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About AARP Maine

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization with a social mission. We envision a society in which everyone ages with dignity and purpose.

AARP Maine is working to enhance the lives of Mainers 50+ through advocacy, information sharing, volunteerism and service. Our staff and volunteers advocate on issues such as caregiving, livable communities, affordable utilities and consumer fraud, to name a few.  We have resources and information to help you make informed health and retirement decisions.

AARP Maine is also proud to have volunteers throughout the state working on issues of importance to all Mainers and their families.  From York to Madawaska, we are 230,000 members strong and we're in your community.  Let's work together to bring positive social change to Maine!

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or go to our website for more information.  If you have questions, would like to volunteer, or if there is anything you need, please call us toll-free at 1-866-554-5380 or email us at

We can all play a role in Maine’s future. We’d love to hear your comments and ideas.  Together, we can make a difference!

Contact AARP Maine: 1-866-554-5380 Statewide

53 Baxter Boulevard, Suite 202, Portland, ME 04101

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA: AARP Maine Communications Director Jane Margesson,, cell (207) 229-5628





AARP Maine State Staff  

Lori Parham, State Director, 207-776-6304,

David Torresen, Senior Operations Manager, 207-776-6312, 

Amy Gallant, Director for Advocacy and Outreach, 207-776-6303,

Jane Margesson, Director for Communications and Media Relations, 207-776-6301,

Japhet Els, Director for Community Outreach, 207-776-6302,

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Lori Parham, State Director

David Torresen
David Torresen, Operations Manager


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Amy Gallant, Advocacy Director

Japhet Els, Outreach Director



Pat Pinto, Volunteer State President
Pat Pinto, AARP Maine Volunteer State President


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Jane Margesson, Communications Director






























About AARP Maine
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.