AARP Community Action Grants Awarded in Newport

AARP Community Action Grants Awarded in Newport

Posted on 02/17/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP Four small organizations with big plans have been selected to receive Community Action Grants from AARP Vermont supporting their efforts to make Newport a more “Age-Friendly” city.  In partnering with AARP Vermont, Newport has committed to embrace the changing demographics of an aging population by focusing on safe, walkable streets, better housing and transportation options, access to key services and community engagement opportunities for all ages.  These Community Action Grants support that direction by funding small, grassroots organizations that are …

Capital Outlook — Legislative Update From AARP VT – Feb. 2014

Posted on 02/12/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP   A number of important issues ranging from health care to financial security are being debated this legislative session, learn more about AARP-VT’s efforts in the legislature to improve the quality of life for the 50+ population across the state.  To find ways to get involved and take action please contact us!   Better Protection for Residential Consumers in Utility Rate Cases (S.25): Governor Shumlin signed a new law that requires the Vermont Department of Public Service to give more consideration to residential, …

AARP Establishes Fund for Heating Assistance

AARP Establishes Fund for Heating Assistance

Posted on 01/23/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP AARP Foundation announced Wednesday that it has established a relief fund to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped much of the nation. AARP and its members are committed to helping those in need; so to support these emergency relief efforts AARP and AARP Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 in aid. The matching program will be administered through AARP Foundation, and a full 100 percent of funds …

New Outreach Director Joins AARP VT

New Outreach Director Joins AARP VT

Posted on 06/5/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP Kelly Stoddard Poor has been appointed to associate state director at AARP Vermont in charge of state and community development.  She will be responsible for developing AARP Vermont’s volunteer capacity on social impact campaigns that improve the quality of life for all Vermonters as they age. In addition, she is responsible for statewide public education efforts and outreach to directly engage AARP Vermont members and their families on the issues that most affect their lives.   “We are very fortunate …

Driver Safety Course only $5 in May!

Posted on 05/9/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP Since 1979, AARP Driver Safety has offered the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers 50+ and has helped millions of drivers stay in command of the road. Now, we’re offering our online course to ALL drivers for only $5 during the month of May.*     AARP Driver Safety online course teaches: Defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road How to deal with aggressive drivers How to safely use anti-lock brakes, air bags and …

Check Out AARP Live at 10 PM Tonight -- Vegas Sweepstakes Launches!

Check Out AARP Live at 10 PM Tonight — Vegas Sweepstakes Launches!

Posted on 03/21/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

About AARP AARP LIVE SPRING FEVER VEGAS GETAWAY! Fight spring fever in fabulous Las Vegas! Enter now for a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas, Nevada, May 30-June 1. The winner and a guest will receive roundtrip airfare to Las Vegas, 3 nights lodging, admission to the AARP Life@50+ National Event at the Las Vegas Convention Center and tickets to a spectacular music event. AARP’s Life@50+ National Event is a celebration that’s part class reunion, part home, travel, part …