AARP Hosts Annual Life@50+ Event in Miami

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

Press 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 …

Proposed legislation a big step forward for all Florida consumers/ratepayers of regulated investor-owned utilities.

Posted on 01/8/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press Tallahassee, Fla. — AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today strongly supporting newly announced legislation to strengthen consumer protections in state law for ratepayers receiving services from investor owned utilities: “On behalf of 2.7 million AARP members statewide, and electric utilities consumers/ratepayers of all generations, AARP Florida strongly supports the legislation announced today. It’s time for Florida to raise the bar on protecting consumers.” The legislation was announced by four legislative leaders in a Capitol news …

Bipartisan collaboration by two Florida Congressmen helps thousands of older Floridians, sets positive example for nation

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press For immediate release Dec. 18, 2014 Contact: Dave Bruns dbruns@aarp.org   Bipartisan collaboration by two Florida Congressmen helps thousands of older Floridians, sets positive example for nation Out of the media spotlight, U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Ander Crenshaw, R-Jacksonville, worked together to help volunteers help older taxpayers St. Petersburg, Fla. – Working together without fanfare, two Florida members of Congress cooperated in recent weeks to provide extra support for volunteers nationwide who have worked tirelessly to help millions …

Nonpartisan AARP Florida Issues Voter Guides to Let You Know Where Sunshine State Candidates Stand on Issues That Matter to You

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 7, 2014 CONTACT Kathy Marma, 727.592.8004 kmarma@aarp.org or Dave Bruns, 850.577.5161 dbruns@aarp.org Nonpartisan AARP Florida Issues Voter Guides to Let You Know Where Sunshine State Candidates Stand on Issues That Matter to You AARP Reports Candidates’ Own Words on Support for Family Caregivers, Retirement Savings, Livable Communities; ‘You Be the Judge,’ AARP’s Johnson says St. Petersburg, Fla. –Today the nonpartisan AARP Florida released voter guides featuring positions from candidates for Governor and Congress – in their …

Gray is Gold: 50+ Add $429 Billion to Florida

Posted on 09/29/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press AARP Report: Florida’s “Longevity Economy” Responsible for $429B in State GDP, 6 Million Jobs AARP Florida State Director Calls on Candidates to Talk About State Role in Attracting Boomers Orlando, Fla. – AARP and Oxford Economics released a report today on Florida’s “Longevity Economy” that shows that households headed by people 50 or older generate 54 percent of the state’s Gross Domestic Product ($428.7 billion), 58 percent of the state’s jobs (6,070,000) and 67 percent of Florida’s state and local …

Where Does Florida Fit In The New ‘Longevity Economy?’

Posted on 09/25/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press Media Advisory September 25, 2014 Media Contact Only:     Kathy Marma, 866.595.7678 AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson will be available for media interviews to discuss the “Longevity Economy”  St. Petersburg, Fla. – AARP and Oxford Economics will release a report on Florida’s “Longevity Economy” Monday, Sept. 29th, 2014 detailing the economic activity supported by the consumer spending of households headed by someone age 50 and older. The report will be released on AARP Florida’s State webpage, www.aarp.org/fl. AARP Florida State …