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The latest news, information and events for Connecticut residents 50+
JUN 24, 2022
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
JUN 29, 2022
Las nuevas leyes garantizan la disponibilidad de buzones para las papeletas de voto en ausencia, pero solo ciertos tipos de votantes pueden solicitar una papeleta de voto en ausencia.
JUN 29, 2022
AARP Connecticut is seeking a Program Specialist located at the state office in Hartford, CT.
JUN 29, 2022
A new law expands the availability of ballot drop boxes, but only certain voters can request absentee ballots for May's primaries and November's general election.
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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 Connecticut for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Today, AARP Connecticut announced three organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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It’s said that June is the “gateway to summer,” a month of blossoming nature and the melody of a brand new season. It makes sense, then, that June would also be home to celebrations observing the power of liberty and song.
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As temperatures rise and Connecticut residents rely heavily on air conditioning in their homes, AARP Connecticut seeks to educate consumers on how to prepare for, and protect against, the increasing costs of electricity and other utility expenses.
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AARP Connecticut’s Virtual U Faith in the Neighborhood series is part of a collaboration between AARP and the Hartford International University. The one-hour sessions are designed to promote cross-cultural understanding and delve into topics such as prayer, food and dating customs.
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AARP Connecticut to Host Live Tele-Town Hall to Discuss Protecting Veterans from Scams
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AARP’s mission is to empower people to choose how they live as they age, and an important part of choosing how we live as we age is being able to choose where we live as we age. Most older adults want to remain in their own home and community as they age, but financial barriers and limited service options can make this difficult. We were pleased that the Connecticut legislature passed a state budget and several pieces of legislation that will support older adults who wish to age in place.
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AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan provided the following statement in response to the state budget passed by the Connecticut General Assembly and expected to be signed by Governor Lamont:
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There’s a new program to help eligible Connecticut residents who are struggling to afford high-speed internet access.
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