— R.A.I.N., Inc. has been a long time friend and partner to AARP. They are recruiting community members to be part of a new and very exciting Bronx Health Corps project aimed at educating 800 Bronx seniors on a range of health topics. The Bronx Health Corps is part of a Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program grant designed to promote wellness and healthy aging among Bronx older adults. This project is a partnership between the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at the …

— AARP is always finding new and fun ways to surprises and delight our  membership. One way that we are doing that on Long island is giving our members the opportunity to get to know us at local Long Island theatres. Get to know AARP  Long Island at not one but TWO local theatres this 2017!  Come by the AARP table in the theater lobbies and meet AARP volunteers, staff and other members and learn more about what AARP is doing for Long Islanders. …

— As part of AARP’s celebration of Black History Month, AARP members and their guests can enjoy a night of theatre at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on On Saturday, February 25 at 4pm. Get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. AARP members & their guests save 24.5% off regular tickets and 23% off VIP tickets. Theatre goers will also be treated to a talkback after the show with some cast members. Purchase tickets online; in person at …

— Every February AARP participates in the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. It’s a three-day weekend that brings together the most influential African-American, Hispanic, Caribbean, and Asian leaders from every corner of the Empire State and beyond. Join AARP this weekend at the NYSABPRL Craft Expo & Business Partnership Fair. Stop by the AARP booths (#96 & 98), pick up a free gift and meet AARP staff & volunteers. Get information on local discounts, special events, programs, learn …

— Enjoy a performance at the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater and get to know us while connecting with AARP members, friends and neighbors. AARP members & their guests save 10% off three performances. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30pm Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30pm Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30pm Purchase tickets via mail-in form to avoid online fees. Mail-in form must be received by February 24th, 2017. Or you can purchase tickets online* using promo code MUSICAL. *This is not an AARP …

— AARP Commends Mayor, City Council for Providing Housing Court Lawyers to Low-Income Tenants, Fighting Wrongful Evictions NEW YORK, N.Y. – New York City tenants and taxpayers won a big victory with today’s announcement by Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council of an agreement to provide all low-income tenants access to a lawyer in housing court. AARP applauded the agreement on what would be first-of-its-kind legislation to make New York City a leader in preventing wrongful evictions– and dramatically reduce …

— AARP members & their guests save 20% off two performances at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:30pm Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30pm Purchase tickets via mail-in form. Mail-in form must be received by February 24th, 2017. Or you can purchase tickets online* using promo code HILLS. *This is not an AARP event. Any information you provide to the host organization will be governed by its privacy policy.

— AARP New York celebrates Black History Month. Black History Month is an annual observance in the United States. It honors important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. To learn more about the meaning and history of this holiday, visit The Origins of Black History Month available online at The Association for the Study of African American Life and History. This year, AARP New York is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of prominent African American/Black New Yorkers who have been …

— Proposed ‘Voucher’ Plan Threatens Benefits of New Yorkers NEW YORK, N.Y. — AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking New Yorkers who have paid into the program their entire working lives. Congressional proposals to change Medicare into a voucher system would dramatically increase health care costs and risks for both current and future retirees.  Over the next few weeks, AARP New York staff and volunteers …

— AARP, PULP: Fill Three Vacancies on Five-Member Regulatory Body with Consumer Champions to Keep Fighting for ESCO Customers ALBANY, N.Y. – As New York utility regulators opened a major case today to investigate additional crackdowns on energy service companies (ESCOs), AARP called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to appoint consumer champions to fill three upcoming vacancies on the five-member Public Service Commission to keep up the fight against the industry’s deceptive marketing practices and high prices. The need is urgent, since …