AARP New York

Exciting things are happening in New York and AARP is proud to be a part of them
OCT 15, 2019
Tens of millions of Americans rely every day on prescription drugs to maintain their health and continue to live active and productive lives. That includes nearly 4 million New Yorkers with cancer, diabetes or heart disease. It’s unfair that Americans pay the highest brand name prescription drug prices in the world and that many older Americans have to choose between filling their prescriptions and buying food.
OCT 14, 2019
Do you know ways to help keep your aging loved ones from losing money to scams and fraud? We’ll share important information that could help you keep them safe during our free webinar.
OCT 10, 2019
Not sure which Medicare plans and options are right for you or a loved one? AARP is here to help connect you to the resources that may make it easier for you to decide what’s right for you.
OCT 9, 2019
AARP Urges Governor Cuomo to Include Comprehensive State Plan to Attack High Prescription Drug Costs in Next NYS Budget Proposal
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The Network of Age-Friendly Communities in New York and forward-thinking communities across the state are increasing their focus on livability, walkability, community health, economic development and how these issues impact people of all ages. As New York State government, local governments, community partners, innovators, planners and the aging advocacy network chart their course in livability, AARP New York is pleased to convene leaders in this work. Please join us for the Third Annual Leading on Livability Summit:
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Hispanic Federation, NAACP, NY Urban League, Asian American Federation, Alzheimer’s Association, Others Join AARP ALBANY, N.Y. – More than three dozen health, consumer, aging and other organizations are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to include a middle class tax credit for family caregivers in his next state budget proposal.
Prescription medicine and money
Proposed bills would protect consumers
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If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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Meet AARP New York at Yankee Stadium for the last home games of the 2019 regular season. Stop by the AARP table at the Concourse to meet our staff and volunteers and learn more about what AARP is doing in your community.
Make a Difference
One way you can take on the day is by volunteering. Volunteering has an enormous impact on the health and well-being of your local community. As an AARP volunteer, you are helping with the promise of a better life for you or someone else. Whether you would like to be an in-office support, speaker on advocacy issues, or helping at an event AARP has many ways that you can make a difference. Be a part of the AARP team and volunteer with us.
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To mark the 60th anniversary of AARP and support our wellness and healthy living initiatives, AARP has committed to opening 53 AARP-sponsored fitness parks over the next three years—one in every state, plus D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. AARP is working with national nonprofit, FitLot, who will construct over a dozen outdoor fitness parks in 2019.
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New York State has long been home to some of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in the nation. New York’s ethnic communities—primarily comprised of African American/Black, Asian American/Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latino populations are not only growing, but also aging at a rapid pace.
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Look around. Are you so surrounded by the stuff in your house you don’t know what to do with it—or how to find it when you need it? Maybe it’s time to downsize and declutter. But where should you start?
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Whether you're married, divorced or widowed, you may be able to use spousal benefits to increase your monthly Social Security check. Eligibility rules can be confusing. Register for AARP’s special webinar on Social Security and let us help you understand the details.
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