New Holiday Family Trip: National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Posted on 12/3/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events AARP Georgia and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. (NCCHR) are unveiling a special discount to AARP members as part of NCCHR’s inaugural year membership campaign. AARP Georgia values its 1 million members within the state and the organization is excited to expand its local membership benefits. This partnership will allow AARP members access to a 30% discount on a one-year Founding Membership to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. This special offer is valid through …

Registration Open for AARP Driver Safety Classes at Emory

Posted on 12/3/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events Are you having a hard time finding intellectual or social stimulation in retirement?  More than 100 Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes (OLLI) throughout the United States offer classes, excursions, and social events for people just like you – and now AARP is partnering with OLLI at Emory University to offer a special driver safety course at the Executive Park location on Wednesday, January 14 and January 21 from 1:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. AARP’s Driver Safety is the nation’s first and …

Help Alleviate Burden of Student Debt

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Student debt can create financial headaches for years after graduation, and African Americans are particularly vulnerable to being left with big education bills. AARP Georgia is stepping in to help with a Fix the Debt cocktail reception at the Westin Peachtree Plaza on Dec. 13. Attendees are asked to make a donation of $75 or more to alleviate student debt at historically black colleges in the Atlanta area. There will be a panel discussion featuring Dennis Kimbro, Julianne Malveaux and …

AARP Georgia Offers Three For Free Event In Macon-Bibb

Posted on 10/20/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events Macon-Bibb County area residents can safely dispose of outdated documents, outdated prescriptions, and have their cars checked for best mirror and seat placement at a free event Saturday, October 25, Central City Park, 180 Willie Smokie Glover Drive. Activities begin at 10 a.m. and will run through 2 p.m. on October 25.  The event is co-sponsored by AARP Georgia and the Macon-Bibb County Parks and Recreation Department. The three-for-free event is an Age-Friendly Community Service Event.  Macon-Bibb County was designated …

AARP Georgia and NAACP Offer Financial Resources for Communities of Color During Statewide Conference

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events  AARP Georgia and the Georgia NAACP are collaborating to tackle the issue of financial security and rising debt in the community by offering workshops and resources addressing: credit repair, debt reduction, budgets, and preparing for retirement. October 10-11, 2014, Savannah State University, King-Frazier Student Union Atrium, 3219 College St, Savannah, GA 31404   SCHEDULE: Oct. 10, 2014 11:30am-12:45pm Economic Empowerment Workshops 1pm-4pm Free 20-Minute Sessions with Certified Financial Planners   Oct. 11, 2014 9am-1pm Free 20-Minute Sessions with Certified Financial …

Where do Georgia Candidates Stand on Issues Impacting Quality of Life?

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Events AARP Georgia has released its nonpartisan voter guide featuring positions from the state’s Senatorial candidates – in their own words – on critical issues including Social Security, Medicare, and financial security. Voters of all ages may view the voter guides at www.aarp.org/yourvote. “AARP feels it is important that our members know and understand where candidates stand on key issues in Georgia.  These often become pocket issues that impact our quality of life as it relates to housing, health care, education, …