AARP applauds Affordable Care Act ruling

Posted on 06/25/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing WASHINGTON, DC — The following is a statement by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court:  “AARP applauds the U.S. Supreme Court’s King v Burwell decision today that allows individuals who purchased health insurance through the federal exchange to continue receiving subsidies to help pay premiums. The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goals of improving affordability and removing barriers to access for health insurance have been critical in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. Importantly, …

Veterans: Many education benefits available

Posted on 06/25/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Local Resources Dear Veterans: You have done so much to serve us, let us serve you! AARP Michigan will run a regular feature on this web page about programs, services and benefits available to veterans. And while you’re here, check out the new AARP website on resources for Veterans: www.aarp.org/veterans  This entry in the Military Monday series will address: Veterans’ Education Benefits Veterans can get help paying the costs of going back to school, getting on the job training, as well as …

Paula D. Cunningham appointed AARP Michigan State Director

Posted on 06/22/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Press AARP Regional Vice President Rawle Andrews Jr., announces that Paula D. Cunningham – a distinguished community, business and education leader in Michigan for more than three decades – has been appointed State Director for AARP in Michigan, effective July 6. As State Director, Cunningham will be responsible for leading and directing the advocacy and community outreach work of AARP and its 1.4 million members in the state of Michigan.  “With an exceptional leader like Paula Cunningham at the helm, AARP …

Life Reimagined can help Veterans plot future course

Posted on 06/18/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Uncategorized Dear Veterans: You have done so much to serve us, let us serve you! AARP Michigan will run a regular feature on this web page about programs, services and benefits available to veterans. And while you’re here, check out the new AARP website on resources for Veterans: www.aarp.org/veterans  This entry in the Military Monday series will address: Life Reimagined for Veterans Transition from Military to Civilian Life is Difficult A recent Prudential study, “Veterans Employment Challenges,” found two-thirds of veterans …

AARP Night at the Ballpark is a win for everyone

Posted on 06/18/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Events | Volunteering A picture perfect evening in downtown Lansing — 75 degrees and a cloudless sky — provided the backdrop to AARP Night at the Ballgame on June 16.  About 400 AARP members bought discounted tickets for the minor league contest between the Lansing Lugnuts and the Bowling Green Hot Rods.  Attendees also enjoyed $1 hot dogs, a group raffle and free inflatable games for the kids.  Among the fans on hand for the game, sporting a Detroit Tigers ballcap, was Eric Schneidewind, …

Begin your what’s next at Life Reimagined workshops

Posted on 06/15/2015 by | AARP Michigan | Comments

Events  What’s next for you? Asking this simple question may lead you to some big realizations. With Life Reimagined, you can explore real possibilities for your future — the road ahead is entirely yours to define. At AARP Michigan Beginning Your Journey workshops scheduled in Grand Rapids and Detroit on June 24 and 25 you can: Reflect on where you are in life Get practical guidance from experts Create a step-by-step action plan Find the tools and inspiration to get started. …