Bring a Friend to Toft’s Tour & Ice Cream Breakfast

Posted on 08/1/2015 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Community Get together with friends and fellow members to enjoy free ice cream for breakfast and a tour of Ohio’s oldest dairy. Bring a friend and have a scoop on us after a free tour of Toft’s Dairy in Sandusky, founded in 1900 by Christopher and Matilda Toft . Along the tour your will hear how this family-owned business went from selling raw milk out of horse-drawn wagons to becoming one of the most respected ice cream makers in Ohio. Join …

Speakers Bureau Volunteers Convene

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP Missouri | Comments

Community AARP Missouri “Speak Out!” speakers bureau volunteers who reside in the Kansas City area recently participated in an in-service meeting. The purpose was to connect with the AARP Missouri state office, discuss participation and motivation, share best practices and community engagement, and deliver self-critiqued mini presentations. The in-service was held in the AARP Missouri state office, commencing at 10 a.m. and concluding at 3 p.m. Meeting conveners were Speak Out! Presentation Coordinators Tonya Holmes and Marvin Sands, who are also …

AARP Maine Testifies before the National Commission on Hunger

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community AARP Maine testified about the status of food insecurity among Mainers over 50 before the National Commission on Hunger at a public hearing on July 30 in Portland, Maine. Information about food insecurity among older Mainers: Between 8% and 14% of Maine seniors are food insecure, according to estimates by the US Department of Agriculture and the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. Feeding America predicts a 50% increase in the number of seniors facing hunger in Maine by 2025. …

AARP New Jersey Upcoming Calendar of Events

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Community There are so many things happen with AARP right in New Jersey. See below and get involved! Aug 17th, 2015: Life Reimagined Checkup Location: West Caldwell Public Library 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell, NJ Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm Description: Sometimes life takes you in a different direction than where you thought you’d go. But it’s never too late to make a change—and we can guide you. Now is the time for you to dust off a few dreams. At a …

Request your Care Act Wallet Card Today

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Community   We LOVE Caregivers! Do you have your CARE Act card yet? Send your mailing address to us at with the subject line “CARE ACT CARD REQUEST” and we will drop yours in the mail TODAY! The CARE Act means a whole new set of rights are due to you as family caregiver for a loved one in the hospital. This wallet card will help make sure you know what those rights are. REQUEST YOUR CARD TODAY!  

AARP Supports a Secure Choice for New Jersey

Posted on 07/31/2015 by | AARP New Jersey | Comments

Community The future for too many New Jersey workers is in danger.  Just look at these statistics: 5% of   New Jersey’s private sector workers have no retirement savings plan at work. The average working family has $3,000 in retirement savings. 40% of households headed by a 45 to 54 year old have no savings at all. Social Security pays New Jersey residents around $1,377 a month – hardly enough to live on. Workers are 15 times more likely to save …