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AUG 3, 2020
U.S. Census Is An Opportunity Not to Be Missed, Yet Maine is Lagging Behind. Complete the Census today so we Maine gets every penny it deserves!
JUL 31, 2020
AARP Maine is teaming up with Bar Harbor nonprofit Friends of Acadia to bring you a four part series called “Acadia: The Story Behind the Scenery.”
One of the hardest things to understand about scams can be how victims become victims. When you hear about a scam secondhand, the red flags can seem obvious. What isn’t obvious in the retelling of the story is the intense emotional state scammer’s create. Today’s fraudsters are trained in psychological manipulation. They know how to get their targets out of their logical thinking and into an emotional state where logic goes out the window.
Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits? If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to file for Social Security is, don’t miss this free webinar.
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!
Please read our regularly updated blog with links to COVID-19 information and resources, the latest on the suspension of local events, and more.
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According to the Federal Trade Commission, scammers have filed fraudulent unemployment claims using stolen identities of many US workers. This scheme is costing states millions of dollars.
Now’s the perfect time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter. Join us for a free webinar hosted by decluttering expert Matt Paxton will help you decide what to keep, toss or sell.
Question 1 of the Maine State Primary supports affordable, high-speed internet expansion to underserved and unserved areas of the state
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In our increasingly connected world, reliable, affordable high-speed internet is essential. Yet, in Maine, an estimated 85,000 households have no access. The coronavirus pandemic has made internet access even more critical because almost overnight, our world went virtual: COVID-19 forced Mainers to transition to new online ways of life—businesses have taken their sales online, and students have adjusted to remote learning. For some, these changes were easy and seamless, but among those 85,000 households many students lost their only internet access when the public libraries closed, small businesses struggled to maintain an online presence, and older residents lost an important way to connect with their caregivers and medical providers.
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COVID-19 continues to evolve here in Maine and at the forefront of the response, Maine's Director of the CDC Dr. Nirav Shah, has become a household name for Maine families.
You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
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