Tips to Stay Safe From Fraud – Televised Forum on Sat. Nov. 22nd

Posted on 11/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen.  Fraud and scams rob Americans of billions of dollars every year. We’re fighting back with the AARP Fraud Watch Network. Would you like to learn tips on how to keep yourself and your family safe from the scam artists’ latest tricks? Tune in on Saturday, November 22nd at 12:00 noon for a special 30-minute televised forum on WFVX Fox 22 out of Bangor.  AARP Maine Communications Director, Jane Margesson, leads the discussion on …

Learn How to Save Money and Make Smart Choices w/ Jean Chatzky

Posted on 11/6/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events If you would like to learn how to save money and make smart choices, whether you are a retiree or just thinking about retiring, tune in to hear Jean Chatzky on “Senior Talk” on WVOM FM.  The program is now available by podcast. Jean Chatzky, AARP’s financial ambassador, is a best-selling author and an award-winning personal finance journalist. She is the finance editor for NBC’s Today show and the host of Cash Call With Jean Chatzky on RLTV.  Jean believes knowing how to manage money is one …

AARP Maine Voter Engagement Tour Kicks Off with a Bang!

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events Check out the great coverage of the tour kickoff on WABI (CBS): http://bit.ly/1oRfa4X and Channel 7 (NBC): http://on.wcsh6.com/Zec9EM   MEDIA RELEASE October 7, 2014 CONTACT: Jane Margesson: AARP Maine Communications Director (207) 229-5628  or  jmargesson@aarp.org   Lori Parham: AARP Maine State Director (207) 400-1026  or  lparham@aarp.org   AARP Maine Voter Engagement Tour Kicks Off in Bangor with Over 100 in Attendance First of over 20 Non-Partisan Community Conversations Reflects Financial, Health Concerns of Maine’s Most Active Voting Demographic BANGOR: AARP …

AARP Maine Embarks on Our 2014 Voter Engagement Tour! Please join us!

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

Events     Election Day is just around the corner and AARP Maine is getting ready to embark on a statewide voter engagement tour throughout October and into November!  We’re stopping in communities from York County all the way to Aroostook and we hope to meet you and your family along the way! What’s on your mind this election season?  Protecting Social Security?  Finding ways to stay in your own home and community in the years ahead?  Protecting Medicare?  We are hosting “community …

Your Turn to Ask the Candidates: MPBN’s Maine Calling

Posted on 09/28/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events Voters 50+ and the 2014 Election Across party lines, voters 50 and older worry that a secure future will be out of reach. They want candidates to focus on improving their financial security, as they think their incomes have not kept up with their cost of living—especially health costs, taxes and retirement security. The overwhelming majority of 50-plus voters want to live independently as they age, and they see this as a critical election issue. MPBN’s radio call-in program Maine Calling …

Happy 104th Birthday to Cora Brown of the AARP Greater Portland Chapter!!

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events                 Happy Birthday to Cora Brown who turned 104 this week! Cora is one of 2 remaining charter members of the Chapter, which was established 51 years ago. The other, Lora Coffin, is 92 and still attends meetings, as Cora did at that age. The Chapter has honored them both by according them lifetime membership status.  On behalf of all of us at AARP, we send you our warmest wishes!   Are you …