— Todos los jueves a las 7 p.m. sintoniza La Juntilla 50+ por Radio Isla 1320 AM: el programa oficial de AARP Puerto Rico donde desafiamos los mitos de la vida después de los 50. Entérate de lo último en temas sociales y actualidad, estilos de vida, familia, sexo, jangueo, viajes, pasatiempos, política pública, finanzas, salud, comunidad y voluntariado. Escucha nuestra promoción en este enlace.       La Juntilla 50+ – el programa de AARP Puerto Rico Día y Hora: …

— Did you know?  AARP Maine is in the news every week talking about issues of concern to Mainers 50+, upcoming events and much more!  We talk about health care, caregiving in Maine, fun, social events, scam and fraud awareness, age-friendly communities and ways we can work together to bring positive initiatives to our state.   Tune in and let your friends know, too! RADIO: WLOB with Ray Richardson – First and Third Mondays at 8:30AM.  Broadcasts out of Portland. WZON with …

— Nevadans 50-plus have a new way to stay current on issues and events. Nevada Voices—a free, monthly podcast available on iTunes, Google Play and SoundCloud—is the latest addition to AARP Nevada’s communications tool kit. The podcast features interviews with newsmakers, people working to improve the lives of Nevadans 50-plus and AARP volunteers. The discussions focus on issues such as financial security, caregiving and fraud. Maria Dent, AARP state director, and other AARP Nevada staff offer updates on legislative advocacy and …

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— Austin enjoys a reputation as a young city. It’s also among the fastest-growing areas for people 55 and older. City leaders are taking the growth trend seriously. On Thursday, the Austin City Council approved a plan to help people “age in place.” The plan – the first of its kind to be adopted by a Texas city – aims to bring about needed changes that will benefit older persons, families and children alike. When implemented, it asks for a recreation …

— Veterans Day is around the corner and in honor of Veterans, you’ll learn more about Flags Across the Nation, an organization that is creating opportunities for children and adults to get involved in creating patriotic art, letter writing, making blankets and demonstrating respect for the American flag while giving support to our troops, wounded warriors, recovering soldiers and veterans with art, letters, blankets, flags and art/photo contests and exhibits. On WBT Radio’s “Without Limits,” live on the air or online …

— According to Hospice and Palliative Care of the Charlotte Region (HPCCR), “Facing a serious illness is difficult.  But even through the challenges, you have the right to live your life with dignity and respect.  You deserve exceptional care and a team who can offer you the best quality of life possible.” This Charlotte organization is one group working to improve both the quality of care and quality of life for patients and their families. For many, being as comfortable as possible during …

— Don’t miss your opportunity to be entertained and inspired in the Twin Cities when AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins visits this October.  There are three unique events where you can see her during her visit to Minnesota.     Community Conversation with Jo Ann Jenkins You’re invited to join Jo Ann Jenkins for a Community Conversation in Minneapolis. Discover how AARP plans to disrupt aging and what it means for AARP’s members and the 50 plus community. Hear how this nationwide …

— Polar Bears two-sport student athlete earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Jake Abbott of Fairmont Senior High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of September 11. A senior, Jake is a 4.14 g.p.a. AP Honors student. He is a member of National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta National Math Honor Society, Science Honorary and Key Club. He is the son of J.L. and Mit Abbott of Fairmont. A team captain and starting quarterback/linebacker for …

— AARP North Carolina recently recognized the work of Senator Richard Burr for his role in the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act. On “Without Limits,” you will learn more about some of the programs the Act helps support. This week’s guest is Debi Lee, the Assistant Director Aging Programs, Centralina Area Agency on Aging. They cover Mecklenburg County and eight surrounding counties. Centralina Area Agency on Aging (AAA) strives to support and enhance the capacity of service and advocacy systems …

— AARP West Virginia and the West Virginia MetroNews Radio Network are again partnering to recognize some of the state’s best and brightest student athletes through the AARP West Virginia Scholar Athlete of the Week program. This statewide honor, presented each week during the Fall Sports season on the popular West Virginia MetroNews High School GameNight program, recognizes West Virginia high school student athletes for outstanding achievement in athletics, the classroom and in communities across the Mountain State. Student athletes in …