Civil Beat Offers Daily Election Coverage

Posted on 09/18/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Press With the election getting closer, AARP has widely promoted its online Voter Guide which lets Hawaii voters see where candidates for state and federal office stand on issues important to residents age 50+. For daily information and opinions on the local election scene, check out Honolulu Civil Beat’s election page.

Livable Communities Survey Identifies Needs of Honolulu Residents 45+

Posted on 09/12/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Press A survey of older adults on Oahu ranks affordable home health care and housing among the greatest needs facing residents of the City and County of Honolulu as its population ages. The 2014 AARP Livable Communities Survey in Honolulu, Hawaii of Adults Age 45+ identifies the needs of older residents as well as gaps in community features and services. Survey respondents were asked to rate the importance of environmental, economic and social factors in eight key areas or domains. Overall, …

Abercrombie and Ige to Face Off in AARP Debates

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Press Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Sen. David Ige will participate in four separate debates sponsored by AARP Hawaii on Maui, the Big Island and Oahu in the weeks leading up to primary election. The debates are among numerous federal and state issue forums AARP has planned for this election season to help inform members and the general public on where candidates stand on public policy issues that impact their lives. The first debate will be held on Maui on July 18. This will be …

Hawaii Woman Faces 60 with ‘Fabulous’ Attitude, Publishes Book

Posted on 06/3/2014 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Press By Helen Altonn Boomers feeling depressed about aging and life changes should talk to Anna Resich, who is so excited about her life after 60, she says, “I feel like I’m a teenager going on a first date.” She will be 63 on June 24 but never thinks of her age. She said she feels the same as younger friends: “Enthusiastic about life. Looking forward to things. Every trip, I get excited. Even my social life as a single person …

AARP Hawaii Looking for Communications Volunteers

Posted on 04/25/2013 by | AARP Hawaii | Comments

Press How do you get your news about local and national events? While many of us in Hawaii watch local TV news, listen to the radio, or read a daily newspaper, across the country news consumption habits are changing rapidly. According to a new survey, nearly a third of U.S. adults say they have deserted a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the news and information they have grown accustomed to. AARP Hawaii is looking for a few communications …

AARP: Retirement Security in Doubt for Middle Class

Posted on 01/15/2013 by | AARP National | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2013 CONTACT: Tiffany Lundquist or Dave Nathan AARP: Retirement Security in Doubt for Middle Class CEO A. Barry Rand calls on policymakers to strengthen Medicare, Social Security Washington, DC – AARP CEO A. Barry Rand called for renewed focus on strengthening Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid in a speech today at the National Press Club. Rand discussed findings from AARP Public Policy Institute’s newly released “Middle Class Security Project,”  which studies how middle class …