Enter Our 'Life@50+Boston' New England Sweepstakes!

Enter Our ‘Life@50+Boston’ New England Sweepstakes!

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

Events | Massachusetts Haven’t registered yet for our Life@50+Boston event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, May 8-10? Then enter our Life@50+ New England Sweepstakes and you may win a free two-night stay at a hotel in Boston during the event! The prizes include: First Prize: Two complimentary Life@50+Boston event registrations, a two-night stay at the Courtyard Boston Downtown, and two tickets to the Life@50+ Friday Night Dance Party featuring The Spinners and Mary Wilson of The Supremes. Second Prize: Two complimentary …

Stamp Out Hunger: Watch Your Mailbox, Fill a Bag With Food, and Receive a Free Pass to Life@50+Boston

Stamp Out Hunger: Watch Your Mailbox, Fill a Bag With Food, and Receive a Free Pass to Life@50+Boston

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

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Massachusetts | Volunteering   Want to do something small to make a big difference in battling hunger in Massachusetts? And earn a free one-day pass to AARP’S upcoming national event, Life@50+Boston? This week, watch your mailbox for a Stamp Out Hunger postcard and a red plastic bag (see image at left, and below), which are being delivered to 900,000 households across Greater Boston this week by members of the National Letter Carriers Association. By filling the red bag with non-perishable food items, you’ll …

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 …