— Each day, more than 123,000 Delawareans serve as caregivers for family members. Families are doing their best to care for loved ones at home. But they cannot do it alone. They need help to balance work, family and caregiving. Why does Delaware law say you cannot have a nurse’s aide come into your home and administer medicines to your loved one while you’re at work? AARP and a coalition of partners want to change this law, and let families get …

— boomerang TJ and flowers http://spr.ly/6181DkOvz AARP Georgia will be at the Dogwood Festival, April 13-15 at Piedmont Park. We’re doing Giving Trees where visitors have the opportunity to fill out a card answering the question “What can you and AARP do to make your community a better place?” and then place the card on the trees. Our intrepid intern Treasure hopes you’ll get in on the fun! We look forward to seeing you soon. Posted by AARP Georgia on Thursday, …

— Walking for Grownups with AARP Virginia Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s newest walking group. We are moving forward! Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy, meet new friends and enjoy the beautiful weather as summer transitions into fall. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings and we walk rain or shine. The detailed schedule including locations, routes and times is listed below. Walking for …

— AARP Connecticut is seeking an Associate State Director, Advocacy and Community Outreach located at the state office in Hartford, CT. In this role, the Associate State Director will be responsible for a detailed knowledge of activities within the state legislative and executive branches which impact AARP priorities, a basic knowledge of the issues that make up AARP’s strategic priorities, and an ability to grasp and absorb details of these issues, when necessary. Additional tasks of the position include: • Assists in …

— Delaware recently ranked #4 among all states for number of identity theft complaints; and ranked #8 for general fraud complaints. The City of Dover ranked #7 nationwide for fraud complaints. You can prevent yourself from becoming part of this growing statistic of consumers who are scammed daily. AARP wants to help, so we decided to be a sponsor of the 55+ Expo and focus on FRAUD PREVENTION.  Join us at the Expo in Dover to gain valuable tools and tips …

Janise Wiggins AARP Nevada

— Governor’s Consumer Health Advocate joins volunteer board LAS VEGAS, Nev. – AARP Nevada announced today the appointment of its newest Executive Council member Janise Wiggins. Wiggins, currently the Governor’s Consumer Health Advocate in Nevada, joins the volunteer board for a two-year term. Executive Council members are part of a team of leadership volunteers who, under the guidance of the State President and the State Director, carry out AARP’s strategic priorities within the state. “Over the past five years, I’ve had …

— Rita Ricks, spiritual and business coach, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, and award-winning entrepreneur and author, presented a program entitled “Speaking to Your Spirit” to members of Fredericksburg AARP Chapter 3396 on April 3, 2018. She encouraged her listeners to renew “the person within” and embrace their G.I.F.T.S. which include being “Grateful” for each day; being “Intentional” by bringing their lives into focus because this is their time, their journey; being “Fearless” by stepping out of their comfort zone; living for …