Help Kids Learn the Value of a Buck

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Home & Family | Money & Work | Volunteering By Ann Hardie Ask Ronald Moore what was the most fun he’s had as an AARP volunteer, and he’ll say it was helping middle school students in metro Atlanta learn to be financially savvy and independent through role-playing. Moore, of Alpharetta, an assistant principal at Louise Radloff Middle School in Duluth, participated in last year’s National Day of Service, and he plans to do it again on Sept. 11, when AARP Georgia joins forces with Junior Achievement of Georgia. About …

Federal Reserve Bank Welcomes AARP Life Reimagined Program

Posted on 08/26/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Community By: Kristina Griffin Armstrong – Life Reimagined Guide/AARPGA Volunteer I was excited to present the Life Reimagined checkup at the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank recently. The group of 20 staff members was attentive and engaged during the presentation and group discussion. The checkup book is well designed, user-friendly, and easy to follow. Due to time constraints, I was able to customize the presentation to allow the group time to complete a few exercises and complete the rest on their own time. …

AARP Georgia Presents Fraud Awareness Program at Macon-Bibb Georgia’s National Night Out Program

Posted on 08/26/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Community | Fraud                     By: Myrtle Habersham, AARPGA Interim President Tobias Tillmon, AARPGA Interim State Director, joined Macon-Bibb ‘s Mayor, Sheriff, Fire Chief, District Attorney, other key leaders, and local citizens  for the August 4 National Night Out event where over 100  individuals were in attendance. This locally sponsored event is part of a national program designed to encourage community leaders and local citizens to come together and publically pledge to “stamp out crime”. …

AARPGA Honors State Volunteers During Celebration of Service

Posted on 08/26/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Volunteering AARP Georgia honors past Executive Council members, Charlie Mendoza-Columbus and Norman Michael-Augusta for their leadership and commitment to Georgians during our Celebration of Service today. These volunteers led caregiving, advocacy, fraud, financial resiliency, and Livable Communities work throughout the state. They have served as energetic peer leaders and strong voices for our communities. We appreciate their gift of time. Pictured l-r: Tobias Tillmon, AARPGA Interim State Director; Norman Michael; Charlie Mendoza; and Myrtle Habersham, AARPGA Interim President.

Join AARP Georgia on September 22 for AARP’s Next Virtual Career Fair

Posted on 08/25/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Money & Work AARP is holding its next Virtual Career Fair on September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.  This live event offers you a great way to re-charge a job search, meet potential employers, get timely job search advice, and connect with other job seekers. The AARP Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair will feature employers that have signed the AARP Employer Pledge, which says they value experienced workers. Experienced job seekers can learn about job opportunities from local Georgia employer …

Ask the Experts About Keeping Your Brain Young

Posted on 08/25/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Health & Wellbeing Join AARP Georgia and expert panelists during a discussion and question/answer on the aging brain, memory, and brain health issues, Saturday, August 29, 10-11:30am, Gainesville Civic Center. Register by calling 1-877-926-8300 or online at https://aarp.cvent.com/StaySharp08292015.