AARP Blog: GenXodus from NYC Looms

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Money & Work | Press Gen X turned 50 this year. This is a watershed moment for our state, our nation – and for us at AARP – including this Baby Boomer. As the leading advocacy organization for 50 + Americans, we believe that 50 is young, but not too young to start planning seriously for retirement. Here at AARP New York we see helping Gen Xers begin preparing for the second half of their adult lives as an important new mission for the organization. …

Medicaid at 50: Bolstering Services

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing By Ann Levin Several days a week, a New York City Access-A-Ride van picks up Margueritte Wilkins at her Bronx apartment and takes her to a senior center in midtown Manhattan. There, Wilkins enjoys a hot lunch and participates in a variety of activities, including exercise and art classes, karaoke and memory games. For Wilkins, 67, the program has been rewarding, helping to restore her sense of self-worth after catastrophic illnesses in 2009 and 2013. “I like to go there,” …

El programa sirve a casi 1 de cada 3 habitantes

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Español | Health & Wellbeing Por Ann Levin Varios días por semana, una camioneta de Access-A-Ride de la ciudad de Nueva York recoge a Margueritte Wilkins de su apartamento en el Bronx y la lleva a un centro para adultos mayores en Midtown Manhattan. En ese centro, Wilkins recibe un almuerzo caliente y participa en una variedad de actividades, entre ellas clases de ejercicios y arte, karaoke y juegos para la memoria. Para Wilkins, de 67 años, el programa ha sido gratificante y le ha …

Broadway Week Ticket Presale

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events It’s ba-ack. The perennially popular Broadway Week presale event returns in August, presenting an exclusive 2-for-1 ticket buying opportunity for AARP members. Six days before the offer is made available to the general public, members will get the chance to buy tickets to some of the hottest shows participating in Broadway Week, Sept. 7-20. Participating shows include a wide variety of long-running productions and new releases, such as Aladdin, The Book of Mormon, Fish in the Dark, Jersey Boys, Kinky …

Preventa de entradas con descuento para la semana de Broadway

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Español | Events ¡Disponible de nuevo! El siempre popular evento de preventa para la semana de Broadway regresa en agosto, con una exclusiva oferta de entradas 2×1 para los socios de AARP. Seis días antes de que la oferta esté disponible para el público en general, nuestros socios podrán comprar entradas para algunos de los exitosos espectáculos que forman parte de la semana de Broadway, del 7 al 20 de septiembre. Entre los espectáculos participantes hay una amplia variedad de producciones de larga …

AARP REPORT: PSEG RATE HIKE WRONG FOR LONG ISLAND

Posted on 06/30/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy   Association Probe of Utility’s Rate Hike Proposal Reveals Doubling of Basic Service Charge Hits Consumers Hard Long Island’s energy supplier wants to raise rates on the backs of many low-usage consumers and saddle ratepayers with more of its expenses, according to an AARP analysis of PSEG’s three-year rate hike proposal. In a detailed report AARP submitted today as its public comments on the case to the state’s utility-regulating Public Service Commission (PSC), the association urges the PSC to dismiss …