AARP Louisiana is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus Louisianans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
Are you a leader in your community? Do you love to meet new people? Are you a thinker or a doer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should consider volunteering with AARP Louisiana. We’re seeking new volunteers in every city with drive, compassion, and commitment.
Kenner resident Rafael E. Saddy has been selected to receive the AARP Louisiana (AARP LA) 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service. He will be recognized at a reception held on Wednesday, November 7 at 4:30 p.m. at The Crossing located at 519 Williams Blvd. in Kenner, LA.
AARP Louisiana and AARP Foundation are mobilizing volunteers to assemble and distribute thousands of bags filled with emergency preparedness supplies to families in Baton Rouge. Each bag will contain things like water bottles with a built-in filter, first-aid kits and blankets, along with useful recovery tips and resources.
AARP Louisiana is pleased to welcome three new members to the Executive Council, leaders from across the state who are joining a team of volunteers to provide strategic direction and leadership of AARP priorities in Louisiana.
AARP Louisiana will host its annual Caregiver Day at the Capitol on April 18. The event honors about 660,000 unpaid family caregivers in the state—and gives them a chance to let lawmakers know what kinds of support their loved ones need. The event will include a rally, as well as meetings between legislators and their constituents.
AARP Louisiana has a Speakers Bureau whose volunteers give presentations on topics such as fraud prevention, caregiving, health care, veterans resources and more.
The Bayou State is home to 326,000 veterans, 138,000 of whom are 65 or older—and AARP Louisiana has their back. With caregiving resources, opportunities to meet and greet fellow veterans, and other kinds of support, AARP is committed to helping those who have served.
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