— 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 leave? Under …

— Join us for a free webinar at 12 pm MNT on October 18!  Currently in the United States, both men and women are expected to live into their eighties. This represents an increase in life expectancy of thirty years over the past century. The increased longevity is due in part to advances in medical technology, improved hygiene, and development and availability of effective medications. Fabulous news, right? Perhaps. The blessing of a longer life often depends on how we age. …

—   Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit bureaus, recently announced that a data breach likely compromised the information of approximately 143 million Americans.  The media swirl that ensured has left many people confused and alarmed. What You Should Know As a credit-reporting agency, Equifax collects information about consumers and how we handle our financial obligations. Equifax and other credit bureaus sell this information to lenders and credit-scoring companies to determine our eligibility for loans and lines of credit, …

— Enjoy some of the newest LGBT features, documentaries, and shorts from around the world at The Neon during the Dayton LGBT Film Festival from Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15, 2017. AARP is proud to sponsor the screening of The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin on Saturday, October 14th at 2:30 p.m. and to offer a coupon for a complimentary popcorn and soda to AARP members and their guests for this screening only. To purchase tickets visit www.daytonlgbt.com. Dayton …

— Rocket through space, planets, billions of stars, and galaxies on this Tour of the Universe. Utilizing some amazing simulation software astronomer Dean Regas guides you through the mind-boggling, jaw-dropping scale of the universe. Join us at the Cincinnati Observatory where astronomer Dean Regas guides us on a free tour as we view the beauty of the outer space. AARP members and guests are welcome to attend this free event. Tour of the Universe Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:00 pm – …

— At AARP, we believe age and experience expand your possibilities. Through local lifestyle offerings, adult learning, community service and advocacy, AARP Ohio is your ally in discovering your “what’s next!” AARP Ohio is seeking a new Volunteer State President to help guide our work, act as an ambassador for AARP locally and lead our dedicated volunteers. With the State Director and in collaboration with other volunteers and staff, the State President is a partner in the AARP Ohio strategic state …

— AARP is all about empowering people to choose how they live as they age. We are thrilled to be part of Denver Startup Week to interact with the region’s tech innovators and explore how tech can help improve our lives. Did you know that 50-plus people in Colorado generate $134.9 billion in economic activity? And that overall across the U.S. this demographic of 111 million people generates $7.6 trillion in economic activity? This trillion dollar number represents the sum of …

— Community is all about feeling connected and what better way to connect with your community than over a cup of coffee?  AARP in Rapid City is working to foster those connections and provide a little extra value to our members in the Black Hills.  Every Monday from 7- 9 am stop by Black Hills Bagels on Mount Rushmore Road in Rapid City,  show your AARP card and we’ll buy your coffee!  You can get it to stay, or go.  No …

— AARP Hawaii announces two winners for the AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community-level. Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017. “The two Hawaii projects that AARP Hawaii is funding will help educate people – young and old – about making Honolulu a more livable and age-friendly city,” said Barbara Kim Stanton, state director of AARP …

— Did you know? This Maine law can help protect your identity – for free! Even with a data breach such as the one recently reported by Equifax, turning on a credit freeze can minimize damage from the data theft. Each of us has a credit report which compiles our credit history – bank loans, credit cards mortgages, etc. – into one place.  This credit report is used by banks and lenders to determine our worthiness as borrowers. Before buying a house or …