New Fitness Center in CT Offers Recreation, Exercise for Seniors and People of All Abilities

Posted on 10/10/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources The following is a Guest Blog by Wes Norris, Fitness Program Manager at Chapter 126 Sports & Fitness in Bristol, CT – There is no getting around the fact that we all must get older. But there is an option available that can prevent and even reverse many of the symptoms and side effects of the aging process. Adhering to this prescription can help lower the risk of Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Alzheimer’s, colon cancer and stroke. It can also help …

2014 Medicare Open Enrollment October 15 Thru December 7

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources Once a year people who are already on Medicare have an opportunity to make changes in how they receive their benefits. If they are on Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), they can sign up for Part D coverage or move to a Medicare Advantage plan. They can also change from one Part D prescription drug plan to a different one. If they have a Medicare Advantage plan they can switch to a different plan. The dates for open …

10 Tips to Prevent ID Theft

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources There are 10 things Connecticut residents and all Americans do that put them at increased risk for identity theft according to a new AARP Fraud Watch Network study.  The new report, along with recent eye-opening interviews with convicted ID thieves, reveal that Americans are falling even further behind in the fight to protect their identities as scam artists go digital. The AARP Fraud Watch Network survey of 2,250 Americans ages 18+ shows common mistakes people make that put them at …

AARP Member Discounts in Connecticut

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources 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! New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, CT Thru December 31, 2015 Buy One, Get One Free! AARP members may purchase one general admission at the regular …

Make Time to Prepare for Emergencies this September

Posted on 09/2/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources Hurricane. Heat wave. Blizzard. Connecticut has experienced them all in the past decade. And some storms were so severe that it took local authorities and utility companies up to three days or more to reach communities. That’s why it’s so important for everyone, especially older adults, to be aware, plan and prepare before the next emergency happens. AARP is helping to promote emergency preparedness among our members and the public as part of National Preparedness Month this September.  This year’s …

AARP Local Discounts in Connecticut Help Save on Fun, Family-Friendly Activities

Posted on 06/30/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Local Resources When you think of AARP in Connecticut, do you think of gourmet cooking classes, exotic animals, star-gazing or live theater?  Well, you should! At AARP, we’re all about helping you live better and achieve your real possibilities.  One of the ways we do that is by negotiating great discounts on local non-profit entertainment and attractions, right here in Connecticut.  Discounts that can help you connect with people and places in your community or across the state, such as: 10% off …