In Their Words: Burlington Mayoral Candidates Share their Views in AARP’s Voter Guide

Posted on 01/22/2015 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Local Resources Are you ready to elect the next mayor of Burlington?  Here’s a chance to find out how candidates Miro Weinberger and Steve Goodkind stand on issues important to Burlington residents.  Our Voter Guide reveals how they plan to address transportation, mobility and affordable housing challenges in the Queen City. If you’d like to learn more and see their answers to our questions, click here.

Speak Up!! Hearing on Housing in Burlington Set for June 12

Posted on 06/6/2014 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Local Resources Let’s talk about housing needs in Burlington!  The Mayor’s office recently released a comprehensive housing strategy report outlining a number of recommendations to improve and grow the housing stock in downtown Burlington, addressing issues of affordability and availability.  Appropriate and affordable housing is a key component to the development of a livable community.  The first opportunity for the public to weigh in on the report is June 12 at 7 p.m. in Contois Auditorium at City Hall.

AARP Launches Newport Community Grant Program

Posted on 10/31/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Local Resources   AARP Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2014 Community Action Sponsorship Program — a program to provide modest grant funds and technical support to community groups or individuals. The initiative is part of the Age Friendly Communities initiative aimed at preparing Newport for the rapidly aging demographic shift – particularly in the areas of housing, mobility and community engagement.    The Community Action Sponsorships will provide financial and other support to groups within Newport that will advocate for improvements …

Special Discounts for AARP Vermont Members

Posted on 10/24/2013 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Local Resources The advantages of being an AARP member just got a lot better.  As an AARP member in Vermont you can take advantage of a host of special offers and discounts negotiated with you and your family in mind.  Whether it’s a night at the symphony, a play, musical, concert or even First Night, there’s something for everyone in this winter’s slate of events.   VSO AARP DISCOUNT 20% off the adult ticket price Holiday Pops Concerts “Around the World at …

Driver Safety Course only $5 in May!

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

Local Resources 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 …

Local Resources

Posted on 11/26/2012 by | AARP Vermont | Comments

Local Resources Here’s a listing of links to Vermont organizations and agencies for information and assistance. Click on the headline above to see the live links.   Alzheimer’s Association of Vermont and New Hampshire Vermont Legal Aid Vermont State Bar VNA Health Systems of Vermont and VT Assembly of Home Health Agencies, Inc.  Hospice and Palliative Care Council of Vermont  Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council Vermont Health Care Administration Vermont Senior Centers Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Vermont Department of …