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.  

Feel Good: Volunteer With AARP Tax-Aide Program

Posted on 08/24/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Community Volunteers are needed to prepare federal and state of Georgia tax returns. Last year over 38,000 returns were processed at no charge at 119 sites in the state with 871 volunteers. This free service to consumers began 47 years ago with a small group of four people and has grown to help provide needed assistance especially for but not limited to the age 60+ population. Locations where the service is offered may be libraries, senior centers, recreational parks or colleges. …