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Exciting things are happening in New York and AARP is proud to be a part of them
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A guide to when, where, and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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Building on the success of 2020’s Art@50+: New Beginnings, Islip Arts and AARP Long Island are pleased to announce a new statewide virtual art exhibit embracing the theme Forever Young.
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AARP New York along with Islip Arts Council is proud to present online master classes in art and music to help you stay creative this Spring! AARP members and guests can receive 20% off regular admission price for these online workshops. Please visit: and click on “School” to purchase access to the course of your choosing.  Enter Code: APIAC21 at checkout. 
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 New York for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
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Learning technology can often be intimidating and overwhelming. The learning curve itself can pose the biggest challenge to ardent learners. The salience of technology and virtual connection has been made abundant due to the pandemic, as has the need for more resources on learning and developing technology skills.
Four out of five voters in the last open mayoral primary were over the age of 50New Yorkers age 50+ helped build our city and make it the great place that it is. As we look to a post-COVID recovery, we need our 50+ neighbors to help rebuild the city and maintain the stability of neighborhoods. These residents have the experience, expertise and commitment to make New York shine again, but they also face challenges that must be addressed. Whether you are a New York City elected official, policymaker, candidate, or fellow advocate, you can benefit from understanding the issues faced by our 50+ neighbors and the solutions AARP has identified.
At AARP, we envision a world where workers aged 50-plus are empowered, valued and have the opportunity to create new business and work for as long as they need or desire.  For many small business owners and entrepreneurs, it is cluttered, competitive, can be difficult to navigate, and does not offer the unique guidance and resources that they need. As people live longer lives and the nature of work evolved, they will need to find ways to continually reskill and translate experience to new jobs and careers.
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As part of our ongoing commitment in bringing to you fun and entertaining virtual events, AARP Long Island is proud to present a virtual sing along, Sip & Sing hosted by Bay Street Theater to bring you a fun, interactive and FREE sing along series. AARP members and guests are invited to join us every Friday at 5pm starting this Spring from April 9 to May 28, 2021.  We will pick up this free series in the Fall/Winter from October 1 through December 17, 2021.  This is a statewide event, all are welcome to join us from upstate to downstate!
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ALBANY—AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel offered the following comments on New York State’s FY2022 budget agreement:
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AARP Long Island along with Bay Street Theater is proud to provide a FREE four-part series of seminars focusing on topics such as stage acting, playwriting, storytelling, and exercises in creative motivation. This is part of Long Island’s Lifelong Learning series – to have fun with purpose! This is a statewide offering and everyone across New York State is welcome to join us!
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AARPNY is proud to bring back our virtual cooking classes with Chef Alexa. We invite AARP members and guests to join us as we learn how to prepare healthy plant-based dishes with natural, minimally processed foods that can meet our daily nutritional needs.
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