No Mas Hambre in Rhode Island

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

Health & Wellbeing 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 …

Come, Walk with Dan Burden

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

Health & Wellbeing 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 …

Coming Sunday, August 10: The Age of Love

Posted on 08/2/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Health & Wellbeing What happens when thirty seniors over 70 sign up for speed dating? Does our search for love ever end? Just bring a date to THE AGE OF LOVE — a funny and poignant documentary premiering at the Rhode Island International Film Festival — and not only will you find out, but when you buy one ticket, your date gets in FREE! Any date! Any age! It’s our gift to love! But one chance only, August 10 at 12:15 p.m., to laugh and cry and celebrate what ties us …

Perfect Match: AARP and Newport Tennis

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Tennis and Your Later Years   By Herb Weiss Published in Pawtucket Times, Woonsocket Call, July 25, 2014 Like bacon and eggs, AARP Rhode Island hopes to make tennis synonymous with AARP’s Life Reimagined initiative.  On Friday, July 11, Rhode Island’s largest aging advocacy group firmly tied its national initiative to the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, seeing an immediate opportunity to be associated with one of the world’s most high-profile tennis events, one that matched its age 50 …

Video: Nick Bollettieri on Tennis and the Game of Life

Posted on 07/25/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Nick Bollettieri, who has reimagined his life more than once in 82 years, taught folks at a recent AARP tennis clinic a lot about the game and a lot about living life to its fullest. Enjoy this short video shot during Tournament Week at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, sponsored by AARP Rhode Island and Life Reimagined. Nick, a 2014 Hall of Fame inductee,  is credited with developing many of pro tennis’s elite players, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, …

Tennis, Everyone?

Posted on 07/2/2014 by | AARP Rhode Island | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Join Us For AARP Day and Throughout International Tennis Hall of Fame Tournament Week Attend the “Life Reimagined”  Hall of Fame panel discussion   PROVIDENCE – If tennis is, as the International Tennis Hall of Fame says, “The sport for a lifetime,” it makes sense that AARP Rhode Island sees associating with tennis as an opportunity to encourage people to stay at the very top of their game. An official Hall of Fame Championships sponsor, AARP Rhode Island is busy …