Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Month with Long Island Volunteer, Margaret Chung-Reed

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-21T08:00:00-04:00">May 21, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-21T16:31:09-04:00">May 21, 2019</time> by AARP New York

In continued celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, we’re highlighting AARP NY volunteer, Margaret Chung-Reed, whose parents are from Hong Kong, China, and who has lived on Long Island for 27 years. Regarding working with AARP, she says she is most fulfilled by “showing that the new 50+ generation is young, active, and modern.” In addition to being a volunteer for a year, Margaret also owns a footwear business, has been a youth soccer coach for 10 years, and volunteers at the …

Free Financial Seminars and Free Shows this Summer!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-17T08:00:00-04:00">May 17, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-15T11:21:42-04:00">April 15, 2019</time> by AARP New York

Join AARP for the FREE MoneySmarts Series!  AARP is offering workshops to provide information, tools and resources to assist New Yorkers in building financial security and resilience. Register for a FREE seminar plus FREE show and we hope you’ll be inspired to turn your financial dreams into reality. Curtain up! Light the lights! – with AARP Long Island, we aim to set the STAGE for financial independence and financial security, through our free AARP NY MoneySmarts financial series at the …

Long Island volunteer shares thoughts on celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Month

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-17T08:00:00-04:00">May 17, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-17T09:09:46-04:00">May 17, 2019</time> by AARP New York

In celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, AARP NY is featuring profiles of members and volunteers on Long Island.  Mona Ng has been an active volunteer since 2015 and has lived on Long Island for over 30 years.  She also spends her time volunteering at a Chinese cultural center, a hospital and at senior centers on the island and says “Giving back to the community gives me a lot of satisfaction.”  Her avid volunteerism garnered her a nomination last year …

Celebrate the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary with AARP NY!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-12T08:00:00-04:00">May 12, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-10T17:00:45-04:00">May 10, 2019</time> by AARP New York

Join AARP NY at Lincoln Center from June 12 – 16 and learn about what we are doing in the community when you experience the New York shows of Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th Anniversary tour!  Alvin Ailey is renowned for celebrating the human spirit through the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance heritage. A reception will be held on Wednesday June 12, 2019 from 6:00-7:30pm in the Travelers Lounge at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln …

Dance to Latin music at the Barclay’s Center with AARP NY!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-08T08:00:00-04:00">May 8, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-09T16:36:34-04:00">May 9, 2019</time> by AARP New York

Join AARP at the Barclay’s Center for the 35th Annual New York Salsa Festival and learn about what we are doing in your community. We’ll be in the building on Saturday, June 8, 2019 along with a full lineup of noteworthy music acts including Willie Colon, Eddie Santiago, La India, Tito Rojas, Grupo Niche, Jose Alberto El Canario and many more! AARP members and guests can receive 25% off tickets at www.ticketmaster.com * with offer code NYSF2019.  Meet AARP staff …

Enjoy 20% discount tickets to “Waitress” in Rochester with AARP NY!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-03T07:00:00-04:00">May 3, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-24T14:11:07-04:00">April 24, 2019</time> by AARP New York

AARPNY is thrilled to bring you another discount offer at the RBTL Auditorium Theatre on June 4 & 5, 2018 to see Waitress, the musical tale about a pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. AARP members & guests get a 20% discount off regular admission with the promo code JENNA by purchasing tickets through the mail-in form or online at http://www.rbtl.org/aarp. Join AARP on the following dates & times at: RBTL Auditorium …

AARP New York Seeks Nominees for 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-01T08:00:00-04:00">May 1, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-29T13:42:53-04:00">April 29, 2019</time> by AARP New York

Annual Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community NEW YORK – AARP New York is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus New Yorkers who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP New York is excited to shine a light on 50-plus New Yorkers who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around …

Every Two Seconds Someone’s Identity is Stolen; State and City Officials Join AARP to Launch Free Paper-Shredding Events Across NYS

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-04-16T10:10:00-04:00">April 16, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-27T11:41:49-04:00">April 27, 2019</time> by AARP New York

“Operation: Stop Scams” Helps New Yorkers Fight Back Against Identity Theft and Fraud; Today’s Manhattan Event First of 20+ from Buffalo to Long Island NEW YORK, N.Y.—With an American’s identity being stolen every two seconds, New Yorkers fought back against fraud today and helped protect themselves from identity theft by shredding sensitive personal documents at AARP New York’s first “Operation: Stop Scams” free shredding event of 2019 with state and local officials on hand. The event in Manhattan kicked off …

Experience The Met Opera’s “Rigoletto” Live this Spring!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-04-01T14:09:59-04:00">April 1, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-08T16:21:59-04:00">May 8, 2019</time> by AARP New York

Meet AARP NY at the Metropolitan Opera for Rigoletto! AARP members and guests can get $80 Orchestra seats to select performances of “Rigoletto” at the Metropolitan Opera. This offer also includes a voucher for one glass of sparkling wine.* Experience the tragic story of an Italian duke and his hunch-backed court jester Rigoletto, and Rigoletto’s beautiful daughter. AARP members & guests can receive a discount with code RIGOLETTO80 at metopera.org at 212.362.6000, or at the box office. Look for the AARP …

The Women Behind AARP NY’s Disrupt Disparities Partnerships

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-03-21T15:47:12-04:00">March 21, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-03-21T16:03:57-04:00">March 21, 2019</time> by AARP New York

In celebration of Women’s History Month, AARP NY is highlighting three women who represent our partner groups in the #DisruptDisparities movement and were an integral part of our events throughout the launch year in 2018.  We partnered with the NY Urban League, NY NAACP, Hispanic Federation and Asian American Federation to release a series of policy briefs highlighting disparities in health, economic security, and livability and these women were at the forefront of our events throughout New York, helping us …