Grandparents Day with the Portland Sea Dogs! Discounted Tix!!

Posted on 07/15/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events | Maine Ready for some fun at a discount?  August 30th is Grandparents Day with the Portland Sea Dogs and you can get tickets at a great discount if you are an AARP member!   Just click here for all the details: https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2/Buy.asp?EventID=104195&PromoCode=GoDogs   We hope you have a great time!         Image: Portland Sea Dogs

Exciting New Discount for AARP Members in Maine!

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Local Resources | Maine At AARP believe that no one’s possibilities should ever be limited by their age. We constantly strive to help people realize their goals and dreams. Have you ever dreamed of learning to sail on Maine’s lakes or off the rocky coast? AARP Maine is excited to announce a new agreement with SailMaine that will allow AARP members to take their fun and educational sailing courses at a discounted rate! SailMaine is a nonprofit community sailing center located on the Portland …

Volunteer Opportunity! AARP Foundation Seeks Tax-Aide Coordinator in Maine

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

Maine | Volunteering         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 3, 2014       AARP Maine Announces Search for Next AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator   Seeks Individual to Serve in Key Role and Represent AARP Maine Membership of 231,000     PORTLAND: AARP Maine announced today that the Association seeks a volunteer leader to serve as their new AARP Foundation Tax-Aide State Coordinator.The successful applicant will become part of a venerable tradition that spans every one of AARP’s 53 state …

AARP Maine Welcomes New Outreach Director

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Maine The AARP Maine State Office is excited to announce that Japhet Els has joined the team as Outreach Director. Japhet has more than ten years of experience in grassroots campaigns and communications and is eager to utilize his knowledge and skills with AARP Maine. As Outreach Director, Japhet will be responsible for engaging AARP members, volunteers, policymakers, and other community partners on issues that impact Mainers 50+ and their families. Working on a political campaign in 2003, Japhet became fascinated …

Attention Budding Entrepreneurs

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

Maine | Money & Work AARP is working with the Small Business Administration to offer free webinars for budding entrepreneurs age 50-plus. The online courses offer advice on how to jump-start a new venture or expand a small business. Participants can learn how to write a business plan, finance start-up costs and build a customer base. “These courses can help the growing ranks of boomers who want to go into business for themselves—whether because of a layoff, a need for supplemental income or the desire …

Celebrating Social Security in Maine…and We Need YOU!

Posted on 06/20/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy | Maine As We Celebrate Social Security’s Birthday, Why Not Share Your Own Story? Plus: We need your help to protect Social Security benefits – please sign our online petition!   On August 14th, Americans everywhere can celebrate 79 years of Social Security. When the Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935, almost half of all older Americans lived in poverty.  At first, Social Security was just a retirement program. Today, it offers survivors’ benefits, benefits to a retiree’s spouse, …