AARP Hosts Annual Life@50+ Event in Miami

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP You’re invited to join AARP and our energetic group of volunteers to be “goodwill ambassadors” to more than 15,000 guests at Life@50+ Miami | AARP’s National Event & Expo in sunny Miami Beach. Meet new friends, save a little cash, and make this fun-filled celebration of life over 50 even more memorable! On May 14 through the 16, AARP will host its annual Life At 50-Plus Event at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The event will feature three days of …

AARP: Use of Association’s Name, Logo in Florida 2nd Congressional District Political Ads Not Authorized

Posted on 10/22/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP   St. Petersburg, Fla. – Today, after learning of its name and logo appearing in campaign ads attacking Congressman Steve Southerland in the race for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District, AARP Florida issued the following statement by State Director Jeff Johnson: “AARP Florida does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates,” Johnson said.  “AARP did not authorize the use of its name or logo in campaign ads paid for by a national organization and now running in …

AARP Creates Real Possibilities for Interns

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

About AARP I’ve been an intern with AARP Florida for the last nine months and I’m sad to say that my time is up. Lucky for me, what started out as a simple resume booster turned into one of the most valuable and inspiring experiences I’ve ever had. Unlike many internships where you fetch coffee and do the grunt work, AARP interns are considered a valued member of the communications team and are held to the same standards as a full-time employee. …

Not All Cancers are Pink

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

About AARP 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 …

Recharge your inner “Techie” with AARP TEK

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

About AARP 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 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 …