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

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

Volunteering 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 …

Find Your ‘What’s Next?’ Through a Life Reimagined Check-Up

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

Volunteering 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. Perhaps you’re still working but looking to incorporate volunteer work into your life. Perhaps you’re retired but itching to do more and give back. Maybe you’ve always wanted to venture out on your own—in a business or personal sense—but haven’t had the courage or belief in yourself. Or perhaps you’re out of work and …

Advocacy Alert: Email Your Senator to Support Important Amendments in Budget Vote this Week

Posted on 05/20/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Volunteering Beginning Wednesday, May 21, 2014, the Massachusetts State Senate will begin debate on numerous budgetary line items and amendments as the legislative body moves toward a final vote on the Commonwealth’s Fiscal 2015 budget. AARP Massachusetts is keeping a watchful eye on the following important budget amendments, which include programs and services of special interest to Massachusetts residents age 50+ and their families: Amendment #99: The Uniform Adult Guardianship amendment would establish the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction …

Seeking Nominees for Outstanding Massachusetts Volunteers for Our 2014 AARP Andrus Award!

Posted on 05/20/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Volunteering Do you know some hard-working and unsung volunteers? People who regularly give back in their communities by offering their time and talent? If so, consider nominating them for the AARP Massachusetts 2014 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service! This annual award honors  a 50+ Massachusetts resident who shares his or her experience, talent, and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. “AARP has long celebrated and recognized the achievement and important contributions of dedicated volunteers across …

AARP Boston Life@50+ Three-Day National Event and Expo A Success!

Posted on 05/14/2014 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Volunteering Mrs. Laura Bush, Barbara Pierce Bush, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno, Moody Blues, The Spinners, Mary Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, Luis Tiant, Bill Russell, Steve Grogan, Mike Eruzione, James “JB” Brown, and Dan Marino entertained more than 13,000 attendees! AARP’s Life@50+ National Event & Expo, held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center May 8-10, 2014, was a resounding success! AARP, the leading organization for people 50+ with nearly 38 million members, gave 13,000 attendees at Life@50+ Boston access to some of …

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

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 …