— Join us for free webinars and live chats on how to use the latest tech tools. Technology can help you connect with friends and family, drive more safely, control home automation, search for jobs, care for loved ones, learn new skills, and more. But there’s so much new “tech” that it can be hard to keep track of it and how it can help you. Register for AARP’s Online Technology Fair and gain access to free live webinars, video chats …

— AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan provided the following statement in regards to the budget proposal released by the Malloy Administration today and the potential negative impact it may have on our senior residents: “Governor Malloy unveiled a budget blueprint that includes detrimental cuts to the core services for our seniors and places the burden from years of bad budget decisions onto the shoulders of our most vulnerable,” Duncan said. “AARP calls on legislative leaders from both parties to stand …

— AARP Connecticut praises state legislators on the passage of Senate Bill 976, An Act Concerning Conservatorship Accountability, on May 11, 2017. AARP Connecticut also congratulates the Probate Court Administrator for putting forward the proposal and engaging stakeholder support. The bill will improve Connecticut’s adult guardianship system and help protect vulnerable individuals from financial exploitation. “We applaud legislative leaders for their commitment to a bill that provides probate courts with the critical tools necessary for effective oversight and to deter financial …

— • AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus Award recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosing • Nomination deadline is June 2 Every year, AARP honors an outstanding volunteer who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members with the Andrus Award for Community Service. Do you know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or over who should receive AARP’s most prestigious Connecticut volunteer award? The deadline is June 2, so …

— When AARP makes a difference in the community, the result can be credited to the passion and dedication of our volunteers. Volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution that benefits both the volunteer and society. AARP Connecticut has more than 130 volunteers in 61 different towns from all areas of the state. However, we are always looking for additional residents interested in sharing their skills, knowledge and life experiences to make a difference in their community. Our volunteers work …

— AARP Connecticut’s “Fourth Fridays Free at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo” will return on June 23 and conclude this year with a special after-hours event. With the fourth Friday free offer, AARP members can enjoy free admission to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo on the fourth Friday of each month from June to September. In addition, up to three additional guests of the AARP member will receive a 15% discount off of regular admission prices. The 2017 schedule: • Friday, June 23 • Friday, July 28 …

— Join us for free webinars and live chats on how to use the latest tech tools. Technology can help you connect with friends and family, drive more safely, control home automation, search for jobs, care for loved ones, learn new skills, and more. But there’s so much new “tech” that it can be hard to keep track of it and how it can help you. Register for AARP’s Online Technology Fair and gain access to free live webinars, video chats …

— This summer AARP members can visit the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport— the largest zoo in the state—for free on the fourth Friday of each month. The offer starts in June and runs through September. Just present your AARP membership card at the entrance. On other days, AARP members can get a 15 percent discount on admission. Up to three guests accompanying an AARP member can get 15 percent off any time. And visitors who stop by the AARP booth at …

— Join us for a Disrupt Aging conversation across professions, perspectives and generations hosted by the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut on Thursday, May 18, at 4:30 pm. This intergenerational workshop is designed to foster conversations among people of all ages, including professionals, community collaborators and consumers who are passionate about aging issues. Join together as a community to explore aging from a new perspective. The Jewish Federation of Western CT is hosting in collaboration with AARP and Borrow My Glasses. …

— The Connecticut Masters’ Games and AARP Connecticut are providing a free seminar about helping age 50+ workers achieve their employment goals by connecting people to trusted resources, information and peer networks. This one-and-a half-hour seminar focuses on the nuts and bolts of job searching in the digital age, showcases the power of developing a personal brand and helps people learn to network with ease. If you are age 50 or over and looking for a job or seeking to change …