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AARP Pennsylvania

Reimagining the possibilities of life for Pennsylvanians
Today, AARP Pennsylvania released a 2024 statewide election survey that shows candidates for President, U.S. Senate, and state races should pay close attention to Pennsylvanians ages 50 and older. Eighty-percent of voters ages 50+ report that candidates’ positions on Social Security are important in deciding whom to vote for in November, followed by Medicare (73%), helping people stay in their homes as they age (69%), and the cost of prescription drugs (67%).
AARP Pennsylvania’s first 2024 election survey shows that candidates should pay close attention to Pennsylvanian voters ages 50 and older, and highlights the priorities and concerns of Black voters ages 50 and older that will likely influence the outcome of the 2024 elections. Seventy-nine percent of Black voters in Pennsylvania are extremely motivated to vote this year.
Former President Donald Trump is leading current President Joe Biden among Pennsylvania voters, according to an exclusive AARP survey.
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and voting options in Pennsylvania, such as voting by mail, early voting or voting with a disability.
Legislators in Harrisburg are deciding how much to spend on Aging Our Way, PA: A Plan for Lifelong Independence, the state’s first-ever master plan to improve services such as housing, transportation and health care for older adults. AARP's The Bulletin discussed the plan with Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) in February.
AARP Pennsylvania volunteer Kacey French has always had an interest in elder care. As an architect, she developed a passion for creating homes with aging in place and universal design as the focus and led to her volunteering with AARP about five years ago. It also coincided with the start of the York County Village Association, a village specifically for adults 50+, where she serves as co-founder and president.
One of the most popular ways for criminals to steal money and sensitive information is by impersonating a trusted source — often a government agency. According to the Federal Trade Commission, victims of government impostor scams reported theft of nearly $617 million in 2023.
Have you wanted to make sense of the digital world around us? Then join AARP Pennsylvania for a six-part series of technology lectures on Zoom.
Join us for a vibrant culinary series titled "Food Without Borders," presented by AARP Pennsylvania. Every other week starting in May 2024, tune in for a new episode that promises an engaging journey through various cultures and cuisines. From the high Himalayas to the bustling streets of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this series will broaden your culinary horizons and deepen your appreciation for cultural richness.
There are many things that we can do to protect ourselves from identity thieves. We can use strong and unique passwords, keep our device operating systems current, and monitor our credit reports. If you want to keep thieves out of your recycling bin, you’ll also want to make sure to shred your sensitive documents. Despite all of the online crimes out there, criminals won’t hesitate to dumpster dive for valuable sensitive personal information. Shredding continues to be an important step in preventing identity fraud.
Tax season isn't just about filing returns; it's also prime time for IRS impostor scams. According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumers reported theft of $5.8 million via these scams in 2023 alone. Here is what you need to know about IRS impostors so you can stay one step ahead of these crooks.
AARP Pennsylvania emphasizes the importance of education on the risks and prevention methods of Social Security fraud. With identity theft at the forefront of digital crimes, understanding how to protect one's Social Security number has never been more crucial.
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