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

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— AARP Georgia today announced the hiring of Jil Hinds as the Associate State Director, Community Outreach. In this role, Jil will be responsible for invigorating the nonprofit agency’s efforts relating to veterans, multi-cultural audiences, and financial resilience. “I’m thrilled to welcome Jil to the Georgia team,” said Georgia State Director Debra Tyler-Horton. “She brings a wealth of experience and direct understanding of the needs of our veterans, which will be her primary, boots-to-the-ground focus.” Jil served in the Army National …

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— Please enjoy this recording from our first-ever Telehealth Summit. The session was divided into two parts, and this is Part 2. If you have any questions about AARP’s efforts in telehealth, please contact Melissa Sinden at msinden@aarp.org. We are back! Posted by AARP Georgia on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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— Please enjoy this recording from our first-ever Telehealth Summit. The session was divided into two parts, and this is Part 1. If you have any questions about AARP’s efforts in telehealth, please contact Melissa Sinden at msinden@aarp.org.   Live from Lanier Technical College! AARP Georgia presents the 2018 Telehealth Summit! Posted by AARP Georgia on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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— Congratulations to our State President Lee Baker for his recognition as a “See It, Be It” role model by Investment News. We’re so proud of Lee and this noteworthy accomplishment. Please join us in celebrating this milestone! Lee Baker is only 50 but is already thinking about his legacy. He considers the Financial Planning Association’s diversity initiative, of which he is a co-founder, one of his most important contributions to the industry. The Diversity Committee is now a standing committee …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

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— 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 …

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— Lee Baker State President http://spr.ly/6189DSWbb State President Lee Baker with a reminder about the volunteer call about the midterm elections. This year’s midterm elections need to reflect the views of the 50+ voter! Please join our upcoming volunteer call to hear the latest on AARP’s Be the Difference. Vote campaign. Date: Thursday, July 26 Time: 7 p.m. ET Call-in Number: 877-209-3531 (toll-free and no PIN required) If you have a question or comments about topics being addressed on the call, …

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— The federal government is urging some 133,000 veterans who had money improperly withheld from their severance payments for combat-related injuries or other disability compensation to apply for tax refunds. In some cases the improper withholding dates as far back as 1991. The Department of Defense (DOD) is sending letters to the eligible veterans this month, stating the amount of the disability payment and telling them what to do to receive a refund. Survivors of veterans who would have been eligible …

— Let us help you keep your identity safe. Identity theft is the second most reported type of fraud in America. Shredding your private documents reduces the likelihood that fraudsters can take advantage of your personal information. On Saturday, Aug. 11, join our partners—Johns Creek Police Department and Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce and us—at the Scam Jam Shred Fest!   Please bring items, such as sensitive documents, old bank statements, and medical bills and records. The Shred Fest is free …