AARP Member Discounts in Connecticut

Posted on 07/22/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events AARP Connecticut has negotiated great discounts on admission for area entertainment and attractions.  Be sure to bookmark this page and visit regularly to find out what current discounts are available.  New discounts will be added throughout the year.  Special restrictions apply, so please be sure to read all offer details before purchasing. JUST ADDED! The Bushnell Performing Arts Center Mortensen Hall, 166 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT Save on tickets to see performances of WICKED on November 5 at 7:30PM and November 9 at 6:30PM; EVITA on …

Steps to Save for a Better Future: AARP Event Addresses Anxiety Over Retirement Resources

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events The following post is courtesy of Jackson, Grant Investment Advisers, Inc./distributed by PR Newswire iReach – A recent National Institute on Retirement Security report tells a disheartening story:  the average working-age U.S. household has only $3,000 saved for retirement[i], based on the most recent (2010) Survey of Consumer Finances sponsored by the Federal Reserve.  Households aged 55-64 have $12,000. These figures include both those that do and do not have retirement accounts.  Households aged 55-64 who have retirement accounts have an …

2014 ‘Games’ Shine a Spotlight on CT Master Athletes

Posted on 05/15/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events Each Spring, thousands of seasoned athletes from across Connecticut and the Northeast come together to compete in the CT Masters’ Games – the state’s largest Olympic-style sporting event for amateur athletes ages 50 and over. Select events are also open to athletes ages 30-49. AARP Connecticut is a proud sponsor of the Games, which have been promoting physical fitness and the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle through the spirit of competition and camaraderie for more than 35 years.   Numerous sporting competitions will …

Second Wind Tour Coming to Hartford, CT

Posted on 05/14/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events Dr. Bill Thomas, one of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, is bringing is Second Wind Tour to The University of Hartford/Lincoln Theatre on June 5. The 25-city Tour, inspired by Dr. Bill Thomas’ new book – Second Wind:  Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper and More Connected Life – is traveling the country, offering audiences the opportunity to explore what it means to catch a “second wind” in one’s life and work.  Register today! Well known as an inspirational writer, …

AARP, SBA Host Encore Entrepreneur Events in 2014

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to help budding entrepreneurs and new business owners ages 50 and over access the resources they need to grow their businesses and create jobs.  During several events being planned for 2014, “encore entrepreneurs” will have the opportunity to link up with a number of organizations and community leaders for advice and assistance in their endeavors.  The first event took place in Bridgeport on January 30.  Additional event  details are below: Linking the Encore Entrepreneur …

Broadway Week Discount for AARP Members

Posted on 01/1/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Events Happy New Year! What a way to begin the new year by telling you that starting Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:30 am through Sunday, January 5, 2014. AARP members* can purchase 2-for-1 Broadway tickets (two tickets for the price of one) through a pre-sale offer period.  This offer is available to AARP members three days before the offer is made available to the general public. During Broadway Week (January 21-February 6, 2014) from 1-2 pm & 4-5 pm, stop by the Official Information Center-Times Square to …