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— Stop spending time trying and start spending more time doing when it comes to everyday technology! Now a days advancements in technology, much of which you may already own, are allowing Family Caregivers to be the best that they can. Join Tricia Sandiego and Mike Lee as they team up to maximize your potential  in AARP’s latest webinar, “Lighten the Family Caregiver Load Using Everyday Technology.” Register now to watch live at 2PM ET/ 1PM CT on Wednesday, June 29.

Lighten the Load Tech_BakiBG

— Stop spending time trying and start spending more time doing when it comes to everyday technology! Now a days advancements in technology, much of which you may already own, are allowing Family Caregivers to be the best that they can. Join Tricia Sandiego and Mike Lee as they team up to maximize your potential  in AARP’s latest webinar, “Lighten the Family Caregiver Load Using Everyday Technology.” Register now to watch live at 2PM ET/ 1PM CT on Wednesday, June 29.

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— Sometimes life takes you in a different direction than where you thought you’d go. But it’s never too late to make a change. Our free Life Reimagined event at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) on Wednesday, June 29, will give you the tools and guidance needed to dust off a few dreams, and explore and discover your “What’s Next!” Attendees of the free 90-minute program, hosted by CCSU’s Office of Continuing Education, will work with our Life Reimagined Volunteer Guides, …

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— AARP Connecticut kicked off its summer “Fourth Fridays Free at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo” offer on May 27 with a big turnout. The next opportunity for AARP members to enjoy free admission to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will be this Friday, June 24. With the offer, members receive free admission to the zoo on the fourth Friday of each month from May to September. In addition, up to three additional guests of the AARP member will receive a 15% discount off of …

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— AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosing All nominations for the AARP 2016 Andrus Award for Community Service – honoring an outstanding Connecticut volunteer age 50 or over who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members – must be submitted by July 1. In addition to the recognition, AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus recipient to …

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— Today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – an annual opportunity for people around the world to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect and exploitation – is a moment for us all to share information and spread awareness about the prevalence and effect of elder abuse. Approximately five million older persons are abused, exploited and neglected every year, losing an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation in the United States alone. Those are funds …

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— If you’re a 50+ job seeker, what’s the first thing you should do? Don’t miss our interactive webinar “Target, Conquer & Focus: Getting Back to Work” Tuesday, June 14th at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT!  Holly Brack — National Program Coordinator at AARP Foundation with over 20 years of experience teaching job search skills — will help you learn how to target your job search, conquer the job application, focus on yourself and stay strong. She’ll be joined by Back to …

Knowing how to network effectively through social media could be key in finding your next job.

— “Boot Camp” to feature community resources & experts to help build & grow businesses 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. The free interactive “Boot Camp” event – open to people of all ages with a special focus on the 50 and over “Encore Entrepreneur” individual – will include short presentations from local resource organizations, …

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— AARP Life Reimagined – launched in 2014 as a program to assist people at any age navigate transitions, pursue their goals, dreams and purpose in life – will be at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) for a free checkup event hosted by The Office of Continuing Education on Wednesday, June 29, beginning at 6 p.m. The Life Reimagined Volunteer Guides will provide attendees with a 90-minute “Checkup” that includes a step-by-step process for exploring their “what’s next” in life: Rediscover …