— Join AARP Tallahassee and the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department for the Slow Roll Boomer Bike Ride through downtown Tallahassee. The ride begins at Anita Favors Thompson Plaza traveling through the west side of Cascades Park up Franklin Street to the Smokey Hollow Memorial, the loops around the east Cascade with a stop at the Florida prime meridian marker (and county map of Florida) back to Thompson Plaza. Event information: When: Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 9:30 am Registration: The even is …

— Do you aspire to be a leader in your community, your workplace and beyond? Then join AARP and Miami Dade College, Oct. 28 at Destino 2017, a free, one-day personal development conference that helps you achieve your leadership goals and help your community toward a better tomorrow! The 8th Annual Destino Leadership Academy, “Seed for Change”, will attract over 400 professionals, community leaders and volunteers from a variety of backgrounds to provide them with practical tools, leadership development and learning …

— Team up with the Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation for the 4th Annual Million Meal Pack. All packaged meals will be delivered primarily to older adults in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Together we can improve the quality of life for South Floridians! Volunteers will enjoy music, football activities, a chance to win prizes and will receive a free t-shirt. Various volunteer shifts are available for all ages. The Rick Case Arena at Nova Southeastern University 3301 College Ave. …

—   St. Petersburg, Fla. – An overwhelming 89 percent of St. Petersburg residents think their city is a good place to live as they grow older, a new survey by AARP Florida reveals. But there are aspects of living longer in St. Petersburg that could be better, and a new city initiative launching Feb. 11 – part of a global movement to prepare for longer lifespans — aims to identify and improve those areas. The survey, conducted in 2016, is …

— Love is in the air this month. And on Feb. 6, it’s in the theater here in Miami too. So is AARP’s love, sex and relationship expert, Dr. Pepper Schwartz. Register here to explore “Love & Relationships in the Movies … and in our Lives” with Dr. Schwartz on Monday, Feb. 6. She’ll be sharing stories and clips from her favorite movies about love, sex and relationships. AARP in Miami is hosting this FREE* evening, which includes light refreshments, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the …

— AARP’s national accountability campaign ‘Take a Stand‘ is well underway here in Florida, and our staff and volunteers are working hard to pressure candidates into telling voters how they would update Social Security for the 21st century and keep the promise for future generations. We want our leaders to make Social Security a priority and to put serious proposals on the table. If lawmakers fail to take action, Social Security benefits could be reduced by 25 percent by 2034, and …

— “Stand Up & Be Counted” Seventh Annual Destino Leadership Academy Have you been looking to get involved in your community? Want to impact others but don’t know where to start? Learn how to get involved with your community this year by attending our one day Leadership Academy. A training where you can gather the tools to exercise your leadership, and be the influencer you are meant to be!! Now in its seventh year, DESTINO teaches its students the necessary skills …

— The elections are coming up. Do you know where your legislator stands on issues affecting Floridians age 50 and older? AARP has published its fifth annual Florida Legislative Voting Record, which documents state lawmakers’ votes on key issues for the 50-plus population. During the 2016 legislative session, such issues included long-term care, telehealth and guardianship proceedings. Because important decisions sometimes happen early in the legislative process, the record tracks committee actions as well as final votes in both the House …

— AARP Florida News For Immediate Release Aug. 1, 2016 Media Contact: Victoria Funes, (305) 775-6944, vfunes@aarp.org   Who Will Represent You in Washington?  AARP Florida, Florida League of Women Voters, Orlando Sentinel and FOX35 Sponsor ‘Community Conversation’ for Candidates Candidates for Three Orlando-Area Congressional Seats Invited To Appear On One Stage to Discuss Key Issues for Voters Ahead of Aug. 30 Primary Election Orlando, Fla. — AARP Florida, the Florida League of Women Voters, the Orlando Sentinel and FOX35 will …

— Whether you’re a certified foodie seeking inside information or simply want to meet a celebrity chef, Simmer and Sift has your recipe for success. Sponsored by AARP in Tampa Bay, the series of culinary demonstrations by top area chefs continues July 27. Travel + Leisure has called the local food scene “one of the country’s most creative.” Each event runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Guests can enjoy …