— AARP members have an opportunity to secure seats to their favorite NYC Broadway Week show at a two-for-the-price-of-one deal through a special presale offer through August 16. The deal doesn’t end when the presale offer does though, as AARP members, guests and those age 50+ can still buy two tickets for the price of one for 2017 NYC Broadway Week – September 4-17 – until September 17. During NYC Broadway Week, September 4 -17, 2017, stop by the Official NYC …

— AARP Connecticut is pleased to welcome Mystic Seaport to the list of great places AARP members can save money and connect them with people and places in their community while supporting local, nonprofit educational and cultural venues. Mystic Seaport, located in beautiful Mystic, Connecticut, brings the history of America and the sea to life amidst the ambiance of a seafaring village with homes, gardens, shops with craftsmen at work, and historic vessels. Enjoy a waterfront cruise, a visit to the …

— AARP Connecticut hosted a live Telephone Town Hall with guests Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut and AARP Legislative Counsel David Certner on Monday, June 26, 2017. The informative and interactive discussion, moderated by AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan, focused on the impact that policy changes will have on the new healthcare bill in the Senate and included topics such as the potential cuts to Medicaid, effects on Connecticut seniors, and the senator’s plan to help caregivers. Audio of the …

— Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? AARP and the University of Hartford will host a free Work for Yourself@50+ workshop to help you get started on Tuesday, July 11, at 9:30 a.m. at the Entrepreneurial Center on the University’s campus. AARP Foundation’s Work for Yourself@50+ initiative helps people gain the knowledge, support, and resources they need to make informed decisions about working for …

— Este artículo fue presentado por Donna Sciacca, gerente de apoyo y educación a nivel comunitario de la división de Connecticut de la American Liver Foundation. Anualmente, ella educa a más de 4,000 residentes de Connecticut sobre factores de riesgo, estrategias de prevención y opciones de tratamiento para las enfermedades del hígado. Sciacca ha trabajado para organizaciones sin fines de lucro del sector de salud por más de 20 años. ¿Sabías que los baby boomers (los nacidos entre 1945 y 1965) …

— The following story was submitted by Donna Sciacca, community outreach and education manager for the American Liver Foundation’s Connecticut Division. She educates over 4,000 Connecticut residents each year about risk factors, prevention strategies and treatment options for liver disease. Sciacca has worked in the nonprofit health sector for over 20 years. Did you know that Baby Boomers (people born between 1945 and 1965) are among the largest group of Americans discovering that they have Hepatitis C, a serious liver disease, …

— Dominion Resources, owners of the Millstone nuclear power plant in Connecticut, has decided to resort to scare tactics in response to a story by the Connecticut Mirror that there is a lack of state legislative support for a bill that would provide the Virginia-based company with a special, ratepayer-subsidized, deal (Senate Bill 106). The legislation, as presented in public statements, would reclassify the power generated by the plant as renewable fuel, allowing Dominion to undercut the cost of other renewable …

— AARP puede lograr un cambio en las comunidades gracias a la pasión y dedicación de nuestros voluntarios. El servicio voluntario es una contribución única y valiosa que beneficia tanto al voluntario como a la sociedad. AARP Connecticut cuenta con más de 130 voluntarios en 61 comunidades por todo el estado. Pero siempre estamos buscando residentes del estado interesados en compartir sus habilidades, conocimientos y experiencias para lograr un cambio en sus comunidades. Nuestros voluntarios trabajan con el fin de convertir …

— When AARP makes a difference in the community, the result can be credited to the passion and dedication of our volunteers. Volunteer service is a unique and valuable contribution that benefits both the volunteer and society. AARP Connecticut has more than 130 volunteers in 61 different towns from all areas of the state. However, we are always looking for additional residents interested in sharing their skills, knowledge and life experiences to make a difference in their community. Our volunteers work …