— Around the state Minnesotan’s are talking with candidates about challenging issues. Critical issues like retirement security and protecting vulnerable seniors.  These issues are on the line for Minnesotans this mid-term election. While we might not always agree about what’s most important or the best solution, we do know that policy discussions and the decisions that come out of them impact all of us in different ways. That’s why AARP is proud to partner with Twin Cities Public Television on the …

— Before you head to the polls, learn where the candidates stand on the issues that matter most to you. AARP  Iowa sat down with candidates for Iowa Governor to hear how they would help Iowans live independently, support caregivers, protect public pensions and strengthen guardianship laws to protect Iowa’s most vulnerable citizen. Watch how they responded below, so you can cast an educated vote this November.   Question 1: Living Independently The majority of Iowa residents want to stay in …

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— Hi All, Please see Good Work News, August Edition! For more information about other happenings in Georgia, please check us out at www.Facebook.com/AARPGEORGIA! Good Work News September Edition August 2018 FINAL

— AARP Louisiana is hosting a series of outdoor events during the months of October and November. Members and non-members are invited to join us at One American Place Plaza, in Downtown Baton Rouge (corner of Fourth and Main) for fun and entertainment. See dates below. Yoga @ The Plaza  Every Wednesday @ 5:30 p.m., Oct. 17- Nov. 8 A refreshing, outdoor, one-of-a-kind experience with yoga instructor Mack Bradley. Bring your mat, towel and block and come join us. AARP members receive a FREE …

— Minnesotans 50 and older are the most reliable group of voters in the country, and it’s important we stay that way. We need to get involved and ask candidates questions on everything we care about – where they stand on Social Security, how they’ll strengthen Medicare, or how they’ll bring down the high cost of prescription drugs.   AARP Minnesota hosted live telephone town halls with both candidates running to represent Minnesota in the United States Senate, U.S. Senator Tina Smith …

— With the holiday season approaching, scam artists will be out in full force looking to take advantage of unsuspecting Americans. Every year, con artists steal billions from people of all ages, but older adults are especially vulnerable. We’re fighting back through the AARP Fraud Watch Network, and are hosting in-person lunch programs in Bettendorf on Nov. 28 and Council Bluffs on Nov. 29. At these events, led by AARP Iowa volunteer fraud watch network experts, attendees will be given tips …

—   The November 6th Election is coming fast. With crucial programs like Medicare, Social Security, and Caregiving on the line, are you prepared to Be The Difference and Vote?? REGISTER TO VOTE Massachusetts has almost 4.5 million voters. If you are one of the MA residents who is not registered to vote, the deadline for registering to vote in the Nov. 6 state election is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17. Any citizen who will turn 18 by election day is …

— Position Description The Volunteer Facilitation & Training Team (VFTT) works to increase training and facilitation capacity within AARP by providing volunteer-led training and facilitative services under the supervision and guidance of Office of Volunteer Engagement (OVE). Team members work in partnership with AARP staff and other volunteers to deliver learning and development experiences for volunteers at all levels of the Association, in particular the community, that support AARP’s strategic objectives. VFTT works closely with the Office of Community Engagement (OCE) …

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— From the AJC.com State of Emergency declared for 92 counties! Hurricane Michael was officially upgraded to a Category 3 system Tuesday afternoon, hours after a state of emergency was declared for 92 Georgia counties that could experience hurricane-force winds and life-threatening flash flooding over the next several days. With the Category 3 designation by the National Hurricane Center, Michael became a “major hurricane” with winds of 120 mph and an expected Wednesday landfall. Click here for more information and please …