— The Volunteer Portal Libraries offer a wide range of documents and videos to support your work with AARP.  It’s easy to view and download them.  Visit the Tip Sheet – Accessing Portal Libraries – for step-by-step instructions.  Still have questions?  Contact the Volunteer Helpline (1-866-740-7719).

— AARP Maine Tuesdays at the State House is an easy and accessible way for AARP members to be present and comfortable with the workings of the Maine State House.  Would you like to join us?  Every Tuesday starting on January 9th through April 17th, we get together as a group so we can learn about the inner-workings of the State House, meet our legislators, attend committee hearings and discuss our legislative priorities. Send an email to me@aarp.org and we’ll let …

— Like many Americans, you’ve probably started thinking about the future and your loved ones’ futures. Maybe dreaming about taking a trip, learning a new language or sending your kids to their dream college. Whatever it is, AARP is here to help you plan for it. We offer free, unbiased financial information and tools for reaching your goals. So you can turn your dreams into real possibilities. Join AARP New York and Carver Federal Savings Bank for a FREE AARP MoneySmarts …

— Mayor Jim Gray and Monica Conrad, Lexington Parks & Recreation Director, joined with local residents and AARP Kentucky to unveil the completed project in Idle Hour Park. Lexington was one of two recipients of an AARP Community Challenge Grant in Kentucky. Lexington Parks & Recreation was awarded the Community Challenge Grant in September, with the requirement that the project be completed by November 1st.  Quick work by the Parks & Recreation Department ensured that the Idle Hour Park project was …

— Colts’ three-sport standout earns AARP/MetroNews statewide honor Maddi Carpenter of Philip Barbour High School has been selected as the AARP West Virginia/MetroNews Scholar Athlete of the Week for the week of November 12. A senior, Carpenter is a 4.2 g.p.a. honors student and a Promise Scholarship qualifier. She has served as her Class President for four years. Her activities include Student Council and Biology Club. Maddi is active in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), earning State Champion honors for …

—   AARP Alabama congratulates David Ioffreda for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. As part of his project work to earn this great achievement, David organized a group of fifteen teens to assist seniors in learning about technology through teaching Saturday classes. AARP Alabama supported David in developing the classes, where older adults learned about Facebook, safe internet surfing, and even more complex programs like Excel. Becoming an Eagle Scout is the highest achievement in Scouting and is a lifelong …

— Please be our guest for the screening of Care, a movie about the poignant world of in-home elder care, the bonds that form between paid care workers and elders, and the cracks in the US care system. Panel discussion to follow. To register, follow this link: https://aarp.cvent.com/filmscreeningcare2017 WHEN:  Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 WHERE: Phipps Plaza AMC 3500 Peachtree Road Atlanta, Ga. 30326 TIME: doors open at 6:30 p.m., film begins at 7 p.m.                   …

—   AARP’s entertainment content and offerings are diverse, contemporary and designed to appeal to Delawareans like you.  We know what you’re looking for when you want to have fun.  Movies for Grownups®, highlights movies that reflect the hopes, dreams, and experiences of moviegoers, and continues to provide relevancy to people 50+ by helping them enjoy their personal time more. Our next free movie in the Movies for Grownups lineup is Beatriz at Dinner. Beatriz (Salma Hayek,) an immigrant from a …

— We are delighted to announce that we have hired Jina Ragland as Associate State Director for Advocacy and Outreach with AARP Nebraska. Jina was the Vice President of Advocacy and Regulation with the Nebraska Medical Association for the past 9 years. While there she was involved in the management and oversight of the physician specialty society organizations and was promoted to direct and implement the NMA’s legislative agenda; advocating on behalf of over 3,000 physicians in the state, working closely …

— Intimacy, addiction and exercise are just a few of the topics at this year’s Vital Aging Conference, which tackles what it means to Disrupt Aging. “Disrupt Aging is a call to shape the future of aging,” said Elaine Freisen-Strang, AARP Oregon State President. “We do this by challenging outdated beliefs about it means to age and it’s about sparking new solutions so we can all choose how we live as we age.” Saturday’s event will highlight different ways to challenge …