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AARP Alabama is seeking nominations for the 2019 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. The association's most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizes outstanding individuals age 50 and older who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.
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Montgomery, Alabama, USA
The state Legislature gets back to work March 5, and AARP Alabama is ready to advocate on many issues important to people 50 and older.
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Two communities in the state have won AARP Community Challenge grants that will help pedestrians, bicyclists and those who enjoy parks.
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Just after filing taxes is a good time to shred old documents to keep them from falling into the hands of identity thieves. More than 3,600 Alabamians filed complaints of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission in 2017.
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Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Which issues will be front and center when the state legislature convenes in January? Find out during a tele-town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 28. AARP Alabama will detail its legislative priorities for 2018, including help for family caregivers, access to home and community-based services, improving guardianship laws, and protecting Medicaid.
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If you are gravely ill and unable to speak for yourself, who will make medical decisions for you? Who will handle your estate when you die?
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Older Americans are embracing digital technology more than ever. Four in 10 Americans 65-plus have smartphones, while a third own tablets and a fifth have e-readers.
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Mobile, AL – AARP Alabama, with its more than 430,000 members, announces the appointment of Dorothy Dorton, MS CTRS, to the position of Associate State Director for Community Outreach. Dorton, a Mobile native, will provide outreach and support for AARP programs and initiatives in Mobile and parts of lower Alabama, working with volunteers and maintaining AARP’s relationships with residents and community leaders in that part of the state.
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Baseball, superheroes, fireworks and a discount—what better way to spend a Saturday evening in Montgomery?
Cycling
Bicycling is a great way to get exercise and to see a city. Zyp BikeShare makes that even more appealing in Birmingham by offering a discount to AARP members.
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