AARP Connecticut

The latest news, information and events for Connecticut residents 50+
JUL 9, 2020
You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
APR 21, 2020
View the latest information and articles from AARP Connecticut.
JUL 6, 2020
This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
JUL 1, 2020
Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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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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Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
Andrus Award
AARP Connecticut will donate $3000 on behalf of the Andrus Award recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosingNomination deadline is August 1
Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan Casts His Vote
The presidential preference primaries will coincide with state and local contests on Aug. 11.
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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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Joe Scarnici recounts how he was targeted and lost thousands
On the go
The significant and unprecedented challenges nursing homes and other residential care facilities are facing due to the pandemic has created an urgent and vital need for increased accountability to ensure the safety and health of their residents. The June 8 Washington Post article (As nursing home residents died, new covid-19 protections shielded companies from lawsuits. Families say that hides the truth.) illustrates the urgent need for policy changes.
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Jack sends $19,000 to an attorney thinking he's getting his granddaughter out of jail
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AARP's Smart Driver courses cover new car technologies, the effects of aging on driving and safety tips. Completing the class could also result in savings on your insurance.
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A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide financial fraud crime ring
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