AARP and the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive, Saturday, May 10th.

AARP and the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive, Saturday, May 10th.

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

Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | New Jersey   © NALC More than 9 million Americans 50 and older struggle with hunger every day.  But now, you can do something to help less fortunate Garden State residents.  AARP and the National Association of Letter Carriers is holding it’s 22nd annual Food Drive on Saturday, May 10th.  Please donate non-perishable items from your cabinet, or extra groceries and put them out by your mailbox on Friday night May 9th, or early Saturday morning, May 10th.  Your post office letter …

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Health and Wellness Fair

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Health and Wellness Fair

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

Español | Events | New Jersey © SHCCNJ Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey is hosting its 1st Annual Health & Wellness Fair on Friday, March 14, 2014, and AARP will be participating. 788 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306 between 8am and 4pm. (973) 900-5886 / chamber@shccnj.org for more information.

El Centro 13th Annual Health Fair

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

Events | New Jersey On April 12, AARP will be participating in El Centro’s 13th Annual Health Fair at: Dunn Middle School 401 Dayton Street, Trenton NJ 08410. For further details or to register, you can call Sandra Pinto at 609-394-2056 or e-mail spinto@cctrenton.org      

New Law Will Keep Phones From Ringing…Quite So Often

New Law Will Keep Phones From Ringing…Quite So Often

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

New Jersey   Unwanted telemarketing calls at home almost stopped thanks to the state’s Do Not Call laws championed by AARP and bipartisan legislative leaders. Unfortunately, while many sales calls stopped, calls from third party energy suppliers did not. These companies, which are growing in prevalence, seemingly ignored the law in recent years, hassling New Jerseyans and interrupting many an evening meal. And even worse, these calls often painted confusing if not outright misleading claims about their services and the savings that …

Caregiving

Caregiving

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

About AARP | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | New Jersey   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!

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 | Local Resources | Money & Work | New Jersey ©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 …