Ann Cambra is the recipient of the 2015 AARP Massachusetts Andrus Award for Community Service, the association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. The award is named for Ethel Percy Andrus, the founder of AARP. The award was presented to Cambra at a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Rochester Senior Center. Cambra will donate the $1,500 award prize to Mission to Liberia, the charitable organization of her choice.
Over the past seven years, Kellianne Erath of Framingham has helped more than 14 Bay State residents manage some of the most private details of their lives — their finances. Erath, along with more than 1,000 other volunteers, dedicates her time and skills to help others through the Massachusetts Money Management Program.
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation's largest, free tax assistance and preparation program, is looking for people like you, to help thousands of older, middle- and low-income Massachusetts residents ease tax-time stress. With special attention to those age 60 and older, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides face-to-face assistance at nearly 250 sites across Massachusetts.
On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, which provides an average monthly retirement benefit of $1,173 to more than one million Massachusetts residents (pdf), AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement:
As students entered the community room at the Peabody Council on Aging, any anxiousness about sitting through a 5 hour driving course was eased as they greeted the instruct or in a bright yellow jacket with a bright white smile.
AARP Massachusetts is seeking nominations for its 2013 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Massachusetts residents who are sharing their experience, talent and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others.
The Senate's budget proposal has been released with several positive results! This is the last chance to highlight the importance of elder issues before the ink permantly dries it and the budget goes to conference committee.
STATEWIDE – Are you still looking for tax help? Book an appointment with an AARP Foundation Tax-Aide counselor. Now through April 16, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide – the nation’s largest, volunteer-run, free tax preparation program – is currently helping taxpayers with basic federal and state income tax returns.
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