Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

Turn Your Ideas into a Business Reality

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

Events 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 …

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 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 …

Take an Online Course at Harvard for Free

Take an Online Course at Harvard for Free

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events           Do you want to go to take a class at Harvard for free? Now’s your chance! Starting today, April 7th, Harvard University will be launching a new, free online course about health policy in the United States. You’ll have the opportunity to learn the essentials of U.S. health care policy from some of the nation’s top experts, at your convenience. Click here to learn more and to register. To watch a promotional video about the …

Stamp Out Hunger in Maine on May 10th!

Stamp Out Hunger in Maine on May 10th!

Posted on 03/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events Help AARP Stamp Out Hunger in Maine   One person going hungry in Maine is one person too many.  Ours is a state with a far-flung population and many who live here are on low or fixed incomes.  One third of Mainers 65+, for example, rely on Social Security for 100 percent of their income, just over $1000 per month.  Every extra expense can have a ripple effect forcing at-risk seniors to have to choose between paying their basic living …

We Need You! Volunteer Maine Elections Advocates!

We Need You! Volunteer Maine Elections Advocates!

Posted on 03/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events We are getting ready for the election season and we need YOU! AARP Maine is recruiting volunteers to help with nonpartisan outreach to voters across the state on issues such as health care and retirement security.  All volunteers will be fully trained and readied to help us run voter workshops, staff tables at events, speak to community groups and help coordinate a voter bus tour in the fall to listen to Mainers across the state. Our training is set for May 13th.  …

Aging in Maine Film Screening Tour

Aging in Maine Film Screening Tour

Posted on 03/17/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events Organizers of the Camden International Film Festival have announced their Aging in Maine screening tour, a new statewide program that brings award-winning documentary films and discussions to several different Maine communities between March and July 2014. The tour is the second part of CIFF’s inaugural Engagement Summit: Aging in Maine, a unique program that connects Maine-based nonprofit leaders with the documentary films and filmmakers to develop community-based social action campaigns designed to engage audiences in thoughtful inter-generational dialogue around the …