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Learn Smart Money Habits

Posted on 07/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Finances 50+ | Money & Work AARP New Hampshire is offering a money management workshop in Concord to help people who are worried about mounting debt, poor credit or lack of savings. In three sessions, AARP Foundation Finances 50+ aims to teach participants how to budget and set financial goals (Aug. 12), take charge of credit and debt (Aug. 19) and develop a savings plan and protect assets (Aug. 26). “Boomers are heading into retirement in record numbers,” said Sarah Kelsea, AARP associate state director for …

Caregiving Across Borders- Real Women Speak Blog

Posted on 05/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Caregiving | Community By Elaine Friesen-Strang 11:41AM, December 7, 1988: a catastrophic tectonic earthquake shook the Armenian town of Spitak.   At the time, I didn’t know much about Armenia: it was far from my corner of the world and self-absorbed life being the working mother of two young children. But when I saw photos of grieving parents, families with nowhere to go, a child crouched in a mound of rubble, my heart ached with their sadness and desperation. When you’re the parent of …

AARP Foundation President to visit Delaware

Posted on 04/2/2015 by | AARP Delaware | Comments

About AARP | Community | Events | Press Join AARP for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Leadership Series featuring Lisa Marsh Ryerson. Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President of AARP Foundation and a member of the Executive Leadership Team at AARP, will be keynote speaker at the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Leadership Series breakfast on April 23, 2015. Ms. Ryerson will speak about her journey as a leader, give an overview of the AARP Foundation mission and goals and have opportunities to connect with leaders in the First …

Who’s Knocking at My Door?

Posted on 04/1/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Uncategorized Door-to-door solicitations are one of the most popular methods for scam artists to reach older adults. Based on neighborhoods and home values, scammers can easily target people they believe to have money. Door-to-door solicitations seem to bloom in spring, as the nice weather allows for easier travel and more opportunity by scammers. Residents should be wary when strangers come knocking unsolicited, especially if the visitor is trying to talk you into parting with your hard-earned money. Here are some tips …

Help hungry seniors by volunteering with AARP Arkansas

Posted on 03/24/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering Would you like to help hungry seniors get the nutritious food they need to stay healthy? In Arkansas the need is particularly urgent. The Natural State has the highest percentage of older adults at risk of hunger of any state in the nation. AARP Arkansas is seeking volunteers to help increase awareness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Cooking Matters in the Store and other nutrition assistance efforts. As a volunteer, you will actively combat hunger among older Arkansans …

AARP Foundation Hosts 50+ Job Fair in Lithonia

Posted on 03/16/2015 by | AARP GA | Comments

Community | Money & Work The AARP Foundation 50+ Job Fair will take place Thursday, March 19 from 10am-2pm in collaboration with The Lou Walker Senior Center. The following are presenters and topics: Financial Resources-Andrew Chamblin, Ameriprise Financial; Résumé Writing/Interviewing – GA Dept. Labor; Social Media – Jerry Myers, Legacy Harvest Foundation. The Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia, GA 30058. Registration is Required at:  Professional Dress Required  Please bring several résumés  Parking is limited, MARTA or offsite parking is highly suggested