— Ready to join AARP Maine’s Speakers Bureau?  Why not attend one of our trainings? Join AARP Maine’s Volunteer Speakers’ Bureau. Communications and Marketing Professor Mary Lynn Engel will provide an introductory workshop to 40 staff and volunteers. Our goal is to develop a team of volunteer speakers who can represent AARP Maine’s mission and message about the organization as whole and specific issue areas. RSVP is REQUIRED!  Questions? Email me@aarp.org or call 207-776-6303   PORTLAND – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th: RSVP …

—     Offered in partnership with the Smithsonian Channel, Maine State Museum, Library and Archives, and Houlton Higher Education Center. Don’t miss these special screenings of Americans Underground: Secret City of WWI, featuring Q+A with Maine National Guard Historian. Bangor: Wednesday, Nov. 8 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Gracie Theater | Husson University | 1 College Circle | Bangor RSVP here. Houlton: Friday, Nov. 10 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Houlton Higher Education Center | 18 Military Street | Houlton RSVP here. Augusta: Wednesday, Nov. …

— AARP New York and the Paid Family Leave Coalition fought for the Paid Family Leave program because family caregivers who work shouldn’t have to choose between caring for a loved one or losing their jobs. And beginning in January, we will reach that goal when one of the strongest Paid Family Leave laws in the nation takes effect. Here are five things you should know about New York’s upcoming Paid Family Leave program: 1) What is paid family leave? Under …

— Do you know that AARP offers workshops in the Charlotte region? Whether you’re an AARP member or not, over 50 or not, all of our programs are free of charge, free of any sales pitches, and all geared towards helping you achieve real possibilities. Come and take advantage of one or all of AARP Charlotte Fall programs led by our dedicated facilitators! Life Reimagined The life you’ve dreamed of having is actually very possible. To make it real doesn’t require …

— Do you know AARP? What we do might surprise you! Join us for refreshments and hors d’oeuvres and learn more about expanding your possibilities in life at any age. WHEN: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5 – 7 PM WHERE:  CAMP Rehoboth 37 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 RSVP (required) 1-877-926-8300    

— AARP Connecticut members can save money and support local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues throughout the year, including Mystic Seaport, the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.” AARP Members will enjoy $3 off Mystic Seaport admission (up to 4 per visit) …

— AARP and Latina Magazine are keeping you in a “New York State of Mind” during Hispanic Heritage month by celebrating 20 Latino celebrities with Big Apple Roots! We are delighted to stand with the Hispanic/Latino community in recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage that begins September 15 and will run through October 15, 2017. Hispanic Americans are enriching our culture, strengthening communities and boosting the economy. AARP wants to shine a light on those great achievements. Thank you …

—  AARP Nebraska announces two winners for the AARP Community Challenge, which is aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community level. The winning projects include installation of wayfinding signage and benches in Hebron for increased walkability and start-up capital for recruitment and training of drivers for a ride-sharing system serving Kearney residents. Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017. “AARP …

— The following article was written and submitted by Sherry Ostrout, Government Initiatives, Connecticut Community Care   The Connecticut Healthy Living Collective aims to make healthy living a bit easier and more fun.  In doing so, The Collective has launched a website –http://www.cthealthyliving.org/ – which provides easy access and connection to interactive learning opportunities across the state known as Live Well and Aging Mastery Programs®. What Programs are right for you? Live Well Programs Evidence proves that these programs live up …