— Join us for a free fraud fighting event Every day, hundreds of local residents lose their hard-earned money to a variety of fraud schemes. In fact, every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity! To strike back against scammers, AARP Virginia has partnered up with The Petersburg TRIAD to host Senior Resource Day on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the Lee Club, Batte Drive, Building #9009 Fort Lee, VA, 23801. There will be Free Shredding from  8:30 a.m. – …

— El Abuso NO se Ignora – La Indiferencia es Maltrato El maltrato es un acto que causa daño o expone al riesgo de sufrir daño a la salud, al bienestar o en los bienes. 6 de cada 7 casos de maltrato se quedan sin denunciar- Denúncialo llamando al 787-749-1333         Tipos de Maltrato: Negligencia: Inhabilidad del cuidador o proveedor de servicios en satisfacer las necesidades básicas, tales como alimento, hogar, ropa, o cuidado médico y dental. Explotación …

— Subject Line:  April 25 Volunteer Call: How Do You Describe AARP?  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, …

— The AARP HomeFit program was developed to educate attendees on how to navigate all living spaces independently to allow them to remain in their own homes as they age.  Participants receive information on how to easily evaluate their own home for “livability” should they themselves or one of their family members become unable to use stairs, or must rely on assistive devices. It is designed help individuals plan for independence, choice, and dignity as they age. At the event you …

— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Massachusetts for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— Parks and public spaces for people of all ages and abilities are a key component of a community that is livable. For National Park Week 2019 (April 20-28), AARP in California is celebrating the importance of ALL parks and public spaces! According to a recent survey conducted by AARP, 89% of adults age 50+ in California said that it is important to have parks, recreational space, or other open spaces available for use in their community. We also know that …

— In honor of Earth Day 2019, guest blogger Charlie Conklin says living a better life as we age means leaving a better world for the next generation. This month is the 49th anniversary of Earth Day, an opportune time to reflect on the progress that we have made, locally, nationally and globally, over the years to recognize and protect the planet’s vital resources. For those of us fortunate to remember the first Earth Day, it is also a time to …

— To ensure the best user experience possible, the Volunteer Portal will no longer support the use of Internet Explorer for volunteer users beginning on August 5, 2019. At that time, significant performance issues could be encountered when logging into the Volunteer Portal using Internet Explorer. Please take a moment to review the information and resources below to update your internet browser settings. If you need any further clarification, please contact the Volunteer Helpline (1-866-740-7719 or volunteer@aarp.org) What do I need …

— Making Dreams Come True is a joint fundraiser for Macon Area Join us on Saturday, April 27 for the second annual Big House Museum and Habitat for Humanity Service Day and Concert! We will work with a Habitat for Humanity crew in Pleasant Hill (just down the street from the museum) from 8 AM – 12 PM and reconvene at The Big House for a concert at 6 PM, featuring the Highway 41. Admission for the concert is $10 and …

— Do you know a volunteer in Idaho, over the age of 50, who’s making a difference in your community? Show your appreciation by nominating them for AARP’s most prestigious community service award. The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, named after AARP’s founder Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes outstanding local volunteers who donate their skills, time and love to their communities. AARP Idaho will be accepting nominations until July 15, 2019. Who’s eligible? AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must …