Call Our Tele-Town Hall Tonight To Discuss Long-Distance Guardianship Bill

Call Our Tele-Town Hall Tonight To Discuss Long-Distance Guardianship Bill

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

Advocacy | Events | Massachusetts Are you a caregiver for someone who lives in another state? Have you gone through the lengthy and expensive court proceedings to become this person’s legal guardian? If so, do you know that, currently, the legal guardianship you’ve established in another state is not recognized in Massachusetts? Help AARP Massachusetts change this by joining the conversation about passing the Uniform Adult Guardianship bill currently before the Massachusetts state legislature. If passed, the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act …

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 | Massachusetts 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 …

Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings, April 15, 2014

Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings, April 15, 2014

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

Events | Massachusetts | Press & News Media Today, on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, we reflect on the resilience and courage of Bostonians — spectators, runners and first responders alike. Above all, our hearts are with the families of those who lost their lives, as well as those who sustained injuries, and whose lives are forever changed. AARP Massachusetts is proud to be part of what makes Boston Strong. The 2014 Boston Marathon is Monday, April 21, 2014. You can find complete marathon information regarding …

Life@50+Boston Volunteer Spotlight: JANE AHERN-DEFILLIPPI

Life@50+Boston Volunteer Spotlight: JANE AHERN-DEFILLIPPI

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events | Massachusetts | Press & News Media | Volunteering Melrose resident Jane Ahern-DeFillippi is no stranger to volunteering her time and talents for AARP Massachusetts. For many years, she has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for those aged 50 and older. Once again, Ahern-DeFillippi joins 800 volunteers participating in Life@50+ │ AARP’s National Event and Expo to be held May 8 through 10 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. We caught up with Ahern-DeFillippi at a recent volunteer training and asked what she likes best about volunteering …

AARP Testifies in Favor of Uniform Adult Guardianship Bill

AARP Testifies in Favor of Uniform Adult Guardianship Bill

Posted on 04/9/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Massachusetts | Press & News Media AARP Massachusetts and other supporters of the uniform adult guardianship bill before the Massachusetts legislature were on Beacon Hill today, testifying in favor of HB 1366, which, if passed,  would make uniform guardianship law in the Bay State. The bill’s official name, An Act Relative to Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction, is under review by the state Joint Committee on the Judiciary (UAGPPJ). Mike Festa, AARP Massachusetts state director, gave testimony before the Joint Committee earlier today. Festa has written …

Life@50+Boston Volunteer Spotlight: LOUISE MYERS

Life@50+Boston Volunteer Spotlight: LOUISE MYERS

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

Massachusetts | Press & News Media | Volunteering North Chelmsford resident Louise Myers is no stranger to volunteering her time and talents for AARP Massachusetts. For the past 22 years, she has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for those aged 50 and older. Once again, Myers joins 800 volunteers participating in Life@50+ — AARP’s National Event and Expo to be held May 8 through 10 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. We caught up with Myers at a recent volunteer training and asked what she likes …