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. …

Five Habits of Smart Drivers

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Connecticut | Health & Wellbeing By Julie E. Lee The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released some encouraging news: today’s drivers age 70 and older are less likely to be involved in crashes than previous generations. If they do crash, they are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured. The Institute claims this is a result of safer cars and healthier individuals. Maintaining a healthy mental and physical state is critical to all aspects of our lives. The same is true for …

AARP Member Discounts in Connecticut

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

Connecticut | Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work 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 …