— 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 Arizona for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

— WASHINGTON, DC — Family caregivers in Arizona provided 749 million hours of care—worth an estimated $9.4 billion to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. The total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by the nation’s family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion), and nearly equaled the annual sales ($469 billion) of the four largest U.S. tech companies combined (Apple, Hewlett …

— AARP is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Marie Kennedy as State Director for Arizona AARP. Kennedy joins the national organization’s state office after serving more than 20 years as a leading advocate for working families, retirees, and women at the local, state and national levels. Kennedy has a long-standing record of working with various non-profit organizations in the state, among them the Arizona Association of Area Agency on Aging, the Susan G. Komen Community Challenge and the Alliance …