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

Press 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

Excitement building for AARP-sponsored Jacksonville Jazz Festival

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

Press 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 …

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AARP Florida Report Profiles the Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press A new AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud. The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” a survey of 926 Florida adults finds that 2.7 million Internet users may be at increased risk of being victimized based on this new profile. The study, which compared victims and non-victims, finds that it is the combination of online behaviors and life experiences that put a person at …

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

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 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

Press 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 unveils new look of 2014 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS at Jacksonville International Auto Show

AARP Florida unveils new look of 2014 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS at Jacksonville International Auto Show

Posted on 02/7/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press Jacksonville, Fla. – AARP officially unveiled the new look of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS Friday at the Prime Osborn III Convention Center during the Jacksonville International Car & Truck Show, drawing the attention of enthusiastic race fans and car enthusiasts from across the First Coast. With the launch of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season coming up soon at the Daytona 500 on Feb. 23, race fans’ enthusiasm is mounting.  AARP and AARP Foundation launched Drive to …