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 …

AARP presents Miami Seaquarium’s Flipper with AARP life size membership card in honor of 50th anniversary

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press CONTACT: Jessyca Sosa jsosa@aarp.org 954-646-4584 AARP PRESENTS MIAMI SEAQUARIUM’S FLIPPER WITH AARP LIFE SIZE MEMBERSHIP CARD IN HONOR OF 50th ANNIVERSARY WHO: AARP Florida, AARP Members, AARP Volunteers and Miami Seaquarium WHAT: AARP presents Flipper with Life size Membership Card for 50th Anniversary WHEN: Friday, September 12, 2014 TIME: 11 a.m. WHERE: Miami Seaquarium 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL 33149 (305) 361-5705 WHY: Miami Seaquarium, the original film location of the popular TV series “Flipper,” commemorates the 50th Anniversary of …

Join AARP Jacksonville for our Boomer Academy series

Posted on 08/21/2014 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 thought leaders who can give you …

AARP survey: Voters 50+ worried about finances, economy

Posted on 08/19/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Press AARP SURVEY: MOST FLORIDA VOTERS 50+ SAY INCOMES FALLING BEHIND INFLATION; HALF SAY THEY HAVE OR WILL POSTPONE RETIREMENT TO SAVE MORE New survey shows non-retired Florida voters worried about financial future, strongly in favor of more help for family caregivers; most say they have or will be caregivers St. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As Florida’s November elections approach, Florida voters age 50+ are worried about their finances, with nearly six in 10 saying their incomes are falling behind the cost …