AARP Pennsylvania

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JAN 20, 2022
The country’s three major wireless carriers - AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile - will be shutting down their third-generation (3G) cellular networks in 2022 to make room for better fourth-generation (4G) and new fifth-generation (5G) services. As a result, many older phones will be unable to make or receive calls and text messages or use data services. This may also affect devices that rely on 3G connectivity, such as medical alert devices, tablets, smartwatches, in-car SOS services, Kindle readers, home security products and other devices that are dependent on 3G.
JAN 12, 2022
Harrisburg, PA - Today, AARP launched the AARP Veterans and Military Spouses Job Center, a new digital platform bringing together valuable information and resources to help Pennsylvania’s 943,417 veterans and military spouses compete in today’s job market. The job center includes a new Veterans Career Advantage Course to build on career planning and skills development to help navigate the job market. According to an AARP survey, more than half (56%) of employers say experience and the use of skills in previous positions are 'very important' when evaluating applicant's skills.
JAN 7, 2022
AARP Pennsylvania knows that many Pennsylvanians will struggle to afford higher heating bills this winter. In addition to higher heating costs, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a wide-ranging impact on the state of Pennsylvania. Learn more about resources that can help you stay warm while keeping costs down.
DEC 22, 2021
AARP Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the signing of two pieces of important state legislation that will help older Pennsylvanians afford their prescription drugs. The legislation ‘provides much needed relief for older Pennsylvanians’
DEC 6, 2021
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – AARP Pennsylvania leadership and staff recently presented Ron and Milly Laible with the Andrus Award at a small, intimate luncheon. In October, Ron and Milly were selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2021 AARP Pennsylvania Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award.
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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!
Pittsburgh VA Administers Pfizer Vaccinations
A guide to how, where and when to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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Setting your sights on career success? Join us at the Online Career Summit to explore the skills you need to kickstart your career and connect with job coaches and hiring managers.
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The pandemic took a fiscal toll on many older Americans, who lost $139 million to online romance scammers in 2020, according to a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report.
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Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 2071, creating the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority to oversee the state’s strategy to manage funding that will guide development and expansion of broadband services
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New AARP Analysis: Only 45.9% of Nursing Home Residents and 18.2% of Staff in Pennsylvania Have Received COVID-19 Booster
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Dole Caregiver Fellows from Pennsylvania share their caregiver stories
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Caregivers for loved ones with dementia face special challenges
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AARP announced today its strong endorsement of legislation that would address the retirement savings crisis by establishing a retirement savings option for workers and employers who do not currently have a retirement plan.
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