Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events | Maine | Money & Work Do you want to turn your ideas into a business reality?  We can help!   AARP Maine and SBA are holding Encore Entrepreneur events in April and you’re invited!   AARP Maine and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are teaming up to hold an Encore Entrepreneur mentoring events on April 23rd , 24th and April 25th in three different locations and we hope you will attend!  The events, which are free and open to AARP members and non-members, are …

Speak Up About Central Maine Power's Proposed Rate Increases

Speak Up About Central Maine Power’s Proposed Rate Increases

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Maine             Speak up now or pay more later! Your Central Maine Power rates could be on the rise. Central Maine Power wants to change the way it charges customers.  The energy giant which delivers electricity to more than 500,000 Maine households is proposing a rate increase that AARP believes is unfair and unreasonable. Three ways to get involved: 1.      Sign our petition: Tell the Public Utilities Commission to vote NO on increasing profits for Central …

Listen to AARP and Attorney General Janet Mills Discuss Fraud on WVOM Radio!

Listen to AARP and Attorney General Janet Mills Discuss Fraud on WVOM Radio!

Posted on 04/17/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Home & Family | Local Resources Recently, AARP Maine teamed up with Attorney General Janet Mills and AARP Vermont State Director Greg Marchildon to discuss fraud prevention in our state on the wonderful radio program “Senior Talk” hosted by Carol Higgins Taylor.  You can listen to all three segments (about 25 minutes total) by clicking on the links, below.   iStock_000021750852Large.jpg  

Time to Nominate a Great Volunteer for AARP's Annual Award!

Time to Nominate a Great Volunteer for AARP’s Annual Award!

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Maine | Press | Volunteering           AARP MAINE SEEKS “ANDRUS AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE” NOMINEES Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community   PORTLAND — AARP Maine announced today that the organization is seeking nominations for its 2014 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.  The annual award is named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, …

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events | Maine What do the following people have in common? Whoopi Goldberg and Jay Leno; Laura Bush and Barbara Pierce Bush; The Moody Blues*; Linda Ronstadt; HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri… They’re all coming to Life@50+ this May 8-10 in Boston! And with more than 50 planned lifestyle and learning sessions, nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, we really do have something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP …

AARP Maine Disappointed with Failure of Senate to Override LePage Veto of Medicaid Expansion

AARP Maine Disappointed with Failure of Senate to Override LePage Veto of Medicaid Expansion

Posted on 04/11/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Maine | Press         RELEASE: 04/11/2014 Contact:        Lori Parham (207) 400-1026 lparham@aarp.org Jane Margesson (207) 229-5628 jmargesson@aarp.org AARP Maine Disappointed with Failure of Senate to Override Governor’s Veto of Medicaid Expansion Pledges to Keep Fighting for Access to Health Care Coverage for Older Adults PORTLAND: AARP Maine, a leader of the Cover Maine Now coalition, expressed disappointment today that the Maine Senate was unsuccessful in overriding Governor Paul LePage’s veto of LD 1487, the bill which calls for the expansion of affordable health care services under the Affordable Care Act.   “On behalf of our 230,000 members …