Do YOU enjoy giving back to your community? AARPNY is seeking virtual volunteers to support AARP programs and advocacy work that will make a difference for New Yorkers 50-plus and their families. All it takes is a computer, tablet, or phone from the comfort of your own home!
In continued celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, we’re highlighting AARP NY volunteer, Margaret Chung-Reed, whose parents are from Hong Kong, China, and who has lived on Long Island for 27 years.
In celebration of Asian American/Pacific Islander Month, AARP NY is featuring profiles of members and volunteers on Long Island. Mona Ng has been an active volunteer since 2015 and has lived on Long Island for over 30 years. She also spends her time volunteering at a Chinese cultural center, a hospital and at senior centers on the island and says “Giving back to the community gives me a lot of satisfaction.” Her avid volunteerism garnered her a nomination last year for North Hempstead’s annual May W. Newburger Women's Roll of Honor.
Burt Freeman of Manhattan was presented Monday with AARP’s most prestigious volunteer award for community service. Freeman, who founded the My Own Book program, has been selected by AARP New York, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive its 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service.
Today marks the first day of National Family Caregivers Month, and we're highlighting two New Yorkers who share their stories about caregiving and New York's Paid Family Leave program.
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