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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.
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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.
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On Thursday, Sept. 6, AARP Louisiana, the Louisiana Aging Network (LANA) and the Louisiana Council on Aging Directors’ Association (LACOADA) will host a Political Roundtable with award-winning journalists from across the state. This event will be held at the Baton Rouge Marriott, located at 5500 Hilton Avenue. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the roundtable discussion at 12 noon.
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AARP Louisiana supports caregivers by making it easier for people to remain in their homes.
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Up to Five $60K Winners; Focus is on People Age 50+ Whose Work Solves Social Problems, Improves Communities, Gives Back
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Walking outdoors improves both personal and community fitness. That’s why AARP is helping fund projects, including two in the Bayou State, to make cities more walkable.
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AARP Louisiana is hosting a series of outdoor events during the months of October and November. Members and non-members are invited to join us at One American Place Plaza, in Downtown Baton Rouge (corner of Fourth and Main) for fun and entertainment. See dates below.
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