregivers and their loved ones. Mississippi ranks 49th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term …

Life Reimagined in Huntsville

Posted on 11/3/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama Nena Bright Moorer of the Magic City (AL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated conducted a 90-minute Life Reimagined workshop at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville on Saturday, November 1. This workshop guides participants through self-discovery exercises to help them decide what goals they want to pursue, and answers the question: “What’s next?” Five ‘Savvy at 70′ and two ‘Fearless at 50′ women of the Progressive Homemakers, a social service club established in 1957, participated in the workshop, which encouraged participants …

AARP Releases 2014 Nonpartisan Voters’ Guides Ahead of the Election on November 4

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama | Press Contact: Jamie Harding Phone: 205-470-1265 JHarding@aarp.org                                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2014      AARP Releases 2014 Nonpartisan Voters’ Guides Ahead of the Election on November 4 Alabama candidates answered questions on issues important to Alabama voters age 50+ and their families   Montgomery, AL – AARP has released nonpartisan Voters’ Guides for the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4. Alabama candidates for state-wide and national office have answered AARP’s questions about issues important to voters age 50+, including Social …

Come Experience Life@50+ in Miami!

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Alabama Join us May 14-16, 2015 in sunny Miami, Florida for AARP’s annual event & expo, Life@50+. With sessions featuring today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Culture, along with nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, there is something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP – informative, educational, exciting, entertaining and fun! Registration is just $35 for AARP Members, …

Fraud Alert in Alabama: Two new twists in “free medical device” scam

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | Associate State Director/Communications | Comments

Alabama Recently, new reports of a medical device scam have been surfacing in Alabama. Like a similar scam we’ve previously reported, these robocallers at times claim to be representing AARP. These recent reports include two new twists to the “free medical device” scam. Some robocalls nowalso promise that you’re entitled to $3,000 in money-saving coupons. Others falsely claim that the free-device offer is being made on behalf of AARP. In both cases, the scam artists will ask for your personal information, …