You Can Help Needy Families This Thanksgiving

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | New York For a quarter of a million Long Islanders who struggle to put food on the table, Thanksgiving can be a difficult time of year. To help these families celebrate the holiday, AARP Long Island is partnering with Long Island Cares Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank to carry out the annual WALK Radio Thanks for Giving Food Drive Nov. 10 through Nov. 20. The drive begins with AARP volunteers collecting food donations at various King Kullen supermarkets throughout Long Island. As …

Come Experience Life@50+ in Miami!

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

New York Join us May 14-16, 2015 in sunny Miami, Florida for AARP’s annual event & expo, Life@50+. With sessions featuring today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Culture, along with nightly entertainment and a jam-packed exhibit floor, there is something for everyone! Life@50+ strives to create an experience that reflects the personality of today’s AARP – informative, educational, exciting, entertaining and fun! Registration is just $35 for AARP Members, …

Adultos mayores enfrentan asuntos importantes

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Español | New York Por Donna Liquori Las elecciones del próximo mes podrían afectar leyes estatales y federales clave de interés para los residentes mayores de Nueva York, como la prestación de cuidados, la seguridad económica y el costo de los servicios públicos. En la carrera por la gobernación, Rob Astorino (R), el ejecutivo del condado de Westchester, enfrenta al actual gobernador Andrew Cuomo (D). Se someterán a voto la totalidad de los 213 escaños de la legislatura estatal y 27 escaños en la …

Pivotal Issues Face Older Voters

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | New York By Donna Liquori Next month’s election could affect key state and federal legislation of interest to older New York residents, including caregiving, financial security and utility costs. In the race for governor, Rob Astorino (R), the Westchester County executive, is challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo (D). All of the 213 state legislative seats and 27 U.S. House seats are on the ballot. “Legislators’ hearing becomes much more acute during political season, so all New Yorkers need to get engaged regardless of …

AARP Report: New York on Track for Billion-Dollar Baby Boomer Flight Problem

Posted on 09/8/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | New York | Press Contacts: David Irwin, dirwin@aarp.org; Erik Kriss, ekriss@aarp.org AARP, City & State Join with Comptroller DiNapoli, State & National Leaders to Look at 50+ Economy & Impact – Problems & Solutions to Boomer Flight Albany, New York – Baby Boomers in New York State’s workforce are set to deliver a whopping $179 billion a year to the state’s economy in their retirement – if they stick around, that is. A new AARP report out today says that 60% of working Boomers …

Get Discounts to the Syracuse International Film Festival

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events | New York Join us at the Syracuse International Film Festival  - October 5-12, 2014. AARP Members can receive the following discount rates for the festival, just show your AARP card and a photo ID at the Box Office. $65 – Full Festival Pass ($100 value) Good for all Festival events Oct 5-12 $30 – Weekend Special Pass. Good for all Festival events Oct 10-12 $10 – Single event (at the door) For additional information regarding shows and times visit their website.