Reimagining the possibilities of life for Pennsylvanians
MAR 20, 2023
The unpaid care provided by the nearly 1.5 million caregivers in Pennsylvania is valued at $22 billion, according to new state data available in AARP’s latest report in the Valuing the Invaluable series. This is a $3.8 billion increase in unpaid contributions since the last report was released in 2019. The report highlights the growing scope and complexity of family caregiving and highlights actions needed to address the many challenges of caring for parents, spouses, and other loved ones.
FEB 20, 2023
Are you interested in walkable communities, public policy, and coalition building? If so, AARP Pennsylvania and America Walks have an opportunity for you: The Pennsylvania State Walking College, a 6-month, distance-learning fellowship program for walkable/livable community advocates, sponsored by AARP Pennsylvania and America Walks.
FEB 7, 2023
Harrisburg, PA – AARP Pennsylvania is proud to announce that Nora Dowd Eisenhower has been selected to serve as Volunteer State President, the organization's highest volunteer position in the state. With a passion for improving the lives of older adults, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in policy, aging, and social impact to the role.
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 Pennsylvania for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh's statement in response to Governor Shapiro's 2023-24 budget address on March 7.
Introduced last summer, the Yoga and Mindfulness series was so popular that it continues in 2023 as part of a lineup of healthy living programs that AARP Pennsylvania offers to keep people over 50 moving.
As Philadelphia prepares to elect a new mayor, AARP is reaching out to candidates for their views on affordable housing, safe streets and other issues vital to voters 50 and older.
Banking has changed quite a bit thanks to the internet. While many people still prefer the brick and mortar experience when dealing with their money, today you can do many of the same functions online and over the phone. Criminals are cashing in on these remote transactions by impersonating banks.
For many fraud victims, the financial toll is only part of the story; nearly two in three victims suffer a significant health or emotional impact, according to research by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
This year Social Security payments are being boosted by the biggest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in more than 40 years, and beneficiaries aren’t the only ones looking to cash in. Social Security impostor scams are among the most reported scams each year and criminals are already seeking to use the COLA boost to their advantage.
It’s National Consumer Protection Week — and while AARP is focused on protecting consumers year-round – this is a good time to highlight some key consumer protection tips.
AARP is collaborating with the City of Pittsburgh throughout February, showcasing the life and works of American playwright August Wilson. A Pittsburgh native son, Wilson won acclaim from literary and theater critics for his plays portraying the African American experience in the 20th century.
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Pennsylvania.
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