— AARP Pennsylvania and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh are teaming up to help get older adults moving outdoors in connection with the Foundation’s new Senior Connections initiatve — and we need your help. We are looking for volunteers to serve as AARP Park Ambassadors!   As an Park Ambassador, you will: Receive training to lead regular outings in South Park and Frick Park for groups of older adults Promote the program to your community Get exercise and make new friends! …

— ICYMI: AARP in Your Community – Pittsburgh Park Ambassador Program This summer, AARP PA and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh are teaming up to help get older adults moving outdoors. Group walks in local parks are planned by the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, Venture Outdoors, and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Area AARP volunteers will serve as Park Ambassadors for the program and lead regular outings for older adults in South Park and Frick Park. PrideFest Back in June, AARP …

— Mayoral Roundtable AARP is working to make the cities of the Lehigh Valley the best place to live for people of all ages.  On June 7, AARP hosted Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez, and Easton Mayor Sal Panto for a unique conversation focused on improving the livability of their communities.  Dr. Rodney Harrell, the Director of the Office of Livability Thought Leadership in AARP’s Public Policy Institute, moderated the event, which was attended by 75 community leaders …

— ICYMI: AARP in Your Community – York On May 24, York County members relived history at the city’s William C. Goodridge Freedom Center—an important stop on the nation’s underground railroad during the 19th century.  The historic property and museum served as the setting for a reception and educational program that attracted 115 AARP members. The highlight of the program was a presentation by a living history interpreter portraying the character of William C. Goodridge, a former slave who risked his …

— Did you know that AARP has an office right here in Philadelphia? AARP staff and volunteers are out in local neighborhoods and communities to connect with real people about the real issues that impact the 50+.   Issues like caregiving, protecting Medicare, financial security, fraud prevention, and making our communities more livable. AARP staff and volunteers want to hear from Philadelphians and are going to be at several events throughout the city this summer – please join us! Tuesday, August …

— At AARP, we are engaging with the community in new and surprising ways. If you’ve been out and about in Philadelphia, chances are that you have seen us at street festivals, city council meetings, or hosting events. But did you know that we are going to be in the LGBT community even more than ever before? Starting on September 26, we will be partnering with SAGE (Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender Elders) to host a LGBT …

— Looking for new opportunities or help with a job search? Come to the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The event will feature sessions on health, personal finance, executive leadership, entrepreneurship, work/life balance, branding and more. AARP Pennsylvania will be onsite with a photographer, offering free headshots (as time allows) for use in online career profiles such as LinkedIn. Attendees also can learn about Life Reimagined, which helps people navigate transitions …

—   This spring has been a busy time for AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers across the Commonwealth. As the weather warmed up, so did activities in the Lehigh Valley area. In addition to participating in local events and community service projects, AARP has been discussing important issues like caregiving and fraud prevention. Here’s just a sample of what AARP has been up to in the Lehigh Valley area:   Prepare to Care Events On April 13 and April 23, AARP PA …

—   This spring has been a busy month for AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers across the Commonwealth. As the weather warmed up, so did activities in Pittsburgh. In addition to carrying on our community service work through volunteers, AARP has continued its partnership with key stakeholders on initiatives to ensure that Pittsburgh is a livable community for all. AARP has also been active on caregiver issues and fraud prevention. Here’s just a sample of what AARP has been up to in Pittsburgh: …

— You’re Invited to Our Virtual Viewing Party: Staying Competitive with Work & Jobs! Register and watch our online lessons on your computer or mobile device. As a thank you, everyone who registers will receive a free stainless steel travel mug! Watch the videos – which will teach you how to use Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs, YouTube and more to stay competitive in the job market.  You can take a short quiz for a chance to win our grand prize – a $250 …