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The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live. – Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus.   Here at AARP Indiana we understand that volunteers are the foundation for the work we do. Our efforts would not be possible without the selfless acts our volunteers conduct day in and day out to make the community a better place.  We cannot thank them enough for their time and efforts. That is …

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You’re invited to get to know AARP Nevada and get your summer off to a rocking start at the KOOL/KJUL Summer of Fun Kickoff on Saturday, May 28 at the Cannery Hotel & Casino!  Enjoy hits from headliners The Kingsmen (“Louie Louie”), The Box Tops (“The Letter”), The Happenings (“See You in September”) and The Standells (“Dirty Water”), a classic car show and more at this family-friendly festival. At the event you’ll also find AARP Nevada resources for fraud prevention, …

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Designed with Baby-Boomers in mind, the AARP Life Reimagined program is about a renewed sense of purpose, the confidence to pursue a passion or take a new direction.  It’s a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life through a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real. We’ve got several upcoming Checkups for you to attend. Note that some Checkup locations offer both daytime and evening sessions, so when registering be …

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                    By Dick Weinman, AARP Volunteer and Assisted Living Guru I winced when I received the Newsletter of my ALF. The Newsletter for the Spring months of March or April is usually devoted to the reawakening of nature, a celebration, both religious and mythological, of what Stravinsky imagined musically, as “The Rites of Spring.” But religion? The “rite” celebrated in the Newsletter was presented as a poem, which hallowed the Spring …

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Educating youth can be a very rewarding and gratifying experience. Knowing that the contribution of your time and effort can help a child excel academically makes the work worthwhile. At the AARP Foundation Experience Corps, volunteers know all about that feeling. AARP Experience Corps is an innovative volunteer program that creates opportunities for adults age 50+ to take part in vital community service. Volunteers serve as literacy tutors for children in 22 cities across the country. In Cleveland, the AARP …

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AARP & U. of DE Team Up on Master of Arts A recent collaboration between the two organizations provides fresh incentive for adults to pursue professional education opportunities.  AARP members who live in Delaware and their guests are now eligible for a 15 percent tuition discount in the University’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALs) adult professional education program. It just makes sense. From the start, the direct alignment with Life Reimagined was clear cut from an AARP perspective when Carlos de los Ramos, …

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AARP Connecticut provides members with terrific year-round opportunities to save money and connect them with people and places in their community while supporting local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues. Summer will be quickly upon us, so whether it’s an indoor activity or one in the sun AARP members can enjoy great discounts on admission to a variety of Connecticut museums and cultural attractions, local theater and musical performances. Here are some of the great places where you can save. Be …

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AARP Connecticut hosts numerous events across a wide variety of topics in communities throughout the state every month. The events are open to the public, and while some require registration, others do not. For questions, contact AARP Connecticut Community Outreach Director Erica Michalowski at 860-548-3163 or emichalowski@aarp.org. AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free educational and networking “Boot Camp” seminar for Connecticut entrepreneurs and small business owners on Thursday, June 16, at 6 p.m. Seating is limited …

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GREENSBORO –To meet the needs of the state’s 50 plus population, AARP has hired Cara Townsend as Associate State Director serving the Triad. Townsend has more than 15 years of experience in public policy, having served four Members of Congress, the White House, and North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. In 2004, she was selected as a Presidential Appointee in Congressional Affairs for the George W. Bush Administration. AARP State Director Doug Dickerson explains, “Providing the best service to AARP members, …

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By Sheila Greenstein, AARP Experience Corps Manager Children all over Connecticut are counting down the days until summer vacation when they can be free of classrooms and homework. Unfortunately, for many students those months off from school can also lead to a lack of opportunities to read and an ultimate loss in literacy skills. You can help direct struggling school children down the right path to turn their dreams into reality. Our organization, AARP Experience Corps-Greater New Haven, is seeking …