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This February, AARP Pennsylvania proudly participates in Cupid Crew, a heartwarming campaign to spread love and joy to older adults within our communities. With dedicated events planned in York, Pittsburgh, Lancaster, Philadelphia, and Lehigh Valley, our volunteers will deliver roses to older adults as a symbol of our appreciation and respect for their invaluable contributions to society.
AARP Community Challenge grants fund quick-action projects that help communities become more livable by improving public places, transportation, housing, digital connections, and more. Now in its eighth year, the program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts of cities, towns, neighborhoods and rural areas to become great places to live for all residents, especially those age 50 and older.
Jim Palmquist has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2023 AARP Pennsylvania Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service.
Philadelphia’s Center in the Park, a social and assistance hub for older adults, has transformed an office space that was no longer needed into a new gathering spot.
On July 26, AARP Pennsylvania will sponsor a Town Hall Forum, which will be a unique opportunity to hear from leading experts who will explain how Social Security provides fundamental financial security – and not just in retirement.
Mary Bach has spent years traveling the state to help consumers protect themselves in the marketplace. As she says: “It’s your money we’re talking about. I don’t care if it’s a couple of pennies or several dollars.”
AARP Pennsylvania joined Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk, Allentown Mural Arts, and mural artist Hector Castro to unveil Allentown’s newest public art focused on healthy aging, diversity, and opportunity. The mural is in La Placita mini park on Hamilton Street, connecting the rapidly growing downtown and the city’s new waterfront developments.
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Pennsylvania Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Pennsylvanians sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. 
AARP Pennsylvania announced the names of 13 local advocates who have received Fellowships to participate in the 2023 Pennsylvania State Walking College.
The AARP Block Party makes its first stop of 2023 at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, March 4-12 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Downtown Philly.
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