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 aarpnj@aarp.org 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 …