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AARP Pennsylvania

Reimagining the possibilities of life for Pennsylvanians
AARP partnered with the Secretary of the Commonwealth Al Schmidt and Deputy Secretary Jonathan Marks for a live, virtual town hall on March 21.
AARP Pennsylvania has again partnered with PCN to bring you a monthly series of programs throughout 2024 centered on issues important to Pennsylvanians 50-plus. The series - "Focus on Aging Adults" - will feature guest experts joining with AARP leaders to discuss legislative and policy issues that impact older Pennsylvanians and their families.
AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh provided a statement in response to Governor Josh Shapiro's 2024-2025 budget address.
AARP Pennsylvania is seeking community volunteers in North and South Philadelphia to join us in making a meaningful impact. Whether your passion lies in community service, advocacy, or event planning, we have opportunities to suit your interests and schedule, with a special focus on initiatives that benefit these vibrant areas of Philadelphia.
The numbers are in and last year was yet another historic year for fraud. The Federal Trade Commission released its annual compendium of fraud reports from 2023, and the news is shocking. For the first time ever reported theft through fraud topped $10 billion. The total is 14% higher than what was reported in 2022 and 5 times greater than reported losses in 2019.
It’s that time of year again – the holidays are long past, and summer is still a long way off. It’s time for a spring getaway. But beware, for everyone looking for a great spring break deal there is a criminal out there offering an amazing deal. These three tips will help you spot a potential travel scam.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, victims of government impostor scams reported nearly $509 million stolen from them in 2022.
Here's what to know, whether you're a resident who's working or retired, or if you're considering a move to Pennsylvania.
Meet Kate Kleinert, an AARP Pennsylvania volunteer on the Consumer Issues Task Force and an AARP Fraud Watch Network Speaker, endured a devastating romance scam that cost her everything: her life savings, home, and beloved dogs. It all started with a simple Facebook friend request from 'Tony', a supposed surgeon in Iraq. Over months, their frequent conversations developed into a deep emotional bond. Trusting him, Kleinert sent Tony $39,000, her entire savings, lured by his repayment promises.
AARP Pennsylvania and The Penthouse 7 are excited to present a series of dance "Flexercise" events throughout 2024, starting on Wednesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. EST with a vibrant Latin Dance session featuring the Cha-Cha.
AARP Pennsylvania and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia are pleased to present three virtual events that brings the U.S. Constitution to life.
Together, AARP and the Barnes Foundation are offering the finest of art and history with four FREE virtual events this year. The Barnes features the world’s greatest collections of modern European paintings that include works by Renoir, Modigliani, Van Gogh, and Marie Laurencin. In addition to paintings, the Barnes has African art, Native American ceramics, Greek antiquities, Pennsylvania German furniture, and decorative ironwork.
If there is one thing everyone should understand, it is that “scammers” are career criminals skilled at the art of manipulation, and no one is immune. These crooks target people of any age; in fact, 41% of those who reported a fraud loss to the Federal Trade Commission in 2023 were under the age of 30. So, what can a person do if they experience fraud?
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