Interested in “Exploring Entrepreneurship”? Attend the MVCC Expo Breakfast Forum

Posted on 08/18/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events Have you always dreamed of quitting your 9-5 job and starting your own business? Or perhaps you’ve been laid off and have an entrepreneurial idea kicking around? Or maybe you just have an exciting new business idea? Whatever the case, you’re cordially invited to join AARP Massachusetts at “Exploring Entrepreneurship” at the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Expo Breakfast Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in Andover! Learn about the myriad programs and resources available by hearing from experts from AARP …

AARP Partners with Agencies to Combat Hunger in Western Massachusetts

Posted on 08/12/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events Volunteers to Help Eligible Residents at SNAP Benefit Clinics in Western, MA Seniors on fixed incomes often have to make difficult choices between heating their homes, paying for essential medications, or putting food on the table.  Food assistance programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, can provide those Massachusetts residents 60+ and those with disabilities, a monthly benefit towards the costs of nutritious and healthy food. A cornerstone of the nation’s nutritional safety net, …

Stay Safe in Your Home: Attend an AARP HomeFit Workshop and Learn to Make Your Home Age-Friendly

Posted on 08/11/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events As you age and your body changes, is your home doing the same? An odd question, perhaps, but one worth asking if you want to remain safe—and in your home—for as long as possible. A 2010 AARP survey showed that nearly 90 percent of people age 45+ want to stay in their homes as they age. And why not? Home represents comfort and familiarity, things we all crave. But those steep back steps that you used to scoot up may now leave …

Meet Your Favorite American Idol Finalist and Go Backstage at the Live Tour in Boston!

Posted on 07/3/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events Are you a fan of American Idol? Do you dream about seeing your favorite contestants up close? Well today may be your lucky day… The American Idol Live Tour is stopping in Boston on Wednesday July 9 and we have tickets and backstage passes to give away, allowing you to meet the 10 finalists from American Idol Season 13! We’re giving away a total of 5 pairs of tickets and backstage passes (two tickets & two backstage passes per winner) through …

You’re Invited! AARP Massachusetts and Movies for Grownups Host Free Film Event and Food Drive

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events AARP Massachusetts invites you and a guest to a free AARP Movies for Grownups pre-release screening on Thursday, July 10, of And So It Goes, a new film starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas. Come enjoy the film and meet AARP Massachusetts staff, volunteers, and fellow AARP MA members at the event. We’ll have a table there with information about what we’re offering in your community and throughout the state to help every 50+ Massachusetts resident live his or her …

Find Your ‘What’s Next?’ Moment at a Life Reimagined Checkup in West Springfield!

Posted on 06/30/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Events At AARP, “real possibilities” means that anything is possible and that age doesn’t define people. In fact, we believe that age and experience can expand—not limit—possibilities. Figuring out those possiblities is where AARP’s Life Reimagined program comes in! Life Reimagined is like a personalized guidance system. You start where you are in your life, and— through a series of fun, simple exercises—see where the possibilities lead you. The free program, called a “Checkup,” includes six practices that guide you through making a …