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.
As part of a new AARP-backed initiative in Connecticut, the city of Hartford will temporarily close busy thoroughfares to cars on the fourth Sunday of each month, from June to September.
New Retirement Program MyCTSavings Is Available for Connecticut Residents Working in the Private Sector
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.
AARP Connecticut is working to get the state's private sector workers enrolled in a new state retirement plan that goes into effect in 2022.
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.
A sweeping set of AARP-backed nursing home reforms have gone into effect: allowing residents to have electronic equipment, better infection controls and more direct care per resident.
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.
The pandemic has underscored chronic issues such as staffing shortages, low wages for caregivers, and inadequate supplies of personal protective equipment.
AARP Connecticut is offering a variety of virtual events from aquarium tours to fraud courses to help older adults stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic.
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