— Scam Jam Program On March 14, AARP Pennsylvania staff and volunteers teamed up with Westinghouse SURE to host an educational program aimed at addressing the major issues surrounding fraud, scams and identity theft that impact the 50+ community. The discussion was monitored by KDKA TV personality, Jon Delano. The event included speakers such as acting PA Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman; Consumer Liaison of the PA Department of Insurance, David Buomo; and David P. Shallcross of the PA Office of the …

— Identity thieves and tax scammers typically begin targeting their victims during tax filing time, but more especially, after tax season when tax refunds are being paid out.  And that is why AARP California, The IRS Criminal Investigation Division and The AARP Fraud Watch Network invite you to join a live informative telephone town hall discussion on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, at 6:00 PM PT about simple ways we can protect ourselves from fraud and tax scams. This discussion will include …

— 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, …

— 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 …

— Join the City of Fremont at their Age-Friendly events! Age-Friendly Community Dialogue When: Wednesday, April 25th | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Where: Teen Center | 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA What: Join the City of Fremont’s efforts to be an age-friendly community. As a member of the world health organization’s age-friendly global network, we are interested in how you think an age-friendly community is a livable community for all. For more information click HERE.   Age-Friendly Health Expo When: …

— Join the Seniors’ Council of Douglas County as we present, Vintage & Vibrant, a day-long educational event that will feature a number of exciting workshops and two very special keynote addresses. The morning keynote will be from Karen Brown, the Chair of the 2018 Colorado Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging, and Wade Buchanan, the Governor’s Senior Advisor on Aging.  During the luncheon keynote, participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the Ryan the Robot and her …

— Be our guest on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tubby’s Tank House in Thunderbolt, as AARP Georgia hosts a Financial Resilience Workshop that is designed to aid you in making decisions about your long-term financial health. Our experts will share tips that might prove beneficial as you prepare for your financial future. We’ll also provide details about the new tax law and the possible impact to your savings. Brunch will be served. Registration is required at https://aarp.cvent.com/AARPGAFinances50Plus or you can call 1-877-926-8300. For …

— Thank you for all that you do as an AARP volunteer!  To honor the service of volunteers – and have a little fun – we’re hosting a National Volunteer Week quiz on the States Chatter Page of the Volunteer Portal.   Visit the States Chatter page once per day Monday, April 16 – Friday, April 20 and answer one multiple-choice question about volunteers.  Each submission will enter you  into a drawing at the end of the week for a $25 gift card.   Enter …

— Do you have a flair for painting, poetry or some other form of creative expression? Here’s a chance to be recognized for your work. In cooperation with the Beacon newspapers, AARP DC is cosponsoring the Beacon Celebration of the Arts contest for amateur artists 50 and older in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The contest has four categories: painting, photography, poetry and sculpture/3D (including pottery, jewelry, textile arts and more). Artists may submit entries by jpeg from April …

— AARP Pennsylvania is urging state residents to register to vote by April 16. That’s the deadline to register to vote in the May 15 primary elections. Pennsylvania seats up for election this year include one U.S. Senate seat, all 18 U.S. House seats, governor, lieutenant governor, all 203 state House seats, and 25 state Senate seats.  AARP does not endorse candidates but does take a stand on issues that affect people 50-plus and encourages civic engagement. People 50-plus made …