See Gone with the Wind on the Big Screen

Posted on 04/28/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events Come see this film on the BIG screen the way it was made to be seen on Sunday, May 3, 2015 (Doors open at 4:00 pm) at Palace Theater on James Street in Syracuse, NY. This epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant southern belle Scarlett O’Hara (Vivien Leigh). Starting with her idyllic on a sprawling plantation, the film traces her survival through the tragic history of the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and her tangled love affairs …

Join Us on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre

Posted on 04/24/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events Get to know AARP and other members this October at the Marquis Theatre for preview performances of ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan-the new Broadway musical that celebrates their lives. AARP members, friends, & guests* can purchase tickets at a negotiated price for $119 per ticket for selected orchestra or front mezzanine seats on select performances of ON YOUR FEET! using promo code NYC50. Be sure to stop by our information table to find out more about how AARP helps …

Rochester, Get Discounted Theatre Tickets

Posted on 04/24/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events AARP members and their guests receive 20% off two performances of Kinky Boots at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30pm and Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets via mail-in form to avoid online fees. Mail-in form must be received by May 4, 2015. Or you can purchase tickets online through Ticketmaster; use promo code SHOES.  

Hometown Hero: Virginia Cash

Posted on 04/24/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Caregiving | Volunteering For many people, the inspiration to volunteer and give back to others is deeply rooted in a place that’s close to the heart. Such is the case for Virginia Cash, a licensed master’s level geriatric social worker from Stony Brook, New York who has volunteered thousands of hours to caregivers in her community. “Every time I help a person, it’s a testament to my mother who suffered mercilessly,” says Virginia. Born to older parents, Virginia was the youngest of four …

 Free Screening of “Still Alice” in New York City 

Posted on 04/23/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Caregiving | Events In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of STILL ALICE on Tuesday. May 5 at 7pm and learn more about resources for family caregivers and their loved ones. STILL ALICE stars Julianne Moore in her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When this mother of three grown children receives a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, Alice and her family find their bonds …

AARP: Win for Caregivers as Senate Passes CARE Act; Assembly Expected to Take Up

Posted on 04/21/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Press AARP’s Top Priority Bill Ensures Instruction in Post-Discharge Tasks; Governor Cuomo Proposed Similar ‘Caregiver Support Initiative’ ALBANY, New York – Critical help for millions of family caregivers across New York took a giant step toward reality today when the State Senate unanimously passed the CARE Act, legislation to support family caregivers as they safely help New Yorkers age at home. The CARE Act, AARP’s top state legislative priority for 2015, is expected to begin moving soon in the Assembly. With …