AARP Helps Georgians Ages 50+ Navigate Age Discrimination in the Workplace and Increase Job Marketability

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work Join AARP for a live panel discussion to hear how to navigate the issue of age discrimination in the workplace and what you can do to increase your job marketability. Panelists include: Cheryl Matheis, AARP Sr. Principal and Counsel; Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan, Assistant Professor Gerontology Institute, Georgia State University; Rita Izaquirre, Human Resources Director;  Jackson Spalding; Steven Wagner, Senior Trail Attorney, EEOC. AARP is working to ensure older workers are judged on their skills and abilities, not their age. Friday, …

AARP Georgia and NAACP Offer Free Financial Resources in Savannah

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia | Money & Work AARP Georgia and the 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, Savannah State University, King-Frazier Student Union Atrium, 3219 College St, Savannah, GA 31404. AARP is working to ensure Georgians have the financial security they need to take charge of their future and live independently as they age. SCHEDULE: Oct. 10, 2014 11:30am-12:45pm Economic Empowerment …

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

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

Events | Georgia  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, …

A Majority of Americans Haven’t Practiced Emergency Preparedness

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP GA | Comments

Georgia America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign offers specific actions to prepare for a disaster A recent survey conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that nearly 70 percent of Americans have not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school or home in the past two years. Knowing what to do in the event of a disaster or emergency is the message of the America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide grassroots campaign for action to increase …

Election Issues: All About the Future

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Georgia By Drew Jubera Georgia’s election cycle has featured candidates bearing some of the state’s most prominent political surnames: Carter, Nunn, Perdue. In the governor’s race, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is being challenged by Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter. In the U.S. Senate race, Michelle Nunn (D), daughter of former Sen. Sam Nunn, faces David Perdue (R), a cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue. Yet, the Nov. 4 elections are all about the future. For …