— 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!

— AARP Delaware and the Bear Glasgow YMCA are teaming up to bring you fitness, food, friends and fun. The event will feature an exciting line-up of entertainment, family activities, music, refreshments, awards and giveaways. Enjoy juggling, face painting and balloon twisting. All are encouraged to wear a favorite costume and win a prize if you win “best costume.” And, you can even bring your old credit card, bank and tax statements to be securely disposed of at the AARP Shred …

— Are you ready to take charge of your financial future? If your answer is YES, then AARP and the Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. can show you how. Join AARP and the Wilmington (DE) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at the CHASE Center in Wilmington for a financial empowerment forum on November 17. The event will gear you up for financial freedom no matter your age. Develop a financial blueprint specific to …

— Join AARP at the Delaware Children’s Museum in Wilmington for Grandparent’s Day. The first 250 guests who mention the code GRAND50 will receive $2 off the museum’s $8.75 general admission. As always, Delaware Children’s Museum members are FREE. Bring your grandkids and enjoy Kitchen Chemistry Programming in the STEM Room. Live Music, Food Trucks, Family Photo Ops and More! Date & Time: Sunday, September 9, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Location: Delaware Children’s Museum 550 Justison Street Wilmington, DE …

— AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide, now in its 51st year, offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits and deductions they’ve earned. Since its inception, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has served more …

— Communities across Delaware are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages. In support of that work, AARP is excited to be able to provide funding to organizations through the AARP Community Challenge to help them jumpstart progress on ongoing work. These “quick action” grants are being distributed to 129 organizations, with at least one in every state, Washington D.C, and Puerto Rico, including right here in Delaware.  The Community Challenge grants provide communities …

— Do you know AARP? What we do might surprise you! Join us for refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, and learn more about expanding your possibilities in life at any age. DATE: Friday, June 15 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm PLACE: Fraizer’s Restaurant 9 E Loockerman St Dover , DE 19901 RSVP:  Click  HERE to register or call 1-877-926-8300 We hope to see you there!!

— As you know, catastrophic budget cuts to Delaware’s Grant in Aid were passed in last year’s State budget. Much of the funding that was once provided to Delaware’s senior centers, health clinics, and veteran’s programs was reduced, resulting in a loss of services to residents age 50 and over. These organizations have been suffering from depleted resources, but there is still something you can do. As we approach the start of the State’s Finance Committee Hearings (where the Governor’s recommended …

— I recently had the opportunity to join the dynamic staff and volunteers at AARP for their annual Lobby Day at Legislative Hall in Dover. It was my first time in my new role as AARP Delaware State President. The person in this top volunteer role represents AARP to a variety of governmental, corporate and community partners in the state and helps drive the mission of AARP – to make life better for those over age 50, and their families. AARP …

— AARP is now accepting applications for the 2018 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program, which is now in its second year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone. The Community Challenge is open to 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits and government entities. other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Projects may range in …