Life Reimagined Unveils New Digital Platform Offering Personalized Guidance Throughout New Life Stages

Posted on 12/9/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press Life Reimagined has launched a fully redesigned digital platform, delivering a one-of-a-kind online experience aimed at guiding people through life transitions and helping them discover new possibilities. The platform now offers a suite of engaging programs and stimulating, proprietary content developed by the Life Reimagined Institute’s team of world-renowned experts and thought leaders.  People are living longer and as a result, a need to reevaluate a new life stage has arisen. Americans are facing the reality that, as life expectancy increases …

Dec. 15 is Deadline to Sign up for Coverage Effective Jan. 1

Posted on 12/2/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press Dec. 15 is the last day to sign up for health insurance coverage that begins Jan. 1 through Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace. Coverage ends Dec. 31 for all 2014 marketplace plans, regardless of when Delawareans enrolled. If individuals or families bought a health insurance plan this year, you can renew your current plan or enroll in a different plan for 2015. Open enrollment continues through Feb. 15. While insurance companies will automatically renew many consumers’ coverage, everyone who bought a …

AARP Sponsors Purses to Portfolio Conference

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press Top Financial Expert Conducts AARP Financial Resilience Session  Lazetta Rainey Braxton, Certified Financial Planner and Founder of Financial Fountains, will represent AARP at “Purses to Portfolio,” Delaware’s premier non-profit financial education program for women. AARP, a lead sponsor of the event, will also be an exhibitor, offering an array of information and giveaways for attendees. AARP chose Braxton to deliver the session titled, “Setting Your Financial Course,” because of her passion for her clients well-being and for teaching effective stewardship …

Report finds pedestrians disproportionately killed and injured due to poor street design

Posted on 06/10/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press In Delaware, from 2003 – 2012, 194 people were killed while walking. A new report, Dangerous by Design, Delaware 2014 ranks Delaware by major city and counties according to a Pedestrian Danger Index that assesses how safe pedestrians are while walking. In addition, the report presents data on pedestrian fatalities and injuries in every U.S. metro area. The report found that the majority of those deaths likely could have been prevented with better street design.  Adults 65 and over make up …

AARP Helps Delawareans with Home Heating Bills

Posted on 05/6/2014 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           Contact: Kimberly Iapalucci Office: 302-290-4701 kiapalucci@aarp.org  AARP Foundation Provides Winter Relief Fund to States  Wilmington, DE – In January, AARP Foundation established a winter relief fund to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather. The Foundation focused on states across the Northeast and Midwest and worked with local AARP state offices to direct funds to organizations providing relief to the most in need. …

78th Anniversary of Social Security

Posted on 08/13/2013 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

Press       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13, 2013   CONTACT: Chad Horrell 302-498-6503 chorrell@aarp.org   AARP Delaware Marks Social Security’s 78th Anniversary Noting Social Security’s importance to millions of Americans including about 172,000 Delawareans. AARP continues work to protect and strengthen the program.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, which provides an average monthly retirement benefit of about $15,000 to approximately 172,000 Delawareans. AARP Executive Vice President Nancy …