AARP Georgia Offers Free Smart Device Training for 50+ Population

Posted on 07/18/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events Bridging the Digital Divide is the aim of the AARP T.E.K. (technology, education, knowledge) program in Georgia. Each free session/workshop is structured with a main instructor providing the tutorial and teaching with individual TEK Guides providing one-on-one instruction. Attendees will learn touchscreen basics, applications, photo sharing, texting, video chat, and more. T.E.K.  is being offered currently in Metro Atlanta, Macon-Bibb, and Augusta.   For registration at AARP TEK Workshops, please call: 1-866-740-6931   Upcoming sessions include:   Macon July 30, …

Aging Conference to Focus on Communities

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Aging well is good for people and wine—so what better place to host a conference on aging than a winery resort? Eli Lilly and Company and AARP Georgia are sponsoring the Georgia Gerontology Society’s 2014 conference, Aged to Perfection, July 28-30 at the Chateau Elan in Braselton. The conference provides continuing education for researchers, educators, advocates, legislators and service providers. “These professionals take what they learn back to their communities to improve the lives of older Georgians across the state,” …

AARP Georgia and SAGE Offer Life Reimagined® Check-Up to Fulfill New Dreams

Posted on 06/18/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events WHO:              AARP Georgia and SAGE Atlanta are collaborating to help the local LGBT 50+ population live life to the fullest. WHAT:             Life Reimagined® Check-Up is a 2-hour “guided” conversation, which allows participants to imagine (or reimagine!) a life goal or unfulfilled dream and chart a path to make it happen. WHERE:           The Phillip Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Avenue, NE, Annex, Atlanta, GA 30307 WHEN:             Thursday, June 26, 2014, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, refreshments will be served at 6:00 pm WHY:               In …

AARP Georgia Sponsors Fraud Workshops and Shredding Event in Columbus

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events           WHO:              This event is in partnership with the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, AARP GreaterColumbus Georgia Chapter 5378, Feeding the Valley, and Springer Opera House.Special thanks to River Mill Data Management.   WHAT:             Community members will learn about the most common scams and identity thefttactics as part of the AARP Fraud Watch Network.  Free workshops are available and shredding services will be provided in theparking lot. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods for the Feeding the …

2014 Andrus Awards for Community Service Applications Open

Posted on 05/29/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events The annual Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award. It recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich their communities in ways that are consistent with AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service, and that inspire others to volunteer. Only one volunteer per state (or couple performing service together) can receive the Award.   Click 2014 Andrus Award Nomination form to download. You can also submit your nomination online:  www.AARP.org/AndrusAward …

PLEASE READ: VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM AARP

Posted on 05/2/2014 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Events An incorrect phone number was included for the AARP Georgia state office in our New Member Welcome Kit and possibly in other materials. AARP included the incorrect number in the New Member Welcome Kit which was sent by mail between December 2013 and April 2014. We apologize for this error and any inconvenience it may have caused. The correct phone number for AARP Georgia is 866-295-7281. Please use this number when attempting to reach AARP Georgia. If you have any …