AARPRI Opposes 24% Electric Rate Hikes

Posted on 12/16/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Advocacy | Rhode Island AARP Urges Public Utility Commission to Reject 24% National Grid Rate Increase   Outrageous increase would disproportionately hurt older Rhode Islanders this winter As Rhode Islanders brace for another cold season, they’re also preparing for a lump of coal in their stockings courtesy of National Grid, who is seeking an outrageous 24% electric rate increase. If the Public Utilities Commission approves the proposal, the new electric rates would go into effect on January 1, 2015, and remain in place until June 30. …

No Mas Hambre in Rhode Island

Posted on 10/28/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Rhode Island RI Forum to Address Hunger Among Latinos on November 13 Community Leaders Convene in Providence LATINO Magazine will present a NO MAS HAMBRE Forum at 12-2 PM on Thursday, November 13 at Johnson & Wales University at the Harbor View Building, 1150 Narragansett Boulevard, Cranston, RI 02905. The event is free and open to the public and will include community leaders, elected officials, anti-hunger activists, and representatives of the media. To RSVP, please contact Rafael Romero at theROMEROgroup@aol.com.         “Nearly one …

Tennis, Everyone? A Movie Premiere

Posted on 09/26/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events | Rhode Island Please join AARP Rhode Island at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport,  Saturday, October 11, for an evening of film and fun as we travel back in time to a golden age of US professional tennis. And a reminder, AARP members enjoy a discount at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum!

Come, Walk with Dan Burden

Posted on 09/4/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Rhode Island Help make Lincoln a safer, easier place to walk    Join AARP Rhode Island for an Active Living Workshop and sidewalks & streets survey led by Dan Burden   Friday, September 19 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Starting at Kirkbrae Country Club 197 Old River Rd, Lincoln  Survey on New River Road  Wear comfortable clothes & shoes and be prepared to learn and enjoy. Transportation to the site will be provided so that we’ll walk only a short distance. Breakfast …

Is it time for a Checkup? Ours are free.

Posted on 08/11/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events | Money & Work | Rhode Island At AARP, “real possibilities” means that you are free to explore new avenues and take advantage of opportunities regardless of age. In many cases, your age and experience can be an advantage. So, what are you waiting for? AARP’s Life Reimagined  — recently highlighted during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Championships Week — comes in to Rhode Island in September! It’s like a personalized guidance system. You start where you are in your life, and— through a series of fun, simple …

2014 AARP Family Day at the PawSox

Posted on 08/3/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Rhode Island Come join fellow AARP members and their families at McCoy Stadium as the PawSox take on International League rival, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRaiders, on Sunday, August 17 at 1:15 p.m. AARP and the Pawtucket Red Sox have teamed up to offer AARP members a special family offer. Members can receive up to 6 general admission tickets to the game for $24! Treat the entire family, children, grandchildren and friends to the excitement of PawSox baseball at McCoy Stadium. “This is one …