AARP NY ‘High Anxiety’ Survey: Gen Xers Out-Worry Boomers in Retirement Savings Crisis

Posted on 05/20/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Home & Family | Money & Work | Press AARP Urges State to Facilitate Retirement Savings Options to Millions Who Lack New York is heading toward a retirement savings crisis that could deprive millions of Gen Xers and Baby Boomers of financial independence in their golden years – while increasing the need for taxpayer-funded public assistance, a groundbreaking AARP survey of the two generations has found. With the first Gen Xers turning 50 this year, AARP commissioned the statewide survey of New York voters 35-69.  High Anxiety: Gen X …

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer

Posted on 05/19/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Community | Volunteering Do you know a volunteer age 50+ who is using his or her skills and experience to make a significant difference in your community? Honor his or her dedication, commitment, and creativity with a nomination for the 2015 AARP New York Andrus Award for Community Service — AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community service. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding individuals who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways that advance AARP’s …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in Long Island, NY while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members.  Participating businesses–which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in New York City, NY while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members.  Participating businesses–which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than …

Advocates & Lawmakers Say it’s Time to Pass CARE Act, help Millions of NY’s Family Caregivers

Posted on 05/13/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving Legislation Would Offer Instruction in Post-Discharge Tasks  ALBANY, N.Y. – Bill sponsors, advocates, and family caregivers called for the final passage of the CARE Act to support family caregivers without delay before the end of the legislative session. “Time is running out for this bill to successfully land on the governor’s desk this session,” said Beth Finkel, State Director for AARP in New York. “The quicker legislators can get this measure passed, the quicker millions of caregivers will be better …

AARP Helps New Yorkers Fight Identity Theft

Posted on 05/11/2015 by | AARP New York | Comments

Events | Fraud Combating fraud is a priority for AARP New York, which represents approximately 750,000 members age 50-plus in the five boroughs of New York City. In a 2014 report, AARP New York found that identity theft or credit card fraud had impacted roughly one-fifth to one-fourth of 50+ voters in New York City, and 75% are concerned with becoming a victim of identity theft, which was tops among all types of fraud. One way to keep your identity safe is to …