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

Press           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, …

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

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 …

New AARP Report Profiles Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

New AARP Report Profiles Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2014 CONTACT Dave Nathan 202-434-2598 dnathan@aarp.org New AARP Report Profiles the Most Likely Victims of Online Fraud 34 Million May Be at Higher Risk Based on Behavior and Life Experience Washington, DC – A major national AARP study identifies an online victim profile based on 15 key behaviors and life experiences that increase a person’s vulnerability to online fraud.   The report, “Caught in the Scammer’s Net,” a national survey of 11,000 adults, finds that 34 …

AARP Maine Issues Response to State of the State Address

AARP Maine Issues Response to State of the State Address

Posted on 02/4/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Press     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/04/2014 Contacts:         Lori Parham, AARP Maine State Director lparham@aarp.org or 400-1026 Jane Margesson, AARP Maine Communications Director jmargesson@aarp.org 229-5628   AARP Maine Responds to Governor’s 2014 State-of-the-State Address Organization Disappointed by Lack of Acknowledgement of Issues Affecting Older Mainers    PORTLAND: AARP Maine is responding tonight to Governor Paul LePage’s State-of-the-State address delivered this evening in Augusta. “On behalf of our more than 230,000 members in Maine, AARP expects strong executive and legislative leadership across party lines,” said Lori Parham, AARP Maine State Director.  “As the …

AARP Maine Announces 2014 Legislative Agenda

AARP Maine Announces 2014 Legislative Agenda

Posted on 02/4/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Press       ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: January 6, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   AARP Maine Releases 2014 Legislative Agenda Voting Records to be Publicized at End of Session   PORTLAND: With the 126th legislative session just underway, AARP Maine is releasing today their 2014 legislative agenda.  Throughout the session, AARP Maine will track bills that impact Mainers 50+ such as affordable health care, consumer issues, prescription drug costs, and state budget decisions. AARP Maine will publish a full legislative voting summary at the end of the session which …

Medical Associations, AARP Push for Expanding Health Coverage in Maine

Medical Associations, AARP Push for Expanding Health Coverage in Maine

Posted on 10/4/2013 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Press                    MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACTS:     Jessa Barnard, Associate General Counsel Maine Medical Association 207-462-5713 and jbarnard@mainemed.com Jane Margesson, Communications Director AARP Maine 207-229-5628 and jmargesson@aarp.org PORTLAND – The Maine Medical Association (MMA), American Medical Association (AMA) and AARP will hold a joint press conference on Saturday, October 5th.  These non-profits will discuss the new health insurance marketplace, opportunities for enrollment, and concerns regarding Maine’s failure to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid under …