Broadway Week is back! Starts August 13th.

Posted on 08/11/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP Starting Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 10:30 am, through Monday, August 18, 2014, AARP members* can purchase 2-for-1 Broadway tickets during a pre-sale offer period. This offer is available to AARP members five days before the offer is made available to the general public. During Broadway Week (September 1-14, 2014) from 4-5 pm, stop by the Official NYC Information Center-Midtown to meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members to learn more about what we are doing in your community. Tickets …

Caregiving

Posted on 02/21/2014 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

About AARP   Caregiving is a tough job. In fact, for many caregivers it’s a tough “second” job, as over 70% of New Jersey caregivers are also working. As a result, caregivers often face a long list of challenges that make their day-to-day job that much harder. These challenges range from having to be extremely creative when managing time in order to meet a number of competing demands, to juggling finances in order meet the financial commitment that comes along with caregiving, …

It’s Tax Season and AARP Foundation has a FREE Tax-Aide Program that may help you!

Posted on 02/21/2014 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

About AARP ©AARPAARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation program, was founded in 1968 by four AARP volunteers. Today, more than 35,000 volunteers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia serve at 6,100+ Tax-Aide sites from February 1 to April 15. Since its inception, this program has helped nearly 50 million low- to moderate-income taxpayers. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are trained and IRS-certified each year to ensure they know about and understand the latest changes …

Volunteer with AARP New Jersey!

Posted on 05/14/2013 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

About AARP Do you want to make a DIFFERENCE? AARP New Jersey has many opportunities for you to do so. Check out just a few of the opportunities we have. See one you’re interested in? Contact AARPNJ@AARP.ORG / 1-866-542-8165 to get started! Community Outreach Volunteer: We are recruiting volunteers to outreach to your local area by representing AARP to promote New Jersey Benefit Programs at exhibitor tables, community fairs, and other events in your area. As a volunteer, you will help educate your …

Resources Help Family Caregivers Avoid Burnout

Posted on 05/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP By Greg Saitz • When an increasing number of physical ailments left Donna Kirkland’s parents unable to care for themselves about four years ago, she and her six siblings had a choice: Place their parents in a nursing home or share caregiving duties so they could remain in their home. For Kirkland, 59, of Newark, “it was a no-brainer. My parents gave so much to us and our kids.” She spent many months as a live-in caregiver for her parents, …

Dealing with caregiving issues for a family member?

Posted on 03/27/2013 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

About AARP Are you dealing with caregiving issues for a family member?  Family caregivers are the backbone of Long Term Care and provide an estimated savings of $450 billion per year to the US economy.  But we know that caregiving is tiring; caregivers are pulled in many different directions and  may need help.  Your local Area Office on Aging can tell you about caregiving assistance that is available thanks to the Global Options program which AARP supported. Call 1-877-222-3737, and your call …