AARP Connecticut

The latest news, information and events for Connecticut residents 50+
JAN 27, 2020
They pretend to be IRS agents or Census officials, someone on a dating site or even your grandchild telling you they’re in trouble. They’re impostor scammers—and they’re after YOUR money and YOUR personal information.
JAN 17, 2020
AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan joined State Senator Derek Slap (D-West Hartford) and a bipartisan group of legislators, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, and additional advocates at a press conference yesterday to announce support for a bill that prohibits employers from asking the date of birth, or school attendance and graduation dates of job applicants, unless a age is a bona fide occupational qualification.
JAN 9, 2020
Looking for a job that fits your life and schedule? Part-time work is a great option for experienced workers who want to earn extra money, gain work-life balance or get a job during retirement. Register today for our free online expo to explore the opportunities.
JAN 8, 2020
The decision to go back to school as an adult isn’t easy or always the right choice, but the number of students at secondary education institutions across the country who are over 50 is becoming more the norm than the exception.
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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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Can you afford to lose $120,000? That’s the average cost to victims of financial exploitation, a growing crime estimated to impact one in five adults.
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Quinnipiac University researchers and AARP are working to learn why some people experience isolation and loneliness and how to improve their condition.
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AARP Connecticut has selected seven awardees for its second “Livable Communities Grant Program” dedicated to fund quick-action projects in Connecticut communities that will help make immediate improvements or jumpstart long-term progress that will support residents. AARP Connecticut funded four projects last year, the first of the program.
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Specific Survey of Connecticut Residents Part of AARP Campaign Raising Awareness of Most Common Seasonal Scams
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AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Joe Courtney, Rosa DeLauro, Jahana Hayes, Jim Himes and John Larson of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
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Andrus Award for Community Service Honors Outstanding Volunteers Age 50-Plus
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AARP Connecticut is offering members up to two complimentary tickets to three games of Connecticut’s two American Hockey League teams.
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The 2020 Census is fast approaching and funding for schools, health care, infrastructure, and many other vital programs we rely on in Connecticut are riding on everyone participating.
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AARP Connecticut volunteers share their time, knowledge and experiences to create a state that can be a great home for people of all ages to live. They are advocates on legislative issues that affect families such as caregiving, financial security, independent living, health care, utilities and prescription drug prices. They offer valuable resources and information that help people protect themselves from fraud and scams, take charge of their life so they can live their best life now and in the future, in their job search or transition to a new career, and more.
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