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.
Tim Ryan, 68, retired from his job as finance director of a Fortune 500 company more than a decade ago, living comfortably thanks to a good pension and his contributions to an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan.
Connecticut passed the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act in 2019, which can pay workers up to $780 a week for 12 weeks when time off of work is required. Residents can access benefits starting January 1.
AARP Connecticut’s Disrupt Aging course covers demographic and aging trends, ageism, the importance of recognizing older adults as multidimensional individuals and examining everyone’s stake in the aging trend.
AARP’s new online lecture series is helping people stay engaged and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics have ranged from snow leopards and sunspots to botanical gardens around the globe and criminal forensics.