— Make your community a better place (without running for mayor) Volunteering with AARP is a wonderful way to help out the community and gain a sense of personal enrichment. With programs such as AARP’s Tax-Aide and Driver Safety, there’s an opportunity for everyone to help make a difference. You could help influence state legislation, inform your neighbors about the latest frauds and scams, or help create AARP’s presence in your community. We’re working hard to create positive social change, but …

— AARP is proud to announce our fifth annual bipartisan class of Capitol Caregivers, who fought this year to increase support for family caregivers and their loved ones. Nationwide, AARP has recognized legislators in each state for the support they have provided for caregivers. Here in Delaware, Reps. Ruth Briggs King and Debra Heffernan are this year’s awardees. AARP in Delaware thanks them for all they do to make life better for Delaware’s 123,000 family caregivers. Capitol CaregiversEvery day, more than …

— AARP will host Senator Chris Coons for a LIVE conversation on health care, which was one of the most important issues in the recent elections. The Senator will give insights and take questions on the Affordable Care Act, RX drug prices, family caregiving and more! Delaware is home to 123,000 family caregivers, according to a 2014 AARP survey. We know these dedicated family members spend many unpaid hours caring for a loved one. Supporting these caregivers an important part of …

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— You’ve already noticed that looking for a new job is different from what it was 10 years ago. Job searching can take a lot out of you. Create a routine for yourself, so you don’t burn out. One that allows you to conduct an effective job search and time to do things you enjoy. Use these tips to help you to stay focused, strong and positive all the way through. Click here for more suggestions.

— Increase for non-Medicaid Services for the Elderly Supports Working, Middle Class Family Caregivers ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel issued the following statement today on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2019-20 New York State Executive Budget proposal: “Governor Cuomo’s proposed $15 million increase for services that support working and middle class family caregivers in caring for their loved ones at home would help thousands of families. This is a smart and visionary investment; these services help prevent unwanted …

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— On behalf of the 1.3 million AARP members in Georgia, we want to congratulate Gov. Brian Kemp, sworn in Monday as Georgia’s 83rd governor, as well as members of the 2019-2020 state legislature, which began its 40-day session today. AARP Georgia applauds your commitment to public service, and we look forward to working with you to find ways to improve the lives of America’s 50 and older population. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose …

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— AARP Kentucky Lobby Day – Kentucky General Assembly In today’s non-stop tech driven world of Tweets, texts, and email, the faces and stories of “folks back home” still make a difference in the Capitol. That’s why AARP Kentucky is bringing our volunteers, Chapters, and grassroots activists back to Frankfort on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. AARP Kentucky Lobby Day is an exciting way to meet your lawmakers face-to-face. It’s an important part of making the voices of Kentuckians 50-plus heard in …

— Vincent Marzullo of West Warwick assumes leadership role PROVIDENCE – AARP Rhode Island State Director Kathleen Connell today announced the appointment of Vincent “Vin” Marzullo as State President. “We are delighted that Vin has stepped into this key volunteer leadership position,” Connell said. “His professional experience, his distinguished history as a community organizer and administrator, and his passion for our mission make him an outstanding choice.” Marzullo retired as the Federal National Service Director for Rhode Island, working with diverse …

—   Join AARP Kansas for a free screening of WHAT THEY HAD starring Hilary Swank, Blythe Danner, Robert Forster and Michael Shannon.  The free screening will take place at the Warren Theatre East, 11611 E 13th St N in Wichita on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. WHAT THEY HAD centers on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert …