— Do you have a penchant for photography, or are you good with grammar?  Perhaps you are a writer, or always wanted to be one. Join the AARP Virginia Virtual Volunteer Newsroom – a group of volunteer reporters who generate news content about AARP events and activities in communities across the state. We need volunteers who have smart phones or tablets and can use them to take photos and video at events, interview attendees, and write stories.  No formal journalism or …

— Henry Kenney III is an AARP Maryland Communications Intern and graduate student at Georgetown University. On November 29, I had the opportunity to interview Shawn Perry, founder and host of the popular radio broadcast The Senior Zone. The Maryland resident is using his platform to reshape and positively influence the lives of seniors and older adults in the DMV area. The Senior Zone’s first broadcast was on November 12, 2012, and for over six years now Shawn has been using …

— The Paintrock FFA Chapter in Basin, Wyo. will bring its knowledge of cell phones and other mobile devices to the Big Horn Fairgrounds for free one-on-one tutoring on Dec. 15. The event, a collaboration with AARP Wyoming, called Senior High Tech, will run from from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the office building of the Big Horn County Fairgrounds in Basin. The training is free and there is no requirement to be an AARP member in order to take …

— Kathy Siggins of Mt. Airy has been leading an effort to find a cure for Alzheimer’s through the sale of stamps she helped to create. This specialty stamp is being sold with a portion of its proceeds going to Alzheimer’s research at NIH. Kathy’s mission to end Alzheimer’s has come a long way, but it’s far from over. And you can help. Watch her story below, and to purchase the Alzheimer’s stamp, visit bit.ly/buyalzstamp to support this important research. If you’re interested …

— AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athlete of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Anna Landrum, a senior at Northeast Jones High School. She was nominated by Lori Landrum. “Anna plays volleyball, basketball and softball,” Landrum said. “She has been a member of her inaugural volleyball team for its first two years and this year …

— AARP Mississippi is happy to announce our Scholar Athlete of the Week every Friday this fall. We partnered with Super Talk Mississippi to seek nominations for outstanding students who excel in sports and academics. The response was overwhelming! Meet Anne Grayson Clanton, a senior at Lafayette High School. She was nominated by Jennifer Painter. “Anne has a 3.91 GPA and is ranked 19 out of 197 seniors while being a full-time band member since 6th grade and working a part-time …

— AARP chapter president, Larry Walton of Ocean Pines in Worcester, MD was recently inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizen’s Hall of Fame 2018 and was one of five recipients to receive the accompanying GERI award. As president of the Ocean Pines Chapter of AARP for five years, president of the Ocean Area chapter of National Active Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), and vice chair of the Worcester County Commission on Aging, Larry was recognized for all of his volunteer work in …

— Join AARP Colorado at the 37th Annual Winter Park Jazz Festival, July 20-21, 2019, at Hideaway Park in Winter Park, Colorado. Meet AARP staff, volunteers and other members at the AARP table and hear what AARP is doing in your community. AARP members and their guests receive a $10 discount for general admission and VIP tickets through June 30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 866-461-6556 or purchase tickets online. Use promo code New50. Any information you provide to the …

AARP MA Local Offers

— The arts scene in Boston and surrounding communities across the state is among the best anywhere when it comes to world-class museums, theatre, ballet, as well as other cultural and sporting events. We’ve worked with area venues from Boston to Worcester to New Bedford and places in between, to bring terrific offers on cultural events to AARP members and their guests.  Take a look at what’s coming up, and keep checking back here often as new events are always being …

— Ya llegaron los días festivos. Y con ellos, el tiempo de comprar regalos especiales para nuestra familia y amigos. Pero también es el momento de estar alerta para evitar convertirte en víctima de una estafa. Desafortunadamente, los estafadores merodean en nuestras comunidades y en el Internet en búsqueda de víctimas, pero si te mantienes alerta, puedes proteger tu información personal y tu bolsillo. Algunas estafas son exclusivas de la época festiva de fin de año y muchas están relacionadas con …