Fun Events & Workshops in Rochester

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Money & Work AARP members and their guests receive 20% off two performances of Anything Goes at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League. Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:30pm Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7:30pm Rochester Broadway Theatre League 885 East Main Street Rochester, NY 14605 Map It Purchase tickets online; use promo code DELOVELY.

As Tax Scammers Get Aggressive, AARP Warns Last-Minute Filers to be Vigilant

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Uncategorized AARP Offers Tips to Avoid Fraud, Help to File on Time Last-minute tax filers rushing to send in their 2014 returns as the April 15 deadline approaches should be particularly vigilant against fraudsters, AARP is warning. The IRS is reporting that thieves are becoming more aggressive as the filing deadline nears, perpetrating phone scams that threaten arrest, deportation, license revocation and other dire consequences. And scammers are preying on vulnerable populations, including older adults. Today, AARP New York is releasing …

Discover What’s Going on in Syracuse?

Posted on 04/8/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Money & Work | Uncategorized AARP has a variety of entertainment and educational events happening in Syracuse. AARP members and their guests receive 20% off three performances of “Anything Goes” at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 7:30pm Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 7:30pm Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 7:30pm The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater 800 S State Street Syracuse, NY 13202 Map It Purchase tickets via mail-in form to avoid online fees. Mail-in form must be received by April 27, …

NYS Budget Adds $79.3 Million to Help Older NYers, Family Caregivers

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Press Unprecedented new funding over two years hailed by AARP ALBANY, New York – Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature provided a major increase in funding in the new state budget to help older New Yorkers and their family caregivers, including $36.2 million in new funding for the fiscal year that begins today and another $43.1 million for 2016-17. AARP is applauding Governor Cuomo – who proposed the funding in his executive budget – and the Legislature for taking a …

Staten Islanders, Come Out for a Night of Comedy & Get to Know AARP

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events Enjoy a night of comedy with AARP and hear what we are working on in your community. This event will feature the comedy of Dean Masello. Wednesday, April 8, 2015 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Flagship Brewery 40 Minthorne Street (Near Victory Blvd. and Bay Street and the Tompkinsville Train Stop) This is a free event. Each guest will receive a token for a complementary beer. Snacks and soft drinks will also be served. Seating is limited, and advance registration …

Keep the Heat On

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

Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Home & Family This year the state Public Service Commission announced it will review low-income assistance programs with an eye toward reducing the incidence of utility shut-offs due to unpaid bills. The commission said it has long recognized—as stated in the New York State Constitution—that the “aid, care and support of the needy are public concerns.” AARP welcomed the move but is asking the commission “to cast a wider net to help middle-income residents as well,” said Bill Ferris, AARP associate state director …