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

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

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 …

Take Charge of Your Financial Future

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

Events 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 …

Starts August 13: Discount Tickets Available for Broadway Week

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

Events 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 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 …