— Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? AARP and the University of Hartford will host a free Work for Yourself@50+ workshop to help you get started on Tuesday, July 11, at 9:30 a.m. at the Entrepreneurial Center on the University’s campus. AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative helps people gain the knowledge, support, and resources they need to make informed decisions about working for …

— This summer, AARP Long Island is excited to present MoneySmarts – a FREE series of financial planning seminars followed by FREE theater performances. A recent survey conducted by AARP showed Gen Xers in New York are even more anxious about retirement than the Baby Boomers before them. But it doesn’t have to be this way! Whether you’re looking to learn more about your options as a homeowner, manage your assets or find a retirement path that works for you, AARP’s …

— In the Digital Age, success can hinge on the movement of a mouse and the click of a button! Join AARP for a free interactive 90-minute workshop, Job Search in the Digital Age.  Learn about the newest and best websites and apps for the job search so you can search like a digital champ! Enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages while you learn important tips about how to network online and get noticed by hiring managers.  Put your best foot …

— Celebra el verano con AARP en Los Ángeles. Este verano tenemos muchísimos y variados eventos preparados especialmente para ti. Desde talleres en donde aprenderás a estar seguro en línea, conversaciones con otras personas que como tú están cuidando de un ser querido, como buscar un nuevo empleo en esta nueva época electrónica, hasta eventos de distracción para que te conectes con tu cultura y disfrutes mejor de esta época de calor. Lee abajo la descripción de cada evento e inscríbete …

—   DTE Energy offers ways for you to stay cool while also saving energy and money: Run your ceiling fan to create a cool breeze If you raise your thermostat by only two degrees and use your ceiling fan, you can lower cooling costs by up to 14 percent. Remember fans cool you, not the room, so when you leave the room, make sure to turn off the fan. Need a ceiling fan? The simple choice is ENERGY STAR – a …

— Summer is here and millions of vacationers are packing their bags to visit a new locale and soak up some sunshine. You might be traveling quite a ways. You’re used to staying connected to important information like your bank accounts and social networks, especially on the go. Social Security is there in the same way — easily accessible when you’re away from your home or office. When you’re going on vacation and want to be sure your Social Security benefits …

— AARP California y LULAC (Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos) presentarán el estudio ‘California: ¿Lugar de ensueño o lugar de lucha?’, el cual muestra que los altos costos de vivienda impiden que los latinos se jubilen  LOS ÁNGELES—Ya sea que eres parte de la generación del milenio, la generación  X o los baby boomers, el foro municipal Unite Together Across America reúne a un panel de personas influyentes para hablar sobre los asuntos de salud, adaptabilidad económica y satisfacción personal que …

— Her company was sold. Then it was reorganized. And finally her position was eliminated. At age 70 Anne Hudson found herself unemployed and with few options to re-enter the workforce. She sought assistance from the Oregon Employment Department to help her in finding a similar job with comparable pay, but not long after she realized that the chances of that happening for someone with her profile were slim. She needed a new plan. A year later, at home in the …

— (Ridgeland, MS) – Mississippi ranks 48th overall when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities, and AARP warns much more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands.  Despite the ranking, Mississippi has seen growth in key areas. Those areas are: Person and family-centered care Subsidized housing opportunities (place-based and vouchers) Percent of new Medicaid aged/disabled long-term services and supports first receiving services in the community Specific areas …

—   Want to work for the Seahawks? AARP, the Seattle Seahawks and CenturyLink Field are teaming up on a mission to fill hundreds of event and game-day  jobs at Seahawks and Sounders FC games, major concerts and other events at CenturyLink Field and the WaMu Theater. If you missed the Job Fair at CenturyLink Field, you can apply online at this link. Click here to see the positions available and submit an application. CenturyLink Field has many positions in Food & Beverage …