What’s Next in Your Life?  Attend a Life Reimagined Checkup and Find Out!

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Designed with Baby-Boomers in mind, the AARP Life Reimagined program is about a renewed sense of purpose, the confidence to pursue a passion or take a new direction.  It’s a new way of thinking about what’s next in your life through a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real. We’ve got several upcoming Checkups for you to attend. Note that some Checkup locations offer both daytime and evening sessions, so when registering be …

AARP Sponsors LGBT Elders 5th annual conference: LGBT Elders in an Ever-Changing World

Posted on 02/2/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

AARP Massachusetts is a proud sponsor of the upcoming LGBT Elders 5th annual conference: LGBT Elders in an Ever-Changing World, and we hope you’ll join us! The conference takes place on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Salem State University School of Social Work in Salem, MA, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The one-day event focuses on interdisciplinary practice and policy for working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults and caregivers. The keynote speaker is Rev. Irene Monroe, an …

AARP Tax-Aide Offers Free Tax Assistance

Posted on 02/1/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

For the 48th consecutive year, AARP Foundation is once again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low- to moderate- income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention to the older population.  Taxpayers do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has more than 5,000 locations in neighborhood libraries, malls, banks, community centers …

Join the AARP Massachusetts Advocacy Volunteer Team

Posted on 01/21/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! At AARP Massachusetts there is much to do as we advocate for caregiver supports and financial security for those 50 and older. The year started with our leaders offering a vision of what is to come in the year.  On Jan. 12, President Obama gave the State of the Union address, outlining his priorities for his final year in office; City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh addressed the city in his State of City speech on Jan. …

Learn About the NEW AARP Massachusetts Boston Volunteer Network!

Posted on 01/21/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Whether you’ve been an AARP member for one year or for 20+ years, here’s your chance to learn more about what your AARP Massachusetts state office is planning locally in Boston — and how you can get involved! Introducing the AARP Massachusetts Boston Volunteer Network. Attend one of our upcoming informational meetings about this new group and learn how to help us make a difference in people’s lives through our education, service and advocacy. Your work with us can help people in …

Apply for Our Driver Safety State Coordinator Position!

Posted on 01/6/2016 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

At AARP Massachusetts, we’re looking for someone special to take over the role of State Coordinator for the award-winning AARP Driver Safety program. Perhaps you’re just who we’re looking for! This volunteer position is a highly visible role which requires strong leadership, communication and relationship-building skills. The State Coordinator coaches, motivates, and provides direction to AARP Driver Safety volunteers in the state and works with them to enhance the overall program and to advance the program locally. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Click here for …