AARP GA and Delta Sigma Theta Present 50+ Expo in College Park

AARP GA and Delta Sigma Theta Present 50+ Expo in College Park

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events AARP GA is sponsoring the Delta Sigma Theta 50+ Expo this Saturday by providing educational workshops on identity fraud, Medicaid Expansion, drivers safety, and other relevant issues April 12, 9 am- 2 pm at Benjamin Banneker High School, 6015 Feldwood Road in College Park, GA. The Senior Expo is for anyone age 50 and above. General session address, workshop sessions, and Zumba will be conducted by AARP GA. No registration is required.     Schedule General Session Auditorium        9:00-9:20 Workshop One                              9:30-10:15 …

Shredding, Electronics Recycling, and CarFit Event Returning to Ellijay

Shredding, Electronics Recycling, and CarFit Event Returning to Ellijay

Posted on 03/24/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events Gilmer County Retired Educators and AARP Chapter members can help you with your Spring Cleaning this year. On Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., AARP Georgia is sponsoring a Shredding/Electronics Recycling/CarFit event at the Ellijay Church of Christ parking lot, 351 N. Main Street in Ellijay.  Help protect yourself from fraud by bringing outdated or confidential papers, receipts, and checks that are no longer needed to be shredded.   Bring personal computers, laptops, printers, keyboards, microwaves, and …

AARP Georgia Announces City of Augusta as an Age-Friendly Community

Posted on 02/11/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events AARP Georgia is pleased to announce that the City of Augusta has requested to be designated as an Age-Friendly Community in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, affiliated with the World Health Organization (WHO). In partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Augusta and the Richmond County Commission, AARP Georgia is hosting an Open House to provide more information on what denotes an Age-Friendly Community on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the KROC Center, …

Documentary Showcases Senior Hunger

Posted on 12/15/2013 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Events        Join us for live viewings in Macon and Chamblee of Senior Hunger in Georgia, a 30-minute, made-for-TV documentary detailing the plight of the hungry. Told in a series of short interviews, a mix of aid recipients, SNAP coordinators, government officials and food bank operators outline the severity and persistence of the problem, which remains unabated even as the economy slowly recovers, and covers what’s being done to assist.        “Hunger remains a major problem in Georgia, especially for older …

NASCAR star driver Jeff Gordon to help fight hunger in Georgia

NASCAR star driver Jeff Gordon to help fight hunger in Georgia

Posted on 08/20/2013 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Events Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion driver Jeff Gordon will visit the Athens Community Council on Aging on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. to work alongside student volunteers from the Campus Kitchen at UGA (CKUGA), part of the nationwide Campus Kitchens network that rescues excess food to provide healthy meals to older adults in need. Gordon drives the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, sponsored by AARP Foundation as part of its commitment to draw …

Life@50+, AARP’s National Event and Expo, comes to Georgia

Life@50+, AARP’s National Event and Expo, comes to Georgia

Posted on 08/5/2013 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Events Life@50+, AARP’s National Event and Expo, is in our backyard this year! Atlanta will host the event Oct. 3-5, and you’ve got so many great reasons to register: world-class entertainers, dynamic speakers, lifestyle and learning sessions and a jam-packed exhibit floor. Along with all that will go on in the Georgia World Congress Center, join us on Thursday, Oct. 3rd as we head out into the community for the 2013 Life@50+ Day of Service and a wide range of volunteer …