Long Islanders, Join Us & Save on Concert Tickets at NYCB Theatre at Westbury.

Long Islanders, Join Us & Save on Concert Tickets at NYCB Theatre at Westbury.

Posted on 04/15/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family AARP members save 50% on tickets to select shows at NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Purchase tickets at the box office, online, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000; use code CONCERTS.  April 24 - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons May 2 - Creedence Clearwater Revisited May 3 - ABBA The Concert (Tribute) May 7 – Moody Blues May 16 - Golden Boys starring Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Bobby Rydel   *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the host organization will …

Save 33% on Financial Education Classes at SUNY Adirondack. Starts April 23

Save 33% on Financial Education Classes at SUNY Adirondack. Starts April 23

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family Join AARP and SUNY Adirondack’s Continuing Education Program for a three-week, three-session class,  Planning for a Comfortable Financial Future: The Complete Financial Management Workshop, starts April 23, 2014. The class is regularly priced at $75 per couple, but it is available now for $50 (a savings of 33%) for AARP members and their friends. Look for the AARP table to meet AARP volunteers before the class to find out what AARP is doing in your community. Dates of Classes: April …

Fighting Hunger in New York One Person at a Time

Fighting Hunger in New York One Person at a Time

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family It is a Monday afternoon, and my telephone rings.  It is a woman, Mary, who wants to know more about SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  She takes care of her sister, Rose, who has dementia and is having trouble making ends meet.  She has heard about AARP’s SNAP application service and wants to know if she is eligible. I ask her a couple of short questions, and am able to tell her that based on the information she has given …

AARP Details the Good, the Bad & the Ugly in 2014-15 NYS Budget

Posted on 04/2/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family Contacts: Erik Kriss, ekriss@aarp.org; David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org Makes Meds Affordable for More Seniors and Protects Patients from Surprise Med Bills, But Falls Short for Caregivers, Utility Consumers  Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: “The New York State budget delivers some good news for older New Yorkers’ kitchen table economies, but falls woefully short in some crucial areas. “Under the budget, more seniors will have access to affordable prescription drugs and protection from surprise and …

NYS Assembly on the Mark with Utility Watchdog in Budget Proposal

Posted on 03/12/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 12,  2014  Contact:  David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org Chaunda Ball, cball@aarp.org                         AARP: NYS Assembly on the Mark with Utility Watchdog in Budget Proposal  Association Praises Assembly Proposal for Independent Utility Consumer Advocate, Warns Lack of Action to Help Family Caregivers Could Lead to Disaster Statement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel  “AARP thanks Assembly Speaker Silver and Assemblyman Jeff  Dinowitz for taking a major step …

AARP Praises Silver, Assembly Majority for Backing Cost-Effective Family Leave

AARP Praises Silver, Assembly Majority for Backing Cost-Effective Family Leave

Posted on 03/5/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Home & Family Contacts: Erik Kriss, ekriss@aarp.org; David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org Association Says Policy Would Help Family Caregivers Continue Providing $32 B Annually in Care, Improve Workplace Productivity, Save Taxpayers Money Statement by Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York State: “This issue is not only about helping parents who need time to care for newborns; it’s also about helping grown children care for their own elderly parents and loved ones. “Not only is family leave compassionate, it’s good for our economy …