Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Life@50+ – The Stars Come Out in Boston

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events 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 …

AARP & LEGISLATORS WORKING TO EXPAND RETIREMENT SAVINGS

AARP & LEGISLATORS WORKING TO EXPAND RETIREMENT SAVINGS

Posted on 03/19/2014 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events ST.PAUL — AARP Minnesota today unveiled a statewide survey that showed a growing concern over retirement savings in the Gopher State.  The survey engaged 1,000 Minnesotans over the age of 45 and found that 76 percent felt that they have not yet saved enough to retire and 72 percent support the idea of a state created retirement plan for those who lack access at their place of work. These results closely match national savings trends.  Nationally, the typical working-age household …

AARP Days With the Minnesota Timberwolves

AARP Days With the Minnesota Timberwolves

Posted on 01/2/2014 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events The Minnesota Timberwolves have added two special AARP Days to their 2014 schedule.   During these two dates AARP members can receive tickets at a discounted price. Join us at the Target Center on: Wednesday, January 29th at 7:00 p.m. against the New Orleans Pelicans or Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. against the Phoenix Suns   To purchase tickets, go to http://ow.ly/rReN3 and enter WOLVES in the promo code box at checkout.   AARP members can purchase a lower …

AARP Holding Information Sessions on the New Health Law

AARP Holding Information Sessions on the New Health Law

Posted on 10/13/2013 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events AARP Minnesota is hosting a series of information sessions designed to help Minnesotans over the age of 50 better understand the new health care law.  Each fall, AARP holds sessions designed to help older workers plan for retirement.  This year those information sessions will include details on how the new health care law will impact them. Starting October 1st, Minnesota health care consumers can begin signing up online for affordable health insurance that covers all of the essentials.  The coverage …

Social Security Generates $24.7 billion in Minnesota, Supports 163,000 Jobs

Social Security Generates $24.7 billion in Minnesota, Supports 163,000 Jobs

Posted on 10/6/2013 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events A new study from the AARP Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries in Minnesota generates more than two dollars in spending by individuals and businesses, adding about $24.7 billion in total economic output to the Minnesota economy – and about $1.4 trillion to the national economy – in 2012. The report also finds the $13 billion paid in Social Security benefits in 2012 helped Minnesotans keep or find more than 163,000 jobs. Social Security’s …

Sen. Klobuchar Joins AARP to Talk About Financial Security for Boomer Women

Sen. Klobuchar Joins AARP to Talk About Financial Security for Boomer Women

Posted on 09/30/2013 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events Today, Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is participating in an AARP forum on the unique financial challenges facing Boomer women.  The forum features Sen. Klobuchar and other leading women Members of Congress as well as business leaders discussing how public, business and individual actions can improve financial security for women. “The role of women has changed dramatically over the past few decades, and much of the credit goes to the women who have come before us and created opportunities, broken down …