DEC 12, 2019
Representative Patrick Corey (Capitol Caregivers), and Senate President Troy Jackson, Senator Eloise Vitelli, Senator Heather Sanborn, and Senator Bob Foley (Rx Price Fighters)
DEC 3, 2019
PORTLAND: AARP Maine announced today the results of their polling on High-Speed Internet in Maine through the 2019 Critical Insights on Maine tracking survey conducted in October. Representing a membership of 230,000 in Maine, AARP, the leading non-profit, non-partisan organization devoted to the needs and desires of all Americans as they age, commissioned the items to gather Mainers’ opinions on the importance of high-speed internet in the state. The survey was conducted by Critical Insights, a division of Digital Research, Inc., and includes the opinions of 600 registered Maine voters age 18 and older.
NOV 1, 2019
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DEC 12, 2019
Join AARP for our free monthly social events all across Maine! They’re a great way to meet new people and find out what we’re doing in your community. The first beverage - either alcoholic or non-alcoholic - at each event is on us. Bring a friend - all are welcome!
Whether at work or school, December is the season for gift exchanges and scammers want to get in on the action. One pyramid scam often seen around this season involves a viral social media post about joining in a Secret Holiday gift exchange. It promises that if you send one gift to a recipient, you will receive upwards of 30 gifts in return. However, these chain “gift exchanges” are a form of illegal gambling. Not only may you not receive any gifts, but you also may end up in legal trouble. With so many ways to give in real life, skip the virtual gift giving and have a safer holiday season.
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 Maine for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Who couldn’t use a little extra money over the holidays? As many as a half million people will take seasonal jobs during the holiday season. And scammers will be out there trying to take advantage of seasonal workers by posing as employers on third-party websites. When you apply for these job listings, you will be promoted to provide personal information such as date of birth, address and Social Security number for “verification purposes.” Scammers can then use this information to steal your identity. One big red flag to look out for is a job which offers a lot of money for very little work. If the position seems too good to be true, it is probably a scam. If you have questions about a job listing you see online, go directly to the business website or give them a call.
Everyone is on the lookout for the best Cyber Monday deal, which means scammers are on the lookout for you. Reported scams from fake shopping websites increased by 30% in 2017, according to Experian. Here are some tips to make sure the hot deal you’re clicking on is really legitimate.
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