— En Español.  AARP New York and the Paid Family Leave Coalition fought for the Paid Family Leave program because family caregivers who work shouldn’t have to choose between caring for a loved one or losing their jobs. And beginning in January, we will reach that goal when one of the strongest Paid Family Leave laws in the nation takes effect. Here are five things you should know about New York’s upcoming Paid Family Leave program: 1) What is paid family …

— Join AARP and experience a night of authentic praise and worship music. AARP members and their guests receive a 20% discount on tickets to Vy Higginsen and the Mama Foundation for the Arts’ production of ‘Destination Gospel, We Are: The Music’ now through December 9th, 2017. The Sing Harlem Choir, a group of performers from the award winning program Gospel For Teens, showcases their gift of song through powerful and uplifting gospel music in the Heart of Harlem. This performance gives AARP members and …

— An intimate, powerful discussion with New York’s most recognizable women in radio and AARP as they discuss how they are embracing life while debunking myths and shattering stereotypes for women at any age. Join the #DisruptAging conversation with radio personalities who are everyday disruptors at the top of their game across musical genres as they share their experiences, transformations, and insights. Panelists Shaila (WBLS), Judy Torres (WKTU), Toya (103.9FM) and Helen Little (LiteFM), will be moderated by Cheryl Wills (NY1) …

— Association Joined Gov. Cuomo to Fight for New Law; Now Launching Educational Campaign via Airwaves NEW YORK, N.Y. – AARP is taking to the airwaves to make sure working New Yorkers know they can start taking advantage of the state’s new paid family leave law beginning January 1. AARP New York is spreading the news via television, radio, social media and other media that private sector and some public sector employees can take up to eight weeks of partially paid, …

— As the new years approaches, AARP is thrilled to offer you a special opportunity to end 2017 on a high note. Take advantage of the holiday season and get 20% of off tickets to all 8 pm Friday and Saturday performances at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CMPAC. Members can also attend Beauty and the Beast at 7:30 pm. CM Performing Arts Center, Noel S. Ruiz Theatre 931 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale, NY 11769 Don’t miss the chance to get $25 tickets for you and a guest …

— Treat yourself for the holidays by taking advantage of AARP’s new theater offers! AARP members and their guests receive a 20% discount on tickets to see A Christmas Story at the Auditorium Theater 885 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605. Look for the AARP table before the shows each night to meet fellow AARP members, volunteers and staff to hear information about what AARP is doing in your community. To order tickets, complete the mail-in form. If you prefer to order tickets online, …

— Ring in the holidays and dance off that Thanksgiving food with AARP at The RnB Holiday Bash where 112, Ginuwine, K-Ci and JoJo will groove to your R&B jam favorites like, “Only You,” “Let’s Get Married” & “Pony”! Come join us on Friday, November 24th at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College 65-30 Kissena Boulevard Flushing, NY 11367 (at Colden Auditorium 153-49 Reeves Ave.) AARP members and their guests get a 20% discount on advance tickets.  Tickets can be purchased …

— 13 of State’s 27 U.S. Representatives Co-Sponsor RAISE Family Caregivers Act; November is National Family Caregivers Month ALBANY, N.Y. – Over a dozen of New York’s U.S. House members have thrown their backing behind creation of a strategy to support the nearly 2.6 million New Yorkers – and more than 40 million Americans – whose unpaid labor of love is becoming increasingly needed as society ages: family caregivers. Thirteen of the state’s 27 members in the House of Representatives are …

— Like many Americans, you’ve probably started thinking about the future and your loved ones’ futures. Maybe dreaming about taking a trip, learning a new language or sending your kids to their dream college. Whatever it is, AARP is here to help you plan for it. We offer free, unbiased financial information and tools for reaching your goals. So you can turn your dreams into real possibilities. Join AARP New York and Carver Federal Savings Bank for a FREE AARP MoneySmarts …

— Join AARP New York, ABC7 and Univisión41 at the ABC Television Studios for a live town hall meeting on New York State’s Paid Family Leave program. Beginning January 1, working New Yorkers will be able to take time off to care for a loved one while still receiving a portion of their salary and without worrying about whether they will lose their jobs. Learn “what you need to know” about and get your questions answered by caregiving experts. WHEN: Tuesday, …

— AARP NY invites you to attend a debate with candidates for New York City Council Speaker. Monday, November 27, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Avenue | New York, NY 10128 RSVP: Online or by calling 1-877-926-8300 In the coming years, the New York City Council will have the task of addressing the needs of a city that is growing and aging rapidly. We want to make sure the next City Council Speaker is prepared to address those …