Rhode Island’s Voter ID Law

Posted on 03/25/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events  Are You Ready to Vote in September and November? Under the latest phase of a law passed by the General Assembly, poll workers will ask you to show a current and valid government issued photo ID when you vote at your polling place. The new law is intended to “strengthen the public’s faith in the integrity of our elections by enabling poll workers to match a voter’s face to the name they give at the polls,” according to the Office …

Attend the Senior Agenda Conference

Attend the Senior Agenda Conference

Posted on 09/25/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events  You’re Invited    If you are a senior citizen, a baby boomer about to turn 65, an adult child of aging parents, or simply someone who wants to create a better future for yourself and others as you age, you should attend this conference.        6th Annual Senior Agenda Coalition of RI Conference & Expo    “Creating Senior-Friendly Communities”     Friday, October 18, 2013 – Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick RI, 8am-3pm    Presented by AARP Rhode Island       …

Rob's Great RI Adventure

Rob’s Great RI Adventure

Posted on 08/26/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events   Herb Weiss Aging Issues  AARP’s President Romasco Great Rhode Island Adventure   Published in Pawtucket Times, August 23, 2013 AARP’s top volunteer, President Robert G. Romasco, sees a key role for AARP in supporting the nation’s families, which is why he made a quick one-day trip to the Ocean State last week to help kick off the Back to School Celebration of RI, visiting three of the eleven sites throughout the state. Romasco came to endorse AARP Rhode Island’s …

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Rob Romasco joins RI “Celebration”

Posted on 08/19/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

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Volunteer Susan L. Sweet says “You’ve Earned a Say”

Volunteer Susan L. Sweet says “You’ve Earned a Say”

Posted on 07/11/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events Veteran activist and organizer will play a key role in AARP Rhode Island’s effort to protect Social Security and Medicare   PROVIDENCE – AARP Rhode Island announced today that Susan L. Sweet has volunteered to help coordinate a series of “community conversations” aimed at promoting a dialogue on the future of Social Security and Medicare. Regional events – free and open to the public — will be scheduled for this summer into the fall as Congress and the President weigh …

Chained CPI National Day of Action

Chained CPI National Day of Action

Posted on 06/24/2013 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Events AARP Rhode Island calls on members and volunteers to take part in this event organized by the Rhode Alliance for Retired Americans. Using the chained consumer price index (CCPI) to determine seniors’ Social Security benefits will take an estimated $127 billion out of the pockets of current and future retirees in the next 10 years alone. FIVE REASONS CHAINED CPI WOULD HARM SENIORS We MUST raise awareness of this threat to retirement security and make it clear to the President …