MAY 5, 2021
Workers in Delaware, including family caregivers, must be able to take the time they need to care for themselves and their loved ones. The Coronavirus Pandemic has put a spotlight on this issue and the importance of having time and resources to care for loved ones.
MAY 6, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
APR 20, 2021
Leader of AARP Wilmington Volunteer Team, Cheryl Rice-Moore has been a dedicated volunteer of AARP Delaware for the past 3 years. Cheryl is an accounts payable coordinator for the Delaware Community Foundation, and enjoys working with the Bethel AME Baptist church to organize outreach events for the community. Cheryl Rice-Moore also services on the advocacy board of the New Castle County Library, where she assists with reading and education advocacy.
APR 15, 2021
Tax time is here again and so are the IRS impostors! Scammers posing as IRS agents or Treasury Department officials are out there once again, calling to convince taxpayers that they owe back taxes and face immediate arrest. Know this: the IRS will initially contact you through the mail if you owe back taxes. If you receive an unexpected phone call, an email or a text indicating it’s from the IRS, do not engage. Report the scam attempt to the IRS at 800-366-4484 or www.tigta.gov. If you receive an email, forward it to the IRS at email@example.com, and then delete it.
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 Delaware for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
When documents, records and old keepsakes start to pile up, it can be tough to know when it’s time to toss. Join us and Matt Paxton from A&E’s Hoarders for a free webinar all about decluttering.
When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
We need to enhance walking, biking and transportation for Delawareans. That's why AARP supports House Bill 18, an act to amend title 2 of the Delaware code relating to complete community enterprise districts. The Act revises the requirements for the shape of a Complete Community Enterprise Districts (“District”) to maximize the use of transit, walking, and bicycling for those who live and work in the First State. The Bill passed on March 25, and it is ready for Governor Carney's signature.
The 2020 election season was unique, with many Americans seeking out resources for safer and more accessible voting during the pandemic. Delawareans were no exception. AARP Delaware jumped into action to fill the gap. A plan was devised to create a wide variety of video content for those searching for information online. The state office decided a professional videographer would offer the quality and access they were searching for.
The overwhelming majority of Americans want to stay in their own homes as they age, but many need public transportation to stay mobile after their driving years are over.
The executive director of Bike Delaware, James Wilson services as a faithful and ambitious volunteer of AARP Delaware. Holding engineering degrees from Yale University and the University of Texas at Austin, James is the only lobbyist for cycling and walking in the State of Delaware. James Wilson is also a member of the Association of Pedestrians and Bicycle Professionals and the Institute of Transportation Engineers. James Wilson has been a dedicated volunteer of AARP Delaware since 2017.
The Coronavirus and the economic downturn give scammers new twists to steal our money or sensitive personal information. Every day, the AARP Fraud Watch Network receives reports of health testing scams, stimulus check scams, work from home scams, and more.
Looking for a virtual yoga class or a tutorial on avoiding consumer scams? AARP Delaware has a YouTube channel offering access to a variety of video programming. Enjoy quality content while keeping a safe, virtual distance from others.
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