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AARP OUTLINES THE PRIORITIES THAT MATTER MOST TO MID-LIFE AND OLDER NORTH CAROLINIANS

AARP OUTLINES THE PRIORITIES THAT MATTER MOST TO MID-LIFE AND OLDER NORTH CAROLINIANS

Posted on 01/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | North Carolina RALEIGH –To help make North Carolina a better place to live, work and retire, the state’s largest social change organization, AARP, released its priorities for 2014 and beyond. AARP has over 1.1 million North Carolina members representing one-third of the 50 plus adults in the state. “AARP wants to ensure people have the personal and retirement savings they need to live independently in their own home as they grow older,” said AARP North Carolina Director Doug Dickerson. He outlined some …

AARP Wisconsin 2013 Annual Report

AARP Wisconsin 2013 Annual Report

Posted on 12/30/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP | Wisconsin Hello Wisconsin! At AARP we have a concept – One AARP – which seeks to highlight and connect into one big picture the many streams of good work in which AARP engages with our members and the 50+ population at-large.  Whether you know us for our advocacy work, our educational outreach, or our presence in communities, this annual report presents all that AARP accomplished in Wisconsin in 2013. Throughout these pages, you’ll see highlights of how our volunteers and staff …

Make Retirement Planning a Priority in 2014

Make Retirement Planning a Priority in 2014

Posted on 12/25/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Money & Work | Wisconsin New Year’s resolutions are the promises we make to ourselves so we can enjoy better, happier and healthier lives both now and in retirement. Thinking about retirement can be overwhelming. Am I saving enough? When can I afford to stop working? How long will my money last? With these three steps, we’ve made it easy to achieve a New Year’s resolution that can get you to the retirement you want: Evaluate your overall financial picture. Use AARP’s free Retirement Calculator …

Now on YouTube! AARP Maine Televised Forums on Social Security & Medicare

Now on YouTube! AARP Maine Televised Forums on Social Security & Medicare

Posted on 12/18/2013 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Maine       AARP Maine recently worked with Channel 7, the ABC-affiliate in Bangor, to televise two forums – one on Social Security and one on Medicare.  In case you missed them, each half hour program is now on YouTube: MEDICARE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvZp1JkIn5o SOCIAL SECURITY: http://youtu.be/IzH7NbLF7yQ This is a great opportunity to learn about the critical issues facing these programs and to hear questions from local Bangor residents.  Please share these links with your friends and family and go to www.earnedasay.org …

AARP Statement on House Passed Budget Agreement

AARP Statement on House Passed Budget Agreement

Posted on 12/13/2013 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Advocacy | Massachusetts | Money & Work | Press & News Media WASHINGTON – AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond offered the following statement in reaction to the budget agreement passed yesterday evening by the U.S. House of Representatives: “We’re pleased this bipartisan agreement takes an important step forward in reducing the deficit and providing sequester relief without cutting the vital, lifeline benefits of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. “Our members and older Americans care about both our national deficit and getting our economy back on track, as well as protecting the …

Advocacy Update: AARP Statement on Death of Nelson Mandela; Clark Elected to Congress; Fare Reduction for The Ride Recommended

Advocacy Update: AARP Statement on Death of Nelson Mandela; Clark Elected to Congress; Fare Reduction for The Ride Recommended

Posted on 12/13/2013 by | AARP Massachusetts | Comments

Advocacy | Massachusetts | Press & News Media Hello all, We bring you updates from AARP Massachusetts, beginning with a message from AARP CEO Barry Rand about the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela on Dec. 5, 2013: Statement by A. Barry Rand, CEO of AARP on the Death of Nelson Mandela The world lost one of its most courageous and righteous leaders yesterday with the passing of Nelson Mandela.  Mandela, who was imprisoned for fighting against apartheid in South Africa only to later become that …