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

— The First State has 123,000 family caregivers, making Delaware 12th in the nation in the number of people, per capita, caring for a loved one. AARP Delaware is advocating for legislation that would allow home health aides to administer medication at home. The Share the Care Act would permit a family caregiver to give written authorization and instructions to home health care workers and provide them with the necessary prepackaged and labeled medications. Often, caregivers must interrupt their workdays or …

— Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud Seasons Cheatings: Protecting Yourself from Holiday Frauds & Scams Part 1: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7 p.m. ET The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. You’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds …

— Delaware Andrus Award for Community Service — the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. Roger was selected as the recipient for his remarkable service to issues that affect older Delawareans. He has been a dedicated volunteer with AARP for more than 20 years and his contributions are innumerable. Roger is widely known as the AARP Driver Safety Statewide Coordinator and Instructor, educating Delawareans about driving safer and longer. He has had a positive impact on …

— Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper — The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with the New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers — and very freedom — to help bring long-buried truths to light. Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson WHEN: Tuesday, …

— Safe, walkable streets make a community more accessible for everyone, especially older adults eager to stay fit and engage with their neighbors. Thanks to an AARP Community Challenge grant, New Castle County’s Claymont Community Center has refurbished the walking path leading from the center to a larger walking path, enabling residents to enjoy more fitness activities. The award is one of 129 quick-action grants to help communities make immediate improvements to benefit people of all ages. The AARP Community Challenge …

— Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible. Taking time off from work or overcoming physical disabilities can prevent many people from exercising their right to vote. And living in remote or rural communities can make getting to the polls particularly difficult. But with a little advance planning, you can make sure your vote is …

— AARP is encouraging all seniors to review their Medicare health and prescription coverage during this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period—October 15th through December 7th—and compare plans to see if there is a plan that better suits their health needs for 2019. Some people may be able to reduce their prescription drug costs substantially by switching to a different Part D plan. “Medicare health and prescription drug cost-sharing can vary widely between plans for the same drug or service from year …

— AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you need health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the 2019 enrollment period, you need to register for AARP’s online Q&A. Attending this free, two-part event will help clear up questions you might have about the government-run website that provides insurance options for those who don’t get …

—   AARP Delaware has moved to a new office space in downtown Wilmington. The new office provides enhanced work space for volunteers and staff.  All staff phone numbers remain the same. You may also contact AARP Delaware at 866-227-7441 or at aarpde@aarp.org.  AARP Delaware’s new address is: AARP Delaware 222 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1630 Wilmington, DE 19801 “We were fortunate to find such a well-suited space. I don’t think we could have found a better location for our team. Our …