AARP NAMES UPPER WEST SIDE 2ND MOST LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOOD IN NATION FOR 50+

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

AGE-FRIENDLY | Community | Health & Wellbeing New York City, and the Upper West Side in particular, are being recognized today by AARP as among the most livable places in the country to live for people 50-plus.  The Upper West Side was named the second “Most Livable Neighborhood,” in the nation while New York City as a whole was named among the top five “Most Livable Cities” among large cities. The rankings are featured in the May issue of AARP Bulletin and are based on the new …

Helping Family Caregivers a Top Priority: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal, AARP

Posted on 04/20/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Press Rosenthal Pledges to Push CARE Act to Ensure Hospitals Offer Caregivers Instruction in Post-Discharge Tasks; Senate Supportive State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan), joined by AARP and other advocates, announced today that together they have made it a top priority this year to help millions of family caregivers with legislation that will foster better care, potentially reduce hospital readmissions and save taxpayers money. Flanked at the announcement by AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel and representatives of the Alzheimer’s …

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 …