Aging Conference to Focus on Communities

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

Local Resources 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,” …

PLEASE READ: VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM AARP

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

Local Resources 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 …

Volunteer Gary Cecil Awarded Prestigious Andrus Award

Posted on 11/7/2013 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Local Resources Gary Cecil has been selected to receive the 2013 AARP Georgia Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Georgia selected Gary Cecil for his remarkable service, which has greatly benefited his community, supported AARP’s vision and mission and inspired other volunteers. Gary Cecil has donated more than 1,000 hours to AARP Georgia community events, leading others through his unfailing dedication to improving life for those over 50. His …

How to Lend a Hand During Tax Season; Volunteers Needed for Various Roles

Posted on 11/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Local Resources By Bill Sanders Peter Tartikoff, of Sandy Springs, doesn’t mind missing a few rounds of golf during tax season. Time away from the fairways isn’t a sacrifice because he likes assisting people who look to AARP Foundation Tax-Aide for help with their returns. Its focus is on low- and moderate-income taxpayers 60 and older, but it is open to anyone. Tax-Aide requires a small army of volunteers to provide the free service. For 10 weeks during tax season, Tartikoff, 71, …

Tucker Civic group, AARP host ‘Caring for the Long Term’ on Sept. 19

Posted on 08/16/2013 by | AARP Georgia | Comments

Local Resources Chances are that everyone will either provide long-term care to a loved one at some point or receive that care. When that happens, will you know what to do or how to find the resources you need? The Tucker Civic Association and AARP Georgia will join forces on Sept. 19 to present “Caring for the Long Term.” The program will be offered at the Main Street Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church of Tucker, 2367 Main Street, from 6:30 p.m. …

Celebrating Age: Planning for Positive Aging

Posted on 04/15/2013 by | AARP Louisiana | Comments

Local Resources AARP Georgia celebrates the attitude that age is just a number and life is what you make it. That’s why we are inviting you to attend “Celebrating Age: Planning for Positive Aging”, a fun filled day of various lifestyle trainings meant to equip you with the resources you need to plan for and teach your community about positive aging!   Celebrating Age is an opportunity to learn about what the Center can offer you, how to use us as a right resource, …