AARP presents Miami Seaquarium’s Flipper with AARP life size membership card in honor of 50th anniversary

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

Florida | Press CONTACT: Jessyca Sosa jsosa@aarp.org 954-646-4584 AARP PRESENTS MIAMI SEAQUARIUM’S FLIPPER WITH AARP LIFE SIZE MEMBERSHIP CARD IN HONOR OF 50th ANNIVERSARY WHO: AARP Florida, AARP Members, AARP Volunteers and Miami Seaquarium WHAT: AARP presents Flipper with Life size Membership Card for 50th Anniversary WHEN: Friday, September 12, 2014 TIME: 11 a.m. WHERE: Miami Seaquarium 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33149 (305) 361-5705 WHY: Miami Seaquarium, the original film location of the popular TV series “Flipper,” commemorates the 50th Anniversary of …

Help Us Tackle Older Adult Hunger Sept. 20

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events | Florida | Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering Team up with the Miami Dolphins, AARP and AARP Foundation’s Drive to End Hunger to pack one million meals for hungry older adults in Southern Florida on September 20, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium. You’ll spend a couple hours alongside some of your favorite Dolphins alumni players, cheerleaders and TD. And as an added incentive, the Dolphins will be raffling off some great prizes! Meals will benefit Feeding South Florida. SIGN UP TODAY In May, AARP Foundation and the Miami …

Not All Cancers are Pink

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP | Florida | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 20,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2010 making it the eighth most common cancer and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in America. Yet, many cases of ovarian cancer are undetected until it has spread and is difficult to treat. Fortunately, detecting the cancer in its early stages can yield a survival rate of more than 93 percent. Because September is National Ovarian …

Gubernatorial Debate Scheduled

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Florida Voters age 50-plus are a political and economic powerhouse in Florida, and the AARP state office aims to help them make an informed choice for governor. AARP has produced a Florida voters guide comparing candidates’ stands on key issues, and will cosponsor a televised debate Oct. 15 with Leadership Florida, a nonprofit organization. Florida has the largest percentage of adults age 65-plus in the country. And older Floridians vote: More than half of those who turned out for the 2012 general …

Recharge your inner “Techie” with AARP TEK

Posted on 08/22/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP | Florida | Home & Family Technology, Education & Knowledge: That’s what AARP TEK stands for, and based on feedback from the hundreds that have attended workshops to date, it also stands for empowerment, access and fun. When you attend an AARP TEK workshop, you will be in the company of Boomers and other AARP members with a common thirst for technology. Want to learn how to video chat, text, Tweet, use Facebook, take photos and videos, upload them and share them – and how to …

Join AARP Jacksonville for our Boomer Academy series

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP | Events | Florida | Home & Family | Money & Work | Press Jacksonville, Fla. — AARP is offering an innovative new approach to helping people 50+ find trusted tips and tactics to deal with the life choices facing everyone age 50+ — and it’s getting its start in Jacksonville. It’s called AARP Jacksonville’s Boomer Academy series.  Designed to help Jacksonville residents age 50-67 navigate the choices facing everyone age 50+, Boomer Academy bring together AARP members or anyone who wants to learn about an important issue with thought leaders who can give you …