Be an Informed Consumer and Save Energy!

Posted on 03/6/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Local Resources Use these Top Ten Wintertime Tips to Save Money & Energy The good news… spring is right around the corner. The bad news…your home utility bills will continue to reflect this winter’s frigid temperatures for weeks to come. We’ve all boosted the thermostat during the many sub-freezing days and nights to keep warm. AARP and Delmarva Power want you to stay warm, so we’re working side-by-side to bring you, the consumer, some of our best tips for saving energy and …

RE-IMAGINE YOUR LIFE WITH HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

Posted on 03/6/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Local Resources Imagine being 46-years old, diabetic and uninsured. You’re getting sicker every day because you can’t get the treatment you need to control your chronic illness. You also have parents who need long-term care, teenagers living home, and your oldest soon to graduate from college. You don’t have insurance, your children don’t have insurance and your parent’s Medicare doesn’t cover all their health care expenses.   This may seem unimaginable, but millions of Americans and their families face this reality every …

ENJOY THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH YOUR GRANDKIDS

Posted on 12/6/2013 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Local Resources AARP and Delaware Children’s Museum have partnered to offer $10 admission when you show your AARP membership card upon entry to the Museum. That’s a $2 savings, which can really add up over time. What better way to celebrate the holidays with your grandchildren than by taking them to the Children’s Museum to enjoy their changing and permanent exhibits right on Wilmington’s Riverfront. See what’s happening now at the Delaware Children’s Museum. You can  enjoy the Museum’s many exhibits that …

Medicaid Expansion Could Cover About 30,000 Delawareans Who Currently Lack Health Insurance

Medicaid Expansion Could Cover About 30,000 Delawareans Who Currently Lack Health Insurance

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources Beginning Jan. 1, about a third of the state’s 90,000 uninsured residents will be able to enroll in Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people. Under the Affordable Care Act, the income eligibility limits were increased. Single people with an annual income of less than $15,856 and a family of four with an income of less than $32,499 will qualify. “For many people in Delaware, Medicaid is a lifeline to accessing quality health care,” said Rita Landgraf, secretary …

Want to Start a Small Business?

Posted on 04/2/2013 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Local Resources   Join us for an “encore” event to promote entrepreneurship   AARP and the Small Business Association (SBA) will host an “encore entrepreneur” event on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. The event runs from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm and RSVP is required to Jennifer Pilcher at 302-573-6294 or jennifer.pilcher@sba.gov. You will walk away with valuable resources on financing a small business, owning a franchise, marketing, networking and more!  The partnership between AARP and SBA is a national …

Stay Smart Behind the Wheel

Stay Smart Behind the Wheel

Posted on 02/18/2013 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Local Resources   Do you want to stay safe in our world of ever-changing roads and driving conditions, traffic patterns, and vehicle technology? If you said yes, AARP has the answer for you! AARP’s Driver Safety course can help. It’s designed for drivers age 50+ but can benefit anyone who wants to drive better. Even the best drivers can benefit from a refresher course, and you can remain independent by driving better and longer.                 Learn how to adjust to age-related changes in vision, …