AARP brings national caregiving expert to Jacksonville April 26

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 …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

Excitement building for AARP-sponsored Jacksonville Jazz Festival

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

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 …

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, AARP announce sponsorship of 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, AARP announce sponsorship of 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Posted on 02/11/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events Jacksonville, Fla. – Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown and AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson today announced that AARP will be the presenting sponsor of the 2014 Jazz Festival May 22-26. “On behalf of nearly 125,000 AARP members here in Jacksonville, I am delighted to join Mayor Brown today in announcing this sponsorship,” Johnson said in making the announcement.  “Like lasers, cellphones and chocolate chip cookies, jazz is an American creation.  There’s no better place to celebrate jazz than here in …

AARP Florida names Land O'Lakes chapter as Chapter of the Year

AARP Florida names Land O’Lakes chapter as Chapter of the Year

Posted on 01/23/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events AARP Florida Names Land O’ Lakes Chapter to Top Honor Land O’ Lakes, Fla – A Land O’ Lakes’ AARP chapter, Chapter No. 4764, has been chosen as Florida’s AARP Chapter of the Year, AARP Florida announced today. “AARP is grateful for the work of the Land O’Lakes Chapter and all Florida AARP chapters,” said AARP’s Florida state director, Jeff Johnson. “ They are great legacies of our founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, and her motto ‘To serve and not …