Election Issues: All About the Future

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Georgia By Drew Jubera Georgia’s election cycle has featured candidates bearing some of the state’s most prominent political surnames: Carter, Nunn, Perdue. In the governor’s race, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is being challenged by Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter. In the U.S. Senate race, Michelle Nunn (D), daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn, faces David Perdue (R), a cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue. Yet, the Nov. 4 elections are all about the future. For …

AARP Georgia Presents Brother Outsider Film in Celebration of Atlanta Black Gay Pride 2014

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events | Georgia AARP Georgia in collaboration with In the Life Atlanta is screening the film, Brother Outsider illuminating the life and work of Bayard Rustin, a visionary activist and strategist who has been called “the unknown hero” of the civil rights movement. A tireless crusader for justice, a disciple of Gandhi, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr., and the architect of the legendary 1963 March on Washington, Rustin dared to live as an openly gay man during the fiercely homophobic 1940s, …

Help Georgians Save Money

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work We are seeking people, who wish to help others, and we will provide complete, free training for qualified applicants in the following roles: TAX  PREPARERS: Needed throughout the State from January to April.  No prior experience required. Training will be offered, but applicants must have computer knowledge. CLIENT FACILITATORS: Needed throughout the state and are responsible to check in clients and make sure they have all the necessary paper work to have taxes prepared. COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANTS: Needed throughout the state …

Five Habits of Smart Drivers

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Georgia | Health & Wellbeing By Julie E. Lee The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released some encouraging news: today’s drivers age 70 and older are less likely to be involved in crashes than previous generations. If they do crash, they are also less likely to be killed or seriously injured. The Institute claims this is a result of safer cars and healthier individuals. Maintaining a healthy mental and physical state is critical to all aspects of our lives. The same is true for …

Toma control de tus deudas

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Español | Georgia | Money & Work por Jean C. Setzfand Sea la hipoteca, las tarjetas de crédito o los préstamos para estudiantes de los chicos, la deuda de consumo representa, para millones de personas, una carga muy pesada. Cuando tienes mucha deuda, se te dificulta mucho más ahorrar para la jubilación. En la actualidad, más estadounidenses que nunca acumulan deudas que deben seguir pagando durante la jubilación. Aunque puede consolarte saber que no eres el único con deudas, también puedes hacer algo para enfrentarte al problema. …

Cinco costumbres de los conductores sagaces

Posted on 08/5/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Español | Georgia por Julie E. Lee El Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (Instituto de Seguros para la Seguridad en las Carreteras) recientemente publicó noticias alentadoras: los conductores de 70 años de edad y mayores en la actualidad son menos propensos a involucrarse en colisiones automovilísticas que las generaciones anteriores. Si chocan, también son menos propensos a lesionarse gravemente o perder sus vidas. El instituto afirma que esto se debe a los automóviles más seguros e individuos más saludables. Mantenerse saludable mental y …