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— Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins announced Tuesday that the State of Florida has joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities, a move hailed by AARP as a major step toward making Florida even more livable for people of every age. “I am pleased that Florida is joining this network to take concrete, actionable steps that will make our state more friendly and livable, not only for children and working-age adults, …

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— Volunteers are often asked to explain who and what AARP is, and why people should care.  Ultimately, these are questions about AARP’s “brand.” You are invited to a very special conversation on April 25 with the architect of AARP’s current messaging about its brand, Barbara Shipley. Please join this fascinating conversation about the work of AARP’s Brand team and how it relates to your efforts in the states.  As always, time will be built in for your questions and comments. Here’s …

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— Christian County 5th grader, his family, and teacher honored for a heartfelt story of  Grandfather’s love in statewide essay contest. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sebastian Dazey of Millbrooke Elementary in Hopkinsville earned top honors in the 2019 Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest sponsored by Kentucky Retired Teachers Association (KRTA) and AARP Kentucky. Sebastian Dazey and his grandfather, Danny Crunk, received statewide recognition during the 18th Annual “AARP Kentucky Grandparent of the Year” ceremony at the KRTA Convention in Louisville. The …

— Join AARP and the Thrive Center from 9:00-3:00 on May 10th for tips on how to get the most out of your mobile devices. All sessions will include a brief overview of the safety and security of using these devices. We will cover: • Smart Technology • Social Media • Voice Recognition Technology • Wearables Each session will be presented four times throughout the day (9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm). When registering, you will be able to …

— The AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 work in their community is very extensive from helping veterans, organizing food drives, contributing to Soup for Seniors, advocacy and more. Join the AARP Fredericksburg Chapter 3396 at their next meeting every first Tuesday of every month, for more information visit their website http://aarp3396.org/. The Community Service Committee’s goal for 2019 is to provide numerous opportunities for our members to serve the Fredericksburg community. We have scheduled the following service projects: Assist the Disabled American Veterans’ volunteers …

—   The North End is a delightful labyrinth of narrow streets and exotic marketplaces. Walk among the Italian markets, see colonial buildings and hear the story of a changing neighborhood from the time of Cotton Mather, to the exploits of Paul Revere, the rise of the Fitzgeralds, the fall of molasses, and present day re-gentrification. Join us Saturday, May 11 at 2 PM for this 90 minute tour. Meet at the statue of boxer Tony DeMarco at the intersection of …

— Delaware’s Senate passed the Share the Care Act, SB 27, this week by a vote of 20-0. AARP is working with a statewide coalition of partners to pass the bill, and this vote moves it one step closer to becoming a law in Delaware. The Share the Care Act would remove a legal barrier that prevents home health aides or personal care workers from giving medicines to patients at home. The bill would make it possible for families to delegate …