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 | Georgia 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  Help protect yourself from fraud by bringing outdated or confidential papers, receipts, and checks that are no longer needed to be shredded.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 …

ACA Marketplace Enrollment Offered In Macon

ACA Marketplace Enrollment Offered In Macon

Posted on 03/13/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Health & Wellbeing March 31 is the last day to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace, and there is assistance available. AARP Georgia is hosting a Health Insurance Marketplace to help Macon residents learn more and get assistance in enrollment. The free event will take place Thursday, March 20, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Wingate by Wyndham, (Between Cracker Barrel & Cheddar’s), 100 Northcrest Boulevard, (Riverside), Macon. Attendees are asked to prepare a list of health care providers that are used to ensure the …

AARP Hosts 50+Job Fair in Lithonia

AARP Hosts 50+Job Fair in Lithonia

Posted on 03/13/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work AARP Georgia is hosting the 50+ Job Fair in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) on Thursday, March 20 in DeKalb County for workers 50 years old and older. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road in Lithonia. GDOL staff will be available to provide applicants with information on resume-writing and interviewing skills. Other resources available at the fair include information on healthcare, housing, and …

AARP Sponsors Autocross This Spring Promoting Driver Safety

AARP Sponsors Autocross This Spring Promoting Driver Safety

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia Atlanta Motor Speedway will host an American Street Car Series autocross event during the Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama on April 26-27. The American Street Car Series, which hosts autocross events around the country, will coordinate an autocross open to all show participants.  The competition is open for autocross veterans, as well as drivers interested in giving it a try.  There is no additional charge for the autocross competition as it is included with the show participant entry fee. The Autocross …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Provides Free Tax Assistance and Preparation

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Provides Free Tax Assistance and Preparation

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service. In 2013, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide’s 35,000 volunteers at nearly 6,000 sites provided 2.6 …

AARP GA Calls on Legislators to Fund Home and Community-Based Supports

AARP GA Calls on Legislators to Fund Home and Community-Based Supports

Posted on 02/24/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Advocacy | Georgia The Wednesday, February 26 Be There 4 Seniors Rally is hosted by aging advocates including AARP Georgia. This year the rally will be held in conjunction with Senior Week at the Capitol. When people stay in their homes and communities supported by family caregivers with home and community-based supports, Georgia saves money now and lessens the costs of care in the future. The rally calls for legislators to recognize the increased requirements for funding and life-sustaining services for older adults in Georgia …