AARP to Host Free Screening of “The Age of Love” in Bridgeport

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Events Attention all singletons (and couples!) — Love will be in the air in the city of Bridgeport, CT on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.   AARP Connecticut is hosting a free movie screening and reception for The Age of Love – a new documentary that follows a group of intrepid seniors as they participate in a first-of-its-kind speed-dating event exclusively for 70-90 year-olds.  Join us and AARP’s Sex and Relationships expert, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, along with the film’s director, Steven Loring, for …

AARP, Consumer Advocates Oppose CL&P Rate Hike

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Advocacy | Connecticut | Press AARP Connecticut and Connecticut Consumer Action Group (CCAG) are urging residents to contact the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and tell them to reject what they call an “unfair and unreasonable” rate request by the Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) that would increase an individual customer’s bill by an average of $150 a year. According to AARP State Advocacy Director, John Erlingheuser, “If you live in a town serviced by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the company …

Take Charge of Your Financial Future

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Events | Money & Work For many people, thinking about the future can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be! AARP Connecticut is hosting 2 upcoming events in Danbury and Bridgeport where you can learn more about Social Security, simple steps to plan and save for a more secure financial future, protect your finances and guard against fraud and identity theft*.  We’ll help you Take Charge of Your Financial Future so you have the freedom and independence to live the life you want. The …

Say No to CL&P Unfair Rate Hikes

Posted on 08/19/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Advocacy | Connecticut Do you want to see your electric bill increase by an average of $150 a year – with the bulk being charged before you turn on a single light? If you live in a town serviced by Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) and the company has its way, you’ll end up shelling out more of your hard-earned money to pay your electric bill.  Take Action! Right now, the Connecticut Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) is considering CL&P’s request for a …

Starts August 13: Discount Tickets Available for Broadway Week

Posted on 08/13/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Events | Money & Work | Press Starting Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 10:30 am, through Monday, August 18, 2014, AARP members* can purchase 2-for-1 Broadway tickets during a pre-sale offer period. This offer is available to AARP members five days before the offer is made available to the general public. During Broadway Week (September 1-14, 2014) from 4-5 pm, stop by the Official NYC Information Center-Midtown to meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members to learn more about what we are doing in your community. Tickets …

AARP Seeking Volunteer Executive Council Candidates in Connecticut

Posted on 08/12/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Press | Volunteering AARP Connecticut is seeking an experienced and talented AARP member to join our volunteer Executive Council. The ideal candidate is actively engaged in their community, will open doors, and provide the insights/guidance and hands-on work to help us increase our impact and relevance among older adults age 50+ locally and within Connecticut’s Hispanic-Latino community. About Us AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million — approximately 600,000 of whom live right here in Connecticut. …