AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-22T14:58:16+00:00">January 22, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-22T14:59:07+00:00">January 22, 2018</time> by AARP Delaware

50 million served, 50 million more to go Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 17, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, celebrating its 50th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service. Since its inception, the program has served more than 50 million taxpayers. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide started in 1968 with just four volunteers working at one site. Today, nearly 35,000 volunteers serve low- to moderate-income …

Online Tool Helps Investors with Selecting a Financial Advisor

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-03T11:51:52+00:00">January 3, 2018</time> by AARP Delaware

Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a new free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisorℱ, launched by AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). The new resource is designed to take the guesswork and mystery out of the process of interviewing and hiring a financial advisor. It walks the user through a short series of suggested questions to ask a financial professional as part of the process of the hiring decision. Included are …

Sharing the Care is a Win-Win for Families and State Budget

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-12-21T10:57:09+00:00">December 21, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

Each day, thousands of Delawareans serve as caregivers for family members.  These family caregivers often have full-time day jobs; they return home from work to provide evening care, or dash home at lunch to check in on loved ones.  They provide trusted care to those they hold most dear—an emotionally challenging, but critical, role in our society. The challenges can financial, too.  Family caregivers often cannot afford to hire a nurse.  And to paraphrase a former DHSS Secretary: Delaware could …

AARP Delaware Welcomes George Meldrum as New State President

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-12-12T10:11:38+00:00">December 12, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

George Meldrum of Wilmington has been appointed as the new state president of AARP Delaware. AARP has more than 185,000 members in the state and is instrumental in improving the lives of older adults through information, advocacy, community service, local offerings and events. Mr. Meldrum brings a wealth of experience in both the healthcare and non-profit fields with executive and leadership roles into this top volunteer position with AARP in Delaware. Mr. Meldrum has an extensive background in advocacy, administration and …

CCAC and Premier sponsor AARP welcome return of “Carols in Color”

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-12-05T16:36:30+00:00">December 5, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-12-05T16:38:55+00:00">December 5, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

Christina Cultural Arts Center Inc. and Premiere Sponsor AARP welcome Philadelphia’s esteemed Eleone Dance Theatre to Wilmington to present the holiday dance musical, “Carols in Color.” The one-night-only performance at 4:00pm on Sunday, December 10, will be held at The Grand Opera House, 818 N. Market Street in downtown Wilmington. “Carols in Color” is a holiday dance musical that retells the story of Christ’s birth according to the gospel of St. Matthew through contemporary music, exuberant dance and powerful narration. …

Free Screening of Beatriz at Dinner

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-11-08T14:42:38+00:00">November 8, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

  AARP’s entertainment content and offerings are diverse, contemporary and designed to appeal to Delawareans like you.  We know what you’re looking for when you want to have fun.  Movies for GrownupsÂź, highlights movies that reflect the hopes, dreams, and experiences of moviegoers, and continues to provide relevancy to people 50+ by helping them enjoy their personal time more. Our next free movie in the Movies for Grownups lineup is Beatriz at Dinner. Beatriz (Salma Hayek,) an immigrant from a …

Delaware Community Leaders Celebrated in Newest Title to AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-30T15:06:09+00:00">October 30, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

The creative work of two community leaders in Delaware is showcased in AARP’s Where We Live: Communities for All Ages series, now available for free. This edition shares new and inspiring solutions from community leaders across the nation who are responding to the most pressing needs of aging populations and are creating better environments where residents of all ages can thrive, including how Delaware leaders Robin Christiansen, Mayor of Dover and Steve Elkins, Executive Director of CAMP Rehoboth, are addressing …

Enjoy Better Health and Prevent Diabetes

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-30T14:55:57+00:00">October 30, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-11-20T15:33:10+00:00">November 20, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

Join AARP and the YMCA for a Celebration of Better Health and Wellness at the Bear/Glasgow YMCA on Tuesday, November 28 for healthy fun, games and even a cooking demonstration. You will hear testimonials from individuals who have improved their health with the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program. Gain valuable information about healthy food choices, exercise and resources. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Event: 10 a.m. – noon Walking Group: noon – 1 p.m. Bear/Glasgow YMCA 351 George Williams Way Newark, DE …

John Walsh of Lewes is the 2017 Andrus Award Recipient

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-26T16:04:55+00:00">October 26, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-30T11:34:42+00:00">October 30, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

John Walsh of Lewes has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2017 AARP Delaware Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Delaware selected John Walsh as the recipient for his remarkable service to issues that affect older Delawareans. He has been a dedicated volunteer with AARP for more than 10 years and his contributions are innumerable. John Walsh was …

Enjoy a free screening of La La Land

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-10-05T16:13:33+00:00">October 5, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-10-05T16:18:30+00:00">October 5, 2017</time> by AARP Delaware

Join Us for a Free Screening of La La Land You and a guest are invited to a free screening of “La La Land” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Meet AARP staff, volunteers, and other members during the event and be sure to stop by the AARP table to learn more about what AARP is doing in your community to help everyone 50+ to live life to the fullest. Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together …