Presents for Long Term Care Patients

Presents for Long Term Care Patients

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. – AARP Founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus The holiday season is approaching, and AARP Pennsylvania is raising the awareness of our long term care residents across the state that may be overlooked during this time of year. AARP volunteers distribute more than 2,000 gifts annually to long term care residents across the state, and this year we need your help in the Philadelphia region! PRESENTS FOR …

Get Your Popcorn and Candy Ready for These Must-See 2013 Summer Movies

Posted on 06/10/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events With summer blockbuster season in full swing, AARP’s Movies for Grownups on YouTube is the place for previews of upcoming movies, reviews of current theatrical and home video releases and interviews with filmmakers whose work reflects the hopes, dreams, and experiences of older moviegoers. These movies aren’t just for the youngsters anymore, there is a wide variety of movies for the grownup moviegoer. Some of these movies include “Now You See Me” starring Woody Harrelson and Morgan Freeman based on Vegas …

Pennsylvania Senior Citizens Urged to be Cautious about Investment Opportunities

Posted on 04/3/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events In recognition of the national celebration of April as “Financial Literacy Month,” the members of the Pennsylvania Banking and Securities Commission are urging Pennsylvania senior citizens to exercise caution and seek information and advice from trusted sources when approached with unfamiliar, complicated investment opportunities. “The financial marketplace is becoming more complex and we are seeing several products advertised as designed to assist seniors that may not be right for everyone’s situation,” Glenn E. Moyer, vice-chair of the Commission and Secretary …

Learning More About Senior Hunger

Learning More About Senior Hunger

Posted on 03/18/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events There are over 347,000 seniors in Pennsylvania who face hunger! According to the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District – which includes Chester, South Philadelphia, and parts of North Philadelphia – is ranked as the 2nd hungriest district in the nation. As a result, AARP Pennsylvania has collaborated with the AARP Foundation to end hunger among older Americans through a variety of initiatives designed to provide both short-term support and long-term, sustainable solutions to the problem …

AARP Executive Council Prioritizes  2013 Issues For Members In Pennsylvania

AARP Executive Council Prioritizes 2013 Issues For Members In Pennsylvania

Posted on 03/11/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events     AARP Pennsylvania’s first Executive Council meeting of 2013 recently took place in Harrisburg, PA under the leadership of State President Jim Palmquist.  The predominately volunteer council will work with the state office to guide strategic priorities and objectives consistent with AARP’s national strategic framework and within AARP’s policies set by the AARP National Board of Directors. Some of the major responsibilities of the Executive Council will be to engage in prioritized activities within the state, involving members, volunteers …

AARP Members in Pennsylvania Honored Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

AARP Members in Pennsylvania Honored Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted on 01/22/2013 by | AARP Pennsylvania | Comments

Events AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, by participating in local events across the state that echoed the belief of its founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, “To serve, not to be served.”  “As we celebrate the historical legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., AARP calls for a rededication to the cause of volunteerism as a way of making our communities stronger today and for future generations,” says Bill Johnston-Walsh, …