Welcome to Ideas@50+

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events Join us this September 4-6 in beautiful San Diego and be one of the first to attend this new annual experience. It’s your opportunity to engage and network with today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Lifestyle. Enjoy three days of provocative discussions on trends, share ideas and walk away with practical options for your own life. Ideas@50+ is everything you love about AARP events…and so much more. …

Join AARP Tallahassee for free brain-health event May 17

Posted on 05/5/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events Tallahassee, Fla.- Many Floridians 50+ know it’s important to exercise physically, but how many of us exercise our brains regularly? AARP Florida, The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and Florida State University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute are partnering to provide a free discussion on the aging brain, memory and brain health issues from 10 am to noon Saturday, May 17.  The event will take place at the Augustus B. TurnBull III Florida State Conference Center, 555 W. Pensacola Street. Staying …

All That Jazz Takes Over Jacksonville

Posted on 05/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Downtown Jacksonville will be hopping and bopping to the sounds of live music during the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, May 23-25. The festival features free outdoor stages where audiences can groove to nationally renowned musicians such as singer Al Jarreau, keyboardist Lao Tizer, saxophonist Boney James and keyboardist Marcus Johnson, plus local favorites. AARP is sponsoring the Swingin’ Stage on East Bay Street near the corner of Marsh Street. Other outdoor stages will be at East Bay and Newnan streets and …

AARP brings national caregiving expert to Jacksonville April 26

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events Jacksonville, Fla. – AARP is bringing a nationally known caregiving expert and author, Amy Goyer, to Jacksonville in late April to celebrate the contributions of caregivers juggling many family roles and to provide useful tips and tools for caregivers. “Supporting caregivers is important to AARP members in Jacksonville and across the country,” said AARP’s Florida state director, Jeff Johnson, who grew up in Jacksonville.  “We’re delighted to support the Caregiving Expo 2014 in this way as part of our work …

Excitement building for AARP-sponsored Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events Jacksonville, Fla. – Excitement is building as AARP and the City of Jacksonville finalize plans to offer great music, great fun and a wonderful, family-friendly event over Memorial Day weekend at the 32nd Jacksonville Jazz Festival May 22-26.  It’s the biggest in a series of fun, informational and educational events planned this year in Jacksonville. For the first time this year, AARP will be the presenting sponsor of the event.  Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson …

Join AARP Jacksonville for our Boomer Academy series

Posted on 02/28/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events 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 trusted experts who can give you …