— 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!

— Delaware’s Senate passed the Share the Care Act, SB 27, this week by a vote of 20-0. AARP is working with a statewide coalition of partners to pass the bill, and this vote moves it one step closer to becoming a law in Delaware. The Share the Care Act would remove a legal barrier that prevents home health aides or personal care workers from giving medicines to patients at home. The bill would make it possible for families to delegate …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

— Help restore essential African American history by volunteering at the Colored Conventions Project, a collaboration with AARP Delaware. The group, working out of the University of Delaware, has been transcribing 19th-century Colored Conventions documents and bringing them to digital life. The conventions (from 1830 to the 1890s) brought together free and once-captive African Americans to strategize on how to achieve educational, labor and legal justice. After the Civil War, the group worked to ensure citizenship rights and safety. The project …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

— Mary Louse Embrey’s 94-year old father was an active family man. When a variety of health conditions got the best of him, caring for him became complicated. He wanted to stay in his own home, which the whole family fully embraced and made happen. Soon enough, Mary Louise became challenged by balancing her work schedule and family life while helping to care for her two young children. “Had services been available, our last months with Dad would have been as …

— Gov. Carney and State Elected Officials Will Give Words of Support on issues pertinent to those age 50+. AARP Advocacy Volunteers from all three counties – New Castle, Kent and Sussex – will meet with state officials on March 13 for AARP’s Annual Advocacy Day. The volunteers will begin the day with a motivational session and words from Governor John Carney. The group will also give the AARP Capitol Caregivers Award to Rep. Ruth Briggs King and Rep. Deborah Heffernan. …

— With tax-filing season a prime time for identity theft scammers to prey on unsuspecting consumers, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is reminding Delaware taxpayers that submitting their tax returns as soon as is practical can greatly reduce their chances of being victimized by a fraudulent return. The IRS reports that taxpayers lost more than $3 billion to tax-related identity theft during 2014. This scam occurs when a fraudster steals your Social Security number and files a tax return in your …

— Delaware recently ranked #4 among all states for number of identity theft complaints; and ranked #8 for general fraud complaints. The City of Dover ranked #7 nationwide for fraud complaints. You can prevent yourself from becoming part of this growing statistic of consumers who are scammed daily. AARP wants to help, so we decided to be a sponsor of the 55+ Expo and focus on FRAUD PREVENTION.  Join us at the Expo in Dover to gain valuable tools and tips …

— AARP has been helping older Americans do their taxes and improve their driving skills for decades. AARP Delaware is increasing outreach by collaborating with Camp Rehoboth, a community service organization, to host AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and AARP Driver Safety at the nonprofit’s location at 37 Baltimore Ave. in Rehoboth Beach. Tax-Aide provides free tax preparation services for those 50 and older who cannot afford to pay a tax professional. AARP Driver Safety offers tips and courses to help older Americans …