— Are you looking for a part-time job? AARP can connect you with employers who are looking for workers aged 50+. Register today for our free Online Career Fair: Spotlight on Part-Time Work, Thursday, January 26th. It’s a live, online event starting at 11 a.m. ET where you can upload a résumé, chat with hiring employers, and get tips to help you find a part-time job! You’ll have access to interactive webinar hosted by hiring employers and be able to play online games that …

— That all-inclusive vacation—is it too good to be true? How about the charmer you met online who professes love and then asks for money? Consumer advocate and AARP volunteer Mary Bach is sharing her expertise through a web-based video series called Outsmarting the Scammers. AARP Pennsylvania produces the videos, and Bach delivers no-nonsense advice on how to avoid classic scams as well as new ones. Pennsylvanians reported more than 80,000 cases of fraud to the Federal Trade Commission in 2015. …

— Throughout 2016, AARP Pennsylvania – with our local volunteers and community partners – has helped people right here in the Lehigh Valley turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthened communities and fought for the issues that matter most to families. By working together we’ve done some amazing things that are making a real difference for Lehigh’s 50+ community. With the help of our local volunteers in the Lehigh Valley, AARP Pennsylvania has: Educated consumers on the prevalence of …

— Throughout 2016, AARP Pennsylvania – with our local volunteers and community partners – has helped people right here in York turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthened communities and fought for the issues that matter most to families. By working together we’ve done some amazing things that are making a real difference forYork’s 50+ community. With the help of our local volunteers in York, AARP Pennsylvania has: Conducted our second Shred Fest event to help prevent fraud and …

— Throughout 2016, AARP Pennsylvania – with our local volunteers and community partners – has helped people right here in Pittsburgh turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthened communities and fought for the issues that matter most to families. By working together we’ve done some amazing things that are making a real difference for Pittsburgh’s 50+ community. With the help of our local volunteers in Pittsburgh, AARP Pennsylvania has: Attended over 50 Legislative Expos and Senior Fairs throughout Northwest …

— Throughout 2016, AARP Pennsylvania – with our local volunteers and community partners – has helped people right here in Philadelphia turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthened communities and fought for the issues that matter most to families. By working together we’ve done some amazing things that are making a real difference for Philadelphia’s 50+ community. With the help of our local volunteers in the Philadelphia area, AARP Pennsylvania has: Convened the first-ever Livable Communities Network, a coalition …

— As we survey the political landscape post-election, there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about an issue that received little attention during the presidential campaign – potential changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  There has been speculation that the new administration and Congress may consider fundamental shifts in the way federal funds are distributed to the states to operate Medicaid. There has also been speculation that there may be proposals to change how older Americans get …

— By Cristina Rouvalis When Alan Ward, 65, had a massive heart attack in May, he was rushed from his doctor’s office in rural Pennsylvania to UPMC Passavant Hospital outside Pittsburgh for emergency surgery. Blockages had closed 99 percent of an artery, but he has made a strong recovery, thanks in part to the follow-up care. Ward, a retired baker and photographer, checks in with his medical team every morning—without ever leaving his home in Valencia. Using a touch-screen tablet, he …

— The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year for scammers. Don’t put yourself at risk. Learn how to protect yourself from holiday scams. Here are five tips for avoiding holiday scams: Keep your eyes peeled for gift card cons. When purchasing gift cards, make sure to purchase from counter attendants or from customer service. Thieves will copy the codes on cards that are on display on a rack, then call for a card balance after the holidays. Once …

— Duquesne University’s SBDC is among 17 community-based organizations selected to receive funds to help older adults build the skills to work for themselves The AARP Foundation has awarded a generous grant to Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center to conduct Work for Yourself@50+℠ workshops in Pittsburgh. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older adults assess opportunities for self-employment, build skills and connect with resources that will enable them to generate income by working for themselves. The Duquesne University …