— Pride is ageless! AARP was proud to participate in the 2017 NYC Pride March as part of Governor Cuomo’s contingent. We are proud to be changing the conversation on aging. AARP represented from our Executive Council members, volunteers,  staff, friends, Age-Friendly Albany County partners, and family who came from Buffalo and Long Island and points in-between! We had more than 70 participants this year (and the age range spanned almost 70 years!) including many who rode a bus from Albany, all …

— AARP Connecticut hosted a live Telephone Town Hall with guests Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut and AARP Legislative Counsel David Certner on Monday, June 26, 2017. The informative and interactive discussion, moderated by AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan, focused on the impact that policy changes will have on the new healthcare bill in the Senate and included topics such as the potential cuts to Medicaid, effects on Connecticut seniors, and the senator’s plan to help caregivers. Audio of the …

— 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 …

— AARP Kentucky volunteers, staff, and friends recently celebrated 23 inspiring individuals nominated for their dedicated service in the Louisville community. Representing 13 faith organizations, they were certainly worthy of the recognition. The ceremony was emceed by radio personality Miss Krystal of WLOU 104.7FM, with a crowd of over 100 in attendance. Nominees were placed into three categories based on the size of the faith organization, with the small category being for organizations with attendance of 1 to 100, medium being …

— Interested in learning how the Great Lakes have dramatically impacted not only your community, but all of North America socially, economically, and politically? Come out and explore the National Museum of the Great Lakes with AARP and hear tales that span hundreds of years. Join us for fascinating stories of the Great Lakes as you learn about the rich history of the world’s most important natural resource. Immerse yourself in the unique media and hands-on experiences, including the museum ship, …

— Nationwide, more than 8 million adults aged 50 to 64 rely on charitable food assistance to help make ends meet. Not wanting to be a burden, they often suffer in silence. They are more likely to experience chronic illnesses like Diabetes, depression, reduced muscle mass and bone density, and poor vision. They are our family, our friends, and our neighbors – and AARP Virginia is committed to ending their hunger. Each year, AARP Virginia volunteers and staff partner with organizations …

— JOIN AARP VIRGINIA FOR DINNER IN DEL RAY! Join us at FireFlies Monday, July 10th to enjoy dinner with other AARP members and their guests and a 20% discount on a dinner entree. Come as you are and leave as you wish anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Full menu ordering is available.     We look forward to seeing you there! Monday, July 10, 2017 | 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 1501 Mount Vernon Avenue| Alexandria, VA 22301 Please let us …

— If you are passionate about serving your community through education and advocacy, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Be an AARP Virginia Multicultural Community Ambassador and provide education, advocacy, and outreach in your community! AARP Virginia understands the importance of multicultural volunteers and has made a long-term commitment to multicultural communities. There are several communities – Hispanic/Latino, Asian-American Pacific Islander, and LGBT – with whom we would like to increase our volunteer footprint in an effort to engage community members age 50-plus. Not only …

— Working to make Kansas the best state in which to live is something we take very seriously at AARP. And it couldn’t happen without the efforts of AARP Kansas volunteers who dedicate much of their time working on advocacy issues, community service, and volunteer support. From pushing for passage of the CARE Act supporting caregivers, to providing help with taxes through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, to teaching Driver Safety classes, to advocating for affordable utilities, to celebrating diversity, to teaching how …

— Did you know?  AARP Maine is in the news every week talking about issues of concern to Mainers 50+, upcoming events and much more!  We talk about health care, caregiving in Maine, fun, social events, scam and fraud awareness, age-friendly communities and ways we can work together to bring positive initiatives to our state.   Tune in and let your friends know, too! RADIO: WLOB with Ray Richardson – First and Third Mondays at 8:30AM.  Broadcasts out of Portland. WZON with …