Semana de Money Smart del 18 al 25 de abril

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Español | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Por Ann Hardie Danielle Nix, del este de Atlanta, es muy sagaz con el dinero, pero y así y todo piensa asistir a la Semana de Money Smart del 2015. El evento, que se realiza del 18 al 25 de abril, es una campaña pública de concientización a nivel nacional que ofrece talleres educativos gratuitos y actividades para ayudar a los consumidores a manejar mejor sus finanzas personales. Como uno de los patrocinadores de esta iniciativa, AARP Georgia se concentrará …

Financial Tips at Money Smart Week

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Finances 50+ | Home & Family | Money & Work By Ann Hardie Danielle Nix, of East Atlanta, is plenty smart about money, but she still plans to attend Money Smart Week 2015. The event, being held April 18–25, is a national public awareness campaign offering free educational workshops and activities to help consumers better manage their personal finances. As one of the sponsors of the initiative, AARP Georgia will focus on what is commonly referred to as the “sandwich generation”—that is, people juggling the competing demands of caring for …

AARP Foundation Hosts 50+ Job Fair in Lithonia

Posted on 03/16/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Community | Money & Work The AARP Foundation 50+ Job Fair will take place Thursday, March 19 from 10am-2pm in collaboration with The Lou Walker Senior Center. The following are presenters and topics: Financial Resources-Andrew Chamblin, Ameriprise Financial; Résumé Writing/Interviewing – GA Dept. Labor; Social Media – Jerry Myers, Legacy Harvest Foundation. The Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia, GA 30058. Registration is Required at:  Professional Dress Required  Please bring several résumés  Parking is limited, MARTA or offsite parking is highly suggested

AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers Often Are Families Helping Other Families

Posted on 03/13/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Uncategorized Junior A. Pavik has been volunteering to help his Gwinnett community for over two decades. His personal Tax-Aide greeter and wife of over 60 years is Marilee. Together they have been assisting low to moderate income families file their annual taxes at no cost at Gwinnett Technical College, a strong community collaboration. Tax-Aide volunteers in Georgia average 7-10 years of service and it is not uncommon to see couples and close friends serve together as they assist other community members. …

AARP GA Invites Atlantans to Talk About Making Their Communities More Age-Friendly

Posted on 03/9/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

AGE-FRIENDLY AARP Georgia hopes to grow relevance by giving voice to Atlantans about what they want to see in their community. Many of us want to age where we live so AARP is hosting a public discussion which will take place on Saturday, March 28, 11:30am – 1:00pm, Wieuca Road Baptist Church, 3626 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta. Lunch will be provided as a part of your reservation for the event.     This important discussion will provide: An overview of livable …

AARP Georgia Advocacy Volunteers Push Support for Aging Issues

Posted on 03/6/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Advocacy           On March 2, AARP Georgia mobilized volunteer advocates at the state Capitol on behalf of nearly 1 million members across Georgia. Coordinated by Melissa Sinden, AARP Georgia, Associate State Director-Advocacy, Lobby Day provided an opportunity for volunteers to learn about our legislative priorities and convene with elected officials ensuring full optimization of our grassroots strategies. AARP GA State Director Greg Tanner and State President Joe Dukes addressed the volunteers, expressing the impact and relevance they …