AARP Louisiana

A champion for all generations to live their best lives
NOV 13, 2019
AARP Louisiana recenlty honored its 2019 Andrus Award recipients, Danny and Jeannette Albert, at a reception held at St. Dominic Church in New Orleans, LA. Attendees included family, friends, colleagues, and community members.
OCT 30, 2019
As a part of a nationwide project, AARP Louisiana worked with the city of New Orleans local Parks and Recreation department to open an outdoor fitness park designed for people of all ages. Denise Bottcher, AARP Louisiana State Director; Larry Barabino, Jr., NORD CEO; and Teri Guerin, Chief of Staff for Councilwoman Cyndi Nguyen, welcomed community members to the new park during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
AUG 21, 2019
AARP Louisiana today released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Louisiana residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease.
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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 Louisiana for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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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.
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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.
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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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The Bayou State is home to 680,000 family caregivers providing $6 billion in unpaid assistance annually. With that come stories of personal struggle and persistence.
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Holiday shopping season is here, and that presents plenty of opportunities for scammers to spoil your celebrations. They are more than willing to use the joyous mood to get into your wallet. But with a little preparation and vigilance, you can cut down on the threat of becoming a scam victim.
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A public safety demonstration grant from AARP Louisiana has helped transform Longfellow Park in North Baton Rouge into a peaceful sanctuary among its treasured live oaks. The funding allowed BREC to install permanent up-lighting to 15 Live Oak Trees and provided for more pedestrian lighting along the walking trail at the park. The new features will be unveiled at a celebration on Tuesday, Dec.17. The festivities will include food, fun and entertainment for the entire family. This event is free and open to the public.
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It’s never too late to take charge of your brain health! Join AARP’s free Five Pillars of Brain Health workshop to discover how living an active life – by learning more, being social, staying fit, eating right and managing stress – is our best bet for maintaining our brain health. Share your brain-boosting tips and be inspired by others.
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AARP’s Community Challenge program awarded 159 quick-action grants this year, providing $1.6 million to organizations in all 50 states. The Bayou State received three of the grants.
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